Despite its longevity, news that the owners of Raceway Park are considering leaving the longtime location at 5700 Telegraph Road behind can’t come as a great surprise.
When anyone mentions Inverness Club, the Hinkle Tree inevitably comes up. So here’s the story of the famous spruce.
As outsiders looking in, we were always sold on Ottawa Hills. At its birth in 1915, Ottawa Hills needed to be sold to Toledo home buyers and newspaper readers.
Toledo, like the rest of the country, fondly embraced John Denver and his music, despite a certain song he performed about the city.
“Do you know Toledo?” the Toledo News-Bee asked on May 19, 1927. “Do you know why Toledo, your home, holds a grip upon your heart from which you will never be released?”
What did it take to get Toledo Express Airport built? Figuring out where, mostly: but a big push from big business got that issue settled.
It was really great to see Seymour Rothman, who spent 53 years at the Blade and died in June, 2013, pop up in the paper in 2011 and 2012.