A nostalgic look back at late 70’s nightlife in Toledo includes a roundup of local bars and discos popular with the singles set.
A spectacular fire in May of 1975 brought down the Tiedtke’s building at Summit and Adams. But what brought Tiedtke’s, the business, down?
The long-forgotten Spielbusch Armory burned in December, 1934 in a spectacular fire.
Home to several landmark Toledo businesses in its 50-year heyday, The Colony Shopping Center was also know to catch on fire – a lot. Finally in 2013, what was left of The Colony was torn down.
Harold Brandman, a 23-year-old copy clerk for The Blade, was stopped at Logan Street and the Anthony Wayne Trail on a Saturday morning, June 10, 1961, when he heard a loud scraping sound.
The brief city employee strike in 1979 was a blow to Toledo’s image.
The long forgotten Jefferson Ave. building had a shiny apple painted on its side only a few months before a spectacular April, 1974 fire.