Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Author Jerry Darkes offers tips and tricks for tying flies for steelhead trout fishing in a series of three workshops at the Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Darkes has plied the waters for more than 40 years. Come willing to learn, and bring a fish story to swap. * Session one: 6-8 … Continue reading Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor

Baby, it’s cold … ish outside? As the time I clack-edy-clack on this keyboard, I’m just in from a bike ride in almost 50-degree weather, and we Northeast Ohioans can’t exactly complain about this weather … yet. (If there’s an upside to a warming planet, this is it.) Still, we’re bound to have some below-freezing days in our near future, and the organizers of the … Continue reading Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor

Join Red Eagle Distillery for Distiller’s Dinner

What: Distiller’s Dinner When: Friday, March 15 at 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Red Eagle Distillery, 6202 S River Rd W, Geneva 44041 Why you should go: If there is one place in Northeast Ohio I will always suggest people go to it is Red Eagle Distillery. I love everything about this place from the atmosphere, people and alcohol. I wrote about Red Eagle awhile ago if you … Continue reading Join Red Eagle Distillery for Distiller’s Dinner

Plan now for The SMART Local 33 Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown 2019

What: The SMART Local 33 Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown 2019 by W.A.G.S. 4 Kids Where: Cleveland Public Auditorium – 500 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland 44114 When: Saturday, February 23, 12 pm – 3:30 pm Why you should go: The cheesiest battle is back, and this time with 33 local competitors ready to surprise your taste buds. They are all competing for the love of you and three celebrity … Continue reading Plan now for The SMART Local 33 Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown 2019

Sledding extravaganza at a metro park

Bring friends and your own sled and take sledding to the next social level 1-4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Bacon Woods sledding hill at Vermilion River Reservation. Free hot chocolate will be in a concessions area along with a crackling campfire. Vermilion River Reservation is at 51211 North Ridge Road, Vermilion. For information call 440-967-7310. Photo: Metro Creative Connection Continue reading Sledding extravaganza at a metro park