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Lively Run Opens its Online Store

December 10th, 2014

Lively Run Dairy's Opens Its Online Store

Lively Run Dairy announces the opening of its online store. It is up and running just in time for the holidays, so customers can get cheese delivered to their door for their holiday cheese platter, or for a loved one as a gift.

WHAT: Lively Run Dairy's New Online Store

Lively Run's new online store will include the sale of all 7 of their goat and cow cheeses: Chèvre (in all herbed varieties), Seneca Blue Moon, Cayuga Blue, Goat Milk Feta, Finger Lakes Gold, Lake Effect...

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Cortland County Launches Passport to History Program

December 10th, 2014

Bring history to life through Cortland County’s new “Passport to History” program. For the first time ever, visitors have the opportunity to purchase a keepsake passport that they can take on their travels to the three historical museums within Cortland County. When purchased, visitors will receive tickets and an accompanying passport permitting them access to all three participating museums within the county: The 1890 House Museum, CNY Living History Center and The Suggett House. The passport itself inclu...

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Black Button Distilling Releases Little Barrel Bourbon

November 29th, 2014

Black Button Distilling, Rochester NY’s first and finest grain to glass craft distillery, announces a one-time limited release of their Little Barrel Bourbon on Black Friday, November 28th, 2014. The release marks the first time bourbon has been made and sold in Monroe County since Prohibition, and only 1,400 bottles are available.

Little Barrel Bourbon was aged for four months in five gallon barrels. It is the same recipe going into the barrel as the big barrel Bourbon that will be released next year, giv...

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Destiny USA adds new tips to 'Black Friday Survival Guide'

November 20th, 2014

Syracuse, NY- Whether you’re a veteran Black Friday deal-snagger, or a shopper uncertain about venturing into the chaos after Thanksgiving dinner, every consumer could use a survival guide to Black Friday. After releasing a “5-Step Survival Guide” last year, Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY has added new items to its survival guide – and to its facility – to help make Black Friday safer, easier, and more enjoyable.

Destiny USA sees thousands of shoppers between the evening of Thanksgiving, through the early hou...

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Dickens Christmas Returns to Skaneateles

November 19th, 2014

Opening Day Is Nov. 28
In Skaneateles, it's always a Dickens of a Christmas.
For each of the last 21 years, Charles Dickens has spent a month in this charming lakeside village, gathering research for his soon-to-be written classic "A Christmas Carol."
On village streets, he encounters Scrooge, Tiny Tim, the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present, the Ghost of Jacob Marley, President John Tyler, and a bevy of other characters ranging from finishing school girls to pickpockets.
Magic, music and merriment prev...

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Heron Hill Introduces Riesling Series

November 18th, 2014

Heron Hill Introduces New Riesling Series to Compare Five Unique Finger Lakes Vineyards

November 17, 2014 (Hammondsport, NY) – Heron Hill Winery has released five unique, dry Rieslings from the 2013 vintage to exhibit the wondrous influence that growers and terroir can have on wine. Over the years Heron Hill Winery has developed close relationships with grape growers at select sites across the Finger Lakes. Heron Hill has bottled its own single vineyard designated Riesling for over twenty years under the I...

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2014 NYWCC New York State of Mind Award Winners

November 10th, 2014

The New York Wine & Culinary Center Announces Recipients of Second Annual New York State of Mind, Eat, Drink, Grow and Love Awards

Canandaigua, NY—November 7, 2014 —The New York Wine & Culinary Center (NYWCC), dedicated to educating, engaging, and exciting New Yorkers and the world about New York State produced wine, beer, spirits, and agriculture, has announced the recipients of its second annual New York State of Mind Awards.

The awards will be presented Saturday, November 22nd, at the NYWCC’s annual Ne...

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Firearms Tours and Family Activity on Veteran's Day at The Rockwell

November 10th, 2014

Crazy About Collecting Tours on Veteran’s Day – with Bobby Rockwell


CORNING, NEW YORK – Son of our founding collector and collector in his own right, Bobby Rockwell will be on-hand to guide visitors through a small portion of his antique firearms display now on view in the “Lock, Stock and Barrel” exhibit gallery. “Crazy About Collecting Tours” with Bobby will take place starting at 2:00 p.m. on Veteran’s Day, November 11.


If you know someone with a collection, or if you collect things yourself, you...

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Wine & Dine with Wonder at WonderWorks

November 3rd, 2014

WonderWorks is holding a fundraising event to benefit the Food Bank of Central New York

Syracuse, NY- Help raise money for the Food Bank of Central New York while enjoying drinks, food, exhibits and Lazer Tag at WonderWorks in Destiny USA. Wine & Dine with Wonder is being held on Friday, November 14 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at WonderWorks. A portion of the sales from the event will go to the Food Bank of Central New York.

More than a dozen wineries, breweries and restaurants from around Central New York wil...

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Sherwood Inn to Release History and Cookbook

November 3rd, 2014

November 3, 2014 (Skaneateles, NY) – A History and Cookbook from The Sherwood Inn will be released on November 16, 2014. The book, co-authored by the Sherwood’s owner Bill Eberhardt, takes a look back at the 200+ year history of this landmark in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York through stories and images, along with many of the popular recipes from the executive chefs in the Sherwood's dining room.

The public is invited to an Open House celebration on Sunday November 16th for the official rele...

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