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Posts for May 2010

Long Island’s Coopers Beach Named Top Beach in Country

May 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Coopers Beach takes the number one spot in the 20th Annual Top 10 Beaches ranking produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (AKA Dr. Beach), Director of Florida International University’s Laboratory for Coastal Research.Hauppauge, N.Y.  -- Long Island, NY's Coopers Beach takes the number one spot in the 20th Annual Top 10 Beaches ranking produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman (AKA Dr. Beach), Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research.  It is the first time a New York beach has been named in the Number One spot on the foremost list of best beaches in America.  ...

Swain Resort Reintroduces Lift-Accessed Mountain Biking

May 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

swain-logo.JPGSwain, N.Y. - Swain Resort is scheduled to reintroduce lift-accessed mountain biking to its slopes beginning June 5.  On select weekends, the lift at Swain Ski & Snowboard Center will carry mountain bikes and their riders to the top of the mountain to access the slopes and wooded trails on Swain's 265 acres.  Trails range from easy to extremely difficult, including various terrain features, ...

Cayuga County Tourism Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation

May 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

June 1, 2010 Cayuga County, N.Y. -- The Cayuga County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. in the Carriage House at the Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn. The regular business meeting will include committee reports and the election of directors for  2010-2011 terms.  Following the ...

French & Indian War’s Last Battle Topic of June 4 Program in Historic Sackets Harbor

May 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

On Friday, June 4, historian and colonial-era blacksmith Jack Vargo will present a program on the last battle of the French and Indian War at the Seaway Trail Discovery Center in Sackets Harbor, NY at 6:30pmSackets Harbor, N.Y. -- On Friday, June 4, historian, colonial-style blacksmith, and authentic artifact supplier Jack Vargo will present the exciting tale of "The Last Battle of the French and Indian War." The final struggle to control the North American continent in 1760 was waged at Fort Levis on Chimney Island in the St. Lawrence River. The program begins at 6:30pm at the Great Lakes Seaway ...

The Hudson Valley’s Private and Public Gardens Delight the Senses

May 21, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Rocky Hills, ChappaquaHudson Valley, N.Y. - Stop and smell the roses in the Hudson Valley as June bursts forth with all the delightful greenery and floral scents of early summer. Great ideas for home gardens can be found on tours of a number of private green spaces, while public gardens offer acres of gorgeous plantings and a quiet respite. The season begins with the Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program on June ...

Experience new 2010 Tioga Journeys Bus & Walking Tours

May 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

tioga-county.jpgOwego, N.Y. - Are you interested in learning about and visiting actual Underground Railroad sites? Do you love birdwatching, want to tour six acres of perennial gardens, or catch a leisurely ride around Hiawatha Island on a pontoon boat? How about getting a peek at a private collection of the largest license plate collection in the world?  Tioga Journeys, is an opportunity for you to ...

World-Class Polo Returns to Saratoga

May 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

saratoga-polo.jpgSaratoga Polo Announces News for 2010 Season  Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Saratoga Polo opens its 2010 season July 9, launching a full line-up of world-class tournaments and special events. With the first match on historic Whitney Field less than two months away, the Saratoga Polo Association is offering a new membership program for the season, which continues through September 5. "The new ...

Media Advisory: Photo/Video Opportunities

May 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

spac-2010.jpgSpac's 2010 Season Opens This Weekend Three Days; Three Exciting Events -- May 21, 22 And 23 Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - FRIDAY, MAY 21 at 6 P.M. | SPAC's First-Ever Battle of the Bands  (Spa Little Theatre)   Ten finalists will compete in SPAC's first-ever Battle of the Bands - an addition to SPAC's Extended Season/Emerging Artist series. The audience and a panel of celebrity judges ...

"The Old Coot" to Lead Owego Strawberry Festival Parade

May 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Generic old coot for illustration purposes onlyOwego, N.Y. - Merlin Lessler, notorious in Owego, NY as "The Old Coot" will be honored this year as the Grand Marshal for the 30th annual Owego Strawberry Festival. Mr. Lessler has been writing his "Old Coot" column for the Owego Pennysaver for 4 years. He is very excited to be leading the parade this year. "It's a great honor to be named Grand Marshal of the Strawberry Festival", said Lessler. ...

WC Clark Blues Revue Headlines Harborfest Saturday at East Park

May 19, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

wc-clark.jpg   Oswego, N.Y. - Veteran bluesman WC CLARK and his Blues Revue will headline Saturday on the East Park Jazz & Blues Stage at Oswego Harborfest.  The WC Clark Blues Revue will perform sets prior to and immediately after the Entergy Nuclear Fireworks Spectacular Saturday, July 24.  Joining the WC Clark Blues Revue on stage Saturday at East Park will be Hard Logic, Salsamba Latin Jazz Group and ...
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