Slang for Cleveland Municipal Stadium, which housed both the Cleveland Browns and the Indians. Known for being drab, cold, and miserable.
When I was a kid my Dad took me to the Mistake on the Lake for an Indians opener. I got frostbite.
by Nosredna2009 February 14, 2009
slang term used for the city of Cleveland , OH .
We went over to mistake on the lake to hit up the rock and roll hall of fame .
by wfuk97 September 02, 2008