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I LOVE NEW YORK Announces Launch of Mobile App and Television Ad Promoting New York State Tourism

Jan 23, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

I LOVE NY AppExplore thousands of NYS tourism attractions and events now available at the touch of a button, including Path through History and Taste NY locations Television spot features unique recreational activities and tourism attractions, now more easily discovered with the new app Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development's Division of Tourism today announced the launch of a new, free I LOVE NEW YORK mobile app to promote New York State tourism. Through the app, users and visitors on the go can easily explore the best of travel in the State and more effectively get information on thousands of destinations, attractions and events, including Path Through History and Taste NY locations. The Division also announced the launch of a new television ad, designed to further grow the State's tourism industry. The ad can be seen here and began running today in major markets, in-state as well out-of-state, on early morning shows and cable networks.

Opalka Gallery presents Dr. Steven Leibo

Jan 21, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Opalka GalleryThe Climate Crisis and the American Northeast

Albany, N.Y. - In conjunction with the closing of "Meander, because you can't see much while marching / Mike Glier, A 35 Year Survey," the Opalka Gallery is pleased to welcome Dr. Steven Leibo as he discusses the climate crisis and its likely impact on America's Northeastern states. The warming of the globe, a phenomenon largely caused by humanity's prolific burning of fossil fuels, has impacted the entire planet, but it is playing out differently in various regions. Leibo will discuss how local communities are already starting to face the challenge.

Travel and Leisure Magazine places Mirror Lake Inn among world’s 500 best hotels

Jan 20, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Mirror Lake InnIconic lakeside resort is the North Country's lone representative on prestigious T + L list Lake Placid, N.Y. - The latest issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine has included Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid in its list of their 500 best hotels worldwide.

In a breakdown by state, the lakeshore resort overlooking Mirror Lake was seventh best in all of New York State. It graded ahead of such landmarks as the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan, Peninsula New York, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, Hotel Elysee Midtown East and the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.

Historical Society Announces 2015 Howlin' at the Moon Concert Series at Mabee Farm Historic Site

Jan 16, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Howlin' at the Moon Concert SeriesSchenectady, N.Y. - The Schenectady County Historical Society proudly presents its seventh season of the Howlin' at the Moon concert series at Mabee Farm Historic Site. The 2015 season will be the most exciting and ambitious Howlin' year yet, with 12 scheduled events. Each month on the full moon, Mabee Farm will host an evening of live music, featuring regional folk and bluegrass artists.

Summer concerts take place in Mabee Farm's historic 1760s Dutch barn.

Colavita and Fine Cooking Announce Farm to Fork Fondo

Jan 14, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Black Dirt Region Onion FieldEdison, N.J. - Colavita USA and Fine Cooking Magazine are pleased to announce the inaugural Colavita | Fine Cooking - Farm to Fork Fondo. The mass-participation cycling ride will be held June 28, 2015, at Cedar Lakes Estate in Orange County, New York, with 500 participants expected. The culinary-focused and community-driven athletic event will highlight the agriculture in the region with catered meals and mid-ride aid stations made from Colavita Italian specialty products, Fine Cooking Magazine recipes, and locally-sourced ingredients.

Fabulous winter fun and great memories await visitors in Orange County, N.Y.

Jan 14, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Tubing with a view at Thomas Bull Memorial ParkOrange County, N.Y. - Kick off 2015 by getting outside and taking in the fresh air! Orange County's winter landscape is filled with frosty, frolicking fun that will keep everyone energized and invigorated this season.

Conditions permitting, the area is filled with hundreds of miles of hiking trails for every level of expertise, snow tubing, snow boarding, and fantastic skiing venues. Orange County is only a 70-minute ride from Manhattan, two and a half hours from Philadelphia, and three and a half hours from Boston. So grab your warm jacket, scarf, gloves, and boots and see why a day or weekend in Orange County creates wonderful winter memories.

Sledding Party at Historic Mansion

Jan 14, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Clermont State Historic SiteGermantown, N.Y. - Clermont State Historic Site is hosting its annual sledding party from 12-3 pm on Sunday, January 25th, with a "No Snow Date" of Sunday, February 8th. This is the one day each year when the historic grounds are opened to sledding. Guests can warm up with hot chocolate and homemade treats by the fire. A great day for families! Free admission, safety sleds only (no metal runners).

For more information about this program or to volunteer, please contact Clermont State Historic Site at (518) 537-4240.

Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum

Jan 13, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Seneca Ray Stoddard, American (1843-1917), Ausable Chasm, ca. 1880At The Hyde

Glens Falls, N.Y. - The Hyde Collection opens its 2015 exhibition schedule with an exhibition drawn from the permanent collection of the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York. From January 18, 2015 through April 12, 2015, Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum will be on view in The Hyde's Wood Gallery.

Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit at SUNY Oswego Through Jan. 22, 2015

Jan 6, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Oswego, N.Y. - The first stop for the Great Shipwrecks of NY's Great Lakes traveling exhibit is in Oswego, NY, at the Tyler Art Gallery in Penfield Hall Library at SUNY Oswego. The exhibit developed for the 2014 Great New York State Fair and updated for this installation will be on display through January 22, 2015. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, including Martin Luther Day. Admission and parking are free. The public is welcome.

White House Highlights Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

Jan 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Last month the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) launched a new Climate Education and Literacy Initiative to help connect American students and citizens with the best-available, science based information about climate change. The launch included a number of commitments by Federal agencies and outside groups to increase the nation's knowledge of climate change.

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