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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...

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...

TOLEDO | ON THE MAP: San Diego & 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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Finding Art in Industry: Momentum 2018

" long legacy that helps marry the industrial, blue-collar nature of our community and this high value for creativity. There’s always been this marriage...

(Re)claiming Toledo Legacies: Historic Woodlawn Cemetery

Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery is a green oasis in the middle of downtown, and is truly a miniature of our city and its history. Do...

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