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The annual Lagrange Street Polish Festival sets records every year on attendance and food and beverage consumption, but this year, organizers are going for the world record – the Guinness Book of World Records, that is.

The perennial winner of the annual pierogi-eating contest will attempt to set a world record and put the Lagrange Street Polish festival on the world map.

Toledo’s Polish Village’s annual celebration of their heritage will be held July 11 from 5 to 11 p.m., July 12 from noon to 11 p.m. and July 13 from noon to 7 p.m.

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When George and Judy Evanoff purchased the former El Rancho banquet hall on 5805 Woodville Rd. in Northwood, their family couldn’t help wonder what in the world the couple was doing.

“That’s how they were, though,” said Judy’s daughter, Angie Blandin. “They always had to be doing something.”

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The Toledo Zoo is offering a new shuttle to take visitors from the newly renovated Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot to the front entrance (and back again) in style.

The shuttle seats up to 26 passengers, and it features a platform for strollers and wagons. In addition, it’s ADA accessible. It is expected to run on weekends throughout the spring, and then each day during the summer.

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Giving money to people along road

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