Fall 2019 Wedding Guide

This issue’s Wedding Guide features a couple who got engaged with the help of many friends at Toledo Pride, and another couple who exchanged vows at Cedar Point dressed as witches— we are so pleased with the photos from both! Also, don’t miss our tips, tricks, and local businesses to browse as you’re planning your

Bottoms Up

Sponsored Content Premier Pour’s drink service makes at least one part of wedding planning a breeze The Premier Pour Bartending mobile service includes professional bartenders, a creative cocktail menu that includes custom creations of your choice, and they’ll even help you come up with an estimate that works best for your budget. Bingo. Less stress.

2019 Dining Guide Award Winners

They’re hot, and you should know them! We served up the categories, you ordered the winners. From local food supporters to producers and consumers, here’s who Toledo craves the most. PLACES | PEOPLE | POTIONS | PLATES PLACES Best Restaurant:Inexpensive Rudy’s Hot Dog Various locations. rudyshotdog.com For nearly 100 years, Rudy’s Hot Dog has been

Dooley Noted

A musical journey through the mojo of a Toledo bluesman Dooley Wilson is frustrated. It’s 9:57 am on a cold Saturday in December and he is supposed to start playing at 10 o’clock. He has only just now stumbled out of the Toledo tundra into the cozy confines of the Glass City Cafe, which has

2019 Beer Guide

Special Advertising Section Crafts, drafts, bottle and cans, Toledo runs on beer. Not sure who’s slinging your suds? Meet these “lager than life” beer lovers. Andrew Mancy The Stubborn Brother Pizza Bar 3115 W. Bancroft St. 419-720-1818. 11am-11pm, Monday-Thursday & Sunday 11am-midnight, Friday-Saturday Stubbornbrother.com If I don’t know what kind of beer I want, how

2019 Poetry & Fiction Contest Winners

Our staff carefully read the many submissions to our Poetry and Fiction contest and, while it was a difficult decision to narrow the ones we loved down to only three, these stood out to us for their perspectives on Toledo. All are about memories of our city— some that feel warm and bright from a

Focus on the Arts 2019

Our favorite part of working on the Focus on the Arts issue is getting together with coworkers to discuss what local events we are most excited about. We compile a lengthy list that includes the upcoming theater season, music venue highlights, and art gallery exhibits, then we attempt to narrow down what we are dying