We’re in This Together

03/20/2020

There is no question that the novel coronavirus is impacting small businesses in our communities. That’s why Life in the Finger Lakes will be posting announcements from its advertisers about services they have available, their hours and contact information.  

A simple gesture of ordering take-out, buying a gift certificate or placing an order on their website is a way each one of us can show our support. 
 
After all, we’re in this together.  

 


Food & Beverage

 

Belhurst Winery

4069 West Lake Road
Geneva, NY 14456
315-781-0201 Ext. 8
belhurst.com

Belhurst Winery is open 10 am – 5 pm! Take 25% off all wine and 50% off all craft beer! Save big on growler fills as low as $6! Curbside pick up is available! Call 315-781-0201 Ext. 8 to place your order!

 

Monica’s Pies

7599 Ste. Rte. 21
Naples NY 14512
585-374-2139
Fax 585-374-2968
monicaspies.com

I would like to let people know we are open from 9-5 every day. Our usual hours.
Best Wishes from the Finger Lakes.
– Monica Schenk

 

Ventosa Vineyards

3440 Rt 96a
Geneva, NY 14456
315-719.0000
ventosavineyards.com

Ventosa To-Go Drive-through…Fast & easy pick-up: Wednesdays-Sundays 11-7 pm. Call us to order your food and wine needs. Our café menu items will be available as well as our wine list. Additional items not on menu: Sauce, chili, or soup in bulk containers; Meal kits that are pre-portioned ingredients and recipe instructions to cook at home with your family; Fresh, gourmet dinner for your family or small gathering. Call ahead to discuss home catering options or dinner items from our raved-about banquet menu, rated 5-stars on Wedding Wire & The Knot! Wine for a wine/food pairing or a private tasting in the comfort of your own home! Wine orders come with our famous house-baked cookies.

 

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm

8064 Coates Rd.
Naples, NY 14512
585-775-7770
naplesmaple.com

Our Sugarhouse Store is Open Daily by Appointment or “Catch-us-if-you-can.” We ship. Call us or check out the products tab on our e-commerce website. We can pre-package your order and have it ready for pick-up. We have many more items available than is shown on our website in our Sugarhouse Store. March 21/22 and 28/29 we will have Grab-n-Go Maple Cotton Candy, Maple Scones, Maple Fudge etc. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sugarhouse.

 

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars

9224 State Route 414
Lodi, NY 14860
607-582-6011
lamoreauxwine.com

While our tasting room is closed temporarily, we are offering curb side pick-up Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call us at 607-582-6011 and we will make arrangements. We are also busy packing wine orders to ship to your door. We are offering $5 flat rate shipping on 6, 12, and 15 bottle orders and currently ship to AZ, DC, CA, CO, FL, IL, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT WI.

 

Atwater Vineyards

5055 State Route 414
Burdett, NY 14818
607-546-8463
atwatervineyards.com

Our tasting room is closed until further notice. Online: $10 Ground Shipping on case purchases (quantity and club discounts apply). Curbside pickup is available. Order online and choose the “Pickup” option at checkout. When you arrive, park in the marked space and call 607-546-8463.

 

Erie Shore Landing

50 East Ave.
Newark, NY 14513
315-830-0105
erieshorelanding.org

Takeout Available from Erie Shore Café. Erie Shore Cafe is offering its full menu and daily lunch specials to-go during the cafe’s normal business hours. Call 315-830-0105 to place an order, and an associate will have it ready for pick-up or curbside delivery. Free delivery of orders $50 or more inside the Village of Newark is also available. Visit erieshorelanding.org/delivery for more information regarding eligibility.

 

Wagner Vineyards

9322 St. Rt. 414,
Lodi, NY, 14860
866-582-6450
wagnervineyards.com

We are not providing tastings, but we are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow local customers time to stop in for pickup/takeout orders from Wagner Vineyards, Wagner Valley Brewing Co. and the Ginny Lee Cafe. You can request curbside service (call 607-582-6039) to speak with a staff member and place your order. You can also shop online at wag.wine/shop with the ability to pick up your order at the winery or have it shipped. We have several shipping discounts available as well!

