Mature Living
1120 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio


MProfile: Former superintendent Lucas County Educational Center

Tom Baker graduated from Marietta High School and made his way to Bowling Green University with a full scholarship for playing basketball. He received his bachelor of science degree in 1964 and his master’s of education degree in 1969 before doing post master’s degree work at the University of Toledo….


Sew good, feel good

Think outside of your sewing circle— Cleveland artist Christine Mauersberger works in the medium of simple stitch art. She’s created tiny installations all the way up to pieces that encompass an entire room in houses. Join her for an evening lecture with the 577 Foundation during which she’ll show off…


The Firefighter Cooks of Station 7

If the vintage cast iron skillet of Station 7 could talk, what would it reveal? The seasoned pan would hopefully share some of the countless meals prepared on its scarred surface since the 1980s. Maybe it would divulge a few good tales told by hungry firefighters who sit around the…


Guide to Local

You’ve likely spent most of your life shopping at or using the services of these local businesses, but don’t know the people involved with them. We wanted to change all that. Community is about bringing people together. Here are a few local business purveyors and neighbors we want you to…


What’s Important about Your Credit Score

We often do not think much about our credit scores. After all, if you have money, what do you need to know about your credit score? Actually your credit score could be costing you thousands of dollars on a car loan or mortgage. Many people underestimate the true cost of…


Good Grief: A Place To Heal

“Good gravy,” “Good luck,” “Good gracious” and the familiar “Good Grief” are well-known words of exclamation. But Good Grief of Northwest Ohio is putting the “good” in grief. Without minimizing the heartache after the death of a loved one, whether they are a parent, sibling or grandparent, the organization offers…


Bariatric Surgery: Can it help you?

It is obvious to even the most casual observer that we have a serious problem with obesity in our society. An individual who has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more is considered obese. BMI is computed by use of both height and weight measures. According to the…


Maumee’s longtime restaurant gets fresh owners

If you haven’t been to The Rib-Cage in a while, go back. Regardless of your reason for staying away from this Maumee bistro, it’s time to venture over for an evening of casual, cozy ambiance, a fun, attentive waitstaff and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Or maybe their expertly grilled steaks are more…


A Stately Art Deco Home

Don Leary and Becky Fuhrman fell in love with a grand home in Rossford built in 1938. The house had great assets but the traffic flow was inefficient and the interior was in disarray. They saw huge potential and spent several years turning it into an Art Deco wonderland. A…


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

This high-energy, slapstick comedy musical parodies classic Roman plays. Pseudolus, a slave, helps his owner win the affection of a beautiful girl in exchange for his freedom. Through June 18. 8pm, Friday-Saturday. 2:30pm, Sunday. One weekday performance at 8pm, Thursday, June 15. $25/adult, $23/senior, $10/student 14 and above, $5/student 13…