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Posts for April 2010

Happy Birthday, Empire State Building!

Apr 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Kong Hearts NYIconic building opened 79 years ago New York, N.Y. -- On May 1, 1931 President Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C. turning on the lights of the now iconic Empire State Building and officially opening it to the world. Rising 1,250 ft. above the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street, the Empire State Building is an Art Deco marvel. At 102 stories, it's the tallest building ...

Chautauqua County’s Summer Calendar Swelling with Festivals, Celebrations, and Performances.

Apr 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

tour-chautauqua.JPGChautauqua County, N.Y. - This July and August, the Amphitheater at Chautauqua Institution hosts a number of great evening performances including: An Evening with Tom Chapin (July 7), Tim Conway & Friends (July 9), and Mark Russell (July 14).  On July 16, Olympic and World Figure Skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi joins Ballroom with a Twist!, a national tour featuring performers from "Dancing ...

Season Finale Brings Perlman Father-Daughter Team and Beethoven’s Scintillating Triple Concerto

Apr 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

westchester-philharmonic.gifItzhak Perlman to lead guest artists pianist Navah Perlman,cellist Zuill Bailey and violinist Giora Schmidt Gala Benefit Dinner with Itzhak Perlman to follow concerts

Purchase, N.Y.  - The Westchester Philharmonic closes its 2009-10 season at The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, and the second under the baton of Itzhak Perlman, with two knockout performances featuring the ...

Auburn's Historic & Cultural Sites Celebrate National Preservation Month

Apr 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

auburn.jpgAuburn, N.Y. - Citizens in Auburn will join thousands of individuals across the country to celebrate National Preservation Month this May. "Old is the New Green" is the theme of the month-long celebration sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Since the National Trust for Historic Preservation created Preservation Week in 1971 to spotlight grassroots preservation efforts in ...

Long Island Interactive Strategy Yields 100,000 Fans on Facebook

Apr 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

longisland-facebook-image.JPGHauppauge, N.Y. - The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (LICVB) Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/LongIslandNewYork has reached over 100,000 fans in under eleven months, hitting 100,236 on Apr. 26, 2010. The creation of the Long Island, New York Facebook page is part of an overall interactive strategy the LICVB developed to better reach potential visitors to Long Island in ...

Dryden celebrates the films of Marlon Brando

Apr 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

brando.jpgRetrospective features 17 popular and lesser-known titles, including On the Waterfront, Guys and Dolls, The Godfather, and A Streetcar Named Desire Rochester, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House is declaring "Viva Brando!," and showcasing actor Marlon Brando's larger-than-life persona, and unparalleled career that spanned more than 50 years, with a 17-film series in May and June. ...

Tourism Office Sponsors Social Media Workshops

Apr 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Sally Berry, Bristol Creek ConsultingAuburn, N.Y. - The Cayuga County Office of Tourism held the first of two workshops designed to help business owners in the tourism industry understand social media on April 22nd at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES. The workshop leader, Sally Berry of Bristol Creek Tourism Consulting LLC, is a tourism professional with over a decade of experience in various facets of the travel and tourism industry ...

Long Acre Farms Announces Grand Opening of JD Wine Cellars

Apr 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

jd-wine-cellars.jpgMacedon, N.Y, - Long Acre Farms, one of New York State's premier Agritourism sites has been answering the same question for fifteen years, "What is new on the farm this year?"  The answer based on the off-season creativity and motivation of the owners, Doug & Joan Allen, has ranged from introducing guests to climbing goats, giant corn mazes and jumping pillows to building an ice cream shop ...

Become a Westchester Tourism Ambassador - Celebrate New York’s “Golden Apple

Apr 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

westchester.jpgNational Travel and Tourism Week 2010

 

White Plains, N.Y.  - Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, May 8th through the 16th.  Become a Westchester Tourism Ambassador. Share your testimonials and videos. Let everyone know that Westchester County is a great year-round tourism and vacation destination. We know Westchester residents have attractions, sites and activities they really ...

Creekside Under The Stars

Apr 23, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

gaga-logo.jpg Benefit To Support Music & Performing Arts; GAGA Arts Festival After-Hours Celebration Like No Other! Garnerville, NY - Grammy award - winning musicians. Gourmet cuisine. New York Times author book signing. Wine tasting. Plein air painting. Custom, handcrafted guitar demonstrations. And FREE GAGA Arts Festival Passes. All of this to support the growing vision for music and performance ...
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