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TOLEDO | ON THE MAP: New York City & the Museum

While the Met in NYC is internationally well-known and has a lot of resources, the Toledo Museum of Art is also world-renowned and is...

Living La Vie en Rose at Boyd’s Retro Candy

A few years ago, I heard a rumor about the city deciding to bring in public opinion before it embarked on a project to...

Maker’s Mart & the “Made in Toledo” Legacy

In the late 19th century, Libbey Glass established itself as industrial pioneer on the Midway Plaisance of Chicago’s Columbian Exposition after unveiling a grand...

TOLEDO | ON THE MAP: Chicago & the Library

The Chicago Public Library system may be more well known, but the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has more resources per resident and many outstanding comparable...

A New Old West End: Living History

A childhood friend’s mother recently told me that she would eavesdrop on us playing with Barbie dolls and that our narratives were typically tinted...

Becoming Michael’s, from Ellis Island to Toledo

When I was in third grade, I remember my parents being asked at a parent-teacher conference why I always talked about “hanging out at...

Rustbelt Coffee: Brewing Post-industrial Authenticity

The endless rectangles of glass skyscrapers reflect light onto empty pavement. One parking lot, however, houses cars continuously. This stubby brick building might struggle...

Trailblazers of the Great Black Swamp: 31 Miles, 31 Taverns

If you’ve ever driven from Perrysburg to Fremont or Fremont to Perrysburg—or anywhere along the way, for that matter—you’ve experienced a pleasant, roughly 40-minute...

TOLEDO | ON THE MAP: San Francisco & the Zoo

The San Diego Zoo may be more well known, but The Toledo Zoo has just as much (if not more!) history, attraction, and exciting...

TOLEDO | ON THE MAP: New York City & Public Art

Did you know that in 1977, Toledo was the first city in Ohio to pass the One Percent for Art legislation, a program dedicating...

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