The Green Lakes are two emerald-colored jewels nestled between the low hills surrounding Fayetteville and Chittenango, NY. Driving along Route 5, you’d never know what treasures await you, save for a rather inconspicuous “State Park” sign and a wide driveway. When you enter the grounds, even then it has a slightly carnival feel thanks to […]
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Last week, I had the opportunity to visit an old childhood destination: Oneida Lake. I was surprised to see that much of it was frozen. The temperatures had moderated quite well during the January thaw, but the lake still had some good, thick ice on the surface. This photo was taken from the boat […]
If you live anywhere within the radius of Central New York (CNY), you have — without a doubt — heard of the new baby snow leopards at the Rosamond-Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY. These little guys are adorable! This is one of two cubs born to Zena and Senge, the resident adult snow leopards at […]
This year’s Pride of New York Harvest Fest, held on November 5-6, 2011, was a terrific experience. I got to meet some amazing Upstate New York entrepreneurs, and I tasted (and purchased) some delightful food and beverages, all locally grown and made. The Harvest Fest uniquely combines “agritourism” and “locavorism,” two hot issues that are […]