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I want to inspire you and your family to live well and have fun in Upstate New York! Check out the events, places, and products that make the Finger Lakes region so special.

A Taste of Utica is loaded with amaziing recipes, and offers a snapshot of local appetites, a peek into the kitchens of homecooks and their culinary traditions. This book serves as a documentary of Utica’s amazing food heritage.

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Palmyra is inviting Erin and Ben Napier of the HGTV series Hometown to come work their magic, and spruce up the ENTIRE town!! A group made up of lifelong residents, historians and town officials want to get the HGTV pros to come visit Palmyra or the new “Home Town Take Over” set to air in …

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The Palmyra area is home to all sorts of trendy and unique shopping destinations, and The Smell Well Soap Shop is your local source for pampering bath and skincare products that make great gifts for your friends, family and even yourself. Shannon Banfield and her mother Robin Petix have turned a horse farm in Palmyra …

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