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Meet the Artist: Spencer Tunick opens studio to visitors at GARNER Arts Center this Sunday

Jun 24, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Featuring Nudes from Hawaii

Garnerville, N.Y. - Artist-photographer Spencer Tunick, artist in residence at GARNER Arts Center (formerly GAGA), is opening his studio to visitors this Sunday, June 29th from 1:00-4:00PM. Best known for organizing large-scale nude installations, since 1994 he has created over 75 temporary site-specific installations in the United States and abroad. Tunick's installations encompass dozens, hundreds or thousands of live, nude volunteers in public spaces.

Still Time to Sign up to Participate in Dragon Boat Race on July 5tth

Jun 18, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Dragon Boat RacePoughkeepsie, N.Y. - Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to be a part of a new, exciting leisure activity, as a participant in the only Dragon Boat Race in the Mid-Hudson Valley this summer! On Saturday, July 5th, join a team in friendly competition on a short, 200-meter course. Men and women of all ages and skill levels can enjoy paddling with families and friends for stress-free exercise and recreation.

Orange County Presents the New 2014 Travel Guide

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

2014 Orange County Travel GuideHudson Valley, N.Y. - The 2014 Orange County Travel Guide has been flying out of the tourism office with thousands of requests from across the United States and Canada. People are reaching for the guide with the beautiful cover photograph of the view of the Hudson River from Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh. Colorful photos of some of New York State's most famous attractions can be seen next to vivid descriptions of all there is to experience in this hefty 44-page guide.

Korn’s Campgrounds Hosts 5th and Final Year of Horseshoe Tournament

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Korn's CampgroundsPublic invited; tournament to honor the late Joan Smith, seasonal camper

Middletown, N.Y. - Korn's Campgrounds, located at 60 Meyer Road in Middletown, invites players to register for its 5th and final annual Korn's Horseshoe Tournament, to be held Friday August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd, at the campground.

This year's horseshoe tournament is being held in honor of Maybrook, NY resident Joan Smith, a seasonal camper at Korn's Campgrounds, who passed away this past fall

Strategies of War Revealed at Washington's Headquarters During The Path Through History Weekend

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Newburgh, N.Y. - Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site during the Path Through History Weekend for a glimpse of what occurred during our country's Revolutionary War.

On Saturday, June 14th, join us for After Yorktown: The Path to Newburgh, which will touch upon the little-known events that occurred after the well-known Siege of Yorktown and how this paved the path to Newburgh, New York for the Continental Army, leading to the Hasbrouck farmhouse  - General Washington's Headquarters.

Flutter Over to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for Butterfly Weekend

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall is hosting a Butterfly Weekend on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29 Cornwall, N.Y. -Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a Butterfly Weekend at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educators Pam Golben, Alicia Ocana and Sasha Boucher for a weekend of discovering the beauty of butterflies.

Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Celebrates Fifth Season Aug. 14-17

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

HV Jazz FestHudson Valley, N.Y. - The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival begins its fifth season August 14-17. The series which takes place in several towns in the greater Hudson Valley features the deep resource of local talent along side grammy winning and nationally recognized jazz names.

This year's feature show, is The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra of NYC's famed Village Vanguard. This 17 piece jazz ensemble, formerly The Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra has been a fixture on Monday nights for decades at this landmark jazz club. This year, The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center , a leading performance space in the valley will present them on Saturday Aug. 16 at 8 PM. Another highlight will be "Women in Jazz of The Hudson Valley"on Sunday Aug 17.

Tour historic Peony Collection in Bloom at Locust Grove

Jun 2, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

White peonyPoughkeepsie, N.Y. - The historic peony collection at Locust Grove estate in Poughkeepsie will be in bloom this week. Join Tim Steinhoff, Director of Horticulture, and horticulturist Susan MacAvery for a free guided tour on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 6:30pm. Discover how the plants from this expansive collection have survived and been cared for through division and replanting, as well as the challenges of classifying and maintaining the collection. Tour will also include a walk down the Long Border to view foxtail lilies and other late spring bloomers, as well as an overview of the Heritage Vegetable Garden. To learn more about the gardens and grounds at Locust Grove visit

MEDIA ALERT: The Wassaic Project Announces Last Saturdays Kick-off: Community Day

May 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Wassaic, N.Y.  - The wildly successful Wassaic Project Last Saturdays series kicks-off the 2014 season with a small town community block party with a twist on Sat May 31. Wassaic's very own volunteer fire department will lead a parade of cheerleaders, boy scouts, floats constructed by Webutuck middle schoolers and a procession of Webutuck high schoolers wearing "Architectural Beast" masks created with Wassaic Project artists Cosmo Design Factory.

Sundays at the Cemetery: Guided Tours of six Kingston Cemeteries offered

May 28, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Historic Kingston Cemetary ToursKingston, N.Y. - The Friends of Historic Kingston announces a new summer program - Sundays at the Cemetery - featuring free guided tours of six Kingston Cemeteries. Learn about notable Kingstonians including George Clinton, John Vanderlyn, General George Sharpe, Thomas Cornell, George Coykendall, Calvert Vaux, Peter Barmann, Lucas Noone, members of the U.S. Civil War Colored Infantry, and many others as you view distinctive gravesites amid remarkable landscapes within the City of Kingston.


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