Fairport Harbor converts Finn Hollow Park, next to the Finnish Heritage Museum, into a “Whovillage” complete with new cottages and a giant Christmas tree! Families are invited to take pictures, write letters to Santa, and gather around the tree for the lighting ceremony. Area organizations, museums, businesses, churches and schools invite attendees to participate in…

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Swim 500 meters or kayak 2 kilometers. Then bike 20 kilometers and run 5K in this triathlon at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park. Share:

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Every night, the sun sets a little differently on Lake Erie. Which is why Aprell Burkey, the head server at Sunset Harbor Bar & Grille in Fairport Harbor, takes photos of the sunset nearly every night. “I have like a bajillion of them,” said Burkey, an amateur photographer beginning to turn her hobby into a…

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  Nothing better than sharing a meal with friends while watching the sun set on Lake Erie. Unfortunately, in Ohio, restaurants on the Great Lake are hard to find. Cleveland has only a few. (Thankfully Cleveland has plenty of waterfront dining in the Flats, on the Cuyahoga River.) That’s why we created a list of…

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The U.S. Coast Guard could sell the bigger lighthouse in Cleveland’s harbor this year. The Guard owns both lighthouses along the breakwall, where the Cuyahoga River meets Lake Erie, said Chris Channels, executive petty officer at the Aids to Navigation Team in Buffalo, which oversees buoys and lighthouse from the St. Lawrence River to Vermilion.…

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