All posts by Courtney Probert

‘Bust Stop’—An American Classic to the Stage

Bus Stop, an American classic by William Inge, dubbed “The Playwright of the Midwest”, follows a bus load of passengers who get stuck at a roadside diner overnight due to a snowstorm. See the Toledo Rep’s adaptation, directed by Sonia Perez, when hilarity, drama, and romance ensues as the passengers get to know one another.

Bob Deitche’s “Tatum’s Town” Wins Award of Excellence

Bob Dietche’s Tatum’s Town: The Story of Jazz in Toledo, Ohio (1915-1985) reflects on the heavy influence of Toledo on years of jazz, complete with historic photographs. The book received a certificate of merit in Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz by the 2018 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence which has recognized

Fairview Skilled Nursing Under New Management

Formerly known as Fairview Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, the healthcare company has changed ownership and is now named Continuing Healthcare Solutions. The locations, spread throughout Ohio, still offer rehabilitation, assisted living services, and long-term, respite, and Alzheimer’s care. The Toledo facility is located at 4420 South Ave. To schedule a tour or get in touch,

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission Welcomes Hall of Fame Inductees

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission announced Hall of Fame inductees–– Dr. Errol Alexander, Dr. Joseph Carter Corbin, Speaker Jo Ann Davidson, James Obergefell, Renee Powell and William Powell. The Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame acknowledges Ohio citizens who advocate for human and civil rights to achieve the goals of equality and inclusion. The induction

Renaissance Hotel Receives Four-Diamond Status

The Renaissance Hotel Downtown Toledo at 444 N. Summit St. was recently named a Four-Diamond hotel by AAA. The ratings are based on property evaluations conducted by anonymous, professional inspectors. Edgar Avila, Executive Vice President for AAA in Northwest Ohio said “It’s a testament to the growth of Toledo.” The hotel was restored last year