The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - Winter Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:23:39 GMT Bristol Mountain Opening Today http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Bristol-Mountain-Opening-Today/8001/ Canandaigua, N.Y. - Mother Nature has made herself known over the past week and Bristol Mountain has taken advantage of the earlier than normal frigid temperatures to get a jump on snowmaking operations. With one of the earliest start dates in their history, Bristol Mountain will kick off their 51st season today, Thursday, November 20th. The earliest opening date on record was November 9, 1991. Last year the season began on November 26th and ran for 134 days. "We couldn't be happier", says spokesperson, Drew Broderick. "Our snowmaking team has been working very since last Friday night when they started up the snowguns. The very low temperatures have been perfect for snowmaking." Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Bristol-Mountain-Opening-Today/8001/ Holiday in the Catskills: Celebrate, Shop & Save in Greene County http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Holiday-in-the-Catskills-Celebrate-Shop-Save-in-Greene-County/8000/ Getaway to the Catskill Mountains This Holiday Season Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene come alive during the holidays, offering a storybook setting ideal for a weekend ski trip to Hunter or Windham Mountains, and other memorable getaways with friends and family. This holiday season, the Catskills offer an array of themed events to celebrate the season, including: • Tannersville Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Spirits of the Holidays - On November 29, the "Painted Village in the Sky" will host their annual holiday festival and craft fair from 10 am to 4 pm at locations throughout the village. Visit with Santa, Frosty the Snowman and Sparky the Fire Dog, mail a wish list to the North Pole and watch the tree lighting at 5 pm. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Holiday-in-the-Catskills-Celebrate-Shop-Save-in-Greene-County/8000/ Gear Up for Ski Season in the Great Northern Catskills with Early Ticket Deals & Resort Discounts http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Gear-Up-for-Ski-Season-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-with-Early-Ticket-Deals-Resort-Discounts/7997/ Greene County Alpine Ski Resorts Offer Early Bird Steals On Sale Now Greene County, N.Y. - Just two hours north of New York City, Greene County's ski resorts welcome skiers and riders of all abilities for winter adventure that lasts all season long. But now is the time to book your ski getaway with limited time deals. Head to Hunter Mountain, boasting "New York's Largest Snow Tubing Park," or visit Windham Mountain's expansive terrain and enjoy the "Northeast's Premier Alpine Lifestyle." Plan ahead with Greene County's early bird deals to save on lift tickets, frequent skier passes, and ski and stay packages. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Gear-Up-for-Ski-Season-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-with-Early-Ticket-Deals-Resort-Discounts/7997/ Adirondacks Gear Up for Winter with New Ski Resort Offerings and Festivities http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ From Oak Mountain to the Adirondack Coast - Family-Friendly Winter Fun in the Mountains Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In Northern New York, winter's snowy depths and plunging temperatures mean one thing for the Adirondacks: it's time to play. With snowflakes already falling, ski resorts and communities are gearing up for a winter filled with ski resort updates, world-class sporting events and holiday festivities. Located just four hours north of Manhattan, the Adirondack Region presents its' 2014-15 winter preview: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ 2 Weeks Left For the Best Season Pass Deals at Belleayre Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ Highmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain's next season pass deadline is only 2 weeks away. Save some money this summer and purchase your 2014-2015 season passes now before prices go up on Friday, August 8th. Ordering your pass is easy, just visit their new online store and purchase your SKI3 Pass or your Belleayre Only Pass. (Please note: They have a new online store. If you are a new customer please create a new account or if you are an existing customer, please update your information.) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ Lake Placid Readies for 2014 Holiday Festival, December 12 - 14 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Lake-Placid-Readies-for-2014-Holiday-Festival-December-12---14/7917/ Holiday Village Stroll Announces Dates, New Lodging Deals and Events LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - As summer begins in New York's Adirondacks, committee members of one of the Northeast's top holiday festivals are already getting into the spirit - yes, in July. The Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll slated for the weekend of December 12 - 14, celebrates its 7th year in 2014 - and this small-town festival will return with several new additions and special events. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Lake-Placid-Readies-for-2014-Holiday-Festival-December-12---14/7917/ It’s a Shamrock Sunday at Whiteface http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/It-s-a-Shamrock-Sunday-at-Whiteface/7676/ Wilmington, N.Y. --- The 56th season of skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., continues and the Olympic mountain is celebrating a Shamrock Super Sunday, presented by Bud Light, Sunday, March 16.  Ski and ride all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for juniors. After a super day of skiing and riding the east's greatest vertical, the party moves upstairs ... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/It-s-a-Shamrock-Sunday-at-Whiteface/7676/ Media Advisory: Milliner to the Stars to Lecture at ArtsWestchester on March 6 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Milliner-to-the-Stars-to-Lecture-at-ArtsWestchester-on-March-6/7663/ Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo to Discuss the Evolution of the Hat as Part of  "HATtitude: The Milliner in Culture & Couture," an Exhibition at ArtsWestchester    White Plains, N.Y. - WHO: ArtsWestchester WHAT:  Lecture: The Studio Artists of Popular Culture, Vogue and Couture: Who Were They, and How They Got Their Hats Out There Presented by Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo, Ph.D., ... Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Milliner-to-the-Stars-to-Lecture-at-ArtsWestchester-on-March-6/7663/ Media Advisory: Lake Placid Olympic Parade Honoring Athletes from The Sochi Winter Games on March 16 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Olympic-Parade-Honoring-Athletes-from-The-Sochi-Winter-Games-on-March-16/7662/ In the tradition of the two-time Winter Olympic village, Lake Placid will pay tribute to its returning athletes who competed last month in Sochi, Russia Lake Placid, N.Y. - WHO: Many 2014 Winter Olympians, highlighted by bronze medal winner Erin Hamlin (luge), double bronze medalists Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton (bobsled), and silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht (alpine skiing). Other ... Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Olympic-Parade-Honoring-Athletes-from-The-Sochi-Winter-Games-on-March-16/7662/ Winter Wonderland to Winter Wanderland http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/Winter-Wonderland-to-Winter-Wanderland/7652/ Hang onto your mittens, winter's winding down in Orange County, but not the fun! Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The snowy landscape will soon be refreshing Orange County's beautiful lakes and rivers as it melts, but winter white is expected to cloak the ski slopes at Tuxedo Ridge and Mount Peter for much of March. Hurry and get in that last month of lessons or practice runs. As temperatures rise, you ... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/Winter-Wonderland-to-Winter-Wanderland/7652/