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Posts for September 2010

Acclaimed author & Rhodes Scholar John Edgar Wideman to speak at New Paltz

Sep 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

suny-new-paltz-news-logo.JPGNew Paltz, N.Y.  - The State University of New York at New Paltz welcomes John Edgar Wideman, acclaimed fiction writer, memoirist and essayist, as a speaker in the College's Distinguished Speaker Series at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 15, in SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center 102. Wideman will read from a work in progress and offer his reflections on the African Diaspora. He will also receive an ...

October in Albany: A Month Full of Fabulous Fall Fun

Sep 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon, The Egg, will host a John Lennon Birthday Tribute featuring The Quarrymen & Nowhere Boy Film. Albany, N.Y. -- The Capital City nestled in the Hudson Valley celebrates the arrival of autumn with fabulous festivals, magnificent foliage and great entertainment -- including some seasonal spooky fun. On stage, Capital Repertory Theatre features 33 Variations and Cactus Flower, while Hairspray plays at Cohoes Music Hall.  At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Gordon Lightfoot and Joan Baez ...

Brilliant Near-Peak Foliage Starting to Appear in Adirondacks, Catskills

Sep 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Spectacular fall color in the Old Forge area!This is the third 2010 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 afternoon. Albany, N.Y. - Bright, beautiful, near-peak fall colors are expected this weekend in some of the higher elevations of the Adirondacks, while spectacular shades of autumn past ...

The “Greenest New Yorker” to Visit the Capital Region

Sep 21, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Kaity TsuiVisit is part of I LOVE NEW YORK's "Green Heart NY" tourism initiative The Greenest New Yorker will visit the Roosevelt Baths & Spa, one of NYS's Iconic Green Destinations Albany, NY - New State's "Greenest New Yorker" is hitting the road, in an ecological way, and heading upstate to check out green travel opportunities in the Capital-Saratoga region. Kaity Tsui, winner of the ...

JetBlue loves New York – and New York loves JetBlue!

Sep 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

jetblue-iloveny-logo.gifAs part of their decision to keep their main Support Center in New York, JetBlue has entered into a long-term marketing partnership with the Empire State to jointly promote tourism and help spur business opportunities state-wide. With that comes the right to use the I Love NY logo alongside the JetBlue logo in a new creation designed in a collaborative effort between the JetBlue Brand ...

Calling all Adirondack Ambassadors: Vote for Lake Placid!

Sep 16, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

lake-placid-cvb.JPGLake Placid, N.Y. -- National Geographic Traveler is wondering what cities BEST EMBRACE WINTER...and we figure that the nation's first winter resort and two-time Olympic Winter Games host fits the bill!  We're hoping to overwhelm them with support from fans of Lake Placid - can you help?  It would represent a huge amount of exposure for Lake Placid and the Adirondacks! Click Here ...

Swain Resort Announces First Annual Sportsmen’s Festival

Sep 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

swain-logo.gifSwain, N.Y. - Swain Resort will hold its first annual Sportsmen's Festival September 18-19, 2010 at Swain Resort, about 45 minutes south of Rochester, NY.  With archery courses, an archery range (totaling over 80 targets), a muzzleloader woods walk and shooting range, a trap shooting area, outdoor and indoor dealer displays, and, of course, the ski lift for scenic rides to the top of the ...

Beautiful Fall Colors Continue to Emerge Across New York State

Sep 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

foliage_map_2010_week_2.pngThis is the second 2010 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 afternoon. Albany, N.Y. - The progression of beautiful fall colors across New York State continues this weekend, as summer shades of green are slowly giving way to the spectacular ...

Fall Foliage Events and Festivals Peak in the Adirondacks

Sep 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks-logo-fall.JPGFall Foliage FAQ, festival line-up and Adirondack lodging available online Adirondack Region, NY (September 15, 2010) - The Adirondack Region of Northern New York offers a longer foliage season than anywhere in the East, and more land to explore than the whole state of Vermont. This year's Adirondack fall foliage is expected to be brilliant and lasting with an array of Adirondack events on ...

Modern Works by Artist Joan Miró Displayed at Metropolitan Museum with Dutch Old Master Paintings That Inspired Them

Sep 14, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm.gifExhibition dates: October 5, 2010-January 17, 2011

Exhibition location: Special Exhibitions Galleries, first floor Press preview: Monday, October 4, 10:00 a.m.-noon New York, N.Y. - During a trip to the Netherlands in spring 1928, the Catalan painter Joan Miró (1893-1983)purchased postcards from the museums he visited. Two 17th-century Dutch genre scenes particularly caught his attention ...

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