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Retro Road Touring on the Kaaterskill Clove Trail to the Catskills’ Coolest Places

Jun 16, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Discovery Trail Goes Deep into Catskill Culture & History

Greene County, N.Y. (June 13, 2016) - Striking the balance between adventure and culture, Greene County's Kaaterskill Clove Trail offers a self-guided discovery route to hiking trails, scenic vistas, restaurants, and historic sites offering surprising connections between past and present.

Recognized for its scenic beauty, the Clove's landscape has inspired countless artists for generations, and its stops represent key places in American history. The routes connect visitors to sites in the Catskills, while looping in some of Greene County's most popular attractions, restaurants, and microbreweries.

5th Annual Champlain Canalway Bike Tour Set for August 14

Jun 16, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schuylerville, N.Y. - The 5th annual Champlain Canalway Trail Bicycle Tour, a one-day exploration of historic sites along the Hudson River/ Champlain Canal corridor, will take place on Sunday, August 14. In honor of the National Park Service Centennial and Canal Splash, this year's tour will begin at Hudson Crossing Park near Lock 5 just north of Schuylerville.   It will then proceed through villages and country-sides to Saratoga National Historical Park, with stops at selected significant historical landmarks related to the Revolutionary War campaign of 1777. Expert historians at each stop will introduce cyclists to local historical events that led to the Battles of Saratoga and changed the course of the war!

Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21

Jun 3, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Glens Falls, N.Y. - Kicking-off Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is ISLAND SONG. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) June 21st - July 2nd at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on June 29th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $32-$45 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up.

Get Ready for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration!

Jun 2, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ticonderoga, NY - June 2, 2016 - The Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration in Ticonderoga, NY with the theme "Hometown Pride - Think Local," The 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with a grand fireworks display, parade, the Montcalm Mile, as well as a variety of live music, food, vendors, rides, games, and much more throughout the four day celebration. New food, music, and rides are being added. The Best Fourth in the North Celebration attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports many local businesses and the local economy as a whole.

Who’s Who of Bluegrass Music to Perform at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17 in Oak Hill, NY

Jun 2, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Will Host Annual Bluegrass Festival

Greene County, NY (June 1, 2016) - Oak Hill in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will become a music-filled, open air concert arena during the annual Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival July 14-17, as 40 bands fill five stages to offer a weekend of incredible musical entertainment.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is a mainstay for the Catskills, attracting a who's who of bluegrass to jam for three days at Walsh Farm in Oak Hill. The weekend includes performances by more than 40 bands, including Bela Fleck & Chris Thile, Del & Dawg, The Earls of Leicester, The Del McCoury Band, The Gibson Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, and many more.

Lucy Desi Museum Admission FREE for U.S. Military and Families Beginning on Memorial Day!

May 27, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Jamestown, N.Y. - Beginning next Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum will be one of over 2,000 museums across America offering free admission to military personnel and their families! Blue Star Museums is aiming to provide families with ample opportunities to enjoy our nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their communities.

Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook

May 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Water Trail partners gathered at Kingston Point Beach Announcement.Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation

Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Four-Map/Guide Set, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek.

2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update

May 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village.

"This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy.

I Love NY Encourages Travelers to Discover What Is New Throughout New York State for Spring & Summer

May 23, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

ALBANY, NY (May 23, 2016) - A sense of awakening and freshness fills the air as spring takes hold of the Empire State. It's a great time to explore some of the exciting new things to do and see across New York.

To help chart the way, I LOVE NEW YORK has checked in with all 11 vacation regions and compiled a sampling of some of the Empire State's newest ways for locals, and visitors, to play, stay and have fun, from curated cider tastings to the highly-interactive and nostalgic Toy Halls of Fame.

On deadline? Email The Beat at thebeat@esd.ny.gov.

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