Discover The Finger Lakes

Savor Life's hour-long weekly show bringing listeners right into the majesty of the Finger Lakes!

Savor Life host Michael Warren Thomas uses this hour to explore wine tours, travel, and the latest news spanning the region around the eleven lakes.

If you're looking to learn more about everything our region has to offer, this show will have it covered!

Discover The Finger Lakes Podcast

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Discover The Finger Lakes Podcast

Discover the Finger Lakes, July 4, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | July 4, 2020

Celebrate the amazing fruit region in the Finger Lakes by stocking up on strawberries, red raspberries, sweet cherries, and blueberries at area farms and farmer’s markets.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, June 27, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | June 27, 2020

Museums in the area are starting to reopen, but often for members only right now. Many will reopen to the general public in the next week or two. You don’t have to wait, just buy a membership now and support our local museums.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, June 20, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | June 20, 2020

All about wine this morning, with new winemakers being announced and other news. Also very sad news that Andrew Chambers has passed away at age 32, one of the bright stars in Finger Lakes culinary world.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, June 13, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | June 13, 2020

The Finger Lakes region includes Rochester as the gateway city for most people flying to the region, and the Rochester restaurants should reflect the fact that they are in a world class wine region. For now, reopening and survival are the keys for both restaurants and wineries in the region.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, June 6, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | June 7, 2020

Reopening is key to the survival of businesses and organizations in the Finger Lakes, so please wear a mask and help reduce the infection rate so the region doesn’t go backward.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, May 30, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | May 31, 2020

The Livingston County Chamber of Commerce has developed an ice cream trail that includes 16 destinations. The Ice Cream Cone-ection Trail is available as a PDF that can be downloaded or as a brochure that can be found at these locations. There are three guests discussing various aspects of the trail including one of the ice cream shops, Kish-a-wa Creamery in Nunda.

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Discover the Finger Lakes – May 23, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | May 24, 2020

An eclectic show covering lilacs and ticks, as well as a key building for sale in Geneva, and a quiet farmers market on Saturdays at Newbury Park Pastries in the Genesee Regional Market.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, May 16, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | May 17, 2020

Sean Patrick McKay discusses the company he founded to do web design and provide digital marketing. He also addresses accessibility for websites (ADA compliance) and the creation of online stores. Site Hub has twice been voted Best in Digital Marketing by Tech Rochester.

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Discover the Finger Lakes, May 9, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | May 10, 2020

The Finger Lakes Visitors Connection is the tourism marketing organization for Ontario County, which covers Canandaigua, Geneva, Victor, and Naples. Christen Smith gives an update on a new online biking guide.

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Discover the Finger Lakes – May 2, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | May 3, 2020

John Adamski is one of the premier wildlife photographers in our region. He is also the key person to help launch the Finger Lakes Museum. Julie Izzo Niedzwick of Stokoe Farms provided an update on pre-ordering their Mother’s Day apple cider donuts. In addition visitors can see some of the animals on their farm that day while driving past the camels, wallabies, and goats. In the final segment Amy Linehan describes the historic Reed Homestead. Over the last several weeks she has expanded her online store in response to the shutdown.

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