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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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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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