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2020 Ode to the ZIP Code: Category 3

Below are the top-scoring poems in this category, which were evaluated by a panel of judges including Jim Ferris, Sandra Rivers-Gill, and Haley Taylor. To read more poems, return here. Craig Firsdon 43528 I’ve lived my life disabled in Holland. Arrowhead filled fields became malls and poetry opened a community in which wheelchairs don’t exist. Leonard

2020 Ode to the ZIP Code: Category 2

Below are the top-scoring poems in this category, which were evaluated by a panel of judges including Jim Ferris, Sandra Rivers-Gill, and Haley Taylor. To read more poems, return here. Grace Butler 43558 years before my car i had a bike and two best friends. a carryout down the street and a wish that summer might

2020 Ode to the ZIP Code: Category 1

Rito Quezada Rubio 43612 I come from Mexico Mexico is wonderful I came here United States school is Escuela Smart Camille Marsh 43623 I love Imagination Station The lightning ball The roller coaster goes up + down The big Slidey house…FUN! Dexter Marsh 43623 Toledo is the best. Friends are good. The Toledo Zoo has

2020 Ode to the ZIP Code

Your ZIP code is more than just your address— it’s part of your identity.  The Toledo City Paper has made an effort to express that point since 2016, when we joined The Fair Housing Center, The Arts Commission, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library and (new this year!) Toledo Area Parent in asking Toledoans to submit

Toledo-Area Restaurants Offering Carry-out, Delivery, Curbside and More

Local restaurants need our support.  If you want to take advantage of curbside pickup, special discounts, family meals and other creative options— read on. We’ve rounded up more than 200 local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and more.  Please note— Due to this rapidly-changing circumstance, this is not an exhaustive list. Many restaurants are operating within limited

Salute to Essential Workers

Honoring our hometown heroes Toledo, like much of the world, has spent the last few months with a shelter-in-place order. While many were fortunate enough to stay inside during that time, others flocked to the front lines to ensure that Toledo remained a safe, healthy and happy community. From grocery store aisles and hospital hallways,