FOOD & DRINK
These Maumee, OH based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Maumee.
Local animal shelter forced to close because of highly-contagious cat virus
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A local animal shelter was closed Thursday night because of a highly contagious and often deadly cat virus. The Wood County Humane Society has been closed for more than a week because of feline panleukopenia. The shelter staff has been in deep cleaning mode for more...
A new restaurant has opened in Perrysburg, Ohio
A new restaurant has come to Perrysburg. In case you missed it, the restaurant Wife's Ramen & Pho opened for business last month. You can find the new restaurant in Perrysburg at 10093 Fremont Pike.
Explore the outdoors at Wood County parks
Jim Witter, program director at the Wood County Park District, talks about opportunities to explore parks throughout Wood County.
13-Year-Old Australian Guitarist Taj Farrant Emerges on American Music Scene
The Australian 13-year-old guitarist and songwriter, Taj Farrant, is becoming a recognizable figure in the American music scene. The young prodigy now resides in Bowling Green. Recently, he appeared on Good Day Toledo's morning show on WTOL 11. He discussed his life, shared experiences, and even turned in a live performance.
Innovative Music Education Program Introduced by Perrysburg's School of Rock
The School of Rock in Perrysburg launched its innovative music education program. The institution is well-known for its unique teaching methods, which are now introduced to Perrysburg from its previous location in Ann Arbor, to help young musicians grow.
Maumee KFC set to re-open after fire forced closure
A new KFC is set to open in place of the former building that was demolished after sustaining major damage from a kitchen fire in June, 2021. KBP Brands, a Quick Service Restaurant franchisee, announced its newly rebuilt Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at 1010 Conant St in Maumee is scheduled to have its grand reopen at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The first 50 guests in the restaurant on opening day will receive a “Free Chicken for a Year” gift card to use throughout the year. The company said previous employees who were relocated to a KFC in Holland are to return as the opening team.
Director Jon Waters marching FMB to new heights
Long before Jon Waters arrived at Bowling Green to take over as director of the Falcon Marching Band, BGSU had made his mark on him. When he was a child, his father, a BGSU graduate, brought him to a football game at BGSU. They saw the Falcon Marching Band, then directed by Mark Kelly, who led the band for 28 years.
Explore Nature Close to Home: Maumee Bay Nature Center's Unique Impression-Making Program
The article discusses a program at the Maumee Bay Nature Center. This program allows participants to make impressions of different natural elements found at the center. These impressions can be taken home as a keepsake.
Battle Of The Birdhouses Returns For Third Year
Carpenters of any level and bird lovers alike are called to participate in the third ever Battle Of The Birdhouses, a competition to raise money for Nature’s Nursery. The “battle” has birdhouses, which are considered a donation to Nature’s Nursery, being auctioned in an online sale. The house that receives the highest bid will win a $500 prize, donated by Genoa Bank on Conant Street in Maumee. In the event of a tie, the money will be split evenly.
Danny's Cafe in Rossford, Ohio, Plans Expansion to Entertainment Venue
Danny's Cafe, a popular local cafe in Rossford, Ohio, has announced plans to expand into a three-story indoor entertainment venue. This will include balcony seating and a new water tower. The addition is set to boost the capacity from 80-100 patrons to approximately 220.
Wendy’s presents check to Adopt America Network
During the month of July, Wendy’s restaurants supported adoption locally, one beach ball at a time. As a thank you to all the customers who donated to the Adopt America Network’s beach ball sale, Wendy’s presented a check for $23,002 to Adopt America Network Sept. 11 at Wendy’s located at 26630 N. Dixie Highway in Perrysburg.
Today Around Town: Four Fires Meadery
MAUMEE, Ohio — Four Fires Meadery is in Maumee off Dussel Drive. Its location is somewhat hidden, but its drinks are not. Mead is considered a honey wine and it's one of the oldest known alcoholic beverages, dating back to ancient Greece. "It's a wine that's fermented at least...
Grand Rapids historic theater hosts comedy show
The Grand Rapids Town Hall Committee in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Historical Society is presenting comedians Adam Minnick and Jason Molinterno Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7p.m. for family-friendly laughs at the Historic Town Hall Theater in Grand Rapids. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and $8 for...
The Clay Pot passing into new hands
Boby Mitov is passing his culinary dream into new hands. As of this week, The Clay Pot Bistro, 182 S. Main St., will be owned and operated by Veronica and Grant Mierzejewski. Mitov’s mission has been to provide healthy, home cooked food that nourishes the body, not just fills it. He’s used the best ingredients, organic vegetables, grass-fed lamb and beef, he could find, often sourced locally. On Wednesdays, Mitov would go across the street to purchase produce from Clay Hill Produce.
Will your honey 'bee' the winner? Find out at the Honey Festival | Good Day on WTOL 11
Roger Myers, Cassy Rawson and Joel Mazur talk the Honey Fest in Oregon, where you can find out which honey will 'bee' declared the best.
Orchard Villa celebrates birthday of facility’s MVP
A birthday party was held for a special “golden girl” on Friday, Aug. 25 at Orchard Villa, an Oregon facility which offers a range of skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Frankie, the guest of honor, is a favorite among staff and residents, thanks in part to her dedication,...
Born again: Recycled jewelry yields fresh treasures
Jewelry can hold so much more than just a monetary value. Memories tie themselves to each individual piece, offering a sentimental connection that cannot be replaced. Now, these memorable pieces are being offered a new life. According to Marissa Saneholtz, associate teaching professor of metalsmithing and jewelry at Bowling Green State University, a large percentage of jewelry ends up in landfills. In addition to the excessive waste of usable jewelry, the gold and silver mining industry has its own set of environmental threats.
'Taste of Perrysburg' Kicks off Saturday
The 2023 “Taste of Perrysburg” will feature foods from several local restaurants, like The Flying Joe, Grape Leaf Express, Lupita’s Cantina, Poco Piatti, Rosaria’s, Sidelines Sports Eatery, Swig, Tea Tree Asian Bistro, and more. This event is made possible due to the contributions from the above restaurants, an announcement said. Other opportunities at the event include live entertainment, an open bar with signature cocktails, and a live auction with items including a pair of Detroit Pistons versus Cleveland Cavaliers tickets, a week at a luxurious Naples, Fla, vacation home; artwork from local artists, gift cards, etc. The Monarch Grief Center is hosting this event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Perrysburg Boat Club, 111 Water St., Perrysburg.
Bark & Brew
Sept 23 1-4pm Vendors, food truck, auctions, beer & MORE!