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Welcome to Patchwork Plus Quilt Shop!
Owners Judi and Tom West

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sundays noon to 4pm
2532 Cherry Valley Turnpike (US Route 20) in Marcellus, New York.
(315) 673-2208
email: judi@patchworkplus.com

Located 15 miles from downtown Syracuse, New York.
Just minutes from I-90, or I-81 the crossroads of New York,
in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York.

Posted: Saturday, February 15th, 2014 @ 5:59 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Snake Oil Glassworks, Inc. is a privately owned hot glass studio that produces handcrafted art glass, using traditional off-hand glassblowing techniques. Our store and gallery, with its observation window, is open to the public Thursday through Sunday every week.

We offer a wide selection of vases, bowls, paperweights, and other pieces both decorative and functional. We may also be engaged for commission work by architects and designers for a variety of custom projects. Browse through our gallery here for a sampling of the pieces we make.
Our studio is located two miles north of the village of Skaneateles in the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York State. We invite you to visit if you are in the area.

 

4251 Jordan Rd. Skaneateles, NY 13152
315-685-5091

Open Thursday and Friday 12pm-6pm  Saturday 10am-5pm  Sunday 11am-4pm

 

Visit Website: http://www.snakeoilglassworks.com/

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 @ 1:14 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Made in New York is an annual exhibit featuring artists 18 and older who reside in New York. This year’s exhibit will be juried by Michael Sickle, Retired Professor of Art of Syracuse University, and Kim Waale, Professor of Art & Director of the Studio Art Program at Cazenovia College.

 

 

Date(s): 03/29/2014, 03/30/2014, 04/01/2014, 04/02/2014, 04/03/2014, 04/04/2014, 04/05/2014, 04/06/2014, 04/08/2014, 04/09/2014, 04/10/2014, 04/11/2014, 04/12/2014, 04/13/2014, 04/15/2014, 04/16/2014, 04/17/2014, 04/18/2014, 04/19/2014, 04/20/2014, 04/22/2014, 04/23/2014, 04/24/2014, 04/25/2014, 04/26/2014, 04/27/2014, 04/29/2014, 04/30/2014, 05/01/2014, 05/02/2014, 05/03/2014, 05/04/2014, 05/06/2014, 05/07/2014, 05/08/2014, 05/09/2014, 05/10/2014, 05/11/2014, 05/13/2014, 05/14/2014, 05/15/2014, 05/16/2014, 05/17/2014, 05/18/2014, 05/20/2014, 05/21/2014, 05/22/2014, 05/23/2014, 05/24/2014, 05/25/2014
Location: Schweinfurth Art Center
205 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: Tues.-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1-5pm
Cost: Admission $6/adults, Art Center members and children under 12 are always free
Telephone: 315-255-1553
Email: mail@schweinfurthartcenter.org
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, February 1st, 2014 @ 6:00 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Writers’ Retreat Weekend (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)


Join working authors, writing instructors, and your literary peers for a weekend of constructive workshopping, and lessons in topics such as crafting non-fiction narrative to poetry writing. Take the weekend to seek refuge from the day-to-day hustle and bustle to finish that novel you’ve been working on for years, or to further hone the final elements of a work-in-progress. Please call 315.364.8885 for further information on special pricing for non-overnight guests. $550 per person, including accommodations; $850 per couple.

Contact Info : Inns of Aurora 315.364.8888

Email : Info@innsofaurora.com

Url: http://innsofaurora.com/events-meeting/calendar-of-events/

Posted: Saturday, January 11th, 2014 @ 5:02 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Fun Syracuse Facts

  • National Geographic’s Green Guide named Syracuse “One of America’s Top 20 Green Cities”
  • American Planning Association named University Hill one of America’s Top Ten Neighborhoods.
  • Business Facilities named the Syracuse and Central Upstate region among its seven best locations across the nation for companies seeking to move or expand in a new location, commenting that “Syracuse also has something that increasingly is a rare and valuable commodity: an abundant supply of fresh, portable water.”
  • The dental chair was invented by Syracuse’s Milton Waldo Hanchett in 1840.
  • The Erie Canal in its century long existence, contributed more to the growth of Syracuse than anything in its history.
  • The country’s first drive-in window installed by our own Merchants Bank in 1941.
  • Literacy Volunteers was founded here in 1962-helping thousands of adults world wide read.
  • At one time there were more than 50 breweries here in the Syracuse area.
  • Syracusan Charles F. Brannock invented the measuring device that tells the shoe salesman, what your size is. Also Nettleton patented the world’s first “Loafer” in 1933.
  • Our State Fair in the longest running State Fair in the country, in fact it started in 1848. Archabald Stadium was the first totally poured concrete stadium in the country.
  • At the turn of the century 90% of the nations garment pressing machines were manufactured right here in Syracuse.
  • Cornelius Tyler Longstreet invented the first standardized clothing in the mid 1880′s.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Upstate Medical Center predecessor Geneva Medical College in 1849.
  • Crouse Hinds manufactured the country’s first traffic light installed in Texas in 1921.
  • Robert E. Dietz can boast ownership of an English patent issued by Queen Victoria in 1873 for a self-setting animal trap better known as a mousetrap.
  • The first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court was a Syracuse University Grad. Belva Lockwood.
  • 27 antennae located on the moon were made in Syracuse by Sims.
  • The 24-second shot clock, used in all NBA games, was invented by Danny Biasone, the late owner of the Syracuse Nationals. Following the 1953-54 season, he invented the clock to try and speed up the game and prevent teams from stalling. Head to Armory Square in downtown Syracuse to watch the clock tick for yourself!

Posted: Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 10:59 am by Nakeia Endres
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