All posts by Jeff Klima

Toledo celebrities who aren’t Jamie Farr

If you reference celebrities with ties to Toledo, everyone knows Jamie Farr, the star of TV series MASH. Dig a little deeper and people will say Katie Holmes, the star of ‘90s teen TV series Dawson’s Creek and films such as Thank You For Smoking and Batman Begins. After that, it gets a little hazy.

Toledo According To: Justin Feldkamp

Name: Justin Feldkamp Occupation: Sports Director at 13abc WTVG Years lived in Toledo: Two My family’s home is the place in Toledo I’m most proud of. The best meal I had in was the prime filet at Element 112. Mud Hens Opening Day is my favorite annual event. My favorite piece of local art/architecture is

Roadtrip: Sam Beauford Woodshop

A great time is just an axe throw away. Adrian, Mich. is the scene of the first annual Great Lakes Woodworking Festival, hosted by Sam Beauford Woodshop. This full day of woodbased activities includes building and racing your own wooden car, gun stock carving exhibitions, tool appraisals, canoe paddle shaping, guitar making and a bandsaw

Roadtrip: Shawshank Redemption Prison

If you loved the Stephen King novella that became a classic movie, head out to Mansfield, Ohio in Richland County to experience the Shawshank Trail. Follow in the footsteps of the characters in The Shawshank Redemption before all the real-life landmarks are gone. The iconic oak tree beneath which (SPOILER) Red finds Andy’s box and

Beginning Birding Tours at Pearson Metropark

Want to appreciate the majesty of our avian friends in their natural environment but you just don’t know how to start? Join Beginning Birding Tours and they’ll point you in the right direction, give you a guidebook to properly identify species and even loan you a pair of binoculars. Few activities are more relaxing or

Revitalizing downtown Toledo through sports

How are sports working to revitalize downtown Toledo? Find out when Joe Napoli, President and CEO of the Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club, Toledo Walleye Hockey Club and Hensville heads to Lourdes University on May 12. Speaking on the topic “Why a Vibrant Downtown Toledo is Important to the Entire Toledo Region,” Napoli will draw