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The Toledo Museum of Art’s collection of more than 500 netsuke—one of two great collections in North America, the other being at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art—is on display in its entirety for the first time. The tiny Japanese treasures now fill a gallery especially appointed for their presentation. The netsuke (pronounced net-skeh) came to the Museum due to the generosity of several donors over the last 100 years, but are largely credited to one avid collector—Richard Silverman.

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The Toledo Zoo is putting the final touches on its 2013 Lights Before Christmas
display. The holiday tradition will kick off with a tree-lighting ceremony presented by
Key Bank Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. This year’s Lights Before Christmas, which runs through
Dec. 31, will include more than a million lights plus an outdoor ice rink, a giant snow
globe, carolers, ice-carving demonstrations, visits with Santa and much more. Visit
toledozoo.org/lights for details. (Photo by Abigail Shirley courtesy of The Toledo Zoo)

When the National Museum of the Great Lakes opens next spring, it could be the catalyst needed for the Marina District’s 127 acre development.

The $12.8 million museum, currently under renovation at its Maumee River front location next to the Toledo Maritime Center and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship, was brought to Toledo by the Great Lakes Historical Society.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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