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What could be better than being the proverbial kid in a candy store, surrounded by wonderful and tempting treats?

How about being a grown-up in a candy store? After all, you can buy whatever you want and there’s no one there to warn you you’ll spoil your dinner.

Kid or adult, Boyd’s Retro Candy Store, located at 354 Phillips Ave. in Toledo, offers a sweet assault on the senses with the brightly colored walls, the checkerboard floor and upon jar, on shelf after shelf of confections – by last count more than 1,000 and growing all the time.

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Walbridge-Fest, Inc., will present the 12th Annual Spooktacular Cruise-In/Fall Festival Oct. 25 in the village’s Loop Park, located at East Perry and Dixon streets.

Festival fun and a car show will begin at 4 p.m. There is no fee to participate. In addition to a car-lighting contest, there will be awards for the best-decorated vehicle and the entry voted best-of show. All awards will be presented at 8:30 p.m.

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With a whole heap of Halloween hi-jinks, the Toledo Zoo’s Pumpkin Path is this region’s favorite family-friendly trick-or-treat alternative.

The Pumpkin Path will welcome little ghouls and boys Oct. 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. And for the preschool poltergeists, there’s Little Boo at the Zoo Oct. 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pumpkin Path, presented by Meijer, features themed trick-or-treat stations, plus a magic show, games and interactive activities that offer a family-friendly alternative to the usual trick-or-treating.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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