New Kids Spring Edition: Family Friendly Toledo Businesses

There is perhaps nothing more relaxing than a long soak in the tub, aided by the addition of a soothing and fragrant bath bomb.  Pamper yourself with a visit to the Luscious Bath Bomb Boutique, in Sylvania’s Saxon Square Shopping Center,  6600 W. Sylvania Ave. Owner and artisan Christine Goodman offers bath bombs and a variety of themed personal cleaning products to liven up any bathroom. —JM

Downtown Perrysburg gift shop Angel 101 announced the upcoming opening of a new location, Gather by Angel 101 at 139 W. Third St., Perrysburg. For the latest news, follow them on Facebook and Instagram @shopangel101.

At both locations, an assortment of gifts for all occasions, from books and jewelry to candles and toys are available along with an assortment of fresh flowers. Customers can shop in-store at the current location now, or order online and schedule a same-day pickup. —JM



Some new places for sweet treats are coming to Northwest Ohio. Popular dessert chain The Peach Cobbler Factory announced plans to expand with new locations slated for Toledo, Sylvania and Perrysburg. The restaurant offers a variety of desserts, including ice cream, cinnamon rolls, banana pudding and, of course, cobblers. The chain hopes to have locations open by mid-2022. —JM


A different kind of bakery is now open for Toledoans. The Dollop Shop, located at 3144 Markway Rd. in the Cricket West Shopping Plaza, offers luxury desserts and custom cakes; all  pastries are made from scratch in an imaginative environment. Escape with delicious sweets! Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm. —JM




If you really want your coffee to-go, Toledo’s newest mobile venture will likely interest you. The Wandering Bean Coffee trailer offers freshly roasted beans weekly that are ground daily, making it a quality experience on the go. If you have a sweet tooth, make sure to try their milkshakes and cheesecakes as well! Your kids will appreciate the treat while you fortify yourself with caffeine. Follow them on Instagram @wanderingbeancoffeeco to find out where they’ll be and what’s on the menu. —EH

Fans of Netty’s are already enjoying Coop’s downtown, an ice cream and hot dog joint born of a partnership between Toledo restaurateur Ed Beczynski and the local chain we all know and love. The restaurant opened in March to great acclaim. Visit with your family 11am-9pm Monday-Thurday and 11am-11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. 30 S. St. Clair St. 419-720-4345. Follow them on Facebook for the latest news. —EH


Family movie nights abound with the Starlite Theater Group, a Sylvania nonprofit that seeks to promote a love of film and theater in our communities. The group, which is soon releasing their summer film showing schedule in conjunction with the Olander Park System, often shows family friendly films, hosts trivia nights and many other events to celebrate the performing arts. Starlite Theater Group. 4833 Sylvan Prairie Ct., Sylvania. 419-283-4291. Follow them on Instagram @starlitetheatergroup and check out their website, to learn more.