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Bonding over barbecue
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I’ve proclaimed it before, and will continue to do so: People bond over food. And last week, for me, that food was barbecue. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Colorful veteran wins with strategy
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
BROOKLYN, Mich. — They call it yellow fever. No, not the virus spread by mosquitoes, but this one is no less infectious. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
20 years of rewarding memories
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
With this column, I reach the 500 mark. I have, since 1994, appeared in this space 500 times. This column has helped me understand the world around me and in the process has provided a vehicle for self-discovery. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Dinner, ‘‍Dialogue’ at the Toledo Zoo
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Enjoy a beautiful dinner and join in the Farm to Plate Food Dialogue, sponsored by the Lucas County Farm Bureau, on Sept. 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Toledo Zoo. The menu will showcase produce grown by Shared Legacy CSA and Bench Farms, and includes your choice of entree: a New York strip steak with herb butter,…

8/17/2014 12:21 AM
Sylvania archer, 11, a national champ
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
One minute, this 11-year-old from Sylvania is laughing, talking with her friends, acting silly, and just being a kid. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Meditations in craft, and in clay
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I met Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak a few days back — an 84-year-old Franciscan nun who makes ceramic murals at her studio on the campus of Lourdes University, where she taught for three decades. For 90 minutes I stepped into another world. A peaceful, gentle world. Sister Jane Mary’s world. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
What will it take to save Lake Erie?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Two weekends ago, a half-million people in metropolitan Toledo awoke to learn that their drinking water was poisoned. …

8/17/2014 12:28 AM
Selig's tenure a mixed bag
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Bud Selig has been running major league baseball since 1992 after he helped orchestrate the ouster of the commissioner, Fay Vincent. The then-owner of the Milwaukee Brewers was first made chairman of the executive council, making him the de facto commissioner during the more than five years the sport was without one, and he officially got the gig in …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
On The Town: Dining al fresco
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Summer means dining al fresco. Youcan eat outdoors at home, but hey, take a break and try out a few of the area’s restaurants that have patios. …

8/17/2014 12:00 AM
Trash grows into delicious treasure
BY MARY ALICE POWELL BLADE COLUMNIST
Hold it! Don’t throw away that nectarine pit.