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Posts for September 2008

FALL COLORS CONTINUE TO EMERGE ACROSS NEW YORK STATE

Sep 17, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

The spectacular colors of autumn continue to emerge across New York State, with the most significant changes continuing to take place in the Adirondacks and Catskills regions, according to observers for the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s I LOVE NEW YORK program. Additionally, the Finger Lakes and Thousand Islands-Seaway regions are also reporting some early stage color change. ...

Howe Caverns Launches New Web Site

Sep 16, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

new-howe.jpgHOWES CAVE, N.Y. -- Howe Caverns’ Web site, www.howecaverns.com, has an all-new look and new features that offer its virtual guests a way to learn more about the tours, book motel rooms, take virtual reality tours and stay up-to-date on the efforts to expand the caverns’ tour experience. “Through the years our Web site has been a portal for millions of visitors to experience the beauty and ...

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 27 in Altmar

Sep 12, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

FASCINATING FISHALTMAR – A full day of children’s activities, fishing seminars and outdoor programs are planned for this year’s open house on National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept. 27, at the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Salmon River Fish Hatchery.

This is the thirteenth annual open house at the hatchery, located at 2133 county Route 22 in Altmar.  The event takes place from 9 ...

Empire State Development Announces 9 Percent increase in direct tourism spending for New York State in 2007

Sep 11, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Tourism industry growth exceeds $50 billion mark for first time

Sept. 8 -- Empire State Development (ESD) today announced a 9 percent increase in direct tourism spending for New York State in 2007.  Last year visitors spent $51 billion in the local economy, according to a study commissioned by the Department of Economic Development’s Division of Tourism.  This includes a $44 billion ...

ALBANY HERITAGE AREA VISITORS CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR HUDSON 400 CELEBRATION

Sep 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

A journey of learning 

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 10, 2008) -- Albany’s Hudson 400th Celebration of Discovery in 2009 includes new educational programs developed to take children on a journey of learning.

  

“We’ve seized this year of celebration to incorporate new, fun learning experiences for Capital Region children to explore Albany and discover its incredible history,” said Michele ...

ALBANY’S ‘HUDSON 400th CELEBRATION OF DISCOVERY’ NAMED TOP EVENT IN U.S. BY AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATON

Sep 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

ALBANY, N.Y.  (Sept. 10, 2008) -- The American Bus Association (ABA) has named Albany’s “Hudson 400th Celebration of Discovery” number one on its list of 2009’s Top 100 events in North America.

The announcement was made today by Michele Vennard, president and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which nominated the event.

  

“For the first time in the 28 years that ...

NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES PRE-2010 WINTER OLYMPICS COMPETITIONS TO BE HELD IN LAKE PLACID

Sep 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

Lake Placid to Host Numerous World Championships, World Cup and Other Events during 2008/2009 Winter Season The Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and Governor Paterson today announced that Lake Placid will host dozens of winter sports competitions including World Championships and World Cup events in advance of the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.    The ...

FIRST SIGNS OF COLORFUL FALL FOLIAGE EMERGING IN NEW YORK STATE

Sep 10, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

This is the first 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. The 2008 foliage season in New York State is officially underway as the first significant colors of autumn are appearing in the Adirondacks and Catskills region, according to observers ...

WESTCHESTER PHILHARMONIC KICKS-OFF HISTORIC SEASON WITH GUEST ARTIST PIANIST LEON FLEISHER AND CONDUCTOR ITZHAK PERLMAN

Sep 8, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

 Concert to mark Perlman’s debut as primary conductor of orchestra    (Purchase, New York) — The Westchester Philharmonic begins a new era under the baton of Itzhak Perlman in October with a weekend of concerts Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 8 pm and Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 3 pm. Piano legend and recent Kennedy enter honoree Leon Fleisher will make his first-ever guest appearance with the ...

Make Room on Your Plate for Upcoming Adirondack Culinary Adventures

Sep 8, 2008 by I Love New York Staff

ADIRONDACK REGION, N.Y. September 5, 2008 - September marks the beginning of Adirondack Harvest Festivals and the kick-off of a culinary calendar of exciting events, cooking classes and demonstrations, exhibits, tastings and farm tours. From the Speculator Fall Fest to the Cream Cheese Festival in Lowville – these gastronomic adventures will satisfy all five senses.

Adirondack Harvest is a ...

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