’Tis the season to give and to be thankful. Show your friends and family how much you appreciate them with a gift that supports
local business. Whether picking out something specific at a local shop, or want to treat your friend to the flexibility of a gift card, you’ll find exactly what you need at these local businesses.
of Art’s Museum Store
2445 Monroe St. | 419-255-8000
10am-5pm, Saturday. Noon-5pm, Sunday.
While a membership to the TMA is a great gift, peek inside the extensive Museum Store to find works of art suitable for the famous galleries. An original piece of art, made by a local artist or developed in tandem with the TMA Glass Pavilion Hot Shop, or creative jewelry, posters, books, toys, prints, supplies, decor, and more are all truly exceptional gifts. Check out the Collector’s Corner for original, signed works of art by more than 250 regional artists. Members receive a 10% discount (excluding original art).
Boyd’s Retro Candy
954 Phillips Ave., 419-720-7387.
Satisfy a sweet tooth by filling Christmas stockings with retro treats from Toledo’s favorite old time candy shop. Discover unique items in their large assortment of candy confections from the late 1800’s to today, including plenty of varieties from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s that will be nostalgic for older friends and family. To pique curiosity and cravings, create a hand-selected bag of candy full of eccentric choices, such as candy cigarettes or unique sodas, and crowd-favorites, like caramels, toffee, Pop Rocks, lollipops, taffy, and gumballs.
Factory Outlet: 205 S. Erie St., 419-254-5000.
9:30am-5:30am, Monday-Friday. 8am-5pm, Saturday.
10am-5pm, Sunday. Shop online: retail.libbey.com
Get friends and family in touch with a piece of Toledo history dating back to 1888 by gifting them a contemporary and sleek piece of glass or tableware. Finding serving, baking and cooking sets, gorgeous standalone pieces, vintage-inspired barware, and eclectic items that sure sure to be a favorite in any kitchen. Whether you’re looking for an iconic platter for the cook who has everything, or well-made and sturdy staples for someone just starting off, Libbey Glass is a proven Toledo tradition.
Rosie’s Italian Grille
606 N. McCord Rd., 419-866-5007.
11:30am-9pm, Monday-Thursday & Sunday.
Nothing says “take a load off, you deserve it” like gifting a loved one a beautiful night out at one of Toledo’s favorite restaurants. Settle into this Tuscan-style restaurant for fine wine and pleasing Italian dishes, ranging from traditional to contemporary, such as grilled baby lamb chops, housemade Italian sausage, lasagna bolognese, veal marsala, perfectly-thin pizzas, and fresh fish from the Florida Keys, prepared five unique ways.
Soto Signature Salon & Spa
580 Craig Dr., Perrysburg
Provide someone deserving the chance to get primped, pampered, and polished from head to toe with a giftcard to this Perrysburg salon and spa. Offering nearly any service you can imagine— from 3D brow etching to Hot Stone massages to purifying facial treatments to fantastic hair styling and color— Soto’s professionals give their clients everything they desire. Considering picking out a specific service you know your friend will love, or opt for a gift card so they can choose the experience perfect for their needs.
422 W. Sophia St., Maumee. 419-794-3422.
Wednesday-Thursday. 9am-6pm, Friday.
9am-3pm, Saturday. Also by appointment.
Make 2018 a relaxing year with legal CBD oils and products at Perrysburg’s Spoiled. Offering CBD products, as well as other beneficial essential oils, holistic education, and other organic products, the alternative health shop can help anyone on your list feel better, naturally.
Walt Churchill’s Market
Maumee: 3320 Briarfield Blvd., 419-794-4000.
7am-9pm, Monday-Saturday. 8am-9pm, Sunday.
Perrysburg: 26625 N. Dixie Hwy.,
419-872-6900. 7am-9pm, daily.
Get the culinary mastermind in your life exactly what they really want: luxurious additions to their every-growing pantry. Pick from quality ingredients, vintage candies, aged wines and fine cheeses to help them cook up some creativity in the kitchen. Find specific items you know they’d love or pick up a gift basket filled
with carefully-selected treats.
Flying Rhino Coffee
436 13th St. | 419-244-6100
Help a friend to start off their mornings the right way — with craft roasted, local coffee and healthy, protein-rich, paleo, gluten-free and vegan pastries from Chef Tracy 419. A perfect place to find boutique items for java junkes, create a gift basket with signature Flying Rhino’s roasts that have been a crowd pleaser at farmers markets since glass artists Gini and Ralph Behrendt first started using an antique coffee roaster in 2005. Today, Gini carries on the shared vision, honoring her late husband’s passion and legacy.
Mancy’s Restaurant Group
This family of restaurateurs know a thing or two when it comes to bringing together good food and great company. Consider picking up a gift card to Mancy’s Restaurants so the foodie in your life can choose their own adventure. Whether they want classic, family favorites from The Steakhouse, Mancy’s Italian Grill or Bluewater Grille, something a little different at the newly-opened The Ideal, slow-smoked BBQ at Shorty’s, or something to wash it all down at the Bottle Shop, this gift card is a fast-pass to a myriad of delicious options.
Shorty’s True American Roadhouse:
5111 Monroe St., 419-841-9505.
Mancy’s Italian Grill:
5453 Monroe St.
461 W. Dussel Dr., Maumee.
11am-11pm, Friday. 4-11pm, Saturday.
953 Phillips Ave. | 419-476-4154
11am-2pm & 5-9:30pm,
Monday-Thursday. 11am-2pm & 5-10pm,
Friday. 4:30-10:30pm, Saturday.
Bottle Shop at Mancy’s Italian:
5453 Monroe St. | 419-824-2463
5333 Monroe St.
Grille & Bakery
and Middle East
4625 W. Bancroft St.
Middle East Market:
4623 W. Bancroft St.
Like two turtle doves, good things come in pairs. For a holiday duo that suits those with an adventurous appetite, stop by Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery and the Middle East Market, located next to each other on Bancroft. Great gifts for gourmands can be found in the market alongside ethnic groceries, unique items, bakery and deli treats, fresh Halal meats and great produce, including fruits and veggies you won’t find in a typical supermarket. For someone who prefers eating to cooking, a gift card to Sidon means plenty of heart-healthy, mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine.