Brewed Awakenings, 2636 W. Central.

Opened 1995-96. Closed February 3, 2009. Known for Patrick McGee’s Open-Mic Night the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 8pm. “Toledo’s oldest continuing Music Open-Mic!” Reopened in 2009 as Ground Level Coffeehouse. Closed November 11, 2010. Reopened as Toledo International Market. Closed. The location began as a single structure. Was added to later on its west side (Central Electric and Figurama).

The Head Shed

5365 Monroe St.

“The first Shed ‘For the Unique You!’ was opened August 8, 1974 by David Glowacki in Toledo Ohio. We carried incense, jewelry and smoking accessories. The Head Shed grew rapidly in the early years and after being operational for less than a year, they had the opportunity to purchase a record store which was having partnership difficulties. Extending themselves to buy that inventory meant risking everything they had worked for, but it proved to be a prudent investment as records and tapes became the real drawing card needed to expand further. The Shed currently has three locations:7448 Airport Hwy, 5015 Lewis Ave, and 5380 Monroe St. The Sheds have since become one of the most popular and unique shops in Toledo! We now carry thousands of specialty items, including: Hookahs & Tobacco Accessories, Incense and Oils, Tshirts, Hats, Hippy Wear & Purses, Disc Golf Discs & Accessories, Body Jewelry, Hemp & Fashion Jewelry, Drinking Games & Accessories, Rock N’ Roll Gifts, Posters, Tapestries, Beaded Curtains, Lighting Accessories, Lingerie & Dance Wear, and Adult Novelties & Toys.” – from 2011 “About Us” website page.

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Peaches Records & Tapes

2559 S. Reynolds Rd.

Peaches Records & Tapes on Reynolds Road opened on October 14, 1977 in Reynolds Plaza. James Castello was store director from 1977 to 1979. Toledo artist/painter Dave Wisniewski was the store artist. In 1989 Peaches became Coconuts Music & Movies. The Coconuts at this location closed c1996. Savers Thrift Store occupied the space from 1998 through 2017.

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