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Celebrate Pride Month in the Finger Lakes!

June is Pride Month—a worldwide celebration of the LGBTQ community! All month long, every major US city will have rainbow-clad parades and exciting escapades that recognize a full spectrum of sexual orientations, genders and lifestyles. But luckily you don’t need to travel far to embrace Pride. Mark your calendars, because Ontario County has a variety of local pride events happening throughout early June…

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Father's Day Fun in the Finger Lakes

There are loads of ways to celebrate dad this Father’s Day, and there’s one great spot to do so—right here in the Finger Lakes! Whether your dad wants to post up and try a new brewery or is determined to reach 10,000 steps before lunch, I have a couple of suggestions to make June 16 the best dad’s day ever…

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A Path Through Black History Month in the Finger Lakes Region

Every February, Americans honor the contributions and achievements of African-American culture during Black History Month. The overwhelming response and support of what started as a weeklong celebration in 1926 helped expand the event to an entire month 50 years later when President Gerald Ford beckoned the country to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”…

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Mother’s Day: The Isabella Spa Way

I know the drill. It’s the week before Mother’s Day and you’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike. Your mom deserves her own private island, but you only have enough money for a beach chair or two. What do you do? That’s where I come in…

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14 Valentine’s Day Things to Do in the Finger Lakes

It’s that time of the year again—Valentine’s Day—and love is in the air. Whether you find yourself single or with that special someone this year, there are plenty of things for you to do to in the Finger Lakes to make it a memorable day. Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, so that gives us all even more opportunities to take advantage of lots of fun things leading up to the big day. Here are 14 fun options for those celebrating Valentine’s Day, single or together…

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