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Bringing new light to an old lighthouse

An iconic Lake Erie sight is getting a facelift. In early September, a restoration project began on the Toledo Harbor Lighthouse on the Maumee River, originally built in 1904. The cement block which covered the window openings are being removed, allowing natural light to enter the first floor for the first time in years.  Other

Hazardous building in Luckey to finally be removed

The US Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to an Idaho company to remove a now-collapsing building in Luckey, OH. Known simply as The Production Building, the structure was used to produce beryllium from 1949 until 1958, and has sat, largely abandoned, in the decades since. The building’s removal is the latest step in

Toledo GQ 2020: Style and Substance

  This year, Toledo City Paper sought out true individuals to participate in Toledo GQ. We asked men from all walks of life for thoughts on their own style of dress, their influences, where they try to look their best— and why. We also asked them about their place in the community, and how Toledo’s

Riverside Students hold drive-thru voter registration

Students at Riverside Elementary are working with the League of Women Voters to present a Drive-Thru Voter Registration Drive on Wednesday, September 30. The event will take place at Riverside Elementary beginning at 2:30pm, and all members of the community are encouraged to attend. Get inspired by the next generation of voters and register to

Do Good and Declutter: 6 Toledo Nonprofits that Want Your Used Items

Now that working from home is the new normal for many of us, it’s become difficult to ignore all the clutter we’ve allowed to accumulate. Luckily, several nonprofit organizations in Toledo will take your gently used items and use the proceeds for a good cause. Hey, there’s nothing like doing a good deed while creating