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First of Three Intimate Wine and Cheese Pairing Events Taking Place Feb. 28

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Preferred Pairings series offers serious wine and cheese lovers a chance to pair artisanal cheeses with reserve wines at select wineries

Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail has partnered with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a third year to host a series of intimate wine and cheese pairing events this winter. Preferred Pairings is a series of three monthly events where the creameries of the Cheese Trail pair with different members of the Wine Trail to offer select pairings of reserve wines and artisanal cheeses to their audience. The first in this series is February 28, from 10:00am-5:00pm, and pairs 10 wineries with 9 of the Cheese Trail's member creameries.

No-Win Productions to present World Premiere of Woyzeck, FJF at New Ohio Theatre in NYC

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Previews begin February 28, Opens March 5


Wed 3/4 at 8pm, Thu 3/5 at 8pm, Fri 3/6 at 8pm, Sat 3/7 at 8pm, Sun 3/8 at 8pm

(Press are welcome to attend shows beyond official press dates.)

New York, N.Y. - No-Win Productions proudly presents the World Premiere of Georg Büchner's Woyzeck, FJF, adapted by Jeremy Duncan Pape and D.L. Siegel, and directed by Jeremy Duncan Pape. Woyzeck, FJF runs from February 28 - March 21, 2015 in a limited engagement at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City.

Previews begin February 28 for a March 5 opening.

Off-Broadway Week is back with 2-for-1 tickets to 40 of the best shows in town

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

40 Off-Broadway Productions Offering Discounted Tickets for Performances Feb. 23-March 8

New York City - NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced Off-Broadway Week tickets are on sale today. As part of the biannual program, two-for-one tickets are available to 40 productions from February 23 to March 8. To purchase tickets and for additional details, visit

Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark Jr. to Headline at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Jennifer HudsonTickets on Sale Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 AM

Rochester, N.Y. - Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona today announced two more headliners for the nine day 14th edition Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival June 19-27. 

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and best-selling author, Jennifer Hudson will perform on Wednesday June 24. Grammy winning ...

Jennie's Will Being Performed in Dryden, NY on Feb. 28

Feb 6, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Karen Wonder Dumont as Jennie McGrawDoors open at 6:45 PM. Pre-show lecture: 7:15pm Concert: 8:00pm Location: First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY

Dryden, N.Y. - On the evening of February 28th, the Cornell Savoyards will perform a musical, in concert, called Jennie's Will at the First Presbyterian Church of Dryden, 6 North Street, Dryden, NY. The show is about Dryden heiress, Jennie McGraw, her brief marriage and early death. Originally commissioned for the bicentennial of the Town of Dryden in 1997, and written by locals Mark Simon and Pamela Monk, Jennie's Will is being performed in honor of Cornell's sesquicentennial and being brought to Dryden for one performance only.

Museum Evening Speaker Series to focus on the Ice Harvesting Industry

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Ice HarvestingCornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in partnership with the Cornwall Presbyterian Church presents their Winter Evening Speakers Series: The Ice Harvesting Industry. This lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 24, 7:30 p.m. at the Cornwall Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 222 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson.

The Hudson Valley was once the world's epicenter of the natural ice industry. Spring fed lakes supplied ice to the finest NYC hotels and luxurious ocean liners and it was prized across Europe, Asia and Australia.

Margaritaville opens its doors at Destiny USA

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

MargaritavilleThe iconic tourism venue is now open on Destiny USA's third level, near WonderWorks

The venue celebrated with announcement of partnership with Say Yes to Education Syracuse, N.Y.- Margaritaville hosted its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony this morning in front of the venues location on the third level across from Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill and next to WonderWorks. Margaritaville at Destiny USA will provide a different glimpse into the Margaritaville lifestyle and offer guests a one of a kind experience. This is the brand's first location in New York State.

SPAC to Feature the Talents of TV and Broadway Star Megan Hilty and Popular Conductor Steven Reineke

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

At Pops Night with The Philadelphia Orchestra


Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - In a few short years, Megan Hilty has gone from understudy on Broadway to a star of stage, screen, and music whose impressive accomplishments mark her as one of the fastest rising talents in the entertainment world. Steven Reineke's boundless enthusiasm and exceptional artistry have made him one of the nation's most sought-after pops conductors, composers and arrangers. Ms. Hilty and Mr. Reineke come together to headline Pops Night with The Philadelphia Orchestra on August 13, during the Orchestra's 2015 summer residency at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Celebrate the 375th Anniversaries of Southampton & Southold

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

375th Anniversary ConvocationSaturday, March 7, 2015 Southampton, N.Y. - On Saturday, March 7th beginning at 3:00 p.m. The Towns of Southampton and Southold will gather for a Convocation, a combined assembly to celebrate their shared 375th anniversaries at Southampton's First Presbyterian Church, located at 2 South Main Street. Following the Convocation at 4:00 p.m. a 375th Reception and Exhibit Opening will be held at the Rogers Mansion, a property of the Southampton Historical Museum, located across the street at 17 Meeting House Lane.


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