All posts by Athena Cocoves

Caring for caregivers

From simple tasks, like picking up your loved one’s prescriptions and helping with their grocery shopping, to more difficult duties, like bathing and dressing, the role of a caregiver is not an easy one. The role can strain the financial, emotional and physical well-being of those involved. Discover tips, tricks, help and resources during the

Manos Greek Restaurant: A destination with cultural vibrancy

In January of 1980, then 26 years old, Manos Paschalis came from Greece to the United States to study business at the University of Toledo. He got a job waiting tables at Athens Village, a now-closed restaurant on Erie Street, working his way up to be the floor manager. With that experience, he decided to

Yoga at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Mix baseball with yoga during Fleetwood’s Tap Room’s free Saturday yoga classes, held throughout the summer at Hensville Park. The morning yoga session is a fresh way to spend time on the green. Most sessions run from 11am-noon, but the session on Saturday, July 8 goes from 10:30-11:30am. Every Saturday. Fleetwood’s Tap Room & Hensville

A Perfect pair

Whether you love gardening or just want to enjoy some time outside, volunteer at the Toledo Botanical Gardens during the upcoming Weed & Wine session. A perfect pairing for horticulture enthusiasts who enjoy fine wine and conversation, these helpful sessions give volunteers the opportunity to dig into the garden with likeminded people. Make new friends

History puts on a show

What happens when you mix theater and history? Sometimes, you get terrible period pieces. Other times? You get Ohio Chautauqua, a 19th-century tradition of bringing history to life through a five-day celebration of music, education and performances full of audience participation. Enjoy daytime activities, interesting lessons and unique performances that bring icons like Marie Curie

Charting new waters with Toledo’s Sandpiper Boat

For 30 years, The Sandpiper has given Toledoans adventures on the Maumee River. Docked in downtown Toledo at Promenade Park, the 65-foot, 100-passenger boat has offered river cruises and unique views of the Toledo skyline to groups, individuals and couples. In November, former operator Mary Dalby sold the boat to Paul and Jodie Lis, of