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.,

“Violet” Performances at Croswell Opera House

In this musical with folk, bluegrass, and gospel melodies, the titular character has a disfigurement that she will do anything to have healed— even if it means putting her faith in the hands of a remote televangelist. Violet is hoping for miraculous healing. The musical is based on Doris Betts’ short story, “The Ugliest Pilgrim.”

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

A Beacon of Light

James Bell speaks about systemic racism in our criminal justice system James Bell is a legal justice advocate who has spent decades as an attorney and activist. He is set to be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Access to Justice Awards Dinner, where he’ll talk about the way the legal system is structured, and

A Local Movement, #withdrawthestraw

Less plastic, more earth, makes a difference The deterioration of coral reefs, partly caused by single-use plastics not being recycled properly, has started a movement that has reached Toledo that some hope will change the way we go about our daily lives. Starts with a passion Kaitlin Plate, a local woman determined to make a

All Aboard! May 4th is Toledo’s 12th National Train Day

On May 10, 1869, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in Utah, as the first rails spanning the entire continent were joined with the driving of a symbolic golden spike completing the project. The 150th anniversary of that event will be honored as part of Toledo’s 12th annual National Train Day celebration at Martin Luther King