The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Winter Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:47:08 GMT Destiny USA Heats Things Up On Valentine’s Day with the Corning Museum of Glass, Romantic Offers http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/9/Destiny-USA-Heats-Things-Up-On-Valentine-s-Day-with-the-Corning-Museum-of-Glass-Romantic-Offers/8180/ Valentine's Day marked with free Corning Museum of Glass "Flameworking" demonstrations, a Winter Fun DATE Pass, free carousel rides and romance-themed dining specials Syracuse, NY- Destiny USA and the Corning Museum of Glass will be heating things up this Valentine's Day-literally, with a free "flameworking" demonstration in the Canyon on Sunday, February 14 from ... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/9/Destiny-USA-Heats-Things-Up-On-Valentine-s-Day-with-the-Corning-Museum-of-Glass-Romantic-Offers/8180/ Orange County, N.Y. Destinations Promise Romance and Fun http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/9/Orange-County-N-Y-Destinations-Promise-Romance-and-Fun/8179/ Themed Valentine's Day events make February the perfect time for a Hudson Valley getaway Orange County, N.Y. (February 9, 2015) - With Valentine's Day and President's Day falling over a three-day weekend this year, it's the perfect opportunity to plan a romantic or family vacation. There are a variety of Valentine's Day themed events planned throughout Orange County at destinations ranging from historic sites to wineries. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/9/Orange-County-N-Y-Destinations-Promise-Romance-and-Fun/8179/ Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Winter-Delights-Colonial-Chocolate-and-Games/8174/ Rensselaer, N.Y. - On Thursday February 18, 2016 Crailo State Historic Site will be offering "Winter Delights: Colonial Chocolate and Games" for children, their parents and anyone interested in historic chocolate and entertainment. Between 10:00am and 1:00 pm everyone is welcome to drop in to learn about 18th century drinking chocolate and play indoor colonial games. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Winter-Delights-Colonial-Chocolate-and-Games/8174/ Spring comes early to the George Eastman Museum with annual Dutch Connection floral display http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Spring-comes-early-to-the-George-Eastman-Museum-with-annual-Dutch-Connection-floral-display/8173/ Live flowers on display February 12-28-also on view, artifacts from George Eastman's life 100 years ago Rochester, N.Y. -The George Eastman Museum presents virtual springtime, with the annual Dutch Connectionfloral display, on view Friday, February 12, through Sunday, February 28. This colorful two-week display will feature thousands of flowering bulbs, displayed throughout the historic mansion. The two-week display is a welcome treat for the eyes and nose in the midst of winter. The museum's historic Conservatory will be filled with thousands of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, amaryllis, and freesias, in various vibrant shades-the same colors Eastman featured 100 years ago. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Spring-comes-early-to-the-George-Eastman-Museum-with-annual-Dutch-Connection-floral-display/8173/ Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival 2016 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Ticonderoga-End-of-Winter-Carnival-2016/8172/ Ticonderoga, N.Y. - February 4, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Second Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 5th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Ticonderoga Armory and Ticonderoga Recreational Areas. The carnival will offer games, indoor and outdoor activities, carnival food, and fun for all ages. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Ticonderoga-End-of-Winter-Carnival-2016/8172/ Talk of Love & Marriage in the Air at Staatsburgh State Historic Site This Valentine’s Day Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Talk-of-Love-Marriage-in-the-Air-at-Staatsburgh-State-Historic-Site-This-Valentine-s-Day-Weekend/8163/ Staatsburg, N.Y. (1/27/15) - Are you looking for a unique Valentine's Day gift? Consider treating your beloved to gourmet tea, scones and tea sandwiches in the former dining room of a Gilded Age tycoon overlooking the Hudson River, while learning about love and marriage as they transpired in the Gilded Age. Staatsburgh State Historic Site still has openings in its Valentine's Day weekend tea programs, a highly-acclaimed program. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Talk-of-Love-Marriage-in-the-Air-at-Staatsburgh-State-Historic-Site-This-Valentine-s-Day-Weekend/8163/ ‘India’s New Wave’ Series Provides a Monthly Showcase for Outstanding Contemporary Films from India http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-India-s-New-Wave-Series-Provides-a-Monthly-Showcase-for-Outstanding-Contemporary-Films-from-India/8162/ Films for January through March, 2016, Titli (Butterfly), Dhanak (Rainbow), and Kirumi (Virus) Astoria, Queens, New York (January 27, 2015)- Museum of the Moving Image continues India's New Wave, a monthly showcase for contemporary Indian films, with three exciting new films in January, February, and March 2016. This season kicks off on January 31, with the crime thriller Titli (Butterfly), which features the breakout debut performance by Shashank Arora, who is currently starring in the much-talked-about Indian sex comedy Brahman Naman at the Sundance Film Festival. The directorial debut of Kanu Behl, Titli captures the Delhi underground with gritty Super 16mm film, and was a selection of Un Certain Regard at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film is produced by filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/-India-s-New-Wave-Series-Provides-a-Monthly-Showcase-for-Outstanding-Contemporary-Films-from-India/8162/ Football, Freebies and Fun On Tap for Super Bowl 50 at Destiny USA http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Football-Freebies-and-Fun-On-Tap-for-Super-Bowl-50-at-Destiny-USA/8161/ Ginormous TV's, football-themed specials and giveaways await fans looking for an unforgettable Super Bowl viewing experience Syracuse, NY- National Football League fans looking to catch the Carolina Panthers battle the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 on February 7th at 6:30 p.m. will find no shortage of ways to soak in the football, freebies and fun at Destiny USA. Multiple dining and entertainment venues will be offering football-themed food and drink specials, freebies and prizes alongside the Super Bowl itself, including: Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Football-Freebies-and-Fun-On-Tap-for-Super-Bowl-50-at-Destiny-USA/8161/ FDR Presidential Library and Museum presents an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend Events http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/FDR-Presidential-Library-and-Museum-presents-an-afternoon-of-Presidents-Day-Weekend-Events/8160/ Illustrated Presentation and Book Signing with Sue Reich, author of QUILTS PRESIDENTIAL AND PATRIOTIC followed by Documents On Display: Presidential Autographs, Saturday, February 13, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home Hyde Park, N.Y. -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host an afternoon of Presidents Day Weekend events on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home with an illustrated presentation and book signing with Sue Reich author of QUILTS PRESIDENTIAL AND PATRIOTIC. Reich will sign copies of her book after the talk. From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Research Room of the FDR Presidential Library, visitors can view a selection of presidential autographs from the Roosevelt Library archives -- many of which are from FDR's personal collection -- on display only once a year. These events are free and open to the general public. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/FDR-Presidential-Library-and-Museum-presents-an-afternoon-of-Presidents-Day-Weekend-Events/8160/ Don’t Miss the Annual George Washington Birthday Celebration http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Don-t-Miss-the-Annual-George-Washington-Birthday-Celebration/8159/ Newburgh, NY, (Jan. 27, 2016) - You are cordially invited to our George Washington Birthday Celebration at Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site on Saturday, February 13th, Sunday, February 14th and Monday, February 15th, from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/Don-t-Miss-the-Annual-George-Washington-Birthday-Celebration/8159/