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Posts for February 2010

Finger Lakes nominated for "Most Beautiful Wine Region in the World"

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Budget Travel Magazine has launched its annual Readers' Choice Awards and New York State / Finger Lakes has been nominated for "Most Beautiful Wine Region in the World."  Show your support for this beautiful region by visiting http://www.budgettravel.com/bt-srv/readerschoice/poll.html?wpisrc=newsletter . Scroll down with the yellow arrow keys on the left hand side of the page until you see ...

Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery Announces Its 2010 Vigneron Program

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

seneca-county-tourism.gifWinery Partners with local B&B and Hotel to Create The Gentleman Vintner's Experience Ovid, N.Y. - Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery on Cayuga Lake, in Ovid, NY, in New York's central Finger Lakes region, offers a unique, hands-on grape growing and winemaking experience for wine enthusiasts and aspiring winemakers alike. The Vigneron Program, in its 25th year, is a comprehensive, 8-month program ...

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Kicks Off In Hastings

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Hudson Valley chefs recently celebrated the kickoff for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2010 at Harvest-on-Hudson in Hastings. The two-week event runs from March 15-28, offering fixed priced dining at more than 130 restaurants in seven counties.Hastings-On-Hudson, N.Y. - Undaunted by the wintry weather, over 250 chefs, food purveyors and tourism industry professionals from around the Hudson Valley gathered at Harvest-on-Hudson to kick-off the fourth Hudson Valley Restaurant Week which is planned for March 15-28. Richard Thomas, Lower Hudson Valley Regional Director for New York State Governor David Paterson extended greetings from ...

Dreamcrafter Quilter to be at March 2010 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Gaze closely … You’re getting veeery sleeeepy …..Sackets Harbor, N.Y. -- Dyan Swamp of Hogansburg, NY, has been named one of the featured quilters at the March 20-21, 2010 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show & Challenge at the Seaway Trail Discovery Center in Sackets Harbor, NY. Swamp will display a diverse collection of quilts that fit the show's Circles and Wheels theme as well work that represent Native culture.   Swamp made her first ...

Fulton and Montgomery Counties Snowmobile Trails Map Still Available

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

fulton-montgomery-county-snowmobile-map-cover.JPGFonda, N.Y. - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and the Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry remind the community that the Fulton and Montgomery Counties Snowmobile Trails map is still available. "According to weather.com we could receive 6-12 inches of snow accumulation this week.  This is a great opportunity to remind everyone that there are approximately 400 ...

Ski or Ride Whiteface Mountain with the Spring Unlimited Season Pass

Feb 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

orda2.jpgWilmington, N.Y. --- Ski or ride the Olympic mountain, Whiteface, for one super low price this spring with the Spring Unlimited Season Pass on sale now. Unlimited spring skiing and riding at Whiteface begins March 1 and continues throughout the 2009-10 winter season. Adult (ages 20-64) passes are available for $250, while seniors (ages 65-69), students and teens (ages 13-19) can purchase their ...

MARCH 2010 DRYDEN THEATRE FILM CALENDAR

Feb 23, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Take a look at the great films, exhibitions and discussions taking place at the George Eastman House's Dryden Theatre in March. You might also like to treat yourself like a VIP and attend the Dryden's March 7 Academy Awards® Party! 4           Thursday, 8 p.m. FILM EVENT        Filmmaker Naomi Uman in person! A major figure in contemporary American avant-garde cinema, ...

March 6 Great Lakes Underwater Adds Exciting Presentations

Feb 23, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

The OMF Ontario under test sail; photo: Oswego Maritime Foundation.Oswego, N.Y. - New York Sea Grant, the Oswego Maritime Foundation, and the Great Lakes Seaway Trail have added to the March 6 Great Lakes Underwater conference program at SUNY Oswego. The added presentations for the 9am to 3pm event at the SUNY Oswego Campus Center in Oswego, NY, include: Dr. Henry Spang and "Building the OMF Ontario - "a floating maritime classroom" Skip Couch and the ...

“Dashboard Diaries” Blog Takes New Look at an Old Road

Feb 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Adam Miller Toys and Bicycles - Batavia, NYAuburn, N.Y. - Travelers of Routes 5 and 20 have a new resource at their fingertips-a blog called Dashboard Diaries. Drawing from the popular "Best of the Best" pocket map published by the Routes 5 & 20 Committee, Dashboard Diaries takes a fresh look at some of the unique eateries, activities, scenic spots, and shops that stud the highway between Skaneateles and Batavia. The new blog lives ...

Medieval Costume Demonstration at The Cloisters,

Feb 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

pyv_cloisters_hub.jpgNew York, N.Y. - In a special presentation at The Cloisters museum and gardens-The Metropolitan Museum of Art's branch devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages-some 30 citizens of Nijmegen (The Netherlands) wearing historically accurate attire based on medieval designs will participate in a lecture demonstration with costume historian Desirée Koslin. The program will take place ...
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