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  • The Put-in-Bay Jet Express Ferry approaches the dock in Put-in-Bay.

    Toledo Magazine: Ferries on Lake Erie

    Getting from Point A to Point B is sometimes monotonous. But when your mode of transportation is a ferryboat, getting there is part of the fun. Travelers to and from the Lake Eire Islands have a choice of the Jet Express, Millery Boat Line, or Kelleys Island Ferry.

  • Chefs work as a team to make a fund-raising dinner at the Culinary Vegetable Institute.

    Bocuse d’Or fund-raising dinner

    Some of the most celebrated chefs in the world were gathered to prepare an exquisite seven-course meal for a Bocuse d’Or fund-raising dinner to benefit Team USA on July 9, 2016.

  • Illustrator Candy Gremler of Perrysburg, left, takes a look at a copy of 'Where the Wild Things Are' with her daughter Samantha near original pieces by the book's author Maurice Sendak at the Mazza Museum.

    Children's book art at Mazza Museum

    The Mazza Museum in Findlay is one of the world’s largest repositories of original children’s book artwork. Team recently installed 350 artworks. Photos from July 6, 2016.

  • Hot air balloons race over Toledo and Maumee.

    Glass City Balloon Race

    Hot air balloons race over Toledo and Maumee during the first Glass City Balloon Race on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The community event featured several balloons, which launched from the Calvary Church on Glendale Avenue.

  • Mud Hens players stand in silence as the national anthem plays.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose to Columbus

    The Toledo Mud Hens lost 3-2 to Columbus at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Toledo managed just six hits against Clippers starter Shawn Morimando and three relievers, with Morimando earning his first Triple-A victory and Perci Garner claiming his first Triple-A save.

  • Nate Thurmond when he played for Bowling Green State University with coach Harold Anderson.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU great Nate Thurmond

    Center Nate Thurmond, voted as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, died today in San Francisco at 74. He was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Thurmond, a Bowling Green State University graduate, played 14 years in the NBA.

  • A pair of Thunderbirds perform a mirror maneuver.

    Toledo Air Show, Day 1

    Though the skies were cloudy, fighter jets and propeller planes were seen flying around the Toledo Express Airport airspace for the Toledo Air Show on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

  • Hyo Joo Kim smiles after putting on No. 2.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic, Day 3

    The third round of the LPGA Marathon Classic was held on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

  • Black Squad linebacker Alec Taylor (58) celebrates sacking Gold Squad quarterback Dylan Szabo (6) during the 26th annual Northwest Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game.

    IN PICTURES: NW Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game

    Two former Northern Buckeye Conference rivals on the Black team -- Rossford quarterback Chase Baney and Lake running back Branden Short -- blasted the Gold team 41-7 in the Northwest Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game Friday, July 15, 2016.

  • Capt. Rich Martin, originally from Tiffin visits with Gabby Segura, 12, of Whitehouse and her mother, Angie Segura, as children from the Make-A-Wish Foundation visit at the Toledo Air Show at Toledo Express Airport.

    Make-A-Wish at Toledo Air Show

    Dozens of Make-A-Wish beneficiaries and their families visited Toledo Express Airport on Friday, July 15, 2016, to watch the acts for this weekend’s Toledo Air Show rehearse their performances and, afterward, had a meet-and-greet, autograph session, and group photo with the Air Force Thunderbirds, who are headlining the event.

  • Mud Hens starter Buck Farmer delivers a pitch.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose in 10 innings

    Columbus scored a run in the 10th inning to claim a 5-4 victory over the Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field on Friday, July 15, 2016. Toledo trailed 4-0 until the seventh, when the Hens sent 10 batters to the plate and scored four runs to tie the game.

  • Hyo Joo Kim fist bumps her caddie on No. 18 after closing out the second round.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic, Day 2

    Lydia Ko and Hyo Joo Kim led early in the second round of the LPGA Marathon Classic on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

  • Paul Sullivan, Jr., AIA Architect at Paul R. Sullivan Jr. AIA LLC,  talks about the area during the kickoff of the Toledo's walking tour season, starting with a tour of Hensville that begins at the corner of St. Clair and Washington.

    Discover Downtown Toledo walking tour

    The first of the summer’s Discover Downtown Toledo walking tours was held on Thursday, July 14, 2016. It's the 32nd for the program, which is sponsored by the University of Toledo Urban Affairs Center and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

  • Mud Hens pitcher Thad Weber, left, shakes hands with actor Dennis Haskins, who played Mr. Belding on the TV show "Saved by the Bell."

    IN PICTURES: 'Bayside' Mud Hens

    On Thursday, July 14, 2016, the Toledo Mud Hens wore red “Bayside” Mud Hens jerseys as they hosted “Saved By the Bell Night” at Fifth Third Field. The uniforms were a tribute to the television show from the early 1990s, which featured high school students at the fictional Bayside High School in the Palisades of Los Angeles.

  • A member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds parks his plane as the team arrives at Toledo Express Airport.

    Air Force Thunderbirds arrive in Toledo

    The Air Force Thunderbirds have arrived in Toledo. The F-16 fighter jets roared into the Toledo Express Airport on Thursday, July 14, 2016, after making climbs, descents, and turns over the area. The the Thunderbirds are here for this weekend’s Toledo Air Show, their first since 2004.

  • Hyo Joo Kim loses her 6-under lead on this putt on No. 9.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic, Day 1

    The first round of the LPGA's Marathon Classic got under way on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. Hyo Joo Kim, Mirim Lee, and Haru Nomura all finished with 5-under-par 66 and are in a three-way tie for first place.

  • Blade reporter Jon Victor puts on a flight helmet as he sits in a F-16 fighter jet cockpit before a mission orientation flight.

    Flight of a lifetime thrills, chills Blade reporter

    Blade staff writer Jon Victor took a ride in an F-16DM fighter jet during a mission orientation flight at the 180th Fighter Wing Ohio Air National Guard Base in Swanton, Ohio. The base is gearing up for this weekend’s Toledo Air Show.

  • Richard Hylant welcomes guests and thanks the Marathon Classic team as Randy Oostra listens before the start of the ProMedica /Hylant Pro-Am at Highland Meadows Golf Club.

    Around Town gallery: 7-14

    Several Pro-Am events were held before the LPGA Marathon Classic: the PNC Pro-Am and the ProMedica/​Hylant Pro-Am, KeyBank Putting Pro-Am, and the Buckeye Broadband Pro-Am, all at Highland Meadows; the Dana Pro-Am at Inverness Club; and the Image Group Pro-Am at Sylvania Country Club.

  • Urban Meyer, Ohio State head football coach, watches his ball after teeing off.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic Buckeye Broadband Pro-Am

    Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer was among the participants at the Marathon Classic Buckeye Broadband Pro-Am on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. The event is presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois.

  • Virginia Elena Carta practices on Hole 18 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. The LPGA Marathon Classic takes place at the course this week.

    Marathon Classic practice at Highland Meadows

    LPGA golfers practiced, spoke with media and signed autographs Tuesday in advance of this week's Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows in Sylvania.


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