Burgers with all the fixings are the specialty at the month-old Le Grand Eatery in Holland. Owner Donna McCloud’s combinations (which include an aloha version with sauteed onions, bacon, swiss cheese, pineapple and sweet teriyaki sauce) are the main attraction. 6711 Airport Hwy., in the plaza near Del Taco. 419-868-3390. Facebook page: Legrand Eatery.
Downtown Perrysburg staple Mills Pro Hardware & Supply has closed after 85 years in business. 130 Louisiana Ave. 419-874-4502.
A new green option has arrived for interior design aficionados: Repeat After Me Home Decor. The Sylvania consignment store sells new and repurposed furniture, from hand-blown glass table accessories to vintage-looking cabinets. 5929 Sylvania Ave. at Holland Sylvania. 419-262-3696. Facebook page: Repeat After Me Home Decor.
The Perrysburg location of burger franchise Max & Erma’s has unveiled a complete overhaul of the restaurant’s interior and
exterior. The Columbus-born chain is investing in design and menu updates in locations across multiple states after surviving a bout with bankruptcy in 2009. 1210 Levis Commons Blvd. 419-931-0220. www.maxandermas.com.
Downtown Sylvania’s latest restaurant addition has been made official: Paddy Jack’s, Toledo’s gourmet stuffed grilled cheese purveyors, will be opening a second location in the former Jenna’s Mediterranean spot next to Reve Salon & Spa. 5629 Main St., Sylvania. paddyjacks.com.
Heaven’s Gate Soy Candles, a Farmers Market staple, will fill the space formerly occupied by Dragonfly Tea Cottage in the area’s Historical Village. Owners Jacquie and Tom Olender will offer hand-poured, 100% soy candles, as well as antiques and vintage collectibles. 5723 N. Main St., Sylvania. 419-517-8850. www.heavensgatesoy.com.
The fro-yo trend continues with the opening of Apricato Frozen Yogurt’s second location in the same plaza as Joseph’s Beverage Center. The new spot features a funky interior and off-the-wall fro-yo flavors like ‘malted candy Easter egg’ and ‘sea salt caramel pretzel.’ 4137 Talmadge Rd. 419-475-4840. Facebook.com/ApricatoFrozenYogurt.
B. Gump’s Restaurant & Lounge 101, which had recently taken the place of Southbriar Restaurant in Sylvania, has closed. 5147 Main St., Sylvania. www.bgumps.com.
New bar, restaurant and live music venue The Fort opens Monday, April 1, filling the location formerly known as 151 on the Water. 151 Water St. The menu includes a food challenge — finish a $29.95 meal that includes a “hellish rellish burger” and the bill will be forgiven, and your name added to the wall.