Michelle Burke, Micah Roberts and Erin Stack are each other’s biggest fans. You think they’d steer clear, since they all own Lake Erie lifestyle brands: Coastal Cleveland, Erie & Anchor and Lyman Life. But the women have decided to collaborate, instead of compete. Read the full story on cleveland.com.

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Love Lake Erie? Of course. That’s why we’re all here. We launched RocktheLake to tap into Ohioans’ affinity to our Great Lake. Now we’ve created a way to wear that love on your sleeve. Or on a beach towel, or smartphone case. The RocktheLake line will benefit the Foundry Rowing & Sailing Center, a nonprofit…

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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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The outline looks like it’s smiling at you from the back of a T-shirt. Just like the classic wooden boat that inspired it. “Everyone smiles and waves when they see a Lyman,” said Michelle Burke, CEO of Lyman Life. Built in Cleveland and then Sandusky, Lymans are loved for their “clinker-built” wood frames that glides…

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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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What to get the Lake Erie lover on your holiday gift list? Honestly, if it says Lake Erie on it, or if it psyches us up for getting out on the water, we’ll like it — even if we can’t use it for months. We featured a trove of gifts handmade by Northeast Ohio artists.…

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Local Artistree wasn’t intended to be a Lake Erie shop. But the Rocky River artist collective is stuffed with handmade treasures celebrating the lake we love. Artists set their own prices and bring their work, which just happens to showcase lighthouses, driftwood, beach glass and boats. “I think the locations warrants it,” said co-owner Chris…

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