Art, Artists, and Art Trails of Chautauqua County, NY

By Margot Russell You don’t have to be an art connoisseur to enjoy a day at Chautauqua County’s galleries and studios. The area’s local artists are talented in a number of artistic mediums, including sculpture, ceramics, painting and jewelry, so ...
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Teens reading next to the tulip beds at Chautauqua

Blossoms, Boats and Baseball: Your Guide to a Perfect Chautauqua Spring

Spring never seems to arrive in Western New York quite as soon as we’d like, but here in Chautauqua County we’re ready to get the season going as soon as the first tulip blooms. It’s the perfect time for a ...
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Maple Syrup Tap

March Maple Madness: Celebrate Chautauqua’s Maple Syrup Bounty During NYS Maple Weekends

By Margot Russell. Maple syrup occupies a sweet spot in our nation's history. It was the Native Americans who showed the colonists the magic spewing from New England maple trees.  The early Americans used the sap to sweeten venison and ...
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Blue Heron in Winter Pond

Winter Heron

By Jeff Tome. The Great Blue Heron flew past us on slow beats of its powerful wings. It was not the usual sight for winter, but nothing was usual about that morning. The temperature was a balmy fifty five degrees, even ...
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Sushi at Forte the Restaurant, Jamestown, NY

Romantic Winter Dining in Chautauqua County

By Loren Mayshark. Discover something new with your love this winter by showing how much you care with an escape to the bucolic charm of Chautauqua County. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching but we invite you to turn any weekend ...
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