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A Rowland House Mystery!

EAmbrose // 15 October 2014

Last year, Rowland House Head Innkeeper Dale Whittaker entertained a mansion-ful of would-be sleuths–and some other interesting characters–in our first ever interactive murder mystery dinner. Guests…

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Translating Food

EAmbrose // 6 October 2014

Sometimes, eating can be intimidating. And not just when a pound of beef or a pie eating contest is involved. Some menus involve a little bit of translation–especially if you’re…

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Places to Love: Ithaca, New York

EAmbrose // 3 October 2014

  Aurora is a cozy little spot, nestled into the shore of Cayuga Lake, and part of its charm is how isolated it is from the every day hustle and…

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Autumn Arrives Again

EAmbrose // 30 September 2014

With the change of the seasons, you need a change of the soundtrack, as well. This playlist is perfect for soaking up the rays of mellow autumn sunilight, and snappnig…

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Uncorking a Love of Wine

EAmbrose // 23 September 2014

Our front desk associate, Molly, weighs in on an unexpected learning curve… “What’s your favorite local wine?” I feared that question above all. Ask me anything else, please. I started…

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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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