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.
Now closed, the Westwood Art Theater was a West Toledo landmark for all the wrong reasons.
Long before Franklin Park, there was Franklin Ice Cream.
Is Tomato Pudding a unique Toledo delicacy? The answer seems to be yes after Mrs. Carrie Wall, above, revealed the dish’s secrets to Blade readers in 1960.
Prior to its 1950 replacement, Union Station was a sore point with travelers and city officials. It was a dump.
With very little fanfare save a front-page announcement, a thin fourteen-page edition marked the end of the The Toledo News-Bee on August 2, 1938.
For sixty years, One Main Street was the home of the Toledo Sports Arena. It was the first thing that greeted you when you went east over the Cherry Street Bridge. When it opened, in ...