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Battle a garlic mustard invasion and make a difference

Tag a group of friends to meet 5-7 p.m. March 13 for an invasive plant species workshop at Carlisle Visitor Center at Carlisle Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 12882 Diagonal Road near LaGrange. Specifically, learn about garlic mustard and help control the spread of this non-native plant causing problems in area woodlands. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes for the workshop, according to … Continue reading Battle a garlic mustard invasion and make a difference

Sno Chalet at Punderson hosts Market in the Woods

On Sunday, March 24, the Sno Chalet, a small café that operates the vintage chalet building overlooking the sledding hill at Punderson State Park, will host a handmade and outdoorsman market bringing together a collective of the best local artisans, sporting good vendors and outdoor sport enthusiasts to celebrate of the onset of spring, according to a news release. Market in the Woods is sure … Continue reading Sno Chalet at Punderson hosts Market in the Woods

Akron’s own Black Keys returning to The Q, with Modest Mouse in tow

It’s still amazing to me that two guys from Akron, whose band, The Black Keys, offers what is, for the most part, straight-ahead, if highly addictive rock, can headline arenas. I mean, I saw singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney absolutely pack Agora Cleveland years ago for a blistering show, but while the Agora isn’t some tiny club, it isn’t Quicken Loans Arena, either. … Continue reading Akron’s own Black Keys returning to The Q, with Modest Mouse in tow

Power of Sour at Platform Beer Co.

What: Power of Sour Where: Saturday, April 13 – 10 am When: Platform Beer Co.  4125 Lorain Ave, Cleveland 44113 Why you should go: Sour is definitely an acquired taste. Mix it with beer and you have a small group of people dedicated to the power of sour. I personally love most types of beer and that includes sour because it is such a unique … Continue reading Power of Sour at Platform Beer Co.

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

We’re gearing up to celebrate all things Irish this weekend, and what better way to get started than with a nice mug of Irish Coffee? This recipe comes from Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey: Slainte.   Irish Coffee 1 ½ parts Tullamore D.E.W. Original 1 ½ parts strongly brewed coffee (Tim’s Pick: any premium dark roast) ½ part sugar (Tim’s Pick: Demerara Sugar) Lightly whipped heavy cream … Continue reading Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

‘Amazing Butterflies’ to flutter with color at Cleveland Botanical Garden

It’s about to get butterfly-crazy at Cleveland Botanical Garden. From March 23 through April 28, the attraction in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood will host traveling exhibition “Amazing Butterflies,” the unifying focus of which will be a caterpillar’s transformation into the small, lovely winged creature. Says a news release from CBG: Visitors will experience the challenges of being a caterpillar as it morphs into a beautiful … Continue reading ‘Amazing Butterflies’ to flutter with color at Cleveland Botanical Garden