Tall ships anchor in Erie

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Starting Sept 5, Erie will host its second tallships festival, Tall Ships Erie 2013. It kicks off with the Parade of Sail when nine large masted ships – including our own Niagara – will cruise into Presque Isle Bay under full sail, and the city will undergo four days of festivities, lectures, music, and, of […]

7 ways Erie preps for the holidays

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Although this “great lake” town is known for its summers, its winter months are not given enough hype. Just as any community-based city would, Erie gets ready for the holiday season two months early. These seven basic attributions color the city during the holidays: 1. Lights. Beyond the decorations lining the streets of downtown Erie, […]

5 things about Erie’s beautiful Bayfront

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The stretch of land along the shore of Lake Erie – known as the Bayfront – is visible and walkable from downtown Erie. Students often say that the view of the Bayfront offers serenity in the midst of city life. Many businesses and attractions are located along Lake Erie’s waterline. The following are some of […]

Summer Fundays Countdown: #3

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The most distinguishing feature of Erie may be the sparkling waters of the lake that is the city’s namesake. And where the two Eries meet is one of the city’s most distinguishing attractions: the Lake Erie bayfront. Just a few blocks from Gannon’s campus, the bayfront offers lots of activities for all year round.