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December 18th, 2014

Gathering Places in Lake County

Lake County has many restaurants that are great gathering places. Whether for a holiday party, meeting friends or a business function, here are a few of my favorites. Yours Truly When my parents come to town we have to visit Yours Truly at least once.  It is my father’s favorite spot for breakfast.  We like...   READ MORE

December 15th, 2014

Christmas Tree Nostalgia

For many garden retailers, December brings nostalgic memories of Christmas-Trees-Past. Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris) was the go-to Yuletide selection for many years, if not the only one available.   Strong branches make it easy to decorate and the stiff medium-length needles generally hang on through the season.  Scotch Pines average about a foot of new growth...   READ MORE

December 11th, 2014

A Literary Travelogue for Ohio

Ohio’s a beautiful state. It has gorgeous parks, magnificent skylines and that lovely lake to the north. And all of that beauty has produced some bravura writers. This month we’re going to talk about some of our favorite writers from the buckeye state and how you can visit their Ohio. 1. Toni Morrison Let’s start with...   READ MORE

December 9th, 2014

2014: Year in Review

It’s that time of year when attention turns toward the holidays, the weather takes a sharp turn at winter, and people begin to assess their accomplishments over the past 12 months.  So in the spirit of an end of the year review, I thought you’d like to read a summary of everything that was accomplished...   READ MORE

December 4th, 2014

Serving Up Good Will in Fairport Harbor

Dr. Suess’s holiday classic first appeared in 1957 in an issue of Redbook and shortly thereafter in book form.  In the story a bitter and hateful Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas.  As the story unfolds Dr. Suess poses two essential questions.  “What if Christmas...   READ MORE

December 3rd, 2014

Lake Erie College Christmas Vespers

Lake Erie College will present its annual Christmas Vespers on Sunday, December 7 at 4:30 p.m. in the Paul S. Weaver Memorial Auditorium of the Morley Music Building on campus. It’s a beautiful event and is perfect to bring the whole family to. Bonus – it’s free and open to the public! New this year...   READ MORE

Christmas pics with Grinch and Santa
December 1st, 2014

December 2014 Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Member Spotlight on Lake Metroparks; Historic Kirtland International Nativity Exhibit; Santa's Toy Workshop; Tannenbaum Wine Trail; Christmas Tea with the Garfields; Harbor Holidays with the Grinch...   READ MORE