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Whiskey Island Wendy Park

Run by the Cleveland Metroparks, Whiskey Island includes a marina and Wendy Park, which provides…

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Voinovich Park

Marvel in the splendor of Cleveland’s downtown skyline from the green space at the end…

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International Women’s Air & Space Museum

The International Women’s Air & Space Museum is located in the terminal of Burke Lakefront…

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Meet Erie & Anchor Founder Micah Roberts: Erie Interviews

By Laura Johnston | February 22, 2018

Meet Micah Roberts, who on New Year’s Eve fulfilled her life goal of launching her website for Erie & Anchor, a Lake Erie lifestyle brand. “I wanted for years to open a store, and I thought this might be the best way to go, so I would be able to tweak it, put my energy…

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How Sandusky is celebrating its bicentennial in 2018

By Laura Johnston | February 21, 2018

To celebrate Sandusky’s big bicentennial, the capital of Lake Erie vacationland is having a ball, plus a Festival of Sail, Founders Weekend parade and fireworks. The city of 25,000 was founded in 1818 and became a major hub for shipping, lumber and ice harvesting before tourism became its flagship industry, led by Cedar Point. “Really,…

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A quick history of Sandusky industry, from ice harvest to tourism

By Laura Johnston | February 21, 2018

At one point, Sandusky was the largest American producer of ice west of the Hudson River. The ice blocks men harvested from Sandusky Bay were shipped as far as New Orleans, said James Miller, history chair of the city’s bicentennial celebration. “About 25 percent of all able bodied men in the city participated in the…

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What to expect ice fishing off Put-in-Bay

By Laura Johnston | February 20, 2018

I had no idea what to expect on my first experience ice fishing off South Bass Island. Definitely not a picnic table. Yet I’m sitting at one, bolted to a trailer that is towed by a four-wheeler wearing chains on its tires. Down the ramp on the west side of the island, we go Ice…

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Where can you rent a boat on Lake Erie?

By Laura Johnston | February 20, 2018

Where can you rent a boat on Lake Erie? While jet skis and kayaks are plentiful, it’s harder than you’d think to find a powerboat to rent on Ohio’s North Coast. Here are a few spots you can rent a speed boat for an afternoon, or longer. Generally, you must be 18 or 21 years…

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Cleveland Metroparks Adventure University & Gear Swap

Join Cleveland Metroparks in collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University for the Adventure University Gear Swap…

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Ice Wine Festival

For three March Saturdays, celebrate the Grand River Valley wine region’s ice wine at the…

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Cleveland Polar Plunge

Take a dip in the frigid waters of Lake Erie to support Special Olympics Ohio…

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