February 11, 2020—Marketplace Changes

Georgio’s Café International has opened Georgio’s Grill in the former 5th Street Pub location at 5577 Monroe St. in Sylvania, featuring lighter fare, Mediterannean cuisine, homemade gelato, woodfired pizzas, and more. Owners Anthony and Chris Kamilaris, the sons of Georgio’s Café’s owners Chris and George, opened the Grill after a two-day transition. 11am-11pm, Monday-Thursday. 11am-midnight,

January 29, 2020—Marketplace Changes

Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a clinic at 5577 Monroe St., Suite 1A. The company has more than 500 locations in 12 states. 419-318-8104. athletico.com Tony Packo’s has opened a Packo’s Express inside the Perrysburg Kroger Marketplace at 27332 Carronade Dr., offering a limited menu of Packo’s favorites. A second Packo’s Express is expected to

ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends

Edouard Manet referred to the practice of still life artistic depictions as “the touchstone of painting.” But the name “still life” is deceptive, especially in France, where the genre is referred to as “nature morte” (meaning “dead nature”) and the paintings are full of rich, evocative and lively brushstrokes. Explore the impact still lifes of

January 15, 2020 Marketplace Changes

My Way Bistro, expected to open by the end of January in the old Tony Packo’s location at 5827 Monroe St., in the Sylvania Country Square Shopping Center next to Marino’s Beverage Depot, will serve American fare in a lounge atmosphere. 419-517-7096. mywaybistro.com Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is open at 3145 Secor Rd., in the former

December 18, 2019—Marketplace Changes

Nothing Bundt Cakes, a specialty bakery and dessert shop, has opened a franchise location at 7427 Central Ave., across from Meijer. 419-877-3755. nothingbundtcakes.com/bakery/oh/toledo-sylvania After 65 years in business, the family-owned Lincoln Drive-In Cleaners on Upton Ave. by Berdan has closed. Funagin’s Family Fun Center on Centennial Rd. has been ordered to cease operations after accruing

The Annual Great Art Escape at TMA

Don’t worry— art won’t literally escape from the Toledo Museum of Art during The Great Art Escape annual winter celebration. But you will take the spirit and soul-stirring beauty created by great art home with you. A wide variety of events, featuring glass blowing, family activities, workshops, live musical performances, and more, will fill the Museum’s

December 5, 2019—Marketplace Changes

Frontera Sabores de México, a Mexican restaurant and cantina, is now open in the former La Scola Italian Grill, at 5375 Airport Hwy. 11am-9pm, Monday-Thursday & Sunday. 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday. 419-720-4273. facebook.com/FronteraSabores The Leaf and Seed Cafe, a popular food truck offering plant-based comfort food, opened its first brick and mortar in The Davis Building, at

World AIDS Day 2019

If you are looking for a way to honor those affected by and lost to AIDS, or to learn more about the history and continuing work surrounding AIDS, you can begin with a viewing of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, now on display through Friday, December 6 at The University of Toledo. The Center

November 20, 2019—Marketplace Changes

Perrysburg’s Town Center at Levis Commons (shopleviscommons.com) has changes on the horizon: The first and only USDA-Certified organic juice bar, Clean Juice, will open its first NW Ohio location in early December, in the space to the left of Starbucks. Healthy bowls, gourmet toasts, a kids menu, and a juice cleanse program will be among


Local high school cross-country runner, Noor Abukaram, seeks religious freedom When 16-year-old cross country runner Noor Abukaram began her run in the Division 1 Northwest District race on October 19, her mind was clear— she was in the zone. Finishing with her fastest 5k of the season, Abukaram embraced her Sylvania Northview High School teammates,