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Mirbeau Inn & Spa Invites Guests into the Kitchen

September 15th, 2014

New Line-up of Cool-Weather Cooking Classes

Fall and Holiday Sessions Through December

SKANEATELES, N.Y. – Sept. 15, 2014 – As the advent of cooler weather tempts home cooks back to the kitchen, Mirbeau Inn & Spa has announced its fall and holiday line-up of culinary classes. The popular, one-hour classes are open to hotel guests and local residents alike and are led by the French-inspired inn’s team of culinary pros. The season begins with a focus on French cuisine classics and ends with party-worthy ho...

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Hangar Theatre -Back to the Garden musical tribute

September 9th, 2014

Back to the Garden, a musical tribute to folk-rock trailblazers Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Laura Nyro,  delighted audiences last fall and is returning to the Hangar Theatre on September 19 and 20 at 8pm.

 

Performed by three extraordinary talents-show creator Melissa Hammans and vocalists Maddy Wyatt and Shaleah Adkisson-who are accompanied by a live band, Back to the Garden features some of the most-loved songs by King, Mitchell, and Nyro, including "I feel the Earth Move", "Stony End" and "Big Yell...

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George Eastman House -The Disappearance of Darkness

September 3rd, 2014

 

Rochester, N.Y., September 2, 2014-George Eastman House will open the exhibitionRobert Burley: The Disappearance of Darkness on September 20. The exhibition examines both the dramatic and historical demise of film-manufacturing facilities and industrial darkrooms on an international scale, including corporations such as Kodak, Agfa-Gevaert, and Ilford. It documents the impact of the emergence of digital imaging technologies, which irrevocably changed photography and led to the abrupt and rapid breakdown ...

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Fall Programming at the Hangar Theatre

August 26th, 2014

After completing its 40th Summer Mainstage Season, the Hangar Theatre is pleased to announce its  lineup of fall performances and events.  From musical performances to book launches, the Hangar has something for everyone.  Back to the Garden and The Burns Sisters Band return to the Hangar for cabaret style performances, Mayor Myrick and Ithacapella will help to launch Megan Shull's new book: The Swap, and other musical guests will grace the Hangar Stage including George Winston and Suzanne Vega. For a compl...

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SpareFoot Reveals the Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot

August 26th, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ithaca, NY, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, tops SpareFoot's new list of the Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot.

SpareFoot's list is based on U.S. Census Bureau data for the percentage of U.S. workers who commute on foot. For this list, SpareFoot zeroed in on major college towns. Ithaca, situated in upstate New York's Finger Lakes region, came in at the top of the list, with 42.4 percent of local workers commuting on foot:

1. Ithaca, ...

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Discover Downtown Geneva's Past

August 25th, 2014

Our final summer walking tour is this Wednesday, August 27.

Discover downtown Geneva’s past this summer on walking tours with the Geneva Historical Society. The Society’s archivist, Karen Osburn, and volunteer Joseph Rivera-Ramos will lead tours of downtown Geneva’s business district this summer. The last tour will be on Wednesday, August 27 at 7 p.m. and will cover parts of Exchange Street.

The tour runs rain or shine and starts outside Finger Lakes Gifts and Lounge at 60 Seneca Street. The cost is $5 pe...

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Garden of Fire Festival in Corning NY

August 20th, 2014

 

CORNING, NY – Led by The Rockwell Museum, a summer-long youth program involving five community organizations and over 135 students will culminate with a Garden of Fire Festival on August 22 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Denison Park, Corning NY.  The Festival will be held for children who participated in the summer program and their families. The Festival will include many family activities, including a lampworking demonstration with The Corning Museum of Glass, animals in the park by Tanglewood Nature ...

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Fall Harvest Activities at The Corning Museum of Glass

August 20th, 2014

 

CORNING—Celebrate harvest with glass pumpkins and affordable trips to The Corning Museum of Glass. Come for a day trip with friends or family (or both!) and see a live glassblowing demonstration at the Museum’s new light-filled Hot Glass Show stage, check out a special exhibition or explore 35 centuries of glass art—all included in the low cost of Museum admission.
Adult admission is $16.00. A special rate of $8.00 is offered to residents living in the 148, 149 and 169 ZIP codes. Kids and teens, 19 and ...

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Good News from Lacey Magruder Winery

August 20th, 2014

 

On August 21st Lacey Magruder Winery is releasing 3 new wines
 
2012 Vidal Blanc
 
2012 VIDAL BLANC HAS NICE PURE NOTES OF APRICOT, GRAPEFRUIT & PEAR FLAVORS. 
 
2012 Bad Monkey Merlot
 
FEATURES A RICH CORE OF DARK BERRY, BLACK CHERRY, CEDAR & CHOCOLATE NOTES THAT ARE INTENSE AND GRACEFUL.
 
& our new exotic blend of Lot No. 1 Cuvee
 
A COMPLEX BLEND OF RIESLING, GEWURZTRAMINER, MUSCAT, GRUNER VELTLINER, VIDAL BLANC & CHARDONNAY.

 

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New wines released at Frontenac Point Vineyard - Estate Winery

August 18th, 2014

Frontenac Point Vineyard - Estate Winery is replacing their popular but sold out 2010 Proprietor's Reserve with the 2012 Proprietor's Reserve on the dry, premium red wine flight. This is available every day the winery is open.

The dry, white vertical flight (2007, 2008 2009, 2010 Chardonnays) clearly shows the differences created in each wine by the weather during the growing season.

And the IWW is back thanks to popular demand.

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