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Downtown Auburn restaurant redecorates, refocuses as it turns 2-years-old

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Downtown restaurant Gusto Italiano is celebrating its second birthday with some new decor. Owners Dario and Lucia D’Angelo, and their family, took a few days to visually transform the restaurant earlier this month. They moved its coffee bar and lunch buffet toward the back, freeing up space for the dining room. The restaurant, which used to seat 25, now seats... more

Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake returns to serve the community

Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake returns to serve the community
Fifteen months after a devastating fire, Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake returns to serve the community again as the restaurant marks its official grand opening for the public on October 15th. In the early morning hours of July 13th, 2017, Nolan’s suffered an accidental fire that resulted in a total loss of the restaurant, a staple in the Finger Lakes community.... more

Nolan’s restaurant to reopen Monday in Canandaigua

Nolan’s restaurant to reopen Monday in Canandaigua
As work progressed at the restaurant site on South Main Street throughout the spring and summer, it seems as if a day hadn’t gone by when Mayor Ellen Polimeni wasn’t asked, “When is Nolan’s going to open?” The answer now is definite, with a scheduled opening to the public of Monday, Oct. 15. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned Friday, and... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Plenty going on in the Finger Lakes October 12th – 14th

Weekend Events: Things to do in the Finger :
Now that we are officially in the month of October, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing colors which means it’s that time of year again for haunted houses, pumpkin patches, apple picking and much more! Listed below are a few of the many events taking place this weekend around the Finger Lakes region for your friends and... more

Culinary classroom: Auburn college project part of $10M grant proposal

Culinary classroom: Auburn college project part of $10M grant proposal
A slice of Auburn's recent $10 million grant could support a facility where Cayuga Community College students sharpen their culinary skills. A Cayuga Culinary Center is one of the projects included in the city's winning proposal for the 2018 Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The proposal says the center would feature a wine and beer education center, a working/teaching commercial kitchen, a... more

Gobble ‘n Go returns to Auburn on October 13th

Gobble ‘n Go returns to Auburn this coming weekend October 13th
WHAT: A downtown Auburn eateries, shops & breweries food and beverage crawl to support innovative grants for educators in Auburn Enlarged City School District. Enjoy delectable samples as you visit participating venues. WHEN: Saturday, October 13st from 1PM to 5PM WHERE: A.T. Walley Co., Burger Theory at the Holiday Inn, Good Shepherd’s Brewing Co., Gretchen’s Confections, Knights of Columbus, Mesa Grande Taqueria,... more

Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th

Fourth Generation Finger Lakes Dairy Farm hosts 3rd Annual Family-Focused Fall Festival Saturday, October 13th
Shtayburne Farm is excited to announce they are again hosting their Fall Family Festival this autumn. This kid-focused event will be hosted by the Hostetler family on October 13th, from 10AM until 4PM, right on their family farm. Shtayburne Farm is a working dairy farm on the west side of Seneca Lake just off State Route 14 in Rock Stream.... more

Woody’s Bar & Grille Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Woody’s Bar & Grille Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Woody’s Bar & Grille is located at the Quality Inn Hotel and offers hand-crafted, signature dishes, traditional pub-fare, pizzas and chicken wings. The restaurant is also available for banquets, parties and events. Owner Elizabeth Comatis brings a wealth of experience to the business, as she previously served in a similar capacity at Abigail’s Restaurant in Seneca Falls. “The decision to... more

Auburn site among candidates for Prison City’s new brewery

Auburn site among candidates for Prison City’s new brewery
One possible location of Prison City Pub & Brewery’s long-awaited expansion has been identified. The Auburn brewpub’s owners, Dawn and Marc Schulz, have applied to the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals for a use variance at 4022 Technology Park Blvd., according to a legal notice posted by the city. The variance would allow for the production of beer and the... more

Auburn barbecue restaurant to close, owners shifting focus to brewery

Auburn barbecue restaurant to close, owners shifting focus to brewery
The pig-shaped barbecue smoker on the sidewalk outside 10 E. Genesee St. will be gone after Sept. 29. That will be the last day of business for The Copper Pig BBQ & Taproom, the barbecue restaurant Dawn and Marc Schulz opened in June 2016. They announced the closure Wednesday on Facebook. The Schulzes decided to close the restaurant in order... more

Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration

150th Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the relocation of Brooklyn Flint Glass Company from Brooklyn to Corning, New York. In celebration of this milestone, the Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge – a 30′ x 80′ canal barge equipped with CMoG’s patented all-electric glassmaking equipment – in Brooklyn Bridge Park in May. In addition to sharing the story of glassmaking... more

TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn

TomatoFest finding its groove in downtown Auburn
Saturday marks the 33rd annual TomatoFest, and the third year since the festival moved from Emerson Park to downtown Auburn, which organizers say they hope is just the start of another successful 30 years. Like every year, TomatoFest will benefit food pantries throughout the area affiliated with the Central New York Food Bank. Last year’s event raised approximately $16,000 and... more

Finger Lakes wins best wine region, F.L.X. Table best winery restaurant

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The picturesque Finger Lakes wine region was named top wine region in the USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice poll, besting famed areas such as Napa Valley in California, Willamette Valley in Oregon and Walla Walla Valley in Washington. In addition, F.L.X. Table, a cozy eatery on the narrow, block-long Linden Street in Geneva, has won best winery restaurant, with the... more

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 7th

Come experience Auburn’s First Friday event on September 7th
Each venue offers their own spin on entertainment with free admission & refreshments, food & beverage specials and discounted merchandise to contribute to this monthly community celebration. Activities include exhibit receptions, art making & live music. First Friday is organized by Downtown Auburn BID & Auburn’s Historic & Cultural Sites Commission. Try the Y for FREE Time: 5AM – 9:30PM... more

Jim Boeheim and Daniel Baldwin join in fundraiser at The Krebs

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim and actor Daniel Baldwin came together at The Krebs in Skaneateles Thursday night to benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY. Daniel Baldwin served cocktails for almost two hours before dinner and donated all cash tips to the cause. Syracuse.com: Read More Had a great night at The Krebs last night... more

Anthony Road to host 17th annual Federweisser Festival

Anthony Road Wine Company is hosting their 17th annual Federweisser Festival on Saturday, September 22 from noon to five. The festival is a celebration to kickoff the 2018 harvest season. Federweisser- a partially fermented, frothy, young, wine made from the first fruits of the harvest- will be flowing all afternoon. The celebration will feature traditional German fare including bratwurst, sauerkraut,... more
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