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Hangar Theatre Presents Distinguished Awards at Annual Meeting

April 16th, 2014

Ithaca, NY (04/16/14) - The Hangar Theatre celebrated their accomplishments of 2013 at their annual meeting on Monday, April 7th where one business organization and three community members were recognized as substantially impacting the artistic integrity and financial health of the Center for Performing Arts. Board members, staff, volunteers, and community members all gathered to celebrate the continual success of the Hangar and the positive impact of those who so generously contribute their time and resour...

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Local Wineries Show Their Industry a Little Love with Winestock NY

April 16th, 2014

In the 60s, people had their sit ins and their love ins. Well, the times, they may be a changin', but the concept of coming together to support something you believe in hasn't.  For the New York Wine Industry Association (NYWIA), this means their annual fundraiser Winestock NY, hosted in the vineyards of Three Brothers Wineries and Estates overlooking Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine region. This year marks the industry event's fifth year, and is slated for Saturday,...

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Mirbeau Inn & Spa Invites Guests to Treat Their Skin to a Unique Spring Ritual with Seasonal Spa Treatments

April 10th, 2014

SKANEATELES, N.Y. – Whether seeking a getaway for just a few hours or overnight, guests of the Finger Lakes gem, Mirbeau Inn & Spa, can treat their bodies and minds to a unique spring ritual thanks to refreshing seasonal spa treatments created by Zents and Spa Mirbeau. Available from April 20 – June 30, spa goers can revitalize and prepare their skin and senses for the warm weather and sunshine ahead. To continue their skincare regimen at home, those who book a seasonal special will receive 15 percent off Z...

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Eastman Young Professionals Circle Announces Spring Networking Events

April 8th, 2014

Rochester, N.Y., April 7, 2014--The Eastman Young Professionals (EYP) Circle will host two events this month that are open to all Rochester area young professionals. A networking breakfast with Hart's Local Grocers will be held on April 11, at the George Eastman House Curtis Theatre, and dinner at Salena's Mexican Restaurant followed by a showing of Punch Drunk Love in the Dryden Theatre is set for April 24.

EYP Breakfast with Hart's Local Grocers (April 11, 2014)
Hart's Local Grocers is an independent fo...

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Highlights of the Fox Run Vineyards 2014 Events Calendar Announced

April 8th, 2014

PENN YAN, New York, April 8, 2014 – Award-winning Fox Run Vineyards, on Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes, gears up for an active 2014 schedule of winery events.  The winery will be offering a varied schedule this year - from detailed vineyard tours, estate wine tastings, a farm-to-table Food & Wine Experience in the historic barrel room - to the popular heirloom Garlic Festival in August.

“We look forward to welcoming old friends and new at the winery this year. The Finger Lakes reputation as one of America’...

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Arbor Hill Wins Double Gold at International Wine Competition

April 7th, 2014

Naples, N.Y. - Arbor Hill Winery took home awards for two of its wines at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition last week, winning double gold for its new Black Currant Speedster wine, and gold for the Griesa Hill Iona Rose'.

The Griesa Hill Iona Rose' was recognized as a triple gold award winner in 2013. The wine placed at several other competitions during the previous year, even taking home the Best of Class Award at the 2013 New York Wine & Food Classic. This is the first award for the new Spe...

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Destiny USA to Host 4th Annual Earth Day

April 7th, 2014

Syracuse, NY- Saturday, April 12th will mark the 4th annual Earth Day recycling event being held in the Solar Street auxiliary parking lots of Destiny USA from 8:00am-1:00pm.   Cars can enter Solar Street from either Hiawatha Boulevard or Bear Street.

During this time, all used and unwanted electronics for recycling can be dropped off.  Volunteers will accept all types of electronic equipment including PC’s/laptops, televisions, printers, cell phones, lightbulbs and much, much more. You can find an extensi...

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Hangar Theatre Announces Its 40th Anniversary Season's Mainstage Directors and Designers

April 7th, 2014

Ithaca, NY (04/07/14) - The Hangar Theatre is happy to announce a fantastic lineup of accomplished directors and designers for its 40th Anniversary Mainstage season. While some of these artists are returning to the Hangar from past production favorites, others, including new Artistic Director Jen Waldman, will be making their Hangar debut. The roster includes many talented artists with local ties to Ithaca, including Ithaca College and Cornell University alumni.

Waldman will direct two of the Mainstage sho...

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Casa Larga Presents the Official Wine of the 2014 Lilac Festival

April 7th, 2014

Fairport, NY - Casa Larga, Rochester's Winery, is proud to present the official wine of the 2014 Lilac Festival, Lilac Hill. Noted for its floral characteristics and unique blue bottle, this wine has served as a key symbol of Rochester's lilacs since its creation in 1994.

Lilac Hill is a smooth and mildly sweet white wine, with a floral nose and refreshing citrus characteristics. Produced from a proprietary blend of Riesling and Cayuga, this award winning wine is a "Festival Classic."

Casa Larga is proud ...

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Fulkerson Winery Shines at Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

April 5th, 2014

On the heels of major award announcements at the New World International Wine Competition (Best White and Best Riesling), Fulkerson Winery continues to accrue medals. The winery received 3 gold and 3 silver medals at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition held March 29 and 30 in Rochester, New York. Gold medals were awarded to the 2013 Juicy Sweet Moscato, 2013 Diamond and Red Zeppelin. Silver medals were awarded to the 2012 Pinot Noir, 2013 Juicy Sweet Matinee and 2013 William Vigne Juicy Sweet Ri...

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