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Finger Lakes Travel: Macarollin’s Mac Shack and Mynderse Academy Art Show

Mynderse Academy Art Show Last week we attended Mynderse Academy’s annual art show. Due to COVID, the show was canceled for the last couple years, but it was back in full swing last week. The show featured art created by students in ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: New Simple Roast drink, ribbon fries, and activities to do in Auburn

Finger Lakes Travel: New Simple Roast drink, ribbon fries, and activities to do in Auburn

Simple Roast Simple Roast is a coffee shop in Auburn, New York that is constantly shaking things up with new drink flavors. Their newest drinks are ice cream inspired and we’re here for it. The company has three locations: 360 Grant Ave, ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to State Bakery + BBQ and where to go this Memorial Day

Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to State Bakery + BBQ and where to go this Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is back this year with all the usual festivities like cookouts, fireworks, and parades. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s our list of weekend events in the area ... MORE
Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club

Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club

May 21 through May 27 is National Safe Boating Week. To help ensure a safe water experience for area residents and visitors, the Finger Lakes Chapter of America’s Boating Club has installed two life jacket trees in Watkins Glen. The structures are ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: Country Music Festival Prep and a trip to Red Brick Pub

Finger Lakes Travel: FLX Country Music Festival checklist and a trip to the Red Brick Pub

As the Finger Lakes Country Music Festival approaches, we’re getting prepared. We’ve made a checklist to help you get festival-ready, including tips on what to pack, outfits, hairstyles and scheduling! @fingerlakes1 See you there on June 4th!#countrymusicfestival #musicfestivaloutfit #musicfestival #concertoutfit #fyp #ootd ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to the Women’s Rights visitor center, our summer bucket list and GOOD eats & sips

Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to the Women’s Rights Park, good eats and our summer bucket list

We were blessed with some warm weather in the Finger Lakes this week and took full advantage of it. I headed downtown Seneca Falls to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, which is one of Seneca Falls’ biggest tourist attractions. Not only ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: The Windmill’s opening day, dinner at 84 Fall and more

Finger Lakes Travel: The Windmill’s opening day, dinner at 84 Fall and more

We started the month of May off right, by going shopping! Not only does May welcome warm weather but it also starts flea market season. And what better flea market to head to first than the Windmill in Penn Yan. The Windmill ... MORE
Victor native racing in the Kentucky Derby

Meet the Victor grad racing in the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is currently underway at Churchill Downs. The local community has an extra reason to cheer this time around as a Victor graduate competes in the country’s most prestigious horse race. Reylu Gutierrez, 26, didn’t always plan on becoming a ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Dainty Donut taste test and Easter shopping

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Dainty Donut taste test and Easter shopping

We tried every donut flavor off of the Dainty Donut factories menu some of their flavors may surprise you. My favorite was either the cookies and cream or the fruit pebbles. @fingerlakes1 Dainty Donut Factory taste test pt.1! #eatwithme #tastetest #fyp #foodtruck ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Karen Strapp, Dainty Donut Factory and a custom cake by Keli Crummer

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Karen Strapp, Dainty Donut Factory and a custom cake by Keli Crummer

Our spotlight this week is the amazing Karen Strapp, owner of Strapp Studio. Karen is a mosaic artist based in the Finger Lakes. She was kind enough to reach out to us to help share her story and this is what she ... MORE
GlassFest returns to Corning this May 26-29

GlassFest returns to Corning this May

Corning’s annual GlassFest will return this May featuring craft and food vendors, fireworks, children’s activities, live music, and more. GlassFest is scheduled for May 26 – 29, 2022. The event will begin at the Corning Museum of Glass on May 26 with ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Mariah Vega, March recap and Crumbl Cookies,

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Mariah Vega, March recap and Crumbl Cookies

We’re starting the month of April off right with a  spotlight on Mariah Vega. Mariah is the owner of Mariah’s Beauty Bar in Waterloo. She specializes in lashes and there’s no wonder why. Let’s take a closer look at her process. @fingerlakes1 ... MORE
Keuka Arts Festival seeks additional artists, vendors for June show

Keuka Arts Festival seeks additional artists, vendors for June show

The Keuka Arts Festival is looking to up the number of artists and vendors at this year’s 14th annual event in Penn Yan. Over 80 artists and artisans are typically accepted for the festival, which is held the second week of June, ... MORE
Moondog’s Lounge: Local music scene, groovy vibes, and Finger Lakes flare in downtown Auburn

Moondog’s Lounge: The groovy venue for Auburn’s downtown music scene

Moondog’s Lounge in Auburn celebrates seven years in business this July. Since the downtown music venue opened in 2015, owner Lynn Varley has been committed to serving up the best local beers, Finger Lakes wines, and of course, the most jammin’ rock, ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

This week’s spotlight goes to Alexandria Buckley, the owner of Just Doodle! Alexandria takes a photo of your furry friend and creates wearable art from it! Who doesn’t want a sweatshirt with their pups face on it? She was kind enough to ... MORE