Carnales Taqueria, which opened in 2022 at 3370 Lagrange St. in Toledo, now has a second location in Temperance, Michigan. With a dine-in area and a wide array of menu options, Carnales Taqueria brings Tijuana style street food favorites to its second location. 7400 Lewis Ave. Unit E. carnalestaqueriatoledo.com
Dallas Tap Room, adjoining J&G’s Pizza Palace, is open with an extended menu of J&G’s pizza, wine and cocktails. The Tap Room has space for 60 patrons. Mon-Tues 4pm-10pm; Weds-Thurs 11am-11pm; Fri-Sat 11am- midnight, Sun 11am-10pm. 5694 Main St. 419-882-6061. facebook.com/UpsideBrewing
Fuller Art House has expanded and remodeled its downtown Sylvania studio to accommodate more art classes alongside the gallery to view and buy art. 5679 Main St. 419-882-8949. facebook.com/thefullerarthouse
Harbor opened a new mental healthcare center at 3909 Woodley Road. The center will see patients Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm. Harbor, a not-for-profit mental health care agency, has been serving the community for over 100 years providing youth, adults, seniors and families with a full range of mental health, telehealth and substance use disorder treatment services. harbor.org
Hospice of Northwest Ohio purchased ProMedica’s Ebeid Hospice Residence on the Flower Hospital campus in Sylvania. The 12-bed inpatient facility purchase closed in October, expanding Hospice of Northwest Ohio’s footprint with three regional facilities, including locations at East River Road and South Detroit Avenue. 5200 Harroun Road. 419-824-1444. hospicenews.com
Maumee Valley Chocolate and Candy, a locally owned chocolate and retro candy shop at 101 E. Wayne St in downtown Maumee, is opening a second location in downtown Toledo’s Fort Industry Square. Visit to find all the sweet treats from the original location, including chocolate dipped items, chocolate boxes, popcorn, gummy candies and more. valleycandy.com
Rite Aid has closed two more Toledo-area stores, including the 3911 Secor Road location, and the 5890 Monroe St. location. For more information on the company’s restructure, visit riteaid.com.
The Monster Shawarma re-opened its business in October under the new name, Shawarma & More. Previously, the business was known as The Monster Shawarma. Shawarma & More on Facebook.
Top Pot Hot Pot & K BBQ is open at 3025 Glendale Ave. With hot pot, Korean barbecue and spices galore, Top Pot is a chain restaurant that promises an adventurous, quality and affordable dining experience. 567-315-8715. toppotbbq.com
The Ohio State University has added a Lucas County extension at the Toledo Botanical Garden Metropark. The extension service – operated with county, state, and federal funds and grants – provides programming and educational information on Agricultural and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). Lucas.osu.edu
Wife’s Ramen & Pho has opened in Perrysburg, offering appetizers like edamame, pork gyoza, spring rolls and more, with main dishes of pho and ramen that you can build from a selection of ingredients. Closed Mondays. 10093 Fremont Pike. 567-898-2027. wifesramenandpho.business.site