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Ribbon Cutting
Perrysburg’s Nothing Bundt Cakes team celebrates during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the store’s grand opening.
New logo in front of store
Shimmery Belle is rebranding as wildflower & ko.

Shimmery Belle Perrysburg rebrands and relocates

Shimmery Belle, a Perrysburg boutique, closed its Levis Commons location on March 31. The staff is excited to relocate and rebrand as Wildflower & Ko, and share space with Whimsy & Blue, 364 Rice St. in Elmore. The Shimmery Belle location in Findlay is still open and has not been rebranded. Find more details on  —RR


The Barn dog care grand opening

Perrysburg Animal Hospital and West Toledo Animal Hospital have joined to open The Barn, a training, daycare and event center. Guests are invited to “Come, Sit, Stay” and bring their dogs to have some puppy socialization time, proper training or some away time from their owners. The Barn, 9310 Bass Pro Blvd., Rossford.  419-794-1189. —RR


New location of Create and Just Think

This Sylvania art studio, Create, recently moved from 5441 Main St. to 5723 N. Main St., Sylvania, as part of the Historical Village. The art studio allows attendees to “create” in a class and then “think” in the location’s learning lab (open to ages 4 and above). Class options include Toddler Time, Preschool Art, Drawing Club and After School Art Club. Classes are limited to small groups to ensure an intimate, learning-supportive environment. 5723 N. Main St., Sylvania. —SK

Nothing Bundt Cakes opens in Perrysburg’s French Quarter Square 

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its French Quarter Square location in Perrysburg earlier this year, bringing sweet news for local cake lovers. Customers can sample different menu items to see how bakery products “bring joy one cake at a time.” Nothing Bundt Cakes, 10630 Fremont Pike E-3A, Perrysburg. 419-573-7859. —SK

Perrysburg BIBIBOP grand opening

Love healthy, affordable Asian food? BIBIBOP opened its new Perrysburg location in February in French Quarter Square. The new location is the 48th restaurant nationwide and the second in Northwest Ohio. BIBIBOP, 10630 Fremont Pike E-3A, Ste. 1, Perrysburg. 419-500-3162. —OJ

McLaren’s St. Luke’s Maumee Closes

McLaren is closing Maumee’s St. Luke’s Hospital in mid-May, citing declining revenues and an unstable reimbursement environment. Mercy Health will acquire the hospital’s facilities and physical assets. Mercy does plan to restore some of the outpatient services this year, and will work with WellCare Physicians Group through the transition to ensure all patients are taken care of. Mercy also intends to offer jobs to a large portion of the St. Luke’s staff. —RR