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Fox Run Vineyards 2013 Chardonnay, Doyle Family Vineyard is #41

October 29th, 2014

Highest Ranked Finger Lakes wine in Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys 2014

PENN YAN, NY- October 28, 2014 – Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s November 2014 issue announced their Top 100 Best Buys of 2014. This list, generated by the editors of the magazine, ranked Fox Run Vineyards 2013 Chardonnay, Doyle Family Vineyards at #41. Considered the ultimate list of the year’s best values, Fox Run was the highest ranked Finger Lakes wine and one of only 30 US wines on the list.

                The review of the 2013 C...

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Gear Up for 2015 with WGI Ticket Renewals

October 29th, 2014

WATKINS GLEN, NY - The Watkins Glen International renewal season is about to begin. WGI account holders will receive their renewal forms at the end of October. This exclusive group of fans has the opportunity to not only save up to $35, per ticket, but also relocate their campsite and/or upgrade their season prior to tickets going on sale to the general public.

"We know our fans witnessed some fantastic race action this season," stated Michael Printup, President of Watkins Glen International. "Each year co...

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Largest Ever Exhibition of Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome

October 27th, 2014


Largest Ever Exhibition of Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome Organized by The Corning Museum of Glass

Ancient Vessels Reveal Wealth of Information About Life, Craftsmanship, and Technology in Ancient Rome

Special Section of 24, Rare, Surviving Works by Famed Craftsman Ennion On View Through October 2015

Corning, NY, October 20, 2014—This spring, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present the largest exhibition to date devoted to ancient mold-blown glass. The exhibit...

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Dr. Frank Semi-Dry Riesling

October 17th, 2014

Dr. Frank Semi-Dry Riesling Scores “92 Point” Rating at Beverage Testing Institute World Value Wine Challenge

Hammondsport, New York – October 16, 2014 – At the recent Beverage Testing Institute World Value Wine Challenge, the Dr. Konstantin Frank 2013 Semi-Dry Riesling scored “92 Points” and was also named a “Top 10 White Wine $15 and Under.”

So far this year, the Dr. Konstantin Frank 2013 Semi-Dry Riesling has also won gold medals at the Indy International Wine Competition, the Long Beach Grand Cru Comp...

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Finger Lakes Boating Museum

October 17th, 2014


October 29, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.

at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum, 8231 Pleasant Valley Road, Hammondsport. 

The discussion will be led by steamboat enthusiast and historian Don Quant.

Steamboats were the primary transportation for people and goods on the Finger Lakes for nearly a century and the history of the steamboat era is a rich one.  First, there is the role the steamboats played in the economy of the area.  Equally important is the cultural h...

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Beachcomber News

October 16th, 2014


Come see us at the Beachcomber Year Round!
Our new hours of operation are:
Dining: Wednesday, Thursdays,
 Fridays and Saturdays 4:00-9:00 pm
Brunch Sundays 11:00-2:00 pm
Sunday Pub Menu 12:00-5:00 pm

(Games On our BIG screen TV's!)
**Pub Bar is open later as business dictates :) 

Where ever you go, no matter what the weather,
The Beachcomber ALWAYS brings the sunshine!


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Trick or Treat with us on Halloween -Destiny USA

October 15th, 2014

Destiny USA offers safe, warm alternative for Halloween night

Syracuse, NY- Destiny USA is holding a trick or treat and Halloween movie event on October 31 so kids and their parents will have a safe, warm place to spend the holiday.

Trick or treating will start at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 31. More than 85 stores, venues and restaurants will be ready with bowls of candy for the kids. All of the participating businesses will have a special Halloween sticker on their window or door.

“Our ...

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Celebrating 24 years since Carousel Center's grand opening

October 14th, 2014

Destiny USA, formerly known as Carousel Center, opened in Syracuse on October 15, 1990

Syracuse, NY- Happy 24th birthday to Carousel Center! The facility, now renamed Destiny USA, opened 24 years ago on October 15, 1990 with approximately 1.1 million square feet of retail space. It has more than doubled in size since then, and has had quite an impact on the region.

With the addition of the expansion in 2011, Destiny USA is now 2.4 million square feet. It is home to more than 160 retail stores, over 40 out...

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Beer and Wine Tastings at Casa Larga

October 9th, 2014

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga Vineyards has added a new drink to their tasting selections. A keggerator at the winery dispenses craft beers at the wine shop tasting bar. On tap this month are six beers from VB Brewing, Fairport Brewing and Three Heads Brewing. The winery plans to rotate other local craft brews regularly.

The keggerator is a long-awaited addition to the other local offerings at the wine shop. Guests can also purchase bottles of other Finger Lakes and New York State beers, as wel...

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Finger Lakes State Park 2014-2015 Hunting Schedule

October 7th, 2014

(September 2014, Trumansburg, NY…)   Fred Bonn, Regional Director of the Finger Lakes State Parks, announced the 2014 - 2015 hunting schedule for the region’s state parks. 




Deer – Archery

Reference the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (D.E.C.) Hunting and Trapping Guide for current dates and rules for archery hunting in the following parks:

Bonavista, Buttermilk Falls, Chimney Bluffs, Connecticut Hill, Fair Haven Beach, Fillmore Glen, Ganondagan, Harriet Hollister ...

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