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Posts for January 2012

2012 Brings New Reasons to Love New York’s Ski Areas

Jan 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgPlan Your Winter Getaway at iloveny.com/winter Albany, N.Y. - With the cold weather upon us and fresh snow falling in blissful abundance, the stage is set for an incredible second half of winter skiing in New York State. Over the past year, many Empire State ski areas have been busy making significant changes to their winter destinations including: updating equipment, expanding operations, ...

DMV Offers Online Registration of Out-Of-State Snowmobiles

Jan 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

sleds.JPGNon-Residents Can Obtain Temporary Registration and Immediately Begin Riding Albany, N.Y. - In an effort to make it easier for snowmobile riders from other states to operate their sleds in New York, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has developed a new online transaction that will allow out-of-state snowmobilers to print temporary New York State registrations for snowmobiles that ...

Hot off the Press – 2012 Guide to Cayuga County

Jan 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

cayga-county-2012-guide.JPGCayuga Tourism Promotes Things to See & Do, Places to Stay Cayuga County, N.Y. -  The Cayuga County Office of Tourism has published the 2012 Official Visitors' Guide to Cayuga County to help visitors and residents find their way to the great things to see and do in the area.  The 64-page guide was designed by local design firm, Coburn Design, based in Auburn, NY, with cover photography by ...

National Garden Festival Announces Romantic Valentine's Day Fundraiser

Jan 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

hearts-in-the-gardens.JPGBuffalo, N.Y. - This Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, romance will be in the air at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens for "Hearts in the Gardens," a new event to benefit the National Garden Festival. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, beer and wine; bid on silent auction items; and explore "NIGHT LIGHTS in the Gardens," a gorgeous light show that will ...

It’s Super Football Sunday at Whiteface

Jan 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

football.jpgWilmington, N.Y. --- Before Sunday's big game, get your game face on at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y.  It's Super Football Sunday, Feb. 5, presented by Bud Light, at the Olympic mountain, where skiing and riding is just $35 for adults, $30 for teens and $25 for juniors. While at Whiteface join in on the slope-style competition for your chance to win a pair of K2 Revival skis. Plus, ...

Register Now for Feb. 16 & 18 Young Boater Safety Training at CNY Boat Show

Jan 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Captain “Mickey Mouse” helped educate young boaters at Empire Farm Days in 2011 with New York Sea Grant’s Dave White (right)  and Greg Chapman (left). Photo: Elley BrownSyracuse, N.Y. - The US Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant are partnering to offer young boater safety training as part of the February 15-19, 2012 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. The two-part course will be taught on Thursday, February 16 from 6pm to 8:30pm AND Saturday, February 18 from 9am to 2:30pm in the Horticulture Building Seminar Room. ...

2012 Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Travel Guide Released

Jan 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

watkins-glen-2012-travel-guide.JPGWatkins Glen, N.Y. -- The official Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Travel Guide produced annually by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is here! In past years, the Travel Guide has been printed and released in the spring; but this year, it will be available beginning today - from January to December 2012. In addition to providing detailed information about the Schuyler County tourism ...

New App for Hudson Valley

Jan 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

hv-app-qr-code.JPGRegional I LOVE NEW YORK group rolls out new technology Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc. has developed a mobile phone app for visitors and residents to connect them with the information they need on destinations, hotels, restaurants, events, and more. The app is easily accessible for all Internet ready smartphones such as iPhones and iPod Touch, and is live in iTunes. It's ...

Belleayre Mountain to Hold a Winter Fest Country Hoe Down Tomorrow, Jan. 27

Jan 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

belleayre-logo2.gifMichael Balboni to Be Honored with Spirit of the Catskills Award at the 26th Annual Snowball Highmount, N.Y. - On Friday, January 27th, Belleayre Mountain and Centerplate will continue the Winter Fest celebration by hosting a good old fashioned country hoe down at the new Red Barn Bar in the Discovery Lodge from 4 to 8pm. Admission is free with live music provided by the popular local band ...

Niagara Region ranked #7 in Top Ten Wine Regions of the World by Weather Channel Travel

Jan 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

niagara-wine-trail.JPGNiagara County, N.Y. - The Niagara Wine Trail announced today that the Niagara Region has been named #7 in the Weather Channel's "Wine Region Travel Top 10" list, which includes world-renowned wine regions such as Italy's Tuscany and France's Loire Valley. The only other regions from the United States to be represented in the Top 10 are in California and Oregon. The Niagara region includes the ...
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