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Posts for November 2012

Ten Big Ideas for a Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Season

Nov 26, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack1.jpgBig Happens Inside and Out at New York State's Shopping Destinations   Albany, N.Y. --  Here are ten ideas to make this season's holiday shopping fun and frantic-free while snagging delightfully original New York State gifts for everyone on your list. Whether strolling the streets of historic towns or shopping at one of the world's largest malls, you'll feel embraced by the warmth of the ...

Special Exhibition Tells Story of How African Artifacts were First Recognized as Art in U.S.

Nov 21, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

met_logo2.jpgExhibition dates:   November 27, 2012 - April 14, 2013 Location:               Michael C. Rockefeller Special Exhibition Gallery Press preview:      Monday, November 26, 10:00 a.m. - noon New York, N.Y. - The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present a special exhibition highlighting the African works acquired by the New York avant-garde and its most influential patrons during the 1910s and ...

Visit Buffalo Niagara unveils new airport Visitor Center

Nov 21, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

buffalo-for-real.JPGFirst Niagara Bank is lead sponsor; Five million passengers, many of whom are Canadian, will discover all that the region has to offer Buffalo, N.Y. - Leading up to the busiest travel weekend of the year, officials from Visit Buffalo Niagara (VBN) have unveiled its new Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center, located on the secure side of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The center, which ...

2013 Erie Canalway Calendar Available December 1st

Nov 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

The public is invited to pick up a free 2013 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2012 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor.15,000  Free calendars distributed across upstate NY Waterford, N.Y. - The public is invited to pick up a free 2013 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2012 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. Each month features one of twelve winning images from this year's Erie Canalway photo contest. The calendar ...

NYC & Company Welcomes the 88th Annual Greater New York Dental Meeting to New York City

Nov 20, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

nycgo.jpgMore than 54,000 Visitors from Around the World to Attend Meeting Generates More Than 17,000 Room-Nights and $85 Million in Economic Impact for the City New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, welcomes the 88th Annual Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) to New York City, the largest health-care and dental meeting, ...

2012 Downtown Schenectady Holiday Business Promotions Announced

Nov 19, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

downtown-schenectady-improvement-corp.JPGPrograms supporting local businesses kick off on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24 Schenectady, N.Y. - The Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation (DSIC) announces several business-themed promotions designed to encourage the community to patronize Downtown Schenectady's many independent shops, restaurants, services and attractions during the 2012 holiday season. The promotions will kick ...

Lake George Area 2013 Travel Guide Now Available

Nov 19, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

lake-george-travel-guide-2013.JPGFour Great Seasons, One Outstanding Destination Lake George, N.Y. - The 2013 Travel Guide for The Lake George Area in New York's Adirondacks is a must-have guide to planning a getaway to this four-season destination!  No matter what the date is on the calendar, there are seasonal attractions, recreation, dining and lodging choices to fit any vacation style imaginable. Take a look at the ...

Holiday Gems: The Hudson Valley glitters with celebrations of the season.

Nov 16, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

hudson-valley-travel-hudson-valley.jpgHudson Valley, N.Y. -  Memories are made here. Get your sparkle on in the Hudson Valley this year for a holiday filled with nifty gifts and beautifully decorated destinations. The entire valley glistens with twinkly lights and old fashioned celebrations to dazzle every eye, young and old. Jingle bells herald your arrival to the utterly unique Hickory Dickory Dock gift shop in Nyack where ...

Museum Tours visit Christmas during Mid-19th Century

Nov 16, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Yuletide became an occasion for parties and dances in the 19th century.Yuletide 1849-the year New York made Christmas official Mumford, N.Y -At the dawn of the 1800s and for many years thereafter, December 25th was just another day in the U.S. But it would soon became a beloved holiday, widely celebrated with church services, Christmas trees, gift-giving and parties. During Genesee Country Village & Museum's Yuletide in the Country Fridays, Saturday ...

Whiteface Mountain Ski Season Begins this Weekend!

Nov 16, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

whiteface-opening2012.jpgOpen Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16 & 17, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Wilmington, N.Y. - Let the skiing and riding season begin at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington.  The Olympic mountain will open tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 17, six days ahead of schedule. "The weather conditions and temperatures have been ideal for the last couple of weeks for snowmaking," said the mountain's general manager Aaron ...
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