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Lake Metroparks offers pup-friendly, outdoor fun for you and your best furry friend to discover

After doing a little Google research, Mimi discovered that the “dog days of summer” are a real thing. Who knew? According to the Farmers’ Almanac, they occur between July 3 and August 11 each year, signifying the “most oppressive period of summer” in terms of heat. But the name doesn’t have anything to do with the heat. During...

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The City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series—Raintree 4th of July 5K

One of the best ways to stay in shape this summer is to walk or run regularly, and one of the best ways to stay motivated is to sign up for area races. You don’t have to be an elite runner. Most races include 5Ks and 1-mile fun walks, either of which you and your family may run or walk. One Northeast Ohio community—the City of...

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Here’s how to beautify your roof and add 5 to 10 years to its life, saving you thousands of dollars

Although Pristine Clean is widely known for cleaning grime, mold, moss and mildew from roofs, siding and driveways, the company now offers a roof restoration service dubbed the Pristine Roof Renew, and it has become one of the fastest growing parts of the company. “Once you see the results, you can’t help but love it,” says company...

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Lake Metroparks Farmpark’s Plant Science Center gives visitors a look at how locally sourced crops make their way to your dinner table

With the growing prevalence of farm-to-table eating, Mimi decided it was time to explore the current fascination with where our food comes from by taking a field trip to the Plant Science Center at Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland. Nestled on 235 rolling acres of fields, gardens and farm buildings, each year the center draws more than...

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Wash, Protect, Renew: More than just a power washing

What do you get when you cross warm, wet and dark? The answer: grime—including dirt, mildew, algae and moss. “The warm March and wet April created a perfect storm,” explains Pristine Clean founder Ken Wilson. “Plus, the lack of sunshine in April prevented our siding, roofs and concrete from drying out and that has allowed mold and...

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