Buy a lot in Lakewood’s private Clifton Lagoons community, where the back of homes sit on a harbor of the Rocky River and Lake Erie. The $800,000 asking price includes an outdated house, which the current owners will tear down, and a double .1-acre lot. “This is a very rare opportunity to build on a…

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Paddle up the Rocky River and you’re immersed in a vacation world of million-dollar homes and jaw-dropping yachts. Slender steel gray townhouses. Bright blue-and-white cottages. The homes of Lakewood’s Clifton Lagoon, where garages open directly onto the water. And mansions high up on the cliffs. Homes hidden from the hustle of the street, you can…

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Enjoy a DJ, live music, food trucks and all sorts of activities on the longest day of the year. Then watch the sun set at 9:04 p.m. from Lakewood’s Solstice Steps, overlooking Lake Erie. Family activities at Lakewood Park will be presented by NASA, the Beck Center, Pink Lotus Yoga and more.   Share:

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This Lakewood Colonial built in 1921 is steps from Lake Erie on Wilbert Road. The $565,000 home has classic charm and modern updates throughout its 3,400-square-foot home. Plus, there’s a finished basement with full wetbar. The house features five bedrooms, including a suite on the third floor with its own full bathroom. The master bedroom…

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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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You’ve got your groom, or your bride. You’ve picked out the flowers and the gown or the tux. Now what backdrop would be best for wedding photos you’ll treasure forever? Lake Erie, obviously.  Do you want a snappy bright blue sky and rollicking waves that scream HAPPIEST DAY OF OUR LIVES! Or are you going…

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Think you know Ohio’s North Coast? Paratus Air took RocktheLake on a helicopter tour of Lake Erie last week, from Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland to Put-in-Bay. We wanted to see the village of shanties and the anglers ice fishing on the lake. See our first post from the ride. On the way, we…

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Five bedrooms, four bathrooms and nearly two-thirds of an acre come with this classic colonial in Lakewood’s sought-after Clifton Park neighborhood. The$850,000 Lake Road home, built in 1910, includes hardwood floors, grand staircases, leaded glass windows, detailed mill-work and built-ins and a view of Lake Erie. Clifton Park is a neighborhood of about 250 homes…

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Laurie and Bud Vinch used to roam the beaches of Lakewood until the street lights came on, pocketing cool rocks and beach glass. For years, the siblings deposited their treasures in buckets and bins. And decades later, when their mom decided to sell their childhood home, the basement was stuffed with treasures. Laurie had so…

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Live the splendor of the Jazz Age in this five-bedroom, 4,400-square-foot home on Edgewater Drive in Lakewood. The house sits on two-thirds of an acre on Lake Erie. It has 3 1/2 baths, five bedrooms, a third floor office and a fireplace in the master suite. And it features restored mahogany woodwork, leaded glass detailing,…

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