CitiFest, the organization that hosts the downtown Rally-by-the-River fest (used to be Party In The Park) also runs the Erie Street Market (ESM). But so far this year, ESM expenses have caused CitiFest to go into the red to the tune of $40,000.
City Switches To Results-Based Budget.(Toledo Blade, Second News - August 2, 2007)
"Chris Redfern, the head of the state Democratic Party, says he is investigating the Lucas County Democratic Party's stripper scandal and could take action against local party leaders because of it.
Mr. Redfern said he doesn't have the power to dismiss or punish a party chairman.
Driving by the Westgate Shopping center today I could not help but notice the line of cars at the Starbucks all queued up and with customer all waiting for their java.
This in spite of the road blocks our Economic Development leadership threw up to block the renovation of the plaza.