It’s Not Easy Eating Green

Finding a good vegan meal when eating out can be daunting, but a plan and familiarity with restaurants’ offerings can prevent frustration and disappointment. To assist vegan diners, Rachel and Michael Zickar created

Ode To The ZIP Code 2018: Submit Your Poem Here

Want to write an ode to your ZIP code? For the third year in a row, we’ve teamed up with The Fair Housing Center, The Arts Commission and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library for the Ode to the ZIP Code poetry contest. Toledo-area residents can enter this free poetry competition by submitting a poem based on their ZIP

“Chasing Light” with Amanda Lucidon at Toledo Library

Photographer Amanda Lucidon was the only female photographer in the White House during Obama’s administration, and her new book, Chasing Light, gives us never-before-seen photos of the former first family’s presidential terms during a special Open Book Presents: Chasing Light with Amanda Lucidon.

Hitting the Target; Ralph Warren’s key to a new life

Ralph Warren’s debut novel Target marks the beginning of a new life for him. A new chapter in his remarkable story began in January 2017 when President Obama commuted his life sentence two days before Obama left office. Warren had spent 27-and-a-half years in prison due the ‘three strikes and you’re out’ drug sentencing laws. Now, Warren’s taking control of his future, pursuing his love of writing and speaking about his experiences in the hope that it will make a difference.

Craving Change: Cooking up confidence with Whole30

Here we are again: A new year upon us and all those unhealthy habits you promised to change taunting you like that second slice of holiday pie. It’s time for something new, time to take control. Melissa Hartwig, cofounder of the Whole30 nutrition program, offers two books to help you do just that.