The nationally celebrated Biggest Week in American Birding just became more exciting for local avian enthusiasts. The Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge will bring back its Wildlife Stop and Shop, a nature-themed arts and crafts boutique offering attractive, locally made, items and gifts for sale all week long. Artistans will be on site, including His and Hers Studio owner, Donna Ebert, who will sell handcrafted birdhouses and host a series of canvas-painting sessions. To see the full list of events and activities, visit friendsofottawanwr.org or call 419-707-7756. Noon-5pm. Friday, May 5-Sunday, May 14. Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000, W. State Rte. 2, Oak Harbor.
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Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer on Adams Street in Uptown opened in December, 2002 and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Toledo native, Zach Lahey, the restaurant’s owner and general manager explains, “For almost ten years, it was a major struggle to keep the doors open, to really find our place in the micro-neighborhood (Uptown) that we’re in.”
DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
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A new Lake Erie shipwreck discovery in July, 2015, by the Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) spurred Toledo’s National Museum of the Great Lakes to raise funding to excavate and investigate the unique find. The discovery attracted national news headlines because, let’s face it, a shipwreck is intriguing.