Post Tagged with: "Monroe County"

What is Quiet and Raucous at the Same Time that Involves the Entire Community?

May 30, 2013 12:33 am0 comments
What is Quiet and Raucous at the Same Time that Involves the Entire Community?

If you don’t think something can be both quiet and raucous as the same time, then you’ve never experienced this event. The map of Greater Western New York used to be dotted with them every summer, but rising insurance rates have dwindled their numbers to a mere few. The one […]

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What 19th Century Information Super-Highway Gave Greater Western New York a Nickname It Still Carries Today?

April 27, 2013 11:11 pm0 comments
What 19th Century Information Super-Highway Gave Greater Western New York a Nickname It Still Carries Today?

If anyone ever questions why we have a certain “fire” in our belly, this ought to answer it.

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What Gigantic Global Movement did these Towering Edifices of Greater Western New York Generate?

November 8, 2012 4:59 am0 comments
What Gigantic Global Movement did these Towering Edifices of Greater Western New York Generate?

As early as the mid-eighteenth century, these creatures captivated Continental visitors.

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Where is America’s Longest Underground Boat Ride?

October 23, 2012 4:18 am0 comments
Where is America’s Longest Underground Boat Ride?

The last section of the Erie Canal to be completed, Lafeyette once likened it as the artificial equivalent of the Niagara Falls

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Where Does America’s Oldest Miniature Golf Course Reside?

October 16, 2012 12:20 am1 comment
Where Does America’s Oldest Miniature Golf Course Reside?

Built during the 1930 Gold Rush, this hidden gem was made from the original components of yet another gem of Greater Western New York.

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What is Greater Western New York’s Greatest Hidden Gem?

August 23, 2012 12:47 am2 comments
What is Greater Western New York’s Greatest Hidden Gem?

If Greater Western New York was a State, what would it be called?

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Western New York was Originally Part of What Colony?

August 16, 2012 12:03 am0 comments
Western New York was Originally Part of What Colony?

Let the reader beware, this is most definitely a trick question. Back in the late eighteenth century, the Greater Western New York region contained few European settlers. The Niagara Frontier really was a frontier back then. Yet the territory represented a not-so-hidden gem to the politicians of a fledging America. […]

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Which of Eight Best Boardwalk Foods in the U.S. Comes from Western New York?

January 29, 2011 4:36 am0 comments
Which of Eight Best Boardwalk Foods in the U.S. Comes from Western New York?

This native culinary delight runs contrary to our snowy reputation – it’s most often associated with our sunny summer weather.

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