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Fun Fact about the Syracuse area …did you know……that auto racing and motorcycle racing came to the NYS Fairgrounds in the early 1900’s when such renowned names as Barney Oldfield, Ralph DePalma and Wilbur Shaw brought their speedy autos to town to race around the oval dirt track at breathtaking speeds approaching 60 miles per hour.  Through the years, auto racing has been a staple at the NYS Fair, from the Indianapolis-style racing that featured many of the biggest stars on that circuit half a century ago, to the present day stock car racing.   Beyond the NYS Fair, racing continues at this venue.  In 1972, DIRT Week was formed bringing Big-Block Modified cars to the oval track at the Fairgrounds.   This year marks year 42 for “racing’s biggest party” … DIRT Week! … running from October 9 through October 13, 2013 at the Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds.

Please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts here.

For details on any of these events or others in our area, take a look at our website www.VisitSyracuse.org.

Syracuse Convention   & Visitors Bureau
572 South Salina   Street | Syracuse, New York 13202 | Phone 800.234.4797 | Email

Posted: Friday, October 11th, 2013 @ 4:23 pm by Curt
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On-going Onondaga County Events!

• Onondaga Historical Museum is featuring the exhibit Toys from the 1970′s. For specifics, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

• Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter! For specific times & dates, call 435-2121 or on their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com.

• Syracuse Symphony Orchestra performs at the Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter several times per month. For specifics, call 424-8200 or go to www.SyracuseSymphony.org.

• The Community Folk Art Center will feature the exhibit Dogs in Transition-Pit Bulls and Mill Dogs by Cyrus Mejia through December 11th. For details, call 442-2230.

• Highland Forest County Park is a great place to hike, bike & check out the awesome views of southern Onondaga County! Call 683-5550 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

• The Everson Museum of Art is featuring two wonderful exhibits – Good Designs: Stories from Herman Miller & On My Own Time. Call 474-6064 or www.Everson.org for details.

• So much to do at Beaver Lake Nature Center! Enjoy many fantastic seasonal programs – call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

• CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. Call 422-8647 for information. Enjoy this unique shopping experience!

• Every season is a great time of year to visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. For details, go to website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call them at 435-8511.

• Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon. Call 475-1807 for details.

• Onondaga Lake Park – a great place to enjoy a walk, a bike ride & so much more! Central New York’s premier park conveniently located on Rt. 370 in Liverpool! Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

• IMAX Movies: Alaska, Aliens of the Deep, Wild Ocean, Magic of Flight & Polar Express are currently showing at the Museum of Science & Technology (MOST). Call 425-9068 or www.most.org for specific times and dates. Visit their new exhibit Spectacular Saturn. (more…)

Posted: Friday, December 3rd, 2010 @ 4:31 pm by Curt
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Remote Visual Inspection Products

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies
721 Visions Drive
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Tel (toll-free): +1 888 332 3848
Tel: +1 315 554 2000 ext. 1

Hotel Rooms for GE Employees

Posted: Thursday, July 29th, 2010 @ 10:15 am by Curt
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Skaneateles, New York Hotel rooms, suites for Summer 2009

No Smoking Hotel rooms
Pet Friendly Suites and Hotel Rooms
free Parking at Skaneateles, NY Village Boutique Hotel
wifi at Skaneateles Suites and Hotel
Internet provided at Skaneateles Suites and Hotel
Cable TV free in hotel, inn suites rooms, cabins and cottages
climate control, airconditioned Hotel rooms

 

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 @ 1:31 pm by Curt
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sunday_night_specials_skaneatelesSunday Night Special Jacuzzi Rooms in Finger Lakes, NY

Each oversized Bungalow offers super premium bedding, kitchenette, private patio, ceramic baths, complimentary SnackPak and in-room Continental Breakfast, cable TV, phone, WiFi, stereo and more. Many have two person Jacuzzi tubs in room. The Suites are perfect for a romantic getaway weekend, or an extended visit.. A fully furnished four bedroom, 2-bathroom house is a favorite for families.

 

All are 3 Diamond rated, very savvy traveler and perfect for Nightly, Weekly, Extended Stay. Our convenient location provides easy access to the Village, and free parking at our Boutique Hotel property in the Village Center. Wine Trails, award winning restaurants, shopping, activity of all kinds are an easy drive surrounded by uncommon beauty.

 

When you return, park directly in front of your private Bungalow and relax on your private patio.

All are non-smoking, some are Pet Friendly To stay connected Free Wifi and cable TV is provided.

Laundry &Business Services are available.

 

Posted: Sunday, January 4th, 2009 @ 2:13 pm by Curt
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