January is a busy month for the Toledo Opera, and you’re invited to share in the seasonal joy at two amazing events. During the elegant and festive Winter Opera Gala, Soprano Kathryn Lewek and Zach Borichevsky will dazzle with special performances as guests enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing, and mingling. After Christmas, Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto returns to the stage after a 10-year hiatus. Don’t dawdle when buying your tickets to this classic tale of humor, heart, and hijinks. The Gala takes place 7-11pm Saturday, January 13 at The Toledo Club (235 14th St.). $150-$300. Rigoletto premiers at the Valentine Theater, (410 Adams St.) at 7:30pm Friday, January 26. 419-255-7464. toledoopera.org
Tony Conigliaro, known throughout baseball as Tony “C”, was an instant fan favorite and a legend in Boston. Tony “C” held a major league baseball record for hitting more home runs than any other teenager in the history of major league baseball, the second youngest and second quickest to reach 100 home runs.
There is perhaps no higher honor attainable in a community than to be considered and found exemplary by your peers and neighbors. Here are the businesses and leaders that you, our readers, found to be worthy of such a designation.
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Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer on Adams Street in Uptown opened in December, 2002 and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Toledo native, Zach Lahey, the restaurant’s owner and general manager explains, “For almost ten years, it was a major struggle to keep the doors open, to really find our place in the micro-neighborhood (Uptown) that we’re in.”