The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Thousand Islands-Seaway Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:59:43 GMT Gov. Cuomo Announces More Than $4.5M in Outdoor Recreation Improvement Projects in 1000 Islands http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Gov-Cuomo-Announces-More-Than-4-5M-in-Outdoor-Recreation-Improvement-Projects-in-1000-Islands/8122/ Nearly $3.6 Million in Improvements at Wellesley Island and Grass Point State Parks Now Complete Construction Begins on $1 Million Accessible Trail at Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area Albany, N.Y.(Aug. 5) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $4.5 million projects will enhance outdoor recreation for people of all ages and abilities in the Thousand Islands Region. A roughly $3.6 million project to improve the beachfront and campgrounds of Wellesley Island and Grass Point State Parks is now complete, making the parks more attractive to visitors to these popular destinations on the St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands region. In addition, construction is now underway on a $1 million accessible trail at Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area in St. Lawrence County. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Gov-Cuomo-Announces-More-Than-4-5M-in-Outdoor-Recreation-Improvement-Projects-in-1000-Islands/8122/ 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/ New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage  Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ Ride the 1000 Islands Region with New Tank Maps & Routes on www.GoTourNY.com http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Ride-the-1000-Islands-Region-with-New-Tank-Maps-Routes-on-www-GoTourNY-com/8099/ Motorcycling Website Features Tailored Routes with Trip Tips for NY's 1000 Islands 1000 Islands, N.Y. - For motorcyclists, the 1000 Islands offer pristine roadways and untapped adventures featuring castles, historic waterways and smooth, winding roadways through state forests and parklands. This summer, plan a motorcycling adventure through the 1000 Islands Region for an immersive, one-of-a-kind getaway and explore dozens of pristine parks and unique heritage attractions, including two castles, historic towns and summer festivals. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/29/Ride-the-1000-Islands-Region-with-New-Tank-Maps-Routes-on-www-GoTourNY-com/8099/ War of 1812 Symposium Draws Top International Historians http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/War-of-1812-Symposium-Draws-Top-International-Historians/8098/ Oswego, N.Y. - Register today for the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that earned our young nation respect from around the world. The fifth annual event opens on Friday, April 17 with registration and check-in from 6 to 9 p.m. along with a meet-and-greet social and cash bar. Evening programming also includes an academic competition for students from across the U.S. who will compete for cash and prizes as well as the respect of established historians. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/War-of-1812-Symposium-Draws-Top-International-Historians/8098/ Top Three Student Historians Compete at War of 1812 Symposium http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Top-Three-Student-Historians-Compete-at-War-of-1812-Symposium/8096/ Oswego, N.Y. - The top three student historians have been chosen to compete in ‘Student Night,' during the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego. Come out to support the candidates and hear presentations from Oswego, N.Y. native Shannon Cilento; Anastasia Garceau, from Latham, N.Y;. and Nicole Bronsted Wagner of Greeneville, TN. The contest begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 17 to kick off the fifth annual event which continues through Sunday, April 19. Admission for the student competition is free and light refreshments will be served. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/Top-Three-Student-Historians-Compete-at-War-of-1812-Symposium/8096/ Call to Artists for 2015 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/2/Call-to-Artists-for-2015-Members-Juried-Art-Exhibit/8090/ April 16th Deadline Approaches Ogdensburg, N.Y. - The Frederic Remington Art Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the 2015 Members' Juried Art Exhibit which will be on display May 23 - September 27, 2015. In the 2015 Members' Juried Art Exhibit, the museum's member artists are invited to submit up to three digital photos of their art. Open to artists everywhere, one work from each artist is guaranteed acceptance. This exhibit is the museum's most inclusive juried art exhibit; every artist gets at least one work in the show. It's during the museum's peak tourist season, so gets maximum exposure. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/2/Call-to-Artists-for-2015-Members-Juried-Art-Exhibit/8090/ One-Of-A-Kind Theatrical Performance Coming To the Dock of the Antique Boat Museum This August http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/ Clayton, N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America's premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that the Caravan Stage Company will dock and perform at the Museum this coming August. The Caravan Stage Company (www.caravanstage.org) will float into the dock at the ABM this coming August 14 & 15 for two nights of high-flying, mesmerizing aerial acrobatics and a world-renowned theatrical performance that is sure to be the talk of the 1000 Islands this summer season. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/ Winona Forest 35th Anniversary Tourathon Set for this Saturday in Winona Forest http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Mannsville, N.Y. - It's been a long cold winter so far, but conditions are the best we have had in the last 10 years for this weekend's event! There's plenty happening in snow sports in Winona and a record number of people are taking part. Considered a premiere event in upstate NY, the 35th Winona Forest Tourathon, which takes place this Saturday, is an annual event but only one of many that are being held in Winona Forest this season. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Save the Date: Oswego War of 1812 Symposium is April 17-19 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/Save-the-Date-Oswego-War-of-1812-Symposium-is-April-17-19/8057/ Oswego, N.Y. - Come to the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that helped secure America's independence and shape our young nation. The bicentennial commemoration continues with the fifth installment of the seminar which explores the events that earned respect for the U.S. from around the world. The symposium opens on Friday, April 17 and runs through Sunday, April 19 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/Save-the-Date-Oswego-War-of-1812-Symposium-is-April-17-19/8057/