 


Services

 

The Summer House Gift Shoppe

35 White Church Rd
Brooktondale NY 14817
607-220-8462
thesummerhousegiftshoppe@gmail.com
facebook.com/thesummerhousegiftshoppe

The Summer House Gift Shoppe is temporarily closed to foot traffic. But you can easily shop on Facebook. I will be posting current photos and as always I will be restocking daily with lots of spring favorites. Along with new photos I post, I would highly suggest looking through some of my past posts because there are many items that are still available … I normally open the shop weekends but during this time of “essential business only and social distancing,” I am now open seven days a week online only. If you see something you might want please feel free to ask questions via messenger or email. I can send invoices via Square and e-mail and arrange for curbside pick-up or holds if the item is paid for ahead of time, along with possibly shipping if you choose to pay the shipping cost. Please send a message instead of asking in a comment as I do not always see the comments on each picture.
Big Hugs
– Shari & The Summer House crew

 

Clifton Springs Chamber of Commerce

2 East Main Street, PO Box 86
Clifton Springs, NY  14432
315-462-8200
cliftonspringschamber.com

The Clifton Springs Chamber of Commerce newsletter provides the status of dozens of businesses and events. In addition, there are links to useful resources for those seeking general information and help.  The link for our March 18 newsletter is: https://conta.cc/2wipSkV. Our website’s homepage always contains a link to the current newsletter and an option to sign-up for direct delivery.

 

Food Bank of the Southern Tier

388 Upper Oakwood Ave.
Elmira, New York 14903
607-796-6061 x4023
www.foodbankst.org
maria.strinni@foodbankst.org

Updates on hunger relief measures in Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, Tioga and Broome counties can be found at www.foodbankst.org. Our neighbors in need can find available food resources compiled there. Those looking for ways to give can do so online.

 

Cayuga Landscape

2712 N. Triphammer Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-257-3000
cayugalandscape.com
pwilson@cayugalandscape.com or kkerns@cayugalandscape.com

Our gardens are a source of solace in this time of crisis. Even though our Garden Center is closed, we hope to continue helping you with garden care, despite a reduced staff. Please check our website.  We have a delivery service for all our nursery goods. Our staff is trained to work safely in beautifying your home landscapes.  We wish you all good health.  Please call or email if we can help.
– David Fernandez, President

 

Hartleys Auto & RV

3830 US Route 11
Cortland, NY 13045
607-756-5302
cortlandrv.com

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have taken the necessary steps to ensure the safety and health of our employees, our customers, and our vendors. We have implemented a comprehensive plan to maintain the cleanliness of the facility, used cars and U-Haul rental trucks. Hartleys has been serving this community for 29 years and we are here to help. We will be here for your vehicle service and U-Haul rental needs. I want to take it a step further to help the displaced restaurant workers, bartenders and other workers that have been forced to not work. Hartleys Auto service will offer a 50% labor discount to anyone that is in this group for any service and deep discounts on parts. Also we will give you a $250 discount on any vehicle purchase and will make your first payment up to $250!
– Steven Hartley, President

 

Route 96 Power & Paddle

1035 Owego Road
Candor, 13743
607-659-7693
powerandpaddle.com

At this time we are operating under normal business hours with the exception of Sundays. The entire business will be closed on Sundays until further notice. We are offering curbside pickup for any item that you would like to order and pay for over the phone. We are also offering free ground shipping on footwear to continental United States. We hope this helps during this trying time, and we wish everyone well.

 

Rasa Spa

310 Taughannock Blvd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-1740

210 North Franklin St.
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
607-654-7112
rasaspa.com

After much thought and consideration, we have decided that it is in our employees’ and the general public’s best interest that we temporarily close all of Rasa Spa’s locations. During this closure, we will be active on our social media pages and via our email newsletter system. We hope to be a place of calm, mindfulness, and peacefulness for our clients—albeit virtually. Please consider helping support Rasa by purchasing a gift card via our website that you can redeem as soon as we reopen. Thank you so much for your love and support, always. We wish you health.

