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THE LAKESIDE BLOG

The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bruck at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.

Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com


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July
27
2012

Sweet tastes of Summer

So you got engaged.  Congratulations!  Thinking of a summer wedding?  Wonderful time of year!  Let me share with you the menu from today's wedding that takes full advantage of the amazing local tastes  of summer!

Marinated Mozzarella balls wrapped in basil and cherry tomato

Crostini of local triple cream goat cheese with fig jam

Smoked salmon on cucumber round with creme fraiche

Chilled Shrimp Skewer with Avocado and Lime

Proscuitto-wrapped scallop skewer

Chorizo empanadas with red peppers

Baby lamb chops

And that is just at the cocktail hour!

Crab cake with avocado creme and mango salsa

Baby local green salad with strawberries, almonds and local goat cheese

Crispy Red Snapper with Avocado and Local Corn

Roasted Filet Mignon with Roasted Shallots

Ricotta Ravioli with Summer Vegetables and Creamy Pesto Drizzle

And what summertime wedding wouldn't be complete without cake and.... an ice cream bar!  Strawberry, vanilla, coffee and green mint chocolate chip flavors with caramel, chocolate syrup, cookie dough, crushed oreos, whipped cream and sprinkles. 

Contact us today so we can start planning your destination wedding weekend in Connecticut! 


July
26
2012

Bulking up

Our fitness room is bulking up!  Check out the dashboard of our newest purchase in our fitness room. 

Interlaken Inn Fitness Room

This treadmill will keep track of every calorie burned and give you a wide variety of work-outs to get the maximum effectiveness.  Our next addition to our fitness room will arrive soon - "Functional Trainer" is all I'm going to say! 

Our fitness room equipment will certainly make you work up a sweat, but if you are looking for a more intense and/or varied work-out, you can have that too.  Interlaken Guests now have access to the North East Athletic Club just a few minutes away from the Interlaken property in Millerton, NY.  We've obtained daily passes to this pretty extensive fitness club that can work every muscle you have, and every muscle you didn't know you had!  Just stop by the front desk to sign up for a daily pass. 


July
25
2012

Interlaken Jewelry

"What a hidden gem."

The Inn and its staff exceeded our expectations.

The service, atmosphere, room accommodations were wonderful.

We had a great experience.

We so love receiving comments like this!  This Guest stayed with us this past weekend and attended the wedding festivities. 

Interlaken, my new favorite gemstone.


July
22
2012

Sunday is a fun day!

On my way to work this morning and what do I see?  The start of the Harlem Valley Rail Ride I blogged about a few days ago.  Good thing I wasn't driving!

Interlaken Inn Harlem Valley Rail ride

Harlem Valley Rail Ride nearby Interlaken Inn

Interlaken Inn Harlem Valley Rail Ride in Columbia County

As I got closer to the town of Millerton (voted by Frommer's as one of the coolest small towns in the U.S.) and the Eddie Collins field, it was one big nest of bicyclers!  No offense, work, but I wanted to join them in taking a ride through the beautiful valleys of Dutchess County.  After this, we drove on and I saw a PYO sign for Ellsworth Farm for raspberries, blueberries, peaches and plums.  I decided I wanted to go picking too!  Again, no offense, work.  THEN I see a sign for TriArts for the latest show of Altar Boyz, and then another sign for the Canaan Railroad Days.  No offense work, but this is tough competition! 

All of this happening within minutes of the Interlaken property - take a break from your work and come and stay with us for a variety of summer fun!


July
21
2012

July Wedding Weekend

A perfect day for anything and everything outdoors in New England today, but particularly wonderful for an outdoor wedding event!  We've got one happening here at Interlaken for 215 Guests, and naturally I was out in the lovely air snapping some photos - lucky me, and lucky them for such beautiful weather!  Congratulations Lindsay and Michael!

Interlaken Inn July Wedding pavilion

Interlaken Wedding 215 Guests Lakeville CT

Interlaken Wedding Summer

Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT Summer weddings lakeside

Interlaken Inn July Wedding Photo Booth


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