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Montezuma Wine from Upstate NY

Montezuma Wine from Upstate NY

New York State is a huge wine producer for the state. I don’t have any idea how well the wine competes with the other domestic wines here in the U.S., particularly California. I tend to think that New York wine is probably more favored in the Finger Lakes region (from which most of the wine […]

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DEC Closing Some NY Campgrounds

DEC Closing Some NY Campgrounds

To save money (and it’s about time), New York State is closing down six campgrounds in Upstate New York. This from blog.syracuse.com/outdoors/2009/02/dec_to_close_six_campgrounds_f.html: “As Governor Paterson has made clear, New York is facing a large budget deficit and must make many hard choices,” Commissioner Grannis said. “Closing these facilities for the 2009 season is one such […]

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The Fish Hatchery in Van Hornesville, NY

The Fish Hatchery in Van Hornesville, NY

This little fish hatchery in the “boonies” of Herkimer County is the genesis for most of the meaty trout New Yorkers catch at the ends of their fishing poles. We got to see fish, great and small, and had a tall tale told us by the Fish Man.

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Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY, Part Two

Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY, Part Two

This is Part 2 of our exploration of the historic Erie Canal museum in Syracuse, NY. The Erie Canal changed history, with it’s new mode of transportation and the opening of the Gateway to the West.

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