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A Nip and a Tuck

Morgan Tramontana, pictured left, and J.A. Thueson are tending to the nuances of the new Toledo Lounge, the 18-year-old institutiton that is receiving a nip and tuck, although not a nip and tuck in the dramatic fashion of Burt Reynolds, who has become Asian right before America’s mostly uncut eyes.  It is their objective to create a space that […]

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Taking a Timeout

With the rebirth of Adams Morgan under way following the completion of the streetscape project last month, Toledo Lounge is taking a well-deserved break after 18 years of operation. This pause will allow the management team to tweak this and that, plus make a few adjustments to the space that will appeal to the increasingly upscale […]

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Euro 2012 Nears

The 16-team Euro 2012 gets under way next Friday (June 8), with two soccer matches, in what promises to be compelling drama leading to the final July 1. Greece, the Euro winner in 2004, meets Poland at noon (E.S.T.) on the opening day, followed by Russia and the Czech Republic at 2:45 p.m. The teams […]

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A High Stick, a Low Time

There is no joy in Tony Cheng’s neighborhood after the Caps snatched defeat from the jaws of victory against the Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference seminfinal series. The Caps were a mere 6.6 seconds away from seizing control of the series. Tick-tock, tick-tock. Six point six seconds, a cleared puck, and so much […]

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Sister City

Toledo, Spain, which is located in the central part of the Western European nation 43 miles southwest of Madrid, is an international tourist spot, in part because of its monuments, churches, museums, history and cuisine. It is the city that gave its name to Toledo, Ohio, as well as countless other Toledos across the globe. […]