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Wine and Walleye Festival

Come join us on Bridge Street, the street awarded as America’s Main Street winner for…

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Mentor Offshore Grand Prix Race

Super Boat Racing returns to Mentor Headlands Beach for the third annual Mentor Super Boat…

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Lakeside Chautauqua

Located on the Marblehead Peninsula, halfway between Toledo and Cleveland, Lakeside provides opportunities for entertainment and recreation all summer long.

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Maumee Bay State Park

Maumee Bay State Park offers 1,336 acres of a unique natural environment created by the…

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Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is a 52-foot Doric column built in 1915 to…

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How to take a free two-hour boating safety class on your own boat

By Laura Johnston | July 13, 2018

Just bought a boat? Or just traded up? Want some help learning to dock it, or reverse, or figure out the fancy gadgets? The North Coast Sail & Power Squadron is offering a free two-hour class in boat basics, on your own boat. The Jump Start Program is new this year. The goal for the…

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Shore Thing Vermilion makes Main Street Beach better

By Laura Johnston | July 12, 2018

Need a beach chair? What about an ice cream sandwich? Or sand toys for the kids? The volunteers at Shore Thing can supply just about any lake necessity from their shed at Main Street Beach in Vermilion, near the small town’s iconic lighthouse. The group, which this year became part of the nonprofit Main Street…

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Lake Erie harmful algal bloom forecast 2018: Better than last year

By Kelly Reardon | July 12, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The official harmful algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie shows some improvement from last year, but is still worse than the levels in 2016. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with the Ohio Sea Grant and the Ohio State University predict a severity of 6 out of 10, while in 2017, the…

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Go electrofishing with Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

By Laura Johnston | July 11, 2018

Electrofishing sounds like something from science fiction: generate an electric current in the water, zap the fish and scoop them up. But that’s one way the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District checks water quality of the Cuyahoga River and about two dozen other streams and rivers each year. The number of fish, and number of…

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How do you feel about wind turbines on Lake Erie?

By Laura Johnston | July 10, 2018

Lake Erie Energy Development Co., or LEEDCo., has been planning wind turbines in Lake Erie for a decade. With six turbines 8 miles north of Cleveland, the nonprofit LEEDCo. hopes to prove the technology can work here, as the first offshore wind farm in North America. The $126 million, 20.7-megawatt project dubbed Icebreaker could open…

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