Monthly Archives: June 2011

If you missed last week's GoErie.com series by Lenore Skomal about the Farmer's Market, we've compiled all of the posts in this article. Yesterday's market saw a lot of traffic despite the sketchy weather. Check out the action in this updated photo album....
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Photographer Bill Karrow will be in Moore Park tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to noon, to sign copies of his Glen Mills Falls poster (shown left). Please stop by and chat a while. This week's Master Gardening demonstration is Composting 101 with Peggy Fitzgibbon and Pat Appelbe, starting at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00 near the Gazebo. The presentation will provide an overview of the many user-frie...
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Did you know that one ton of grapes makes about 60 cases of wine, or 720 bottles, so that each bottle of wine contains about 2.8 pounds of grapes! You can find more fun facts about grapes on the Lake Erie Wine Country website, which has a lot of useful information and features, including a trip planner. Do you have a favorite winery along the Chautauqua- Lake Erie Wine Trail? What is your favor...
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Enjoy this slideshow showing some of the fun things to do in Westfield on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. ...
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Lenore Skomal, a columnist and staff blogger for the Erie Times-News, visited the Westfield Farmer's Market yesterday and judged it a "must-see market, period."  In the coming week she will highlight some of her favorite vendors, including, presumably, the young Amish man who sells freshly-tapped maple syrup. You can read more about what the market means to Westfield here. ...
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Continuing our series of fairly recent planning documents is the Design Manual (.pdf) the Village has adopted for the transitional area along Main Street between Union Street and the Candlelight Lodge, known as the B-1A District. The overall aesthetic goal for this area is to accommodate commercial growth while maintaining a pedestrian-oriented character for the Main Street landscape. ...
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Continuing our series of fairly recent planning documents is the Design Manual (.pdf) the Village has adopted for the downtown business area,  known as the B-1 District. In general terms the district covers Main Street from Portage to Union Street. The manual complements existing zoning regulations and provides illustrated examples of how those regulations should be interpreted within the distric...
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Judging by the traffic viewing the last post about the plans for the harbor, it seems there may be some interest in other planning documents the Town and Village are working on right now. This week we'll post a series of links to those documents. The first is the oldest, produced in 2003, for the Westfield Connections project (.pdf). That effort resulted in a punch-list of smaller, individual pro...
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Barcelona Harbor is hopping today. This summer the Town of Westfield is busy planning and implementing projects on the pier and around Barcelona, to improve pedestrian walkways, add convenient parking, and better connect points of interest. The projects are based on the Westfield-Ripley Waterfront Opportunity Plan that was completed in 2008.  Check it out if you'd like to see our vision for the h...
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There's no reason to complain about having nothing to do in Westfield tomorrow. Start with a trip to the Westfield Farmer's Market from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Moore Park. Be sure to stop to see artist Erica Grohol at the WDC table and pick up her winning entry in the 2011 poster contest. Then stop by the Barcelona Bash on First Street in Barcelona from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, with food, conte...
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