The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Spring Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:06:42 GMT Retro Road Touring on the Kaaterskill Clove Trail to the Catskills’ Coolest Places http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/16/Retro-Road-Touring-on-the-Kaaterskill-Clove-Trail-to-the-Catskills-Coolest-Places/8261/ Discovery Trail Goes Deep into Catskill Culture & History Greene County, N.Y. (June 13, 2016) - Striking the balance between adventure and culture, Greene County's Kaaterskill Clove Trail offers a self-guided discovery route to hiking trails, scenic vistas, restaurants, and historic sites offering surprising connections between past and present. Recognized for its scenic beauty, the Clove's landscape has inspired countless artists for generations, and its stops represent key places in American history. The routes connect visitors to sites in the Catskills, while looping in some of Greene County's most popular attractions, restaurants, and microbreweries. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/16/Retro-Road-Touring-on-the-Kaaterskill-Clove-Trail-to-the-Catskills-Coolest-Places/8261/ Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Greenway-Announces-New-Hudson-River-Greenway-Water-Trail-Map-Guides-Mobile-Website-and-Guidebook/8255/ 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. Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/26/Greenway-Announces-New-Hudson-River-Greenway-Water-Trail-Map-Guides-Mobile-Website-and-Guidebook/8255/ NYC & Co. Encourages Visitors to Plan NYC Summer Vacations In Advance To Take Advantage Of Savings http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/NYC-Co-Encourages-Visitors-to-Plan-NYC-Summer-Vacations-In-Advance-To-Take-Advantage-Of-Savings/8249/ 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. Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/NYC-Co-Encourages-Visitors-to-Plan-NYC-Summer-Vacations-In-Advance-To-Take-Advantage-Of-Savings/8249/ With a variety of challenging and scenic courses, Orange County, N.Y. is a golfers’ paradise http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/With-a-variety-of-challenging-and-scenic-courses-Orange-County-N-Y-is-a-golfers-paradise/8246/ 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. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/With-a-variety-of-challenging-and-scenic-courses-Orange-County-N-Y-is-a-golfers-paradise/8246/ 18th Century Medicine Talk Offered at Washington's Headquarters http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ 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. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/18th-Century-Medicine-Talk-Offered-at-Washington-s-Headquarters/8245/ Birding and Nature Walks at Saratoga National Historical Park http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/11/Birding-and-Nature-Walks-at-Saratoga-National-Historical-Park/8244/ Event 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. Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/11/Birding-and-Nature-Walks-at-Saratoga-National-Historical-Park/8244/ Roseland Wake Park To Open For Season 2 Friday, April 29th! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/Roseland-Wake-Park-To-Open-For-Season-2-Friday-April-29th-/8242/ Canandaigua, 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. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/Roseland-Wake-Park-To-Open-For-Season-2-Friday-April-29th-/8242/ Discover Colonial Schenectady Walking Tour Set for May 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ 10 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. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/27/Discover-Colonial-Schenectady-Walking-Tour-Set-for-May-7/8239/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ 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. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Orange County Summer Calendar is Filled with Festivals http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/ 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. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/19/Orange-County-Summer-Calendar-is-Filled-with-Festivals/8231/