What do Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Opera and (soon) Canandaigua Academy have in common? They’ve
Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:00 AM by Jake Banas
Sunday, May 7, 2017 8:00 AM by Valerie Knoblauch
It’s National Travel & Tourism Week! This is such an exciting industry because it’s never the same and the workforce is growing. This blog is a hats-off to our visitors!
From May 7 to 13, we value all of you for choosing our destination as a place to play and stay! And in the true spirit of my job, I can’t help but give you a few tips on how to play and stay in 2017!
Thursday, May 4, 2017 2:00 PM by Cindy McVey
On June 1, the Geneva Music Festival (GMF) will kick off its 2017 season, a three-week run of local concerts featuring music that appeals to a variety of ages and tastes. Here are just six of the reasons to look forward to this year’s music festival:
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:00 AM by Marci Diehl
Several years ago, I was at a book discussion at a large bookstore in Rochester. One of the women
Monday, March 13, 2017 3:00 PM by David Lee
March means maple here in the Finger Lakes and boy do we have some greats ways to experience all that syrup! New York State Maple weekends are a great way to get into the action and get those taste buds stimulated!
Fun Fact: Did you know that New York State is the second largest maple syrup producer in the United States?
Friday, March 10, 2017 8:00 AM by Karen Miltner
Traveling on a budget? Or simply want to give your wallet a break? Ontario County has plenty of groovy things to do that are free (or pretty darn close). From art demonstrations and live music to yoga on a farm and Pilates in a castle, here are ten super-fun Finger Lakes freebies.
Monday, March 6, 2017 8:00 AM by Karen Miltner
If nothing warms your heart more than a diner breakfast with endless java refills served in heavy, chunky, cream-colored vessels, then there is a good chance you have already been sipping from the cup of Finger Lakes industrial history.
Women make history every day, but we Americans tend to save the celebration for March, thanks to proclamations signed by President Jimmy Carter and President Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1987, respectively. Carter created a National Women’s History Week from March 2-8, and Reagan extended it to the entire month.
Living in Ontario County, I am reminded about some of our lady history makers every day with the architecture I see, the artwork I admire and the stories I hear on a regular basis.
Monday, January 30, 2017 6:00 AM by Karen Miltner
Perhaps you have come to the Finger Lakes to explore our world-famous Rieslings and our award-winning farm-to-table fare. That’s all well and good, but let’s face it, sometimes a cold beer and a hefty burger are exactly what the vacation doctor calls for, with a big side of local culture. From re-purposed shotgun shells turned into lighting fixtures to free legal advice from town supervisors, here are some of the best off-the-beaten-path watering holes, dive bars and neighbor joints in the Finger Lakes where you can easily feel like a regular.