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Category - Spring

Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook

May 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Water Trail partners gathered at Kingston Point Beach Announcement.Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation

Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Four-Map/Guide Set, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek.

NYC & Co. Encourages Visitors to Plan NYC Summer Vacations In Advance To Take Advantage Of Savings

May 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Value Programs NYC Restaurant Week®, NYC Broadway WeekSM and NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM Return This Summer

Approximately 16 Million Visitors Expected to Visit NYC During Summer Months

New York City (May 17, 2016) -NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors to book ahead to take advantage of savings opportunities this summer in New York City, as the warmer months are one of the best times for visitors to experience free and low-cost outdoor activities and offerings (nycgo.com/free). In addition, summertime visitors to NYC can enjoy NYC & Company's signature dining and theater promotions.

With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a golfers’ paradise

May 12, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Spring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens

Orange County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that's right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise.

18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters

May 12, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) – The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, “18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution”Newburgh, N.Y. (May 11, 2016) - The practice of medicine played a pivotal role in the colonies during the Revolutionary War including in the Hudson Valley. Come to Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, May 14th for a special presentation, "18th Century Medicine: The Physician, the Silver Bullet, and the American Revolution," at 1:00 PM.

Birding and Nature Walks at Saratoga National Historical Park

May 11, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Pileated woodpeckerEvent Date: Sat., 14 May & 11 June 2016

Stillwater, N.Y.:  On two Saturdays this spring, from 10 AM-11:30 AM on May 14 and again on June 11, Saratoga National Historical Park offers a Birding and Nature Walk.  These free walks will take place on Saratoga Battlefield, located between Rt. 4 and Rt. 32 just north of the Village of Stillwater.

Roseland Wake Park To Open For Season 2 Friday, April 29th!

Apr 29, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ten year old Ashlyn Overland riding in front of the starting platform crowdCanandaigua, NY (April 28, 2016) -  Friday, April 29th, will mark the start of the second season for Roseland Wake Park, the only cable wake boarding park in the Northeast. "Guests visited from all over the Northeast and Canada last summer to take advantage of this unique watersports attraction", comments wake park manager, Kyle Dickman. Wake boarders from Maine have indicated that they will be visiting on opening weekend. Ten year old Ashlyn Overland, from Port Jervis, NY, a four hour one-way drive, plans to attend opening weekend as well. Ashlyn's parents brought her to the wake park almost every weekend last summer. They would spend two nights at local lodging during each visit.

Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7

Apr 27, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour10 a.m. at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady, N.Y. - Explore the Stockade Historic District's fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture with our Discover Colonial Schenectady walking tour!

Travel back in time with us to the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution and learn about the characters and events that formed this historic community.

Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack

Apr 25, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Cayuga County, N.Y. - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour will kick-off on May 6th from 5 - 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn as part of First Friday, a community open house coordinated by the Auburn Downtown BID. This farmer's market style event is free and family-friendly, offering samples and tastings of locally produced baked goods, jams & jellies, honey and maple syrup from many of the 21 sweet spots on the Trail.

Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals

Apr 19, 2016 by I Love NY Staff

Orange County, NY is the destination for outdoor family fun!

Orange County, N.Y. - Orange County, NY is sure to be a destination of choice for day trippers and weekenders looking for fun outdoor festivals this summer. From live music and craft vendors to road races and even an airshow, each event offers a unique opportunity to experience all this scenic Hudson Valley county has to offer.

Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, and Brian Regan Headline 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival In Jamestown

Apr 13, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

National Comedy Center Announces Festival Lineup, Update On National Museum of Comedy, Tickets for 4-day Festival go on Sale May 4

Jamestown, N.Y. - National Comedy Center, Inc., the first cultural institution dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, announces the lineup for the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4-7, in Jamestown, NY. Headlining this year's festival is Comedy Central's "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, the king of the rant Lewis Black, and one of this country's premier comedians, Brian Regan. Festival highlights also include a moderated discussion with the Farrelly Brothers and Kliph Nesteroff, the critically-acclaimed Story Pirates kids-comedy troupe, and Comedy Late Night.

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