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  • Jeff Mann and his wife Corrine Mann enjoy the patio at  Element in Sylvania.

    Al fresco dining in Sylvania

    Perfect temperatures this summer have patrons in Sylvania dining al fresco more often. Here is a summer sampling of photos taken at area restaurants. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • t. Stephen COGIC, 5509 Dorr, Toledo.

    Toledo Magazine: Heavenly tradition

    In the greater Toledo area, there are a good number of steeples and spires on buildings of many denominations — including Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, and Unitarian. The centuries-old architectural feature was brought to these shores by the early settlers CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

    8/17/2014
  • Steve Serchuk, chairman of Toledo Unleashed, kicks off the ground breaking ceremony for the Glass City Dog Park at Woodsdale Park in Toledo.

    Glass City Dog Park opening

    The ground breaking ceremony was Aug. 16 for the much-anticipated Glass City Dog Park at Woodsdale Park in Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • Deputy Chief Brian Byrd, center, speaks to youngsters.

    African American Male Wellness Walk/Run

    The 2nd Annual Toledo African American Male Wellness Walk/Run was Aug. 16. The event, which is an initiative to focus on the health of black men, included screenings for blood sugar, body mass index, HIV, oral cancer, blood pressure, cholesterol, and prescription counseling. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • The Mud Hens have a conference at the mound with the bases loaded during the top of the fifth inning.

    Columbus clips Mud Hens

    The Mud Hens fell to the Columbus Clippers on Aug. 16 at the Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • Vendor Jon Zap, who is originally from Ottawa Hills, mans his booth, which features glass pumpkins.

    10th annual Levis Commons Fine Art Fair

    Hundreds of people browsed through the more than 140 artist exhibitions on Aug. 16 at the 10th annual Levis Commons Fine Art Fair. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • Bo Bucher, left, kicks the ball past Jacob Bailey, both 12.

    Kinney soccer tournament fund-raiser

    A fund-raising soccer tournament for Maya Kinney was held Aug. 16 at Rivercrest Park in Perrysburg. Kinney, a soccer player, is having surgery for adolescent scoliosis. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • Miriam Reeves is escorted down the aisle by her father  Bernard Reeves, 64, who has Alzheimer's, and her mother Marie Reeves, right. Niece Autumn Reeves, 8, left, watches.

    Daughter brings wedding to dad at care center

    Miriam Reeves wanted her Aug. 16 wedding ceremony to take place beneath the gazebo in the courtyard of Foundation Park Alzheimer's Care so that her father could participate in the happy affair. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/17/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis hits an RBI-single off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman in the fourth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Indians fall to Orioles

    The Cleveland Indians lost to the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Progressive Field.

    8/17/2014
  • Seattle Mariners' Austin Jackson beats the throw to Detroit Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine to steal second base.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers lose to Mariners

    The Detroit Tigers fell 8-1 to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    8/17/2014
  • Daulton Reynolds, 7, from Saginaw, MI  reaches out to Austin Dillon during driver introductions at The Pure Michigan 400

    IN PICTURES: Pure Michigan 400

    Drivers greet fans before the Pure Michigan 400 race at Michigan International Speedway begins. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/17/2014
  • Jeff Gordon's team runs toward him while he makes his way to the winner's circle after taking the 45th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014.

    IN PICTURES: Gordon claims Pure Michigan 400 title

    Jeff Gordon won the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, August 17, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/17/2014
  • The Toledo Police Honor Guard prepare to present the colors for the Toledo Mud Hens game Friday at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Hens fall to Columbus 6-2

    Toledo's playoff hopes suffered a blow as the Mud Hens lost 6-2 to the Columbus Clippers, Friday, Aug. 16, 2014, pushing the team 3 games under the .500 mark for the season.

    8/16/2014
  • Sister Grace Ellen Urban closes the Sisters of St. Francis' Garden for the Poor.

    Sisters of St. Francis lend a hand

    Sisters of St. Francis in Sylvania tend a large garden full of fruits and vegetables. They donate the produce to local soup kitchens. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Sculptures to enhance new library

    Jeremy Link and Douglas Kampfer are the co-sculptors of four large pieces headed to the new West Toledo Branch library. The library is being renovated. When it reopens it will feature the four tree sculptures. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Soccer mother Wendy Wexler, center, leads players in simple yoga poses.

    Mom Boot Camp at Southview

    The second annual Mom Boot Camp was Aug. 15 at Southview High School in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/16/2014
  • Jeff Gordon signs an autograph outside of the track after winning the pole.

    Pure Michigan 400 qualifying

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans and drivers were at Michigan International Speedway on Aug. 15 in Brooklyn, Mich., for the qualifying race of the 45th annual Pure Michigan 400. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/16/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens first baseman Jordan Lennerton scores in front of Indianapolis Indians catcher Tony Sanchez during the fourth inning.

    Mud Hens vs. Indians

    It was Seinfeld Night as the Toledo Mud Hens played host to the Indianapolis Indians on Aug. 14 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Capt. Tawny Cowen-Zanders, left, hugs Malachi Winston, 4, right, from Toledo, while greeting people waiting in line to get backpacks with school supplies during The Salvation Army’s Annual “Tools for Schools” Distribution at The Salvation Army on August 13, 2014. Huntington Bank has donated more than 1,800 backpacks to give to local families in need, with The Anderson’s and the community donating additional supplies.

    Salvation Army giveaway with 'Tools for Schools'

    Backpacks were handed out to almost 1,000 children to help them be prepared for school during the Salvation Army'€™s Annual '€œTools for Schools'€ Distribution on August 13, 2014. Huntington Bank donated more than 1,800 backpacks, with The Anderson's and the community donating additional supplies. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/14/2014
  • Mud Hens' Hernan Perez attempts to bunt in the bottom of the first inning. Perez went on to hit a home run later in the evening.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens shut out Indians

    The Toledo Mud Hens shut out the Indianapolis Indians 11-0 Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    8/14/2014

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