A nostalgic look back at late 70’s nightlife in Toledo includes a roundup of local bars and discos popular with the singles set.
“You’ll talk about nothing else for weeks!” The Toledo Paramount Theater at Adams and Huron stood for 36 years, was torn down in 1965 for parking, and has unfortunately mostly been forgotten.
The Westwood Art Theater was a West Toledo landmark for all the wrong reasons. It’s gone from a theater to a “private club” to closed but now a neighborhood group is looking into the building’s possibilities.
After nearly 54 years, Toledo’s Raceway Park, a track first for cars and then horses, finally closed for good in 2013.
Rusty tanks in Fostoria revealed an image of Jesus in 1986, some say.
Sure, there’s Jamie Farr and Katie Holmes these days, but back in the old days Toledo produced its fair share of radio stars as well. One of the greatest is Shirley Mitchell.
Demolished in 2010, Showcase Cinemas on Secor Road had a pretty fabulous past.