Category: Tourism

Seneca IDA gives go ahead for Depot's Deer Haven Park

Seneca IDA gives go ahead for Depot’s Deer Haven Park

The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency gave the green light to begin Phase 1 of the Deer Haven Park project that will ultimately make way for planned development of the 7,000 acres at the Seneca Army Depot. At their regular meeting January ... MORE
Feds threaten to cut highway funding over New York tourism signs along highways

Feds threaten to cut highway funding over New York tourism signs along highways

The battle over the “I Love New York’ tourism signs continues. The 25-foot tall signs along highways promote local tourism and products, but the Federal Highway Administration claims they are unsafe and actually violate federal and state laws. The federal agency says ... MORE
FLX POLITICS: 'Signs' of a costly problem looming on NY highways

FLX POLITICS: ‘Signs’ of a costly problem looming on NY highways

All signs point to an expensive ending for this story in New York. The Federal Highway Administration says that nearly 500 “I Love NY” signs have to go, or New York will have to part with nearly $1 billion in federal funding ... MORE
Weber This Week: Q & A with del Lago Executive VP Jeff Babinski

Weber This Week: Q & A with del Lago Executive VP Jeff Babinski

Executive Vice President & General Manager at del Lago Resort & Casino, Jeff Babinski, was in-studio on Monday morning as a guest on Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV to answer viewer’s questions and to provide details on the upcoming Grand Opening on ... MORE
Fate of Darien Lake amusement park in question

Fate of Darien Lake amusement park in question

in Western New York, the fate of popular amusement park, Darien Lake, is in question. The Buffalo News reports that the park has been sold. EPR Properties is buying the Genesee County theme park and isn’t talking about their plans for it ... MORE
News, Rochester Area, Tourism
The Melissa Killeleagh Show: Karen Beals, Menzo Case & Jeff Shipley

The Melissa Killeleagh Show: Karen Beals, Menzo Case & Jeff Shipley

On the inaugural episode of The Melissa Killeleagh Show on FingerLakes1.TV, Melissa welcomes long-time Seneca County United Way Director Karen Beals, Generations Bank President Menzo Case, and Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jeff Shipley in-studio for a series of short ... MORE
Kolb: Enjoy Fall in the Finger Lakes

Kolb: Enjoy Fall in the Finger Lakes

Autumn in the Finger Lakes Region provides us with some of the most spectacular vistas, exciting day trips and wonderful family experiences. The unique natural beauty of our region is unrivaled, and the fall season is the perfect time to experience its ... MORE
Washington Post takes a timely visit to "Suffragette City"

Washington Post takes a timely visit to “Suffragette City”

Washington Post freelance writer Debra Bruno published a piece in last Thursday’s Washington Post Travel Section outlining a recent trip to Seneca Falls, NY in which she argues that the historical northern Seneca County town deserves a more prominent place on the ... MORE
Inside the FLX: Michael Warren Thomas talks wine industry, growth, and regional threats

Inside the FLX: Michael Warren Thomas talks wine industry, growth, and regional threats

On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX, Michael Warren Thomas, a popular local radio host and founder of Savor Life joined Josh Durso in-studio to discuss the wine industry, the financial impact of those businesses investing millions into the region, and just how ... MORE
Weber This Week: del Lago VP of Marketing James Rafferty & General Manager Jeff Babinski in-studio

Weber This Week: del Lago VP of Marketing James Rafferty & General Manager Jeff Babinski in-studio

del Lago Resort & Casino’s Senior Vice-President of Marketing James Rafferty & General Manager Jeff Babinski are in-studio to discuss the ongoing construction and plans in Tyre, scheduled to open in February, on Monday morning’s live edition of Weber This Week on ... MORE
Women’s Rights Park part of traveler’s journey

Women’s Rights Park part of traveler’s journey

Mikah Meyer of Nebraska is on a unique journey. He is trying to set a word record by visiting all 413 national parks in one continuous road trip. Monday, he visited the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls. Read More ... MORE
First-look video tour inside del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre

First-look video tour inside del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre

del Lago Resort & Casino General Manager Jeff Babinski and HR Director Jerry Moran were in-studio as guests on Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV on Monday morning to help present a full video walk-through of the progress at the site of del ... MORE
Geneva Chamber to co-host two upcoming Milestone Celebrations

Geneva Chamber to co-host two upcoming Milestone Celebrations

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting two Member Milestone Celebrations in the month of August. The first will take place on Thursday, August 4 to celebrate the Grand Opening of the recently constructed Geneva Fairfield ... MORE
Gallery: Progress at del Lago Resort & Casino

Gallery: Progress at del Lago Resort & Casino

This week FingerLakes1.com took an exclusive tour of the del Lago Resort & Casino to see the progress at the site in Tyre. While there is still much work to be done, the progress has been significant since the last beam was ... MORE

Auburn applies for grant funding for riverside market, welcome center and microbrewery

In a walk-on resolution Thursday evening, Auburn city council members unanimously voted to apply for funding assistance to design and plan a regional public market, a downtown welcome center and a microbrewery. Auburn Mayor Michael Quill was absent from the meeting. The ... MORE
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