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Zach Langmead

Zach brings with him to Finger Lakes Visitors Connection more than a decade of journalism experience. He is also an adjunct instructor at Finger Lakes Community College, teaching media writing. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Plattsburgh State University in Media and Communications and a master’s degree from Northeastern University in Corporate and Organizational Communication. Zach spent many winters in Ontario County, at Bristol Mountain having taken part in ski brigades for several years and then as part of the downhill ski team for Fairport High School. He is now living in the City of Canandaigua with his wife, son and two dogs.

Make a Memory at an Ice Cream Stand

It’s ice cream season in the Finger Lakes. One of my favorite things about the summer is indulging in ice cream! At home, we go through a carton (or sometimes two) a week, but now that the summer is here it’s time to head to our favorite ice cream stands. You can’t beat fresh ice cream from one of…

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Finger Lakes, NY Area Golf Courses

Living in the Finger Lakes, the month of March always delivers a few days of warm weather. For golfers that haven't been able to get out on the golf course, it's a time where nature teases golfers with a blast of warm weather that gets golfers to dig out their clubs and start looking for courses…

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Celebrating National Drink Wine Day with FLX Wines

The month of February brings us National Drink Wine Day! Do we need another reason to indulge in one of our many great wines from the Finger Lakes? We at Finger Lakes Visitors Connection asked our local wineries what they would suggest you pour yourself a glass (or two) of to celebrate the day…

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Winter Olympic Experiences in the Finger Lakes

For a little more than two week every four years, the eyes of the world focus on a city hosting the best winter sports athletes on the planet with a beautiful backdrop of mountains and snow. If you've ever told yourself while watching the events "I'd really like to try that," chances are you can…

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Finger Lakes Wines to Ring in the New Year

Poppin’ the bubbly is a staple of celebrating the New Year. Why not celebrate with a wine from the Finger Lakes? We’ve reached out to the wineries in Ontario County for their thoughts on what wines would be great for ringing in the New Year…

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