Karen Yao

Explore stories by

Karen Yao


Flavors of Home: The Recipe Behind Cocina de Carlos

Each customer at Perrysburg’s Cocina de Carlos is ushered in by the clang of dishes in the kitchen, the hum of customers over their hot plates of fresh tacos and a warm welcome from those who work at this Mexican restaurant...

“The Worth of Paper Flowers”: Discovering Toledo’s Potential through Artists with Disabilities

The windows of Sunshine Studios are lined with blooming paper flowers, illuminated by the morning sun. Sunshine Studios is filled with beautiful artwork, but people are often surprised when...

All Aboard: Reimagining Toledo & Its Union Station

A few specks of dust hang in the air of Toledo’s train station, still and silent, exposed by a light that gleams from the nearby window. “Peaceful” and “pristine”...

Latest Posts