Toledo Talk

Restaurant recommendations in Fort Myers     The divine Lady Shamrock and I are leaving next week to snowbird in Fort Myers, Florida for a month then head over to Fort Worth, Texas for a few weeks before meandering back home to NW Ohio. Since quite a few Toledoans spend time in Fort Meyers, I was hoping you ... more>>
created by shamrock44 on Jan 22, 2018     comments: 0

UT and Owens Merger     I am unsure of the laws, how things are set up, etc. Seems to me that if Owens is perpetually in financial turmoil, why can't they merge with UT? Seems that through economy of scale, there could be significant cost savings. Owens serves a niche. Why couldn't that niche be satisfied under ... more>>
created by Dappling2 on Jan 21, 2018     comments: 14

Remote car starter installation     Any recommendations on getting a remote car starter installed? Jim White Honda gave me an estimate of $766 parts and labor for my Honda Fit. They also told me they would need to have the car almost all day. I am was planning on getting estimates from TAS Electronics or ... more>>
created by mjcozy on Jan 18, 2018     comments: 9

The Blade's Reason as Racism editorial     On Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the Toledo Blade and sister paper the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an editorial entitled "Reason as Racism" that argues that the President's comments and proposed policies for immigration are wrongly being labeled as "racist" when they are really quite reasonable; furthermore, they argue ... more>>
created by swampprof on Jan 17, 2018     comments: 51

GM driverless car fleet announcement     GM just announced that driverless autos will be produced in a large quantity in 2019. Pictures are out showing the vehicles that donít even have steering wheels for a manual takeover. Sure brings up some questions. For one, what happens if you purchase one and on your way through a neighborhood to ... more>>
created by shamrock44 on Jan 15, 2018     comments: 4

Driverless cars     GM just announced that driverless autos will be produced in a large quantity in 2019. Pictures are out showing the vehicles that donít even have steering wheels for a manual takeover. Sure brings up some questions. For one, what happens if you purchase one and on your way through a neighborhood to ... more>>
created by shamrock44 on Jan 15, 2018     comments: 13

Toledo Beer Scene     The Greater Toledo beer scene has really exploded. We need a regular craft beer thread. Current breweries in Greater Toledo (some will be opening soon). Black Cloister - Downtown Black Frog - Holland Black Swamp - Perrysburg Earnest Brew Works - South Toledo Four Fires Meadery - Maumee Maumee Bay Brewing Company ... more>>
created by SensorG on Jan 12, 2018     comments: 15

Spitzer Building Update?     I love this building. I love the beautiful architecture of it, the gorgeous carving on the outside, and the lobby inside that contained all the shops. That said, I am so fearful for this building. I drive past it most days, and noticed a lot of moisture behind the windows. Wouldn't ... more>>
created by Anniecski on Jan 12, 2018     comments: 13

Hensville's Nine to be rebranded     Here's a thought I hope they take into consideration with the redo. When you have a restaurant/bar in a ballpark or stadium, surprise, it should be completely sports related. Don't stick just a toe in the water and name it something too hip like Nine, so maybe they think it's ... more>>
created by westsidebob on Jan 12, 2018     comments: 20

And the Democrat Dominated Circus Continues    
created by Foodie on Jan 12, 2018     comments: 68

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