A Day Spent Exploring Elmira

Elmira, NY a city named after a rambunctious young girl, or so the story goes, is a city full of rich history, museums and old time fun. When you are in the Finger Lakes region take a day to explore Elmira. Hop aboard the historic trolley of Elmira, NY and explore the rich history ofContinue reading “A Day Spent Exploring Elmira”

My New York Views

When people hear me say I am from New York they instantly think I live beneath towering sky scrapers, fight my way through bumper to bumper traffic and look out my window to concrete landscapes. That can’t be further from the truth! The Finger Lakes region is…well a picture is worth a thousand words! ThankContinue reading “My New York Views”

Everything Old Is Good Again

If you are looking for a quaint shop full of local flavor The Shoppes at Oldies But Goodies is for you. Located on St. Rt. 352 Big Flats in the Southern Tier of the Finger Lakes this eclectic shop is an easy drive from the Corning, Watkins Glen and Ithaca area. This once country craftContinue reading “Everything Old Is Good Again”

Soaring Into The Finger Lakes

When most people think of the Finger Lakes the first things that come to mind are the lakes and wineries. These are both great reasons to visit. But while you are here one place you should put on your list to visit is the National Soaring Museum. The National Soaring Museum can be found highContinue reading “Soaring Into The Finger Lakes”

Getting our bounce on!

Today was one of the most exciting yet exhausting days I have had in a long time. I took my 4 year old grandson to Party Central at the Arnot Mall in Horseheads. We bounced! We laughed! We rolled around! And so much more! Party Central recently moved to the old Macy’s building and nowContinue reading “Getting our bounce on!”

So Much Fun It’s Gotta Be Ill Eagle!!!

Downtown Elmira is bursting with excitement to welcome a new tap room and restaurant. Tonight was the official ribbon cutting for the Ill Eagle Taphouse. You will be transported back in time to the prohibition era when speakeasies (illegal drinking spots) were all the rage. Located in the historic Federal building the new owners haveContinue reading “So Much Fun It’s Gotta Be Ill Eagle!!!”

Garlic Knots Galore and much, much more!!!

Tonight I was in Italian heaven! We went to Guiseppe’s in Horseheads. This is a true Italian restaurant with authentic Italian cooks. It you are looking for fancy dining this is not it but if you want delicious Italian you should stop in. The garlic knots are my favorite. The warm doughy garlic knots dippedContinue reading “Garlic Knots Galore and much, much more!!!”

The Christmas House

A must do destination point when you are in the Finger Lakes region is to visit The Christmas House on Historic Maple Ave. in Elmira. This 1894 Queen Anne Victorian is now the home of a magical Christmas gift shop. From the moment you step on the expansive front porch you will feel the magicContinue reading “The Christmas House”

Hiking in the Finger Lakes

Fall is quickly approaching. I have started my list of several hikes I am planning to take to absorb the beauty of the Finger Lakes. Walking through the vibrant colors of gold, red and orange leaves is beautiful beyond words. It is truly something you need to experience for yourself. There are many amazing placesContinue reading “Hiking in the Finger Lakes”