Only Six Months Left of Free Lunchtime Parking

In our last issue (6-5-19), we took a look at the Toledo City Council’s controversial proposal to eliminate free lunchtime parking— a policy embraced for more than 30 years by downtown Toledo business owners and patrons. As of our last press time, for that story, Toledo City Council had not made a final decision. On Tuesday,

Enter TCP’s Poetry and Fiction Contest

Got the ‘write’ stuff? We’re looking for the best poems and short stories about the 419 that the Glass City has to offer for our annual poetry and fiction contest. Entering is easy. Write an original piece of short fiction or poetry (your choice!) about Toledo and keep it 419 words or less. The deadline

Are You In Love With Being Single? Tell Us About It.

Are you #singleandlovingit? TCP is looking for Toledoans who are happily single to be featured in our 2019 Single in the Glass City issue. Maybe you don’t have time for a relationship. Maybe you don’t have the interest. Maybe you like to date casually but aren’t ready to get serious. No matter why you’re single,

A Roundup of Toledo’s Favorite Patios

Summer is here and it’s time to shake off that cabin fever. What better way to do so than by taking advantage of one of Toledo’s many restaurants offering patio seating? Check out our 2019 Patio Guide, and then read our roundup for more of the Toledo Area’s best spots. Downtown The Blarney 601 Monroe St.,

Celebrate Father’s Day With Area Eats and Activities

Oh, Dads. They supply us with cheesy jokes, make sure we get our oil changed and fix our clogged drains. It’s how we know they love us. Searching for the perfect way to show Dad your appreciation for him this Father’s Day on June 16? You’re in luck. Toledo makes your planning process easy with

Toledo Beer and Bacon Fest sizzles

The best part of summer for many folks are the different annual outdoor festivals. Whether celebrating food, art, or music, there’s a festival for everyone in Northwest Ohio. Attempting to court every pork and brew fan in the city is the Toledo Beer and Bacon Fest,  with a celebration of that magical epicurean pairing on

Toledo Historical Swordsmanship Society takes stab at old fighting styles

Everyone needs a hobby. Some people golf. Others play racquetball. And then you have the members of the Toledo Historical Swordsmanship Society (THSS), who learn to master razor sharp medieval weaponry. The 14 members (and growing) of the THSS focus on Historical European Martial Arts (or HEMA), part of several similar groups throughout Michigan and

Memorial Day Sales To Take Advantage Of

Courtesy of the sales experts at Mattresses Historically, Memorial Day weekend has been one of the best weekends to buy mattresses. Companies start slashing prices up to 60%, offering free home delivery and bundle deals. This year with the bed-in-a-box craze still going, be prepared to see large discounts from these retailers. Nectar –

A Day of Discovery

If you spend any time at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown Toledo, you will learn one thing very quickly— this hotel LOVES Toledo. From locally-sourced ingredients on the Brim House menu to all the artwork by community artists decorating the walls, their work as Toledo cheerleaders seems to know no bounds. Recently, the Renaissance hosted the

Desure opening for Dwight Yoakam

Singer-songwriter Desure brings his powerhouse voice and acoustic sets to open for Dwight Yoakam at Centennial Terrace this month. With easygoing country tunes like “Kick Rocks” and heartfelt throwbacks like “Sailing Nights,” it’s no wonder that the former Midland tour manager’s repertoire was described by Rolling Stone as “a panoramic slice of folk rock with just enough