Tag Archives: Lit – Feature

Poets of Toledo

Sharing a community’s art is amazing. Toledo’s growing artistic community, beyond music and traditional art, boasts talented writers and poets, finally receiving deserved recognition.

The Steinem Sisters Collection

With the widespread discussion of the Time’s Up Movement and #MeToo, the addition of the Steinem Sisters Collection to the Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is relevant and timely.

Banana Mob Rule: Produce, Blackmail and the Mafia in Ohio

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.

Ode to the Zip Code 2018

Toledo City Paper joined The Fair Housing Center, the Arts Commission and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library asking Toledoans to submit short poems inspired by their zip code — with the number of words in each line of the poem determined by the corresponding digit in their zip code. The contest, which began in