Lakeside’s Plein Air Art Festival begins Friday, July 17, with more than 40 plein air artists painting outdoor landscapes through Sunday, July 19. The term “en plein air” means painting “in the open air.” The artists will be painting scenes throughout the community, and all are invited to watch them paint with safe social distancing.…

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Cleveland Yachting Club was the first in Cleveland, organized in 1878. Now there are probably a dozen yacht clubs from Lorain to Mentor. They each have storied histories, and flags, and rivalries. Here’s a taste of their history. The group built its first club house in downtown Cleveland, at the base of East 9th Street,…

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I gotta say, Mother’s Day is my favorite holiday. It’s like the whole world is celebrating moms. And we don’t have to cook or clean or — hopefully — chastise our kids. Yes, guys, Mother’s Day is coming up. Write it down. It’s Sunday, May 13. When I was a kid, every year, we asked…

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