 

Cricket on the Hearth, Inc.

900 Panorama Trail South
Rochester, NY 14625
585-385-2420
cricketonthehearth.com

Due to the challenging nature of keeping our business operating while protecting the public and our employees from exposure to the virus, we have moved to limited hours of operation and business by appointment.  We will continue with our delivery and service appointments based on site safety.  Please call to see when we will be open and leave a detailed message so that we may call you back. We are entering the swing set season and many families would like a new set for outdoor play at home today. It does take a little time to design the Swing Kingdom set you’d like and place the order but, you can start with the design center at swingkingdom.com. When requesting a quote, be sure to include your phone number. We will also have catalogs available in the red mail box next to the play area for pick up any time.

 

CabAve Kitchens & Built-In Cabinetry

1111 Stryker Road
Clifton Springs, NY 14432
585-831-2484
cabave.com

We are still busy doing kitchens with online meetings! The same as an in-person meeting from the comfort of your home. The easy, modern way to buy new cabinets. Give us a call to learn more about the new process.

 


Culture and Entertainment

 

Corning Museum of Glass

One Museum Way
Corning, NY 14830
800-732-6845 or 607-937-5371
cmog.org

With The Corning Museum of Glass closed at the moment, and so many people spending lots of time at home, we want to make everyone aware of ways to stay engaged with us online. Here’s information on the museum’s digital offerings. Our popular, award-winning YouTube channel has hundreds of hours of glassmaking content. Glassmaking is a mesmerizing, soothing process to watch. We often hear that people will seek out content on our channel to play as they are settling down for bed at night. In times of stress and uncertainty, we all need a little escapism, even if it’s as simple as watching an artist make beautiful glass. We have curated lists of live stream demos of past Guest Artists who have created exciting things in our Amphitheater Hot Shop. People can take a virtual tour of our galleries through Google Arts & Culture, and we even have a Pinterest board of “Color our Collections” offerings for families. And, of course, if people haven’t watched already, they can see us on Netflix’s Blown Away—then check out our 20+ related behind-the-scenes videos on YouTube!  Read this blog for more information.

 

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
607-871-2421
ceramicsmuseum.alfred.edu

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice. The closure is a proactive measure to protect the health and well-being of our visitors and our staff in response to COVID-19. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to providing you with updates on our reopening as we assess the situation over the next few weeks. Keep up with us on Facebook and Instagram, and check out our website where you can find recordings of some of our recent lectures.

 

Rosamond Gifford Zoo

One Conservation Place
Syracuse, NY 13204
315-435-8511
rosamondgiffordzoo.org

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is closed through April. Due to state and county public health directives in response to COVID-19, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse is temporarily closing until further notice. All zoo events and education programs are cancelled through May 1st. Please follow us on Facebook,  Twitter and Instagram – and visit the zoo website, zoo events site and Catering at the Zoo website for updates. We look forward to seeing you again once this crisis subsides. We’ll be back with a full slate of fun activities and educational opportunities to have the best day ever at your zoo!

 

Finger Lakes Boating Museum

8231 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Hammondsport, NY 14840
607-569-2222
www.flbm.org

In the general interest of keeping our members and public safe and in line with NYS recommendations related to Covid-19, the Finger Lakes Boating Museum will be closed to the public until further notice. This includes all upcoming events and activities although volunteer work on the Pat II Tour boat will continue on a limited basis. Essential staff will be on hold for any questions and we look forward to seeing you at a later date. Stay safe!

 

Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum/Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center

6880 East Lake Road Rt. 38A
Auburn, NY
315-252-7644
wardwoharaagriculturalmuseum.org

The museum will be closed for visitors until further notice. Please check our web site for additional information or call the museum and listen to the recorded message. 

 


Accommodations

 

Cherry Grove Campground

12669 Ridge Road
Wolcott, NY 14590
315.594.8320
cherrygrovecampground.com

The campground will be opening April 15. Activities will be limited. All guidelines issued by the State Health Department will be followed.