The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Posts Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:19:45 GMT Go Tour NY Routes Run Through Wine, Beer and BBQ Country http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/7/Go-Tour-NY-Routes-Run-Through-Wine-Beer-and-BBQ-Country/8118/ www.GoTourNY.com Features New York State Routes Through the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks Cape Vincent, N.Y. (July  7, 2015) - In the 1000 Islands and Adirondacks, the dog days of summer fade into fall with the scent of savory barbecue, the roar of a motorcycle on an open road and the sweet reward of a local brew at the end of the ride. Both regions offer an array of food and wine events located along the scenic motorcycle routes featured on www.GoTourNY.com. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/7/Go-Tour-NY-Routes-Run-Through-Wine-Beer-and-BBQ-Country/8118/ Governor Cuomo Announces Economic Impact of Tourism Industry Exceeds $100 Billion for The First Time http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Economic-Impact-of-Tourism-Industry-Exceeds-100-Billion-for-The-First-Time/8117/ Tourism Employment Increased By 16 Percent Since 2011 New York Remains Most Visited State by Overseas Travelers for 14th Year in a Row With July 4th Weekend Approaching, Governor Highlights Summer 2015 Tourism Ad Campaign and Getaway Ideas at ILoveNY.com Albany, N.Y. (July 2) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the total economic impact of New York State's tourism industry in 2014 reached an all-time high of $100.1 billion. Historic investments in the tourism industry have generated job growth and an increase in visitors to New York, making it the most visited state by overseas travelers for the 14th year in a row. The Governor also highlighted the 2015 summer ad campaign featuring vacation destinations and attractions from all regions of the state. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Economic-Impact-of-Tourism-Industry-Exceeds-100-Billion-for-The-First-Time/8117/ 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/