For sixty years, One Main Street was the home of the Toledo Sports Arena. It was the first thing that greeted you when you went east over the Cherry Street Bridge. When it opened, in addition to an editorial that day in The Blade (which welcomed the arena in more …
The airport’s history couldn’t be summed up in a sentence or two, so a little history post was in order for Metcalf Field….err, Toledo Executive Airport.
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.
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.
J. Edgar Hoover himself came to Toledo to arrest Alvin Karpis confederate Harry Campbell.
Ten people, eight of them children, died in a July, 1963 accident southeast of Genoa on Woodville Road.
I’ve mentioned Mitch Woodbury more than once here without going into great detail about who he was, or what he did. So here goes.