Category - Press Releases

Victor, NY— The Seneca Art & Culture Center was honored earlier this month in Albany by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York State with a 2016 Excelsior Award for Public Architecture.

AIA New York State, in partnership with the New York State contracting agencies, created the Excelsior Awards to provide a model of excellence for future state-funded building design, professional practice, and advocacy.  The projects are a reflection of the collaborative efficacy of the design and construction team. The Seneca Art & Culture Center—which opened in October 2015—received an award in the New Construction design category.

CANANDAIGUA, NY --- The Ontario County Tourism Legacy Awards, hosted by the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, honors the individuals and organizations in Ontario County that have made significant contributions, demonstrated marketing or service excellence or developed outstanding products for our tourism industry. More than 100 individuals and businesses have been honored since 1993. 

FLVC is now seeking nominations for the 2016 Legacy Awards.

Fairport, NY - The 8th annual New York Ice Wine & Culinary Festival will take place on Saturday, February 13. The festival showcases wineries from across the state that produce the delicacy called ice wine in the traditional manner. Ice wine and its creator - winter - are at the forefront of all the activities: from tastings and infused cuisine to sleigh rides and cocktails.

South Bristol:  Through the stillness at the summit of Bristol Mountain the sound of guests zipping through the forest on the new Zip Line Canopy Tour can be heard. This three hour guided tour consists of seven individual zip lining courses totaling over 5,000 feet with speeds reaching over 40 mph. 

CANANDAIGUA – Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park in Canandaigua, NY is offering two holiday events this season that harken back to Canandaigua’s historic past— the elegant Victorian fantasy Christmas party, the Sonnenberg Christmas Gala on December 6 and the festive Sonnenberg Christmas Community Day on December 12.