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6/29/2014 12:00 AM
No link between mayor, Irish hero
An Irish genealogical firm has dug deep into the birth, death, census, and property records of the immediate family of Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins and has found no direct link between him and the famed Irish revolutionary Michael Collins.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
A taste of military life in 1794
“Shoulders back. Very good, very good. Face forward. And… Left face!”

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Genealogy helps dig for roots
Genealogists are enamored with the notion of the past as a foreign country, something to be excavated and explored.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Art fans flock to Crosby Festival
When he was 14, Jose Muenala Anguaya would climb the mountainsides of the Ecuadorian Andes and spend hours trying to teach himself to play a pan flute that a relative had given him.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Seared beef paired with celeriac salad
This is minimalist and no-fuss. Here, you can eat light yet still satisfy a craving for medium-rare beef. The salad’s dressing is composed of a decidedly different set of ingredients.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Hemingway lives on in Fla., Cuba
KEY WEST, Fla. / HAVANA, Cuba — Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big game hunter, deep sea fisherman, boxer, liberal with liquor, minimalist with words — all done to maximum effect. Predictably, evidence of his adventures fills the writer’s two tropical homes in Key West and Havana.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Salmon salad brings coastal taste
I love the individually packed salmon fillets available now in many grocery stores’ freezer sections. It’s just the kind of waste-free portion control my budget adores. And it’s salmon, so I can feel good about all the omega-3’s I’m feeding my family or guests.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Maxwell worth the wait
Neo-soul singer and R&B icon Maxwell has been known to leave his fans waiting and wanting.

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Tips, resources for genealogy research

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Dinner Tonight: Cuban Quesadillas
“These are clearly not your average quesadillas!” writes Robin Miller in Robin Takes 5. “You can also make the dish with smoked turkey instead of ham.”