St. Patrick’s Day 2019 Roundup

There are plenty of reasons to love Ireland: Breathtaking scenery, Oscar Wilde, Irish Stew, Liam Neeson and Guinness stout, to name a few. But perhaps, Ireland’s greatest gift to the rest of the world far surpasses any of its stunning architecture, literary greats, or potato-inspired dishes. We’re talking St. Patrick’s Day. It’s finally here and

Milestones: A Tribute to Toledo Women

The YWCA marks their 24th year of honoring Toledo women, publicly recognizing those in the community
“who have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and contributed to the empowerment of women.”

Meet Us in the Middle

“Midstory is an ecological term for a canopy of trees,” explains Midstory Cofounder Logan Sander. “There’s the upper story, the lower story, and the midstory. The midstory has to exist in order for the upper story to flourish and for the lower story to be protected.”


We have long been warned that, if we do not learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it. Knowing our roots, understanding the past, teaches how history makes us who we are. History is a story that is always being written— it is as much a part of today as it is a part

Submitted: Your Love Stories…

143, shorthand for the one, four and three letter words, “I love you,” inspired us to solicit reader submissions to tell us their love stories. From heartache to heartbreak, to finding your one true love, stories of romance seem to end one of two ways— “happily ever after…” or “f*ck that liar!!!” Teacher’s pet Room

Frost Grape, Nightshade, Milkweed

Justin Longacre’s newest chapbook sheds new light on the familiar Justin Longacre’s poetry chapbook, Frost Grape, Nightshade, Milkweed (Raggedy Mouths Press, 2018) evokes images of desperation, ruin, escapism and, ultimately, hope. It takes readers through events that they are likely to experience in their everyday lives, homing in on them to take apart the layers

Making the Cut

Contemporary barbering relies on dextrous electric clipper control and a knack for shading fades. The best barbers can carve designs into the side of someone’s head with measured strokes akin to maneuvering a motorized paintbrush.

The Power of Perspective

Deitra, passionate about empowerment and stress management, hosts the Women’s Empowerment Night Out on Friday, March 8 at The Valentine Theater in honor of International Women’s Day

2019 Winter Wedding Guide

STEP 1: ENGAGEMENT Lindsee McKenzie and Tyler Piercefield Married:Saturday, August 18, 2018 Lindsee McKenzie Occupation: Artist Instructor at Wine and Canvas. Three words to describe your partner: Hopeless romantic, passionate, bold. How did you meet? We went to Toledo School for the Arts together. He was a year older and we didn’t talk until his

The Big Idea: 2019

Meet eleven Toledoans who have done something about their ideas and put into motion something bigger than themselves.