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2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7

May 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Wilmington Bike FestWilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015.

The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics.

NYC & Co. Encourages New Yorkers to Explore Their Own Backyards as Part of See Your City Campaign

May 18, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Second Phase of Marketing Effort Gives New Yorkers a Unique Perspective on the Five Boroughs Collaboration with Social Media Ambassadors Encourages Sharing of Experiences, Tips, Stories and More through Imagery

New York, N.Y. (May 18) - Today NYC & Company announced the next phase of See Your City to motivate New Yorkers to explore the diverse neighborhoods and boroughs of their city. The second phase of the campaign, sponsored by American Express®, highlights 10 new neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs and features expanded social integration to showcase the City as a must-see destination for New Yorkers. The campaign strategy is inspired by the U.S. Travel Association's Project: Time Off, an initiative aimed to change mind-sets, shift American culture and motivate Americans to use more of their paid time off (projecttimeoff.com). For more information on the campaign and neighborhoods, visit nycgo.com/seeyourcity.

Celebrate Gay Pride in New York City this Summer

May 13, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

NYC Pride ParadeWith Pride Events in All Five Boroughs, NYC Remains Popular Destination, Attracting LGBT Visitors from Around the Globe

New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company, New York City's official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, encourages visitors and locals to celebrate Pride this summer in the five boroughs. Pride Week 2015 is scheduled for June 21-28, but celebrations will take place throughout June and July. Pride Week embraces the rich diversity and vibrant culture of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in New York City, paying homage to the groundbreaking historical events that took place in New York City and impacted the gay rights movement, such the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Adirondack Region Lakes to Host Sailing & Boating Events for Summer 2015

May 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Boating Regattas Planned for Northern New York Waterways

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This summer, cool off in the Adirondacks during one of the region's many boating races and festivals, or enjoy a quiet sail along some of the most scenic shoreline in New York State.

Boating in the Adirondacks is an essential part of summer for visitors and residents alike, and the region's vast supply of navigable waterways have created a vibrant community of paddlers, boaters, sailors and swimmers.

Adirondack Mountain Bike Trails Continue to Expand for 2015 Season

May 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Mountain Bike Fests Kick Off on Trails in June

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondack Region is a growing mecca for mountain bikers in the Northeast, offering well-maintained trails, and a community of riders that welcomes visitors to explore and enjoy their favorite trails.

Integral to maintaining Adirondack mountain bike trails are the volunteer organizations that do everything from securing funding for signage to raking leaves and pine needles off the trails. Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA), a project of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council, is leading the charge around Lake Placid, Wilmington and Saranac Lake, adding on to existing networks so that all levels of riders have plenty of options.

It’s time for grown-up Show & Tell at Oneida County Historical Society Event

Apr 30, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

The Red Baron's Greatest AdversaryUtica, N.Y. - Everyone remembers when they hauled a treasured possession to school and told their friends why they loved it so much? Well, now they have the chance to share on a whole different level with Show & Tell for grown-ups.

The public is invited to bring old photos, letters, family mementos, or even an ancient artifact to show and tell the stories behind these items.

SPAC’s 5K and 10K “Rock & Run” Kicks Off Summer in Saratoga

Apr 30, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

SPAC Rock & RunSun, May 17 at 9 A.M. @ Spa State Park

PYX106, an iHeartMedia Station, Welcomes Rock & Run 2015

Live Music from Over 20 Top Bands Including Jocelyn Arndt, The WonderBeards, CRUSH, Let's Be Leonard, Birds of the Northeast, and Bryan Thomas

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. -Saratoga Performing Arts Center's "Rock & Run" 5K and 10K fundraiser will kick off the summer on ...

Explore Nature Trails at the Iroquois Indian Museum May 23

Apr 29, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

LonghouseWith a Bird Walk & Live Birds of Prey!

Howes Cave, N.Y. - The Iroquois Indian Museum, in partnership with the Audubon Society of the Capital Region, presents a Bird Walk and a live birds of prey show starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. Everyone is welcome to this free, public event at the Museum.

Ride the 1000 Islands Region with New Tank Maps & Routes on www.GoTourNY.com

Apr 29, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

gotourny.comMotorcycling Website Features Tailored Routes with Trip Tips for NY's 1000 Islands

1000 Islands, N.Y. - For motorcyclists, the 1000 Islands offer pristine roadways and untapped adventures featuring castles, historic waterways and smooth, winding roadways through state forests and parklands.

This summer, plan a motorcycling adventure through the 1000 Islands Region for an immersive, one-of-a-kind getaway and explore dozens of pristine parks and unique heritage attractions, including two castles, historic towns and summer festivals.

War of 1812 Symposium Draws Top International Historians

Apr 15, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Oswego, N.Y. - Register today for the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that earned our young nation respect from around the world.

The fifth annual event opens on Friday, April 17 with registration and check-in from 6 to 9 p.m. along with a meet-and-greet social and cash bar. Evening programming also includes an academic competition for students from across the U.S. who will compete for cash and prizes as well as the respect of established historians.

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