Your browser is out of date! You're using an old version of . For the best experience, please update your browser. X
Trip Planner
Visit the Store

The Beat

Posts for January 2009

NEW YORK STATE RICH WITH ABOLITIONIST AND UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HISTORY

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Harriet Tubman~Lectures and Tours Available Throughout Black History Month~ 

NEW YORK, January 27, 2009 – This month America celebrated a famous first in the history of African-American’s as Barack Obama was sworn in as our nation’s 44th President. Over the course of our nation’s history, breakthroughs made by African-Americans have helped to bring change, serving as a model of promise and hope for all ...

NEW SNOW, GREAT DEALS ADD UP TO A PERFECT WEEKEND ON NEW YORK SLOPES!

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgKeep up to date on ski conditions with iloveny.com! With Wednesday’s storm bringing significant amounts of new snow to many Upstate ski areas, everything’s in place for another fantastic weekend of downhill skiing and riding in New York State. In addition to ideal weather, special events and money saving offers at Empire State ski areas make hitting the slopes in New York even more of a must ...

TruthBeauty features hauntingly beautiful Pictorialist masterworks at George Eastman House Feb. 7-May 31

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Goldensky: Three WomenExhibition showcasing the 'Photograph as Art' includes work by Steichen, Stieglitz, Cameron, and Coburn

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film focuses on the masterworks of Pictorialism with the exhibition TruthBeauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, 1845-1945, on view Feb. 7 through May 31, 2009. Featured will be more than 100 ...

Howe Caverns Introduces ‘Fudge Fundraiser’ Program for School Groups

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

howlogo1.jpgHOWES CAVE, N.Y. -- As budgets tighten for field trips, Howe Caverns is introducing a new fundraising program designed to help school groups make their trip to this underground world more affordable than ever. Howe Caverns’ “Fudge Fundraiser” offers school groups the opportunity to sell Howe Caverns’ famous homemade fudge to help cover the cost of their trip to the Cave. “It’s a very easy ...

JAZZ LEGENDS AND TRIBUTES TO HIGHLIGHT 2009 FREIHOFER’S JAZZ FESTIVAL, JUNE 27 AND 28 AT SPAC

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Dave BrubeckSaratoga Springs, NY (January 28, 2009) – Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced that its 32nd Annual Freihofer’s Jazz Festival will feature performances by Patti LaBelle, George Benson, Gary Burton Quartet featuring Pat Metheny and a celebration of Miles Davis’ seminal album, Kind of Blue by jazz great Jimmy Cobb who was part of the original recording. The Festival, scheduled for Saturday, ...

Arboretum Defies Economy with Family-Affordable Events, Classes

Jan 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Cedar Waxwing  at Landis, Nature’s Year-round ParadiseSCHOHARIE COUNTY, NY (Jan. 28) -- Long a destination of horticulturalists, environmentalists, "earth watchers," and birders, the Arboretum most often "rings a bell" of recognition because of its extraordinary plant sales - Spring and Fall -- that have become signature fundraising and friend-raising events and a seasonal clarion call to those who take pleasure in the treasures of garden and ...

Cayuga County Office of Tourism Releases 2009 Visitors Guide

Jan 27, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

The 2009 Official Visitors Guide to Cayuga County is now available!January 27, 2009 Auburn, NY - The 2009 Official Visitors Guide to Cayuga County is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism, 131 Genesee Street, Auburn. This comprehensive guide offers year round information for visitors on things to do, places to stay, and annual events in Cayuga County.

Principal photography in the guide was done by Kristian S. Reynolds, a professional ...

A Quadricentennial Evening Speaker Series: 1709 – 1909: Cornwall through History

Jan 26, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

“Cornwall Through History”The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in partnership with the Greater Cornwall Quadricentennial Committee and the Cornwall Presbyterian Church presents their Quadricentennial Evening Speakers Series: 1709-1909: Cornwall through History. This lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 222 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson (right down the ...

Eastman House displays Abraham Lincoln's favorite image, featuring museum's conservation of shattered glass plate

Jan 26, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

“Lincoln Portrait: Conservation of a National Treasure”This interpositive is the closest you will ever get to 'seeing' Lincoln

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A conserved glass-plate image of Abraham Lincoln from 1860 is being presented to the public for the first time — and is not only Lincoln's personal favorite portrait but it is the closest one will get to "seeing" Lincoln. In honor of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, a display titled "Lincoln ...

HAIL TO THE CHIEFS: PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY ABOUNDS IN NEW YORK STATE

Jan 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgFormer Presidents’ Birthplaces and Homes Open to VisitorsNEW YORK, January 23, 2009 – As America welcomes a new President, visitors to New York State (www.iloveny.com) can walk in the footsteps of some of the former Empire State residents and natives who have held the country’s highest office. New York State is the birthplace of four U.S. presidents and has served as home to a number of others ...
Share

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

Subscribe

Show some love for New York State

Come get social with your favorite state!