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Posts for February 2012

1812 Reenactor to Exhibit Period Sewing Implements March 17-18 on Great Lakes Seaway Trail

Feb 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

schofieldimplements724.jpgSackets Harbor, N.Y. - Living history reenactor Ted Schofield of Chaumont, NY, makes his own War of 1812 and Civil War uniforms by hand using period reproduction sewing implements. He says, "I do all hand work now to be more authentic in my interpretation of the 1812 period."   On March 17 and 18 as part of the unique Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway War of 1812 Bicentennial Quilt ...

Lake Placid Hosts Biathlon Nor Am Cup Races March 3-4

Feb 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

lake-placid-biathlon.JPGLake Placid, N.Y. - The Biathlon North American (Nor Am) Cup competition will be held, Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4, 2012, at the Mt. van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex in Lake Placid. Biathletes from across the United States and Canada will compete in this exciting winter sport that combines cross country skiing and rifle marksmanship. The schedule includes sprint and pursuit format race ...

Cabin Fever Sunday Presents “Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps: History, Memories and Legacy of the CCC” at the Adirondack Museum

Feb 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Learn about camp life and Adirondack projects with author Marty Podskock.Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Join the Adirondack Museum for the 2012 Cabin Fever Sunday series. The series hits the road again with the fifth program, the "Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps: History, Memories and Legacy of the CCC." The program will held in North Creek, N.Y. on Sunday, March 11, 2012.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public works program that operated from 1933 to ...

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Signs Up 200th Participating Restaurant

Feb 28, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Rainwater Grill on Main Street in Hastings has become the 200th restaurant to sign-up as a participant in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, March 18-31, 2012.Hastings-on-Hudson, New York - Rainwater Grill on Main Street in Hastings has become the 200th restaurant to sign-up as a participant in Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, March 18-31, 2012. A neighborhood restaurant with modern dcor and eco-friendly design, Rainwater Grill is making a name for itself as a good place for American and Italian comfort food. "This will be our third year as part of ...

The Sweetest Time of Year: New York State’s Maple Producers Host 17th Annual Maple Weekends in March

Feb 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack2.jpgFree, family-focused two-weekend events feature demos on maple syrup production, plus free sampling and products to purchase Albany, N.Y. - One of the "sweetest" events of early spring will be hosted by over 110 maple producers across New York State. The 17th annual Maple Weekends will be held for two weekends next month, March 17-19 and 24-25, offering free open houses for the public to see ...

Campground Owners of New York introduces a new “app” for smart phones and tablets

Feb 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Screenshot of campgrounds listed on the new CONY appPittsford, N.Y. - Campground Owners of New York (CONY) is mobilizing smart phone technology to help you "Get Outdoors and Go Camping New York!" Working with Syracuse-based Rounded Development, a leading agency for strategy, branding, mobile, and web, CONY has developed an application for use on smart phones and other like devices. The application - or "app" - provides screen-friendly ...

Westchester Destination Guide 2012 - A Great Resource for Residents and Visitors Alike

Feb 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

2012-westchester-guide.JPGWhite Plains, N.Y. - Westchester County has announced the publication of the Westchester Destination Guide 2012, the official tourism and travel guide to Westchester County. The 60-page magazine is a valuable resource for visitors and residents alike. The free guide, printed annually by Westchester County Tourism & Film, is available by contacting the tourism office at (800) 833-9282 or ...

Worlds Between - Landscapes of Louis Rémy Mignot on exhibition at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Feb 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Louis Rémy Mignot, Two Figures on a Country Road Next to a Cottage, c. 1850. 30 x 41 ¾ in. Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SCCatskill, N.Y. - On  Sunday, April 29th the Thomas Cole National Historic Site will host an open house and lecture to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Worlds Between - Landscapes of Louis Rémy Mignot. Curated by Katherine E. Manthorne, this is the first major solo show of Louis Rémy Mignot (1831-1870) in over two decades. The exhibition will offer an intimate look at the work of this ...

The Irish in Albany: Special Tour Aboard Albany Trolleys

Feb 27, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

albany-aqua-ducks.jpgAlbany, N.Y. -- The Albany Trolleys have a new tour that will be offered twice before St. Patrick's Day to share the rich legacy of The Irish in Albany. The tour will begin at 10 a.m. on March 10 and March 14 at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center at Quackenbush Square, corner of Broadway and Clinton Avenue. The first stop on the tour will be the newly opened Irish American Heritage ...

Maple Sugaring in the Adirondack Region of Northern New York During NYS Maple Weekend

Feb 24, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks-winter.JPGEnjoy Tours, Tastings and More During Maple Weekends in March Adirondack Region, N.Y. - As spring temperatures begin to rise in late February, Maple groves, called "sugar bushes," become a hive of activity. March in the Adirondacks means sugaring season has begun, and with it, a plethora of Adirondack maple sugaring events. Maple syrup is called "liquid gold" in the Adirondacks - and each ...
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