Ohios Most Beautiful Mile

What to do to your garden this fall

Staff Blogger: Loretta Wilken, Lakeside Chautauqua Master Gardener/Groundskeeper I’m kind of a lazy fall gardener. I’ve worked pretty hard during the summer keeping my beds relatively weed free and sufficiently tamed. My spring work schedule allows me to wait and get into my garden beds at home around middle and late spring to deadhead and clean up. […]

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Thank you for the delightful signs of spring

Staff Blogger: Loretta Wilken, Lakeside Chautauqua Master Gardener/Groundskeeper Pockets of blooming hyacinths lovingly tucked into gardens, stretches of daffodils, whimsically decorated beds of early spring color – these are all delightful signs of spring. They’re a calming source of visual delight and sometimes small surprises.   Homeowners share their Lakeside Love through these sometimes small, […]

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‘Touch the Fence’

Guest Blogger: Erika French “I touched one fence today,” I tell my sister. She understands the basics of what that means since she has walked with me before. About a two mile walk in Lakeside, starting out from my home on Central Avenue, walking down Fourth Street to Oak Avenue, then down to the lake […]

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New in 2018

Spring has arrived, and we can’t wait to welcome our Lakeside friends back for another exciting summer. To help you make the most of it, we want to share new things that Lakeside is working on to improve your experience. Mark your calendars for new programs, carve out time to walk through a new garden […]

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Now Hiring Seasonal Employees

Lakeside is now seeking summer employees. Earn income while having fun in the sun, meeting Lakesiders and developing new friendships and networking connections. On your days off, visit nearby Cedar Point, Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island, the Marblehead Peninsula and other local attractions.

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5 Ideas to Spread Some Lakeside Love this Valentine’s Day

Staff Blogger: Allyson Lane, Advancement & Communications Assistant Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s never too early to show your love for Lakeside. Here are five ways you can spread the Lakeside love this year. Purchase an ‘I Love Lakeside’ T-Shirt Show your love by purchasing an exclusive $25 Lakeside T-shirt ($15 […]

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Gazebo Provides Unique Home for Programming & Lakeside Tradition

Staff Blogger: Allyson Lane, Advancement & Communications Assistant Since 1979, the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo has provided an open space for programming on the lakefront. It commands attention and draws people to Central Park from shuffleboard, miniature golf, the playground and Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile. The programs that have taken place for the past 38 years […]

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Plans for the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo

The Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo has been a gathering place for nearly four decades; a site for countless concerts, open-air author visits, planned marriage proposals, a variety of family celebrations and more. Because of its noteworthy location in Central Park and along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile, it’s often the perfect spot to simply sit and soak […]

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History of the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo

Staff Blogger: Lexie Digby, Marketing & Graphic Design Manager Legacy; it’s a loaded word and a heavy concept. How often have you thought about your own legacy? When did you last reflect on someone else’s legacy? Whether we notice it or not, legacy is everywhere in Lakeside. The fellowship we share, the paths we walk […]

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Lakeside’s Off-Season Events & Announcements

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Even though the summer has come and gone, Lakeside Chautauqua is still bustling. In the off-season, from early-September to late-May, Lakeside offers many events and activities, even though most of the shops, restaurants, services and bed & breakfasts/guest houses have closed until next summer. We invite you to […]

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