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Posts for July 2009

News/Photo Advisory: Albany’s 2nd Traveling Concert Aug. 5

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

aqua-duck-2.jpgAlbany, NY - The Albany Trolleys have partnered with the city's three BIDS -- Downtown Albany, Lark Street and Central Area -- for a Traveling Concert Series. The second concert is from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 (rain date is Aug. 6). On board will be singer/songwriter Bert Mayne with guitar in hand and inviting everyone to sing along to his special blend of folk, blues, ...

ACCA Board Approves First Land Purchase for Proposed Convention Center

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

acca.gifAlbany, N.Y. -- The Board of Directors of the Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) today approved the purchase of the first parcel of land for the proposed New York State convention center to be located off Broadway and along Hudson Ave. This investment is being made by the State of New York, at the direction of Governor David A. Paterson, who in the fall of 2008 approved an allocation of ...

Paddlers from 2 Countries and 5 States Will Experience the Majestic Hudson River

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-river-paddle.jpg Great Champlain-Hudson Paddle Set to Launch on Monday, August 3rd Albany, NY - It's time once again to celebrate the Hudson River! The Great Champlain-Hudson Paddle (GCHP) will be the ninth annual journey of celebration down the Hudson River and will take place Monday August 3rd, to Monday, August 17th, 2009. This signature Quadricentennial legacy event entices kayaking enthusiasts from ...

Governors Island Welcomes 100,000 Visitors, Increases Brooklyn Ferry Service

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Governors IslandIsland has become a popular destination for Brooklyn residents, Brooklyn-made products and Brooklyn based arts groups New York, NY - Governors Island has become such a popular destination for Brooklyn residents that more ferry service will be offered between the borough and Governors Island, the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC) today announced. Earlier this ...

Whiteface to Host U.S. Alpine Championships

Jul 31, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Lake Placid native Andrew Weibrecht competing at Whiteface during the 2008 NorAm Championships.Lake Placid, N.Y. - The greatest alpine skiers in the country are set to return to the Olympic venue of Whiteface/Lake Placid March 20-23, 2010 as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announced Whiteface as host of the 2010 U.S. Alpine Championships. Located in nearby Wilmington, the 1980 Olympic alpine venue will feature athletes ...

2009 Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage Gets Underway

Jul 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Free tours of the canal motorship Day PeckinpaughThe historic canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh kicks off its 500-mile 2009 Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage at Matton Shipyard in Cohoes on Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2. in Cohoes August 1-2, 10 am to 6 pm Waterford, NY- The historic canal motorship Day Peckinpaugh kicks off its 500-mile 2009 Quadricentennial Legacy Voyage at Matton Shipyard in Cohoes on Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2. The vessel will travel the Champlain and Hudson Corridor from Burlington, Vt. to New York Harbor, stopping at 14 ports-of-call ...

Catch Up-And-Coming Country Stars On Red Cat Summer Stage at The Glen

Jul 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

watkins-glen-international.gifTelluride and Megan Linville Set to Perform in Turn 10 on Saturday, Aug. 8 Watkins Glen, NY - The Red Cat Summer Stage at Watkins Glen International will feature some of country music's hottest rising stars following the Zippo 200 on the night of Saturday, August 8.  The concert will feature both Megan Linville and TelluRide.  Linville will open the concert beginning 6:30 p.m. in the Turn 10 ...

Last Chance to see The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion

Jul 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

model_as_muse_big.jpgExhibition at Met closes Aug. 9 New York, NY - It's your last chance to see The Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, a dynamic exhibition of 80 high-fashion and haute couture ensembles, fashion photographs, and film clips that explore the reciprocal relationship between high fashion and evolving ideals of beauty as represented by iconic fashion models in ...

Pathway Tours Help Albany Celebrate the Quad

Jul 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

pathway-tours.jpgAlbany, NY - One-hundred twenty-two motor coaches with tourists from throughout North America will visit Albany from August 9 - 11.  The pre-planned tours, including public concerts at the Times Union Center and Palace Theatre, have been developed by Pathway Tours in London, Ontario and were inspired by the Quadricentennial celebration of the region's discovery by explorer Henry Hudson.   ...

Park Playhouse Announces New ‘Stimulus Package’ With Discounted Prices on Star Seats

Jul 30, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

park-playhouse.jpgAlbany, N.Y. -- Albany's Park Playhouse is offering new "Stimulus Package" featuring discounted reserved seats during the remainder of its 21st season in Washington Park. From now through the final curtain on Aug. 23, Park Playhouse has reserved "Star Seats" at reduced prices for all performances of its production of Disney's High School Musical. Performances take place Tuesday through Sunday ...
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