Toledo is forming a strong, artistic sense of self with the help of all of its unique residents. We went to the annual Toledo Museum of Art Block Party on July 8 to see how people of all different backgrounds showed off one of the most personal forms of art: style. Name: Jamie Curls Where
When we think of retirement, we often think of people relaxing, sleeping in, and buying a condo in Florida where it’s always sunny, and the golf course is the desired playground. But for one local retired woman, Earlean “Queen Cookie” Belcher, life is just getting into full swing, with no Alfred Dunner trousers or St.
Name: Condessa Croninger Age: 48 Occupation: Art Director, 20 North Gallery You’re so elegant— have you always been this way? Since childhood, I have been fascinated with the possibilities inherent in defining identity through clothing. I loved playing “dress up,” and I have always loved clothes. I am fortunate to come from a family of
Moses Cooper, Jr. Age: 86 Retired TARTA bus driver Moses Cooper, Jr. has been dressing his best for a half century. A Toledo resident since he got out of the Army (he saw this area during his military stint and fell in love with it), he drove a bus for TARTA for 39 years. Always
Day to day, Talya will be found coordinating transportation from TARPS to vans for individuals served by A Renewed Mind Mental Health & Behavioral Center. Whether dispatching drivers or scheduling pick-ups, efficient multi-tasking ensures the daily schedule’s flow. That type of coordination speaks to her fashion sense. Her fashions are often multi-textured with combinations of
Emerson Johnston Age: 21 Occupation: Marketing Student Emerson Johnston hopes to be a stylist, and with his sense of style and knowledge of fashion, you may just see his name in Vogue one day. He’s kept up to date with all the latest trends and worked at Forever 21 for a few years as a