Hey, who wouldn’t be? But when police did nothing, residents turned to a Lucas County Probate Court judge to help break up the orgies – or more accurately, drinking parties – in Harbor View.
The long forgotten Jefferson Ave. building had a shiny apple painted on its side only a few months before a spectacular April, 1974 fire.
In the 1920s, the Sylvania village mayor’s court became a hub of enforcement of the Volstead Act.
Toledo magician Dr. Carlo, also known as Carlo Sommer, hits the road with his Cavalcade of Magic.
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.
The 21-year-old singer stopped in Toledo on Thanksgiving day 1956, played two shows at the Sports Arena, and beat up a guy later at the Commodore Perry Hotel.