Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
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One of the newest microbreweries on the block is in Naperville, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
Some promising news about jobs in the Chicago area: a new survey of 300 local companies has found nearly half of them plan to hire more workers over the next few months. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has more on what one beer company has on tap. It’s news many will be toasting.
A new bistro and microbrewery is the latest venture coming to Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood, as the transformation of the busy and fashionable strip continues.
Preservationists are trying to save a historic brewery complex on Elston Avenue from being torn down to make way for a big-box store parking lot.