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Posts for September 2008

All aboard Eastman House for 'TRAINS!' photography

Sep 30, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

ChristmastimeThree exhibitions opening Oct. 11 display locomotive photographs spanning three centuries, including the work of O. Winston Link

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film presents a series of three photography exhibitions titled "TRAINS!" Oct. 11 to Jan. 25, 2009. Headlining the exhibitions, which spans three centuries of train photography, will ...

ACTRESS AMERICA FERRERA OF UGLY BETTY ANNOUNCES GRAND PRIZE WINNER IN “I LOVE NY” SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Sep 25, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Needs more squirrelNeeds more squirrel Syracuse Resident Sean Cunningham Wins with “Discover a Different NY” 

NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – I Love New York (www.iloveny.com), the marketing arm for the State of New York, received some star power help today to honor Syracuse resident Sean Cunningham with the Grand Prize in the first-ever I Love New York Short Film Competition.

 

Representatives of Empire State Development ...

BEAUTIFUL, NEAR-PEAK COLORS EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS OF ADIRONDACKS THIS WEEKEND

Sep 24, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Old Forge area Mid-point colors expected to arrive in parts of Catskills

ATTENTION EDITORS, NEWS DIRECTORS AND METEOROLOGISTS:

This is the third 2008 FALL COLOR REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. FALL COLOR REPORTS are issued every Wednesday. Fall’s magnificent kaleidoscope of color continues to gradually ...

Are Eagles in the 1000 Islands on the Brink of Recovery? Learn the Answer October 9 at Seaway Trail Discovery Center

Sep 23, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Bald EagleSackets Harbor, NY –After an absence of more than 60 years is the bald eagle on the brink of recovery along the upper St. Lawrence River? As part of the Birds of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail speakers series, on Thursday, October 9, at 6 pm at the Seaway Trail Discovery Center, retired Parks Canada Warden Bud Andress will answer that question in Sackets Harbor, NY. Andress has monitored the ...

National Toy Hall of Fame® Final Nominees Announced by Strong National Museum of Play®

Sep 23, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Hot Wheels 1966 Batmobile 2008 Inductees to Be Named November 6   Rochester, N.Y. — Which of America’s favorite toys will be enshrined in the National Toy Hall of Fame® this year? Will Rubik’s Cube® be part of the winning combination? Will Wiffle® Ball step up to the plate and hit a home run? Perhaps we should consult the fortunetelling Magic 8 Ball® for the answers!  Strong National Museum of Play® today ...

NEW YORK STATE SHOWS ITS TRUE COLORS THIS FALL WITH SPECIAL VALUE PACKAGES

Sep 19, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

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I LOVE NEW YORK Invites Travelers to “Enlighten, Harvest, Explore”  

NEW YORK, September 19, 2008 - I LOVE NEW YORK (www.iloveny.com), New York State’s tourism promotion agency, has partnered with more than 100 lodging properties across the entire Empire State to offer Fall Getaway Packages starting at $89 per night and more than 20 gas-related incentives.  Consumers feeling the ...

Mushroom and Lichen Hikin’

Sep 19, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

fungus-by-pam.jpg Join in on the fungus Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m., as the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum explains all about mushrooms, lichens, toadstools and fairy rings. This time of year is the perfect time to find beautiful examples of colorful fructifications of the fascinating mushroom group. Come to the Museum’s, Outdoor Discovery Center location, 20 Kenridge Farm Drive, Route 9W, Cornwall, ...

The First Snowflakes Descend on Albany as the Capital Region Gears Up for Annual Snow Show

Sep 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Dates Announced for 2008 Ski & Snowboard Event   

ALBANY, N.Y., September 18, 2008 – As the warm summer months begin to “trail” off, the Capital Region will gear up for the return of the longest-running consumer snow and travel show, the 47th annual Times Union Ski & Snowboard Expo, November  7 – 9.

  

The expo, presented by Alpin Haus, will bring the latest and greatest in winter ...

WINTER OVERNIGHT WINE, DINE AND LUXURY PACKAGES IN NEW YORK’S FINGER LAKES REGION STARTING AS LOW AS $240

Sep 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Auburn, New YorkSeptember 18, 2008 – New overnight packages in New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country offer luxurious stays starting as low as $240. Visitors can surround themselves with lake views accompanied by warm fires, fine dining, local wines and plenty of relaxation.   Aurora Inn Winter Wine & Dine  World-class wines, gorgeous scenery and fresh regional cuisine at a ...

WESTCHESTER CRAFT SHOW CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF FINE CRAFT OCTOBER 17-19 AT WESTCHESTER COUNTY CENTER

Sep 18, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

westchestercrafts.jpg Prominent Curator Judith Schwartz to Lead Panel Discussion on Ceramics Friday at 1:30 WHITE PLAINS, New York --- Celebrating 15 years of bringing the finest of contemporary American craft into the homes and lives of New York Metro area and Hudson Valley residents, the Westchester Craft Show returns to the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York on Friday, October 17 through ...
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