Congratulations to Jera Stewart, owner of Jera’s Heavenly Sweet LLC, on winning $10,000 from JumpStart as part of their second cohort. JumpStart works with entrepreneurs to accelerate their growth by working with them on business plans, growth forecasts and creative solutions for their desired outcomes. Located in downtown Toledo, JumpStart has a team of experts who are knowledgeable in small business operations. They host events targeted for the small business owner to help them understand and growth their venture.

Downtown Toledo shows no signs of slowing down. Progress is being made in all of our neighborhoods such as Imagination Station’s new Discovery Theater in the Central Business District, the Glass City Metropark on the east banks of the Maumee River or the newly renovated Main Branch of the library in Uptown.

You’ve seen the landscape of downtown change over this past year, come learn about those changes and future plans at the Downtown Toledo Annual Meeting. Join the Boards of ConnecToledo and the Downtown Toledo Improvement District in the McMaster Room at the Main Library on Thursday, November 7 at 4:30 PM.

Not many businesses can say that they’ve been around since before the Civil War, but Downtown Toledo’s own Knight Insurance Group can proudly make that claim. Since being founded as the Shawen, Stieg & Whitaker Agency in 1859, the company has not only undergone several name changes, but many other changes in general—ranging from how many products they offer to what type of ...

The riverfront will be rocking again this summer! The 2019 ProMedica Summer Concert Series lineup has been announced for June through September. Twelve concerts take place in Promenade Park on Friday nights with a variety of food offerings and beverages.

There’s going to be a lot more green in downtown Toledo. Phase 1 of the new metropark, located in the Marina District, has commitments of $7.9 million of the estimated $10 million cost. Phase 1 will start this year and be complete in 2020. Phase 2 is estimated to be a similar investment and does not have an announced start date. The monetary commitment for Phase 1 was made pos ...