Loud, assertive, and out all night
aren’t typically included in the list of
“ladylike” qualities. But hey— we aren’t listening to archaic gender roles, and neither should you. We’re listening to bold, badass, and beautiful babes who are making Toledo’s music scene
something worth shouting about.
Weird historical tidbits like this fill the pages of Ohio’s Black Hand Syndicate: The Birth of Organized Crime in America, a new book published by Arcadia Press, that looks at the rise of organized crime in Ohio, thanks to the John Amicon Brothers and Company fruit store in Marion.
1 | Be a Dum-Dum Hey, we might like Dum-Dum’s, but we ain’t suckers. Celebrate over 110 years of family-owned business at the Spangler Store & Museum, the world headquarters of Dum-Dums. Take a tour of the factory of visit the museum. 400 N Portland St, Bryan. spanglercandy.com 2 | Rural relics Grab your camera,
Aja and Dale Pope Married June 18, 2010 | Renewed their vows April 7, 2018 Bride | Aja Pope, 32 Occupation: Intensive Care Nurse at St. Charles Hospital Three ways to describe your partner: Man of integrity. Funny. Hard working. Your first impression of him: My first impression of my husband was that he was
Women’s tackle football existed in Toledo as early as 1930 and, though Mrs. Herbert Hoover was successful in having the early teams disbanded for being an exploitation “of womanhood,” there has always been a push to keep the sport going. It wasn’t until the 1970s that the sport really began to be noticed in Toledo the Toledo Troopers, a team that many still remember.