Reports show that the Finger Lakes' Ontario County is ranking among the best in the area when it comes to new housing, low levels of poverty, residents with college educaiton and high school graduation rates. To see the full article from Rochester's Democrat and Chronicle, click here.
Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:13 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
NAPLES, NY (SEPTEMBER, 2012) - Bristol Valley Theater, Naples’ award-winning live professional theater, will reprise and expand their FALL FOLK FEST for five Saturdays from September 22 – October 27. This rich harvest of music, which premiered in fall of 2010, features some of the region's most popular folk groups and will add a fifth concert to the series this year. In addition, for the first time, community musicians or aspiring musicians can get in on the fun by taking workshops with band members on October 6.
Friday, September 7, 2012 1:26 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA, NY – It’s time to take Finger Lakes cuisine and farm-to-table dining in New York’s Finger Lakes to the next level. It is time for the Finger Lakes Food Revolution! The Finger Lakes Food Revolution unites and recognizes the producers, promoters and lovers of locally-produced foods, wines, and dishes from the Finger Lakes Region.
Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:53 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA - This September, Dr. Allan Armitage, Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, will visit Canandaigua to present gardening seminars at Sonnenberg Gardens and Finger Lakes Community College. Dr. Allan Armitage is the author of thirteen gardening books, including Armitage’s Garden Perennials – 2nd Edition (2011) and the classic Herbaceous Perennial Plants, considered the “bible” of perennials. Dr. Armitage has given lectures around the world and appeared on The Martha Stewart Show. Numerous awards have been presented to Dr. Armitage throughout his career, including the Golden Trowel Award for his book Allan Armitage on Perennials from the Garden Writers of America; the Distinguished National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society, the highest award for teaching in the country; the Medal of Honor, the highest award possible from the Garden Club of America, and many others.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 10:49 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA, NY - On August 2, the Ontario County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to congratulate Ryan Lochte and Meghan Musnicki for their outstanding successes in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:19 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Casa Larga is pleased to announce the release of five new wines and vintages. All five wines are now available in the Wine Shop at Casa Larga, which is open Monday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Wines can also be ordered online at www.casalarga.com.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 9:21 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Albany, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has adopted some new freshwater fishing regulations, the DEC announced this week.
Friday, August 3, 2012 3:42 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University scientists are asking the public for names for two new wine grape varieties that will be released from their breeding program in 2013.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 11:32 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Canandaigua, NY (July 31, 2012) – The New York Wine & Culinary Center will celebrate the Finger Lakes Riesling Festival weekend with their annual Rendezvous with Riesling event & several classes that
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 4:08 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Onanda Park, 4965 West Lake Rd, Canandaigua Lake - As consumers search for complementary methods for health and well-being, holistic natural care and green solutions has rapidly increased in popularity and entered the mainstream mindset. Grounded By Yoga & Wellness is launching a campaign to attract attendees and participants from across Finger Lakes region to learn about alternative & less accessible healing methods without worrying about large costs and in a safe space that they can ask any questions they want without making any commitments and most importantly, have a good time doing it!