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Things to do in Lake County, Ohio

January 29th, 2015

Love is in the air in Painesville!

There's lots of ways to enjoy Valentine's Day in Painesville...   READ MORE

January 29th, 2015

February 2015 Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Quilts 2015 at Farmpark... Meet the Mormons (film)... Valentine's Day Dinner at Grand River Cellars... Lunch at Sky: Garfield and Lincoln... Maple Sugaring at Farmpark and more...   READ MORE

January 21st, 2015

The End of a Nursery Era

A month ago the last of the Springbrook Gardens perennial farms on Heisley Road was sold to the City of Mentor, ending a nursery legacy that began nearly one hundred years ago.  In addition, we lost Marie (Brandstaetter) Shammarello, longtime employee of Wayside Gardens, former secretary of the Lake County Nurserymen’s Association and spirited chronicler...   READ MORE

January 19th, 2015

Happy 2015 from the Lighthouse

2015 is a momentous year for the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light because it turns 90 years old on June 9. Once again, there will be a Community Open House to celebrate, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm.  We’re expecting a big crowd this year with a lot...   READ MORE

January 16th, 2015

Don’t Waste the Winter

We know. It’s cold outside. Very cold. Your driveway needs shoveling, the doors of your car are sealed shut, and you haven’t been able to feel the tips of your fingers since November. But winter in Lake County isn’t just some inconvenience between fall and spring. It’s an opportunity—a chance to see something new or something...   READ MORE

January 7th, 2015

Volunteerism in 2015

Every January people all around the world make New Year’s resolutions. It is no surprise that these New Year’s resolutions are not always effective. We make too many, or we don’t think them through or prepare for them very well. They often don’t have roots. As 2015 unfolds I am here to share my annual...   READ MORE

January 5th, 2015

Big Creek Downhill Skiing

There are a lot of hidden gems in Lake County, and one of them is perfect for this snowy (and cold) week. Big Creek Ski Area is located here in Concord, Ohio and is one of the oldest ski clubs in Ohio and one of 24 area ski clubs that are part of the Cleveland Metro...   READ MORE