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Grub Hub: The Catskills Prep for Greene County Restaurant Week, TAP NY & Tasty Trips

Mar 8, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

April Food Events Showcase the Great Northern Catskills' Diverse Restaurants & Breweries

Greene County, NY (March 8, 2016) - This April, instead of spring flowers, visitors to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County can expect to take an epicurean trip through the region renowned for its artistic attractions and outdoor recreation opportunities during restaurant week and New York State's premier beer festival.

All Things Irish in Orange County, New York

Feb 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Themed St. Patrick's Day events make March the perfect time for a Hudson Valley getaway

Orange County, N.Y. (February 24, 2016) - They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, and visitors to Orange County this March will surely agree. Celebrations are kicking off early in the month and run for a full two weeks, providing plenty of opportunities to join in the fun!

Women's Rights NHP Partnering with WCNY to Host 4th Annual Women Who Make America Awards

Feb 26, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Seneca Falls, NY- Women's Rights National Historical Park is excited to partner with WCNY to hold its 4th Annual Central New York Women Who Make America Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will take place Friday, March 4th at 11:00 am in the Wesleyan Chapel. In this ceremony, women from across the local area will be honored for their extraordinary contributions in a variety of fields. Elizabeth Cady Stanton will be an honored guest - one of the local women, a Maker herself, who changed America in 1848.

Cinema Tropical Festival Highlights Some of the Past Year’s Best Latin American Films

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

The 2016 festival celebrates Cinema Tropical's 15th anniversary with an opening night reception; festival films include one U.S. and two New York premieres February 26-28, 2016 at Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria, Queens, New York (Feb 11, 2016) - Museum of the Moving Image and Cinema Tropical, the acclaimed New York-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American cinema in the United States, co-present the 2016 edition of the Cinema Tropical Festival. This year's festival, which is also a celebration of Cinema Tropical's 15th anniversary, showcases six feature films-from Argentina, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, and Puerto Rico-including winners and nominees from the 6th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards, which were announced in January. The festival runs February 26 through 28, 2016 at Museum of the Moving Image.

Popular Maple Sugaring Tours at Nature Museum are a Sweet Deal

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Maple Sugar ToursCornwall, N.Y. -   On Saturday, February 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting A Sugaring Off Celebration to celebrate the opening of the museum's Maple Sugaring season and to kick off a month of Maple Sugar Tours. The Maple Sugar Tours take place at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. On opening day, visitors can experience expanded Maple Festivities along with their Maple Sugar Tours guided by Museum Educators. Festivities include a tree tapping demonstration and taste test, special crafts and games, Native American story telling around a camp fire and more!

From Rutabagas to Red Wine: 2016 Food from the Farm Tasting Event in Plattsburgh March 5

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Fledging CrowPlattsburgh, N.Y. -  Are you ready to shake off cabin fever with the crisp taste of a locally grown apple, the purchase of an array of farm raised rutabagas and other root vegetables, or a sampling of delicious cheese, cider, and wine produced locally?

The Saturday, March 5 Food from the Farm event from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center gymnasium on the US Oval in Plattsburgh, NY, is a celebration of local foods and North Country farmers, wine and cidermakers, food processors, and chefs.

Women’s Division returns for 17th Annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Ausable Two-Fly ChallengeWilmington, N.Y. - Founded to celebrate the joy of fishing, spirit of sportsmanship, and preservation of a world-class fly fishery, the 17th annual Ausable Two-Fly Challenge welcomes fly fishermen from across the country May 20-21.

Back by popular demand, the 2016 Challenge has reintroduced a women's division this year. A portion of registrations will be donated to Casting for Recovery, which seeks to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing.

Western New York’s Grape Discovery Center to Hold an Afternoon of Wine and Maple

Feb 18, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

A sampling of the local products to be featured during an Afternoon of Wine and Maple are on display at the Grape Discovery Center.Westfield, N.Y. - The Grape Discovery Center announces an afternoon celebration of wine, maple and local flavors on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 1-5 pm. The event showcases local specialty wines as well as maple infused wines and treats. An assortment of cheese presented by artisan cheese maker Reverie Creamery, pulled pork sandwiches from Ivory Wind Acres in Stockton, made with Maple Mandarin Mesquite BBQ sauce, and REACH organic chocolate snacks will be offered along with wine tastings by wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country.

Sixties Legends The Beach Boys & The Temptations Join Forces To Bring Surf & Soul To Bethel Woods

Feb 17, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

Tickets On-Sale Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 AM

Bethel, NY (February 17, 2016) - "Get Ready" for The Beach Boys and The Temptations, two of the most iconic groups of the Sixties, to deliver some "Good Vibrations" to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Friday, July 15.

Tickets go on-sale on Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster or by phone at 1.800.745.3000 for $62.50, $83.00, $98.00, and $118.00 for reserved seating, and $36.00 for general admission lawn. All-in ticket prices show at a glance what you will pay for your tickets, including standard shipping.

Destiny USA Heats Things Up On Valentine’s Day with the Corning Museum of Glass, Romantic Offers

Feb 9, 2016 by I Love New York Staff

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 ...

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