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Posts for August 2010

September in Albany: A Month of Fabulous Festivals and More

Aug 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

albany-logo-new.JPGAlbany, N.Y. - September  is a month filled with fabulous festivals in and around New York's Capital City. There's great music on the banks of the Hudson as the City of Albany hosts its annual Jazz Fest. At the Empire State Plaza, it's time for the Hannaford Hispanic Heritage Celebration. The Altamont Fairgrounds is the site for the annual Scottish Games. At the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, ...

Next "Met Holiday Monday" on Labor Day, September 6

Aug 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm.gifLast Chance to See Tutankhamun's Funeral; Additional Viewing Opportunity for Popular Summer Exhibitions New York, N.Y. - Galleries, shops, and dining areas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public Monday, September 6 (Labor Day), the next "Met Holiday Monday." The special viewing day is also the last opportunity for the public to see the popular exhibition Tutankhamun's ...

Great Lakes Seaway Trail GeoTrail Now “Open” on America’s Byway – High-Tech GPS Treasure Hunt

Aug 19, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

geotrail-logo_780.jpgGreat Lakes Seaway Trail - Sixty four - count ‘em - 64 Great Lakes Seaway Trail geocaches are now in place, with another 11 to follow soon, for those who enjoy exploring with their GPS (Global Positioning System) unit in hand. Geocaching.com reports there are as many as 4-5 million geocachers worldwide.   At least 10 ammo boxes emblazoned with the new Great Lakes Seaway Trail logo have been ...

Hang out with the Whiteface Road Warriors in Saratoga, Saturday and Sunday

Aug 19, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

whiteface-logo.jpgDress for Winter and Get a Lift Ticket to Whiteface Saratoga, N.Y. --- Skiers and riders in New York's Capital region have one more chance to win free Whiteface lift tickets when the mountain's "Road Warriors" visit Saratoga, N.Y. this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21-22.  Armed with lift tickets for the 2010-'11 season, and other great giveaways, the Road Warriors can be found at several ...

Clayton Gun & Sportsmen’s Show Adds STAR Team Scuba Demo August 21

Aug 19, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

rotary-image0012.gifClayton, N.Y. - The August 21-22 Clayton-1000 Islands Gun & Sportsmen's Show has added a STAR Team Scuba Demonstration on Saturday at 12 noon. The multi-agency Special Tactics and Rescue (STAR) Team will offer a free safety and rescue demonstration at the Town Pool in the Village of Clayton.   Team leader Mark Knowles said, "We will use an underwater camera to demonstration our gear and ...

I LOVE NY And Erie Canalway Host 2010 Tourism Readiness Workshops

Aug 19, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

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Workshops are aimed at driving international tourism to upstate New York

New York, NY - I LOVE NEW YORK and Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor announced that they will host 2010 Tourism Readiness Workshops aimed at driving international tourism to upstate New York. The workshops, scheduled for August 30th through September 1st, are designed to help New York State's Tourism Promotion ...

Citizens’ Race the World Events at Windham World Cup Mountain Bike Festival

Aug 18, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

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$6,000 purse to be awarded Windham, N.Y. - Citizen bicyclists are invited to be a part of cycling history and race with the best athletes from all over the world during the Race the World events taking place at the Windham 2010 Mountain Bike World Cup Festival in late August in Windham, N.Y. On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Race the World citizens' downhill event sponsored by Kenda Tires ...

'50s Dance Party Turns Back the Clock at Belleayre

Aug 18, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Buddy HollyHighmount, N.Y. -The Belleayre Music Festival rolls back the clock on nostalgic fun with a '50s Dance Party: "The Day the Music Died" -featuring the Music of Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. This rollicking journey into yesteryear is sure to have the audience dancing in the aisles as the timeless hits of the era's biggest stars are recreated with authentic ...

Blast Off to the 3rd Annual Light The Lakes Fireworks Extravaganza

Aug 18, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Steve Tasker, former Buffalo Bills player, to co-host and serve as official fireworks blast-off detonator at 3rd Annual Light the Lakes Sunday, September 5.Chautauqua County, N.Y.  - Celebrate the spectacular 3rd Annual Light the Lakes on Sunday, September 5 as multiple locations around Chautauqua Lake take part in an explosion of color and noise and blast off at 9:31 pm in one of the largest fireworks displays in North America!! "Since Light the Lakes was founded in 2008, it has been a mission to work together with communities to make Chautauqua ...

Everything Old Is New … And “Tech-Savvy”

Aug 17, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Old Dutch ChurchExplore historic sites with your cell, IPhone, IPad, IPod or MP3 Player Experience Apple's First Tour "app" White Plains, N.Y. -- History meets "tech-savvy" in Westchester as three historic sites offer cell phone tours with Apple's first tour "app" at the Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground. "We are very excited about the new ‘tech-savvy' tours offered by the Old Dutch Church, Bronx ...
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