Inside Voices


Lions, and tigers, and bears… In Aurora?

EAmbrose // 13 September 2014

Several days ago, our Housekeeping Manager, Jen, discovered an exciting tidbit of historical information: John Eagles, uncle of second Aurora Inn owner William Eagles, also owned and operated a traveling…

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Tastes of Fall

EAmbrose // 6 September 2014

All summer long we’ve been celebrating the bounty of summer with our Taste of Summer series, featuring yummy Finger Lakes wines and plenty of time soaking up the sun. But…

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Equal Exchange in the Village Market

EAmbrose // 30 August 2014

Some of you who have visited us over the past several weeks may have noticed a small, but significant change in the Village Market: our coffee brand changed. » read more

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A Rowland House Hidden Gem: The Boardroom

EAmbrose // 24 August 2014

One of our “newest” spaces, the boardroom of Rowland House, can be easy to miss on a visit to the restored 1903 mansion. Tucked off to the side of the…

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A Taste of Summer Continues

EAmbrose // 20 August 2014

Last summer, we presented the inaugural season of our beloved Taste of Summer series. Like mini-versions of our amazing winter season wine dinners, Taste of Summer features local wineries…

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The Surprising Story of the Lobster Roll

EAmbrose // 11 August 2014

Several days ago, one of our favorite foodie-friendly publications, Grub Street, posted this article about the $25.00 lobster roll found at Grand Banks in Tribeca. Providing both a…

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The Three Little Inns

EAmbrose // 7 August 2014

Now that Rowland House has been up and running for several months, our team has been able to acquaint itself with the taste, feel, and mood of the house. Each…

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What To Eat Drink, Buy, and Do: Aurora Edition

EAmbrose // 1 August 2014

Every month, Bon Appetit posts a round-up of what to Eat, Drink, Buy, and Do. It’s a great idea–what better way to prioritize your month’s activities than by allowing tastemakers…

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The Wedding Whisperer… still at it!

EAmbrose // 31 July 2014

Almost exactly three years ago, one of our first posts on this blog (over 200 posts ago!) was about our amazing Bride Whisperer, Heather Davidson. Heather has been with the…

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Little Farms, Big Eats

EAmbrose // 21 July 2014

One of the best parts of summer in central New York are all of the veggies that seem to be sprouting up everywhere. Neighbors hand off cucumbers and zucchini to…

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