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Trina and Michael McGivern enjoy their food while watching passersby at Casa Barron's on the patio.

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

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Susan and Jay Garrett dined Aug. 4 at Swig's on the patio.

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Alana Hatcher and her father Bill Hatcher enjoy the patio at Element 112 in Sylvania.

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Swig's patio.

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Mike Mikkonen and his wife Nancy Miller enjoy the patio at Element 112 in Sylvania.

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The fountain on the patio at San Marcos.

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Mike Mikkonen and his wife Nancy Miller enjoy the patio at Element 112 in Sylvania.

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The staff at San Marcos.

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Jamie Brendez, left, and Anthony Thomas, right, enjoy a meal at Zia's Italian Restaurant at The Docks in Toledo.

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Dr. Michael Rees and his wife Susan enjoy dining at San Marcos, especially on the patio. Their favorite is the steak tacos.

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Restaurants along The Docks in Toledo.

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Dr. Michael Rees and his wife Susan enjoy dining at San Marcos.

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Left to right, Tom Beutler and his mother Cris Beutler, both visiting from Maine, enjoy a meal with Katie Bunkers and her fiancee Bill Maloy at El Vacaro at The Docks in Toledo.

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Dr. Michael Rees and his wife Susan enjoy dining at San Marcos, especially on the patio.

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Amber Mitchell, left, and Rob Lizyness, right, enjoy a meal at the Real Seafood Company restaurant at The Docks in Toledo.

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Dustin Cooper, left, Greyson Cooper, 7 months, center, and Cara Cooper, right, enjoy a meal at the Real Seafood Company restaurant at The Docks in Toledo.

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Gail Bertz, left, and David Bertz, right, enjoy a meal at Forrester's on the River at The Docks in Toledo.

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Chez Francois in Vermilion.

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Left to right, Jonas Gamso, Mike Miller, Sharrie Georgevich, and Laura Thissell enjoy an evening at The Attic in Toledo.

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Gregg Gwynn and Jaclyn Foutz of Pittsburgh dine on the Touche Balcony at Chez Francois in Vermillion. The five star dining was a real experience.

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Adam Tansey, left, of Toledo enjoys an evening at The Attic with his friend Sam Squillace, who was visiting from Denver.

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Proprietor Matthew Mars, who owns the restaurant with John D'Amico, Executive Chef, runs the show every night, ensuring quality, service, and atmosphere for customers. He is sitting on the Riverfront Cafe of Chez Francois.

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Sean Burkholder, left, enjoys an evening with Karen Lutsky, right, at The Attic in Toledo.

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A waiter serves Chez Francois' famous lobster bisque, with a puff pastry top and lots of lobster in the bowl.

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Left to right, Mary Gies, Kory Parsons, and Liz Kazmierczak enjoy the outdoor patio at the Tea Tree Asia Bistro at Levis Commons in Perrysburg.

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Diners from Toledo enjoyed an evening on the Riverfront Cafe. It was a reunion of friends. Seated are Kathy Ulrich of Rossford, Linda Helmer and husband Bob Helmer, former president of Lourdes University, now president of Baldwin Wallace University. Standing are Mary and Bob Arquette, both of Lourdes University, and Larry Ulrich.

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Left to right, Brian Patterson, Keeley Lorenz, Adam Lorenz, and Jennifer Bell enjoy the outdoor patio at the Tea Tree Asia Bistro at Levis Commons in Perrysburg.

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Kyle Newland, left, and his wife Shelbi Newland, right, pose for a group photograph at 5th Street Pub in Perrysburg.

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Tom Wright, left, and his wife Kathy Wright, right, pose for a group photograph at 5th Street Pub in Perrysburg.

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Bill Kieffer, left, and his wife Nikki Kieffer, right, at 5th Street Pub in Perrysburg.

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Bill Kieffer, left, laughs as he talks to his wife Nikki Kieffer, right, at 5th Street Pub in Perrysburg.

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Marcia Strobel, left, and her husband Steve Strobel, right, both of Perrysburg, at Webber's Waterfront Restaurant in Erie, Mich.

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Pam Waugh, left, and her husband Tom Waugh, right, both of Whitehouse, at Webber's Waterfront Restaurant in Erie, Mich.

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Randy and Tom Britton, left, sit with Kris and Steve Murzynsk, right, at Webber's Waterfront Restaurant in Erie, Mich.

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Left to right, Jake Morin, Wayne Morin, Carlee Morin, and Jamie Davis at Webber's Waterfront Restaurant in Erie, Mich.

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Stephanie Kuhlman, left, and Doug Howard enjoy the patio at Rosie's Italian Grille.

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Patrons enjoy the patio at Rosie's Italian Grille.

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Mark and Kathy Johnson enjoy the patio at Avenue Bistro.

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Kathie Wilkens and Joe Wollet, both of Strongsville, enjoy the patio at Melt Shoppe in Bowling Green.

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Nathaniel Martin and Andrea Alt, Bowling Green, enjoy the patio at Melt Shoppe in Bowling Green.

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