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Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

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Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

Pssst! You want to hear one of Auburn’s best kept secrets? At the Schweinfurth Art Center there’s a gift shop that’s a little gem on West Genesee Street in Auburn. If I could change the name of the shop and of course I can’t, but IF I could, I’d name it “ Artsy - Fartsy Shop .” The stuff there is so artsy and clever and useful! I love their birthday cards—my sisters often say, “Where do you find these…

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Hoopes Park

Hoopes Park – A Garden of Earthly Delights Nestled into a residential neighborhood and bordering East Genesee Street across from Herman Ave. Elementary School, Hoopes Park is a perfect spot to stop and enjoy nature in an urban setting. On the afternoon of the Auburn Beautification Commission Annual Summer Garden Tour, I drove across town to Hoopes Park to pick up the directional map and then set…

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Falcon Park

Baseball, peanuts and Crackerjacks – Falcon Park has it all! On a recent Thursday evening which just happened to be “Dollar Night”, my family and I headed out N. Division Street to Falcon Park to catch a baseball game between the home team, The Doubleday’s, and rivals, The Lowell Spinners. We did spring for box seats for comfort-sake, but noticed that the bleachers now have backs, too. There is…

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The Tuxill House

The Tuxill House - Affordable and Beautiful Looking for a beautiful guest house in the Finger Lakes? You will love Tuxill House, an historic home that is now available for a short or long stay. Tucked on a quiet residential side street close to downtown, Tuxill House will warm your heart. Hardwood floors invite you into this lovely home and immediately you’ll be impressed with the exquisite oak…

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