The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - tourist services Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:20:41 GMT I Love New York Hosted Eagle Academy Students for a Day at Hunter Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Ski trip expands opportunities for young New Yorkers and helps broaden reach of tourism campaign Albany, N.Y. (April 10) -  I LOVE NY today announced it partnered with the Ski Areas of NY (SANY) to host a day of outdoor activities for Eagle Academy students in an effort to expand opportunities for young New Yorkers and broaden the reach of its tourism campaign.  On Saturday, April 4, 30 students from the Eagle Academy for Young Men, an all-boys college preparatory school with locations across New York City, took to the slopes of Hunter Mountain as the guests of New York State's Division of Tourism/ I LOVE NY. The students enjoyed skiing lessons, courtesy of Ski Areas of NY (SANY) and Hunter Mountain's expert ski instructor staff. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Fighting for Freedom Movie Series at Philipse Manor Hall http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Fighting-for-Freedom-Movie-Series-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall/8083/ "Glory" and "Amazing Grace" Will Be First Two Films in Four-Part Series Yonkers, N.Y. - 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the end of America's bloodiest conflict, the Civil War. In commemoration of the historic events that took place, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site has announced the dates for the first two installments of a four-part movie series titled, "Fighting for Freedom." Each film in the series will focus on the topics of slavery and the Civil War. The first two films shown will be "Glory" on Saturday, April 11 at 4 p.m. and "Amazing Grace" on Saturday, May 9 at 4 p.m. All films will be shown at Philipse Manor Hall, located at 29 Warburton Ave. in Yonkers, just blocks from the Yonkers train station. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Fighting-for-Freedom-Movie-Series-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall/8083/ Destiny USA hosts The Salvation Army’s 2nd annual Shoot Out in the Canyon event http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Destiny-USA-hosts-The-Salvation-Army-s-2nd-annual-Shoot-Out-in-the-Canyon-event/8082/ Preview event for the Turn-Around Jumpers Basketball Tournament to be held at Destiny USA   Syracuse, N.Y. - Destiny USA is co-sponsoring a Turn-Around Jumpers free-throw shooting contest with Dick's Sporting Goods and Microsoft to benefit The Syracuse Area Salvation Army. The shoot out will be held in the Canyon Area of Destiny USA on Friday, March 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, March 28 from noon to 8 p.m. The event will feature a free-throw shooting contest, fun prizes for participants and registration opportunities for the upcoming Basketball Tournament in June. All proceeds from the Shoot Out in the Canyon event will benefit The Salvation Army. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Destiny-USA-hosts-The-Salvation-Army-s-2nd-annual-Shoot-Out-in-the-Canyon-event/8082/ Plan an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Lake George, N.Y. - The Lake George Area offers wedding destination and venue choices outside the realm of the traditional banquet hall for a beautiful wedding in any season. Choose from an array of unique venues such as a rustic barn, world-class art museum, the top deck of a magnificent cruise ship or the sweeping lawn of a luxury resort overlooking an Adirondack lake. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Campground Owners of New York honored by Camp Good Days and Special Times http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/17/Campground-Owners-of-New-York-honored-by-Camp-Good-Days-and-Special-Times/8080/ Association inducted into Ring of Honor during A Night of Gratitude Rochester, N.Y. - Camp Good Days and Special Times inducted Campground Owners of New York (CONY) into its Ring of Honor at A Night of Gratitude dinner and ceremony, held February 27th at the Rochester Plaza Hotel, downtown Rochester, N.Y. CONY was among 23 inductees into the Ring of Honor, established in 2004 to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding dedication, commitment and support of the thousands of children and families served by Camp Good Days and Special Times over the years. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/17/Campground-Owners-of-New-York-honored-by-Camp-Good-Days-and-Special-Times/8080/ Not-for-Profits Wanted to Participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair on May 2 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/ Newburgh, N.Y. - Not-for profits in the greater Newburgh area are encouraged to participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair. This event is to be held at Washington's Headquarters on Saturday, May 2nd, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Safe Harbors of the Hudson and the Newburgh Free Library are in partnership with the historic site coordinating this program. The day provides not-for-profit organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the great and important services they provide, as well as network and provide support to each other. These organizations rely upon volunteers to assist in their endeavors. Representatives of these organizations will staff a table to provide information and be available to recruit new volunteers who wish to join their efforts. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/ New Fishing Page for Wayne County Tourism http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Fishing-Page-for-Wayne-County-Tourism/8045/ Wayne County, N.Y. - The Wayne County Office of Tourism has re-vamped the Fishing Update section of its web page, designing a faster, easier way to obtain fishing information. "Anglers always want to gather necessary fishing information fast," stated Chris Kenyon, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for Wayne County Tourism. "They don't want to waste time searching where to fish, obtain a license, or learn daily limits of the species they're targeting. We have redesigned the Fishing Page so that all the pertinent information is on the right side of the page. This will be where to look before you make your trip." Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Fishing-Page-for-Wayne-County-Tourism/8045/ Historical Society to Host CNY Conservancy Program: "Gardening With Containers" on Feb. 28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Historical-Society-to-Host-CNY-Conservancy-Program-Gardening-With-Containers-on-Feb-28/8042/ Utica, N.Y. - Love to garden but don't have enough space? Enjoy flowers, but mulching and digging and planting and weeding a large area isn't your thing? Container gardens may be the perfect solution for adorning your backyard deck, patio, balcony or roof garden! Join Central New York Conservancy Board Member and Certified Arborist Mike Mahanna on Saturday, February 28, as he discusses "Gardening with Containers". The 2-hr. presentation begins at 10 a.m. in the Main Gallery of the Oneida County Historical Society (1608 Genesee St., Utica). There will be one intermission during the session. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Historical-Society-to-Host-CNY-Conservancy-Program-Gardening-With-Containers-on-Feb-28/8042/ Off-Broadway Week is back with 2-for-1 tickets to 40 of the best shows in town http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Off-Broadway-Week-is-back-with-2-for-1-tickets-to-40-of-the-best-shows-in-town/8040/ 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 www.nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Off-Broadway-Week-is-back-with-2-for-1-tickets-to-40-of-the-best-shows-in-town/8040/ New Lewis County Maple Trail App Ready to Lead Consumers to Sweet 2015 Maple Weekend Sites http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Lewis-County-Maple-Trail-App-Ready-to-Lead-Consumers-to-Sweet-2015-Maple-Weekend-Sites/8039/ Croghan, N.Y. - A new Lewis County Maple Trail app will guide those in search of sweet treats made from the sap of the abundant maple trees in the upstate NY county that leads the state in the number of maple farms by county. The Lewis County Maple Trail is the latest addition to the instant info available by app for activities, shopping options, restaurants and accommodations in Lewis County. Five sugarhouses and the American Maple Museum are participating in the new Android and I-Phone-friendly mobile app titled ‘Adirondacks Tug Hill Region Our backyard. Your Adventure.' Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Lewis-County-Maple-Trail-App-Ready-to-Lead-Consumers-to-Sweet-2015-Maple-Weekend-Sites/8039/