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Offering a world-class hospitality experience in a picturesque locale, Ria’s Wines offers an exciting new Finger Lakes destination for wine lovers seeking an inviting hospitality experience 

Hector, NY - Ria’s Wines Tasting Room, officially opening its doors to the public on July 5, 2024, will join the rich legacy of the Finger Lakes by offering visitors a new destination to experience their terroir-driven winemaking, singular hospitality, and a steadfast commitment to sustainability. Founded in 2022 by husband and wife team Ria D’Aversa and Michael Penn, Ria’s Wines is nestled along the prestigious Seneca Lake wine trail; the recently renovated tasting room is poised to emerge as a strong addition to the region’s vibrant viticultural landscape.

Latin Food FestivalWith over 70 Vendors and Exciting Performances

New York, NY (July 10) - Get ready, New York! This September, the city is about to be swept off its feet with the largest celebration of Latin cuisine, culture, and community that North America has ever seen. The inaugural New York Latin Food Festival, brought to you by the creative geniuses at MASC Hospitality Group (MHG), is set to light up Pier 76 in Hudson River Park on Fridays, September 13th, 20th, 27th, and October 4th from 4 pm to 10 pm. Mark your calendars because tickets are limited, and this is one fiesta you won’t want to miss.

Blu-PointeCharming Enclaves, Steeped in Character, Renew Themselves with Craft Breweries, Restaurants and Shops

Orange County, N.Y. – If you haven’t recently explored the downtowns of Orange County, N.Y., now is the perfect time to see what you have been missing.

Orange County, N.Y.'s downtowns are vibrant hubs of classic charm and modern allure. These picturesque enclaves, adorned with preserved architecture and quaint storefronts, are brimming with unique treasures.

We Are NY“Never Far From Fun” Nearly $2 Million Advertising Initiative Includes Television, Radio, Streaming, and Digital Advertisements and Billboards to be Featured in Major Markets

County Fairs Passport Now Available to Encourage Kids and Families to Visit Multiple County and Local Fairs Across the State Throughout the Summer; Pickup Locations Here

Transportation Grant Pilot Program Kicks Off at Boonville-Oneida County Fair

Part of Governor Hochul’s Broader Summer Campaign to Help Kids and Families to “Get Offline, Get Outside”

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of the State’s nearly $2 million marketing initiative to promote New York’s more than 50 county and local fairs across the State. The efforts include launching television, radio, and digital advertisements and billboards, a new County Fairs Passport program, and a transportation grant program to help boost attendance at the state’s fairs, educate communities about the ways that fairs support local economies, and showcase New York State agriculture.

Ticonderoga Area Chamber of CommerceTiconderoga, NY (July 8, 2024) – Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is thrilled announce that the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market will open for the 2024 Season on Saturday, July 13th in Downtown Ticonderoga. The market will take place on Saturday’s from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM through the end of September. Located on a beautiful green space near the LaChute River, just off Montcalm Street (behind Glens Falls National Bank, intersection of McCormick Street and Champlain Avenue) the market offers an array of local products, produce, live music, kids activities, special events, and more. There is plenty of parking available with two public lots located next to the market.

Celebrating Chocolate Week at Genesee Country Village & MuseumMumford, N.Y. – Genesee Country Village & Museum welcomes visitors to a truly sweet event – the Celebrating Chocolate Week (Wednesday, July 10 – Sunday, July 14). Sample both sweet and savory recipes throughout the 19th-century Historic Village, learn about early uses of chocolate, watch cooking demonstrations, take a pop-up baking class, enjoy a 19th-century beverage and hand pie from the Hosmer’s Inn Taproom, learn from local chocolatiers like Laughing Gull Chocolates, shop historical sweets and baked goods in the D.B. Munger Confectionery, and more.

Lake George Wednesday MarketsIncludes Unique Blend of Local Shopping, Entertainment and Craft Cocktail Happy Hour with Award-Winning Spirits

Lake George, NY (June 18, 2024) – Lake George is the perfect mid week getaway this year! The Lake George Wednesday Markets are set to kick off during the summer’s first heat wave this week on June 19th, promising a season full of fun, fresh produce, and community spirit. Join us for 10 Wednesdays in a row from June 19 to August 21, 2024, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Nan Xiang Express Upper West SideMichelin-Recommended Southern Chinese Comfort Food Expands with a New Location in the Heart of Morningside Heights

New York, NY (June 10, 2024) - Nan Xiang Express (https://nanxiangexpress.com/), renowned for its authentic Shanghainese dim sum and Michelin-recommended soup dumplings, is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest location in Manhattan's Upper West Side on June 10, 2024.

Three Brothers WineryGeneva, N.Y. – Craving a Finger Lakes vineyard escape that's equal parts fun, fancy, and hassle-free? Look no further than Three Brothers vineyard picnic pods. Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, a premier craft beverage destination known for its variety and unique customer experience, is collaborating with Homemade Events, a leader in planning events that unlock core memories.

Hudson, NY – Neverstill Wines, a trailblazing venture led by an all-female team, proudly announces its emergence into New York's Finger Lakes wine scene with its June 2024 inaugural releases: a crisp Chenin Blanc and captivating Riesling, poised to ignite interest in New York wine. 

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