The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Posts Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:58:16 GMT Wild Center to Officially Open Wild Walk July 4 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Wild-Center-to-Officially-Open-Wild-Walk-July-4/8116/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - It's been in development for eight years, and built three times. At 10:00 in the morning on July 4th it will officially open. The public will be able to walk, or wheel, over the quarter mile trip up and back over the Walk's series of bridges and platforms. The elevated trail has already been dubbed "the Highline of the Forest," after New York City's iconic park on a converted rail line that takes millions of New Yorkers on a trip through the city, 30-feet off the ground. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Wild-Center-to-Officially-Open-Wild-Walk-July-4/8116/ New York State Announces 2015 Sport Fishing and Angling http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/New-York-State-Announces-2015-Sport-Fishing-and-Angling/8115/ Freshwater Streams, Great Lakes And Ocean Waters, And Both Pro Sport-Fishing Tournaments And Novice Events Offer Anglers A Chance At World-Class Trophy Fish Albany, N.Y. (June 23, 2015) --New York State announces 2015 Sport Fishing and Angling events for local and traveling competitors to catch the nearly 165 species of fish found throughout the state. Renowned anglers from around the world travel to New York where sport-fishing tournaments cater to novices, world-renowned competitors and fishing outfitters year-round. While experience builds expertise, fishing is one of the most accessible sports where excitement and satisfaction can be found from the first outing. NYS fishing and angling attracts 2.3 million anglers to the freshwater streams, great lakes and ocean waters of New York every year. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/New-York-State-Announces-2015-Sport-Fishing-and-Angling/8115/ Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days to be Held June 27-28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Free-Fishing-Days-to-be-Held-June-27-28/8114/ New Yorkers and Visitors Welcome to Explore State's Vast Waterways and Fish Without a License Newly Designated Free Fishing Day Set for Veterans Day, November 11 Albany, N.Y. -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State residents and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license in any of the state's 7,500 lakes and ponds and 50,000 miles of rivers and streams during the weekend of June 27-28. Saltwater anglers may also fish in marine waters for migratory marine fish species without enrolling in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Free-Fishing-Days-to-be-Held-June-27-28/8114/ This Summer at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/This-Summer-at-The-Wild-Center/8112/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Join The Wild Center for a wide array of programs, trips and activities this summer. Summer 2015 Every Thursday from June 4th until September 17th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Farmers Market The Wild Center hosts weekly Farmers Markets where you can meet farmers and take home some of the wonderful local food grown in the Adirondack region. The Wild Center has joined with The Adirondack Farmers' Market Cooperative, Inc. which promotes and manages farmers' markets. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/This-Summer-at-The-Wild-Center/8112/ Road Trip to the Catskills for Adventure, Fresh Brews & Scenic Drives http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Road-Trip-to-the-Catskills-for-Adventure-Fresh-Brews-Scenic-Drives/8111/ Chase the Spirit of Summer in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, grab a map or download the I Love NY travel app and head to New York's Great Northern Catskills to explore new microbreweries, adventure experiences, and the simple pleasure of shopping for fresh finds at farmers' markets and roadside stands. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Road-Trip-to-the-Catskills-for-Adventure-Fresh-Brews-Scenic-Drives/8111/ Top 7 Trips for Adventure, Romance & Rest in New York’s Adirondack Region http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Top-7-Trips-for-Adventure-Romance-Rest-in-New-York-s-Adirondack-Region/8110/ Forest Bathing, Breweries & Barefooted Adirondack Adventures: Go Native in Summer 2015 Adirondack Region, N.Y. - From forest bathing - a Japanese practice that aims to boost health through immersion in nature - to sampling locally made microbrews during a beach festival, the Adirondacks of Northern New York offer enriching, unique and thirst-quenching options to enhance any visit. Steal away to the Adirondacks this summer to indulge in one of seven adventurous offerings including: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Top-7-Trips-for-Adventure-Romance-Rest-in-New-York-s-Adirondack-Region/8110/ #GoTourNY Photo Contest Promotes Motorcycle Routes in the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/-GoTourNY-Photo-Contest-Promotes-Motorcycle-Routes-in-the-1000-Islands-Adirondacks/8109/ Tag Photos with #GoTourNY for a Chance to Win a $50 Gas Card or GoPro Camera Lake Placid, N.Y. - A new contest sponsored by www.GoTourNY.com is underway, encouraging motorcyclists riding in the 1000 Islands Region and the Adirondacks to take photos of their adventures and post to social media channels with the hashtag #GoTourNY for a chance to win a weekly or monthly prize. Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/-GoTourNY-Photo-Contest-Promotes-Motorcycle-Routes-in-the-1000-Islands-Adirondacks/8109/ Motorcycle Rallies & Festivals Planned for Northern New York Hot Spots This Summer http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/21/Motorcycle-Rallies-Festivals-Planned-for-Northern-New-York-Hot-Spots-This-Summer/8108/ Use #GoTourNY to Find Motorcycle Rallies & Great Riding in the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands 1000 ISLANDS, N.Y. - This summer, the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands will echo with the roar of motorcyclists from around the country as they gather for events showcasing the unique attractions and scenic routes of Northern New York. The Adirondacks and 1000 Islands offer some of the most scenic and immaculate roadways in the state, traveling along historic corridors while providing access to motorcycle rallies and events. Download free tank maps, find event details and tips for where to ride at www.GoTourNY.com, then head to the Lake George Area on May 30, for the week-long Warrensburg Bike Rally, held at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrensburg. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/21/Motorcycle-Rallies-Festivals-Planned-for-Northern-New-York-Hot-Spots-This-Summer/8108/ 2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ Wilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015. The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics. Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/2015-Wilmington-Whiteface-Bike-Fest-set-for-June-5-7/8107/ NYC & Co. Encourages New Yorkers to Explore Their Own Backyards as Part of See Your City Campaign http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/NYC-Co-Encourages-New-Yorkers-to-Explore-Their-Own-Backyards-as-Part-of-See-Your-City-Campaign/8106/ Second Phase of Marketing Effort Gives New Yorkers a Unique Perspective on the Five Boroughs Collaboration with Social Media Ambassadors Encourages Sharing of Experiences, Tips, Stories and More through Imagery New York, N.Y. (May 18) - Today NYC & Company announced the next phase of See Your City to motivate New Yorkers to explore the diverse neighborhoods and boroughs of their city. The second phase of the campaign, sponsored by American Express®, highlights 10 new neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs and features expanded social integration to showcase the City as a must-see destination for New Yorkers. The campaign strategy is inspired by the U.S. Travel Association's Project: Time Off, an initiative aimed to change mind-sets, shift American culture and motivate Americans to use more of their paid time off (projecttimeoff.com). For more information on the campaign and neighborhoods, visit nycgo.com/seeyourcity. Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/NYC-Co-Encourages-New-Yorkers-to-Explore-Their-Own-Backyards-as-Part-of-See-Your-City-Campaign/8106/