Milestone event will celebrate grand re-opening of Finger Lakes Sausage & Beer in Geneva

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting its next Member Milestone Celebration on Thursday, December 14th. The event will include an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to honor the official Grand Re-Opening of Finger Lakes Sausage & Beer, located on Linden Street in downtown Geneva. Originally opened in 2016, Finger Lakes Sausage &... more

Thanksgiving dinner will be cheaper this year in New York

Thanksgiving dinner this week is going to cost New Yorkers slightly less to cook. The New York Farm Bureau's annual survey found the average cost for a Thanksgiving meal for 10 this year in New York will cost about $44.74, which is down $1.89 from last year’s $46.63. “The dinner price has dropped for a second consecutive year which means... more

Cayuga County restaurant inspections: Nov. 20, 2017

• Auburn Movieplex, 360 Grant Ave., Auburn: satisfactory. • Ichiban, 181 Grant Ave., Auburn: satisfactory. Lack hot water at hand wash sinks in kitchen, at wait station, at sushi bar and in restrooms. Floors under storage shelving in dry storage rooms at back of kitchen observed to have some food debris buildup from spillage (e.g. rice grains, flour, etc., spillage... more

del Lago donates 55 turkeys to Seneca County Community Thanksgiving Dinner

As a staunch community steward, del Lago Resort & Casino focuses its mission on strengthening the community by supporting local organizations and nonprofits that improve the quality of life in the Finger Lakes region. To mark the Thanksgiving holiday, del Lago Resort & Casino donated food to local Seneca County charities that provide nourishment to those in need. On Friday,... more

Maitre D’ at Trombino’s brings new age American bistro fare to Lyons

Lyons’ residents have a new fine dining establishment found in an old classic. Maitre D’ at Trombino’s opened its doors in September, bringing American bistro fare made from some of New York’s finest and freshest ingredients. Christopher VanEpps, General Manager, quickly fell in love with Lyons – the people, the community, the pride – and wanted to give the town... more

Dahlia’s Curios in Penn Yan receives local recognition

About 15 years ago, western New York native Wendy Warren was looking to return somewhere near home after living in Colorado for close to 20 years. She and her husband, Mark, wanted to open a small business and consider other ventures. Wendy began contacting Chamber of Commerce organizations in a number of upstate communities. “We made a list of little... more

New Auburn OTB sports bar offers ‘good food, cheap beer’

“Good food, cheap beer.” That’s the motto Toby More holds for his new restaurant, Tailgaters Sports Bar and Grill, located in the Auburn Off-Track Betting building. The former maintenance supervisor said he always wanted to open his own bar, and when the spot’s former occupant Ozzy’s closed its doors at the end of May, More decided that was his chance.   “I’ve... more

Wild for everything: Downtown Auburn restaurant moves, expands menu

After Mathew Wild added pizza and chicken wings to the menu of his family’s Genesee Center frozen yogurt shop, Wildforyogurt, his business quadrupled. That’s when he knew Wildforyogurt had to change. Almost two years later, that change is complete: Wild’s Eats & Sweets, now located down the hall of Genesee Center toward the corner of South and Genesee streets. The... more

Cider maker looks to branch out under Start-Up NY program

An Ontario County cider maker is taking advantage of a state economic program that provides companies the ability to operate tax-free for 10 years. Star Cider has been accepted into the Start-Up NY program, Empire State Development announced. The family-owned company plans to build a new production facility and create at least five new jobs as part of its expansion.... more

Chili cook off taking place at Windmill Farm & Craft Market on Oct. 21

The Windmill Farm & Craft Market is hosting its first ever Chili Cook Off Saturday October 21. Cooking begins at 8 am with judging taking place at 12 pm. Cash Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall, Best Tasting and Most Unusual. The contestants must be registered by calling the Windmill office at 315-536-3032 prior to the contest. Taking place... more

Two casual Finger Lakes restaurants bring the charm: restaurant review

The Finger Lakes culinary scene has its own personality. Whereas many of Rochester's newer restaurants lean toward urban industrial looks, those in the Finger Lakes often are more warm, artsy and sometimes a little quirky. Two examples worth visiting: Roots Cafe in Naples and The Elf in the Oak in Burdett. They are about an hour away from each other.... more

Town of Geneva launches waste diversion program

The town of Geneva is starting several projects with a goal of reducing the solid waste impact of its residents. “The Ontario County Board of Supervisors is committed to closing the county landfill when the operating contract expires at the end of 2028,” Supervisor Mark Venuti said. “Our goal is to substantially reduce what we throw away so we won’t... more
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