At Long Last… Summer!

There were times this spring when we thought summer had come to the Finger Lakes early, only to be followed by the coldest and wettest May on record. But the glorious warmth of sunshine we experienced over Memorial Day weekend finally signalled the arrival of the summer season.

For those of you who are water enthusiasts, you might explore a new waterway this summer as outlined in Paddling the Waterways of the Finger Lakes. Or for the adventurous treasure hunters, learning to scuba dive might be of interest to you. Maybe just a boat ride is more to your liking, and Canandaigua Lake has Captain Gray to show you the sights and tell you some tales.

One of the goals of our magazine is to help you learn more about the region and expose you to new adventures. A visit to Sterling will satisfy a family that seeks both natural surroundings and entertainment in one weekend. Drive-in movie theaters are not as plentiful as they once were, but we are lucky to have access to several throughout the region. My family and I viewed the latest animated film recently at the Vintage Drive-In, and the experience is like nothing else.

If you have received this issue as a complimentary copy and like the magazine, please feel free to subscribe so you can continue to read about what the Finger Lakes Region has to offer. Please visit our Web site, or complete a postage-paid subscription card and drop it in the mail. It’s that easy. We also would love to hear how you like the magazine. What you tell us helps to shape the editorial to fit your interests. We want to make sure that your needs are being met.

You may be one of the many talented photographers in our region who has never had a photograph published. Well, now is your chance to show us your stuff. Our first annual photo contest winners will have their photographs published in the Winter 2002 edition of the magazine. Please send your entries to us postmarked no later than September 1. To learn more about this contest, please turn to page 22, or visit our Web site at www.LifeintheFinger Lakes.com.

Whatever your interests, check out something new this summer in the Finger Lakes. Celebrate summer…it’s here at last.