Salvaging Sandusky’s Swampy Shoreline

The property, on the south shore of Sandusky Bay, over 600 acres of
wetlands— a marsh of water and vegetation that harkens to the swamp that was northwest Ohio before humans transformed it into something more hospitable, yet potentially damaging to the ecosystem. Years of neglect left the once lush acreage in poor health but Eric Kraus has set out to change that.


The fourth annual Toledo Beer & Bacon Fest returns to the historic Birmingham Neighborhood with all manner of bacon foods, bacon-themed craft beers, and live music by Irish punk band Katie’s Randy Cat. We sat down with two beer and bacon enthusiasts, organizers of the festival since its humble beginnings. From Birmingham to Bacon Originally

Milestone Awards to honor women in Northwest Ohio

Since 1996, the YWCA of Northwest Ohio has hosted the Milestone Awards to honor women in Northwest Ohio for their accomplishments and contributions in seven disciplines. Meet this year’s honorees— Cynthia Thompson (arts), Debra Monagan (business), WilliAnn Moore (education), Judge Denise Cubbon (government), Randa Mansour-Shousher (science), Jan Ruma (social services), and Sarah Skow (volunteerism)— during