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Posts from May 2013

Broadway in the Finger Lakes

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 8:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

The breeze, the sounds, the gardens, and the park are glorious. With plenty of parking, being handicapped accessible, this theater will charm you with its sophistication.

Think back to the 16th century when folks would act out Shakespeare’s plays. The townspeople would gather at the central theater while a different world would be presented. Actors would represent lovers, kings, maidens, and

Owasco Flats Nature Reserve

Thursday, May 23, 2013 8:00 PM by Bobbie Panek

Grab your friends, your kayaks and canoes, and get ready to paddle through a wonderland in the Finger Lakes. Cayuga County offers some great kayaking along the Owasco Inlet on the Owasco Flats. The Owasco Flats Nature Reserve is holding a free event on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at 10 a.m. If you don’t have your own canoe or kayak, arrive early and you can rent a boat at the South Shore Marina.

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Strawberry Fields

Sunday, May 19, 2013 8:00 PM by Susan Marteney

Come June what can beat strawberry shortcake made with berries you picked right here in the Finger Lakes? Not much is my answer. So get out there and enjoy! Make a scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake for dessert tonight!

I will share my shortcake recipe with you. My family likes old-fashioned baking powder biscuits, but with some sugar added. I served it last week to a bunch of gals who were over for

Top Ice Cream Picks in Cayuga County

Sunday, May 5, 2013 8:00 PM by Susan Marteney

Hot weather is almost upon us and what is better to cool you off than ice cream? Cayuga County has at least 100 ice cream stands but I am only going to tell you about five. Explore any small village in the Finger Lakes Region and there always is an ice cream stand or two.

Reese’s, out on Routes 5 & 20 West, has some of the best Orange Sherbet/Vanilla Swirl I have ever tasted and, in fact, I have

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