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  The Maritime Academy of Toledo (TMAT) has been a part of Downtown Toledo educating children grades 5-12 since 2010. TMAT helps students develop the skills they need for the next stage of their lives. The school’s hands-on curriculum blends traditional courses with specialized maritime courses, giving students a diverse education that prepares them for enrollment in a traditi ...

  Downtown Toledo kicks-off the holiday with hometown hero Robert Easter Jr. defending his 135-pound title against Russian southpaw Denis Shafikov. The matches begin at 6:30 p.m. with Robert expected to fight around 9:15 p.m. Some fun facts:                   Easter                 Shafikov Record       19-0-0                   38-2-1 KOs            14 (74%)               ...

  Cities with a vibrant core create differentiating value. The recent Downtown Toledo renaissance has sustaining momentum. The growth and enthusiasm are contagious. New living spaces fill as quickly as they are built. The diversity of our sports teams, events, restaurants and retail attract nearly 3 million visitors annually. One-in-five people in Toledo work Downtown where 8 ...

Mary Dalby’s family was always on the water, so her purchase of the Sandpiper in 1992 was no surprise. After 24 years of ownership, Mary has become a downtown legend, entertaining passengers of all ages with her passion for Toledo, knowledge of the Maumee River and her legendary humor. This year, Mary is retiring and will pass the helm of the Sandpiper Boat to new owners, Paul ...

Summer time in downtown Toledo brings food trucks and live music as ‘Lunch at Levis Square’ returns on June 1, ready to kick off its 12th year. Downtown Toledo Improvement District (DTID) sponsors this free concert series every Thursday, through September 28, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  “Lunch at Levis always has an amazing turnout with an average attendance of 1500 people each ...

Downtown Toledo is not only home to incredible restaurants, and great entertainment, but also offers some seriously unique places for physical, spiritual and emotional wellness. The Space was created by Toledo natives Joni Johnson, her sister Emily Mitchell and local yoga instructor Sydney Parker, and is located on the third floor of the Secor Building in Downtown Toledo. The ...

On March 31,, Downtown Toledo will wish Jim Mayweather a happy retirement. While we cannot prove it outright, we think that Jim is our oldest, active employee in downtown. In April, he will be turning 90 years old. Jim has worked at the Bell Building as a security guard for 27 faithful years. He has always greeted everyone with a smile, an open door and a friendly welcome. Jim ...

Downtown Toledo is going green for St. Patrick’s Day starting on Friday. Here is a summary of events to look forward to this weekend. Friday March 17 – St Patrick’s Day 7am – Shamrockin’ The Blarney kicks off with an Irish Breakfast and Bagpipers. 11am – Ye Olde Durty Bird will open its’ doors for jigs dinner.  12pm – The Blarney Heated tent opens an ice luge, photo booth ...

Downtown Toledo is proud of our ambassadors as they keep our neighborhood clean, safe and welcoming. Luckily, the feeling is mutual! The Downtown Toledo Improvement District (DTID) asked our ambassadors what they were most proud of in 2016, individually, or on behalf of our downtown. Here is what some said: Dan, who started working as an ambassador 11 years ago, said, “What I ...

Toledo has an interesting history which began in the current downtown location: Prior to Toledo’s settlement by Europeans around 1795, it was populated by indigenous people representing Wyandot, Ojibwe, Potawatomie and Odawa tribes. The Toledo War, from 1835-1836, between Ohio and Michigan was settled by the Federal Government and President Jackson. Michigan was told that the ...

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