Tag Archives: Lake County

You Might Be From Lake County If…Part III

The third installment of this series continues the challenge issued last November and continued this past January. That challenge was and remains to test your general ‘County IQ’. Part III examines the businesses, organizations and famous names that still dot our county memories. The fourth and final installment will appear in May 2017. 1. Frank Shankland (1916) and

4th of July Fireworks in Lake County

July 4th is almost here!  Time for picnics, backyard BBQs, and fireworks. While you are debating whether to make deviled eggs or pasta salad, here is a list of Lake County fireworks locations for the week.  Have a great time and be safe! Willoughby – The Willoughby fireworks display will once again be held at

Harmony Yoga at the River

It’s the time of year when you just want to be outside soaking up the sunshine and fresh air! Well, I have a great way for you to do that, while getting some exercise too. Every Saturday morning from June 1 through August 10, Harmony Yoga Studios will be offering Yoga at the River. The

Lake County Captains Deals

The Captains offer up some great deals throughout the season. The ticket prices are very reasonable. There is really no bad seat at Classic Park…except for any next to the fan with a vuvuzela horn. On some days they offer special pricing on food and drinks. Here are some of the deals:

I Dare You

This month I want to dare you to push yourself to be a unique gardener. What do I mean by this? I want each of you to make the most of your garden. It could be adding a new vegetable that you haven’t grown before or adding a tree you’ve always admired into your own yard!

Ice Wine Recipe

This coming Saturday is your LAST chance to visit the Grand River Valley Wineries for their annual Ice Wine Festival. The Festival goes from 12-5pm and you have the chance to sample Ice Wine at 5 different wineries as well as enjoy a complimentary appetizer, view ice carving, sled dogs, and cooking demonstrations! Don’t forget your canned food items as well – they save you $1 off admission. Participating wineries include Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery and Ristorante, Grand River Cellars Winery and Restaurant, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards.

Match Works Tavern

One of my favorite things is finding a “hidden gem” restaurant – a place with great food and great service – and then getting to tell people about it. In Mentor, that hidden gem is Match Works Tavern. The quality of the food and wine at Match Works is a welcome addition to an area