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Posts from March 2018

Ever dreamed of sleeping in a fairy-tale castle? How about feeding one of the world's most famous giraffes? Well, now those dreams can come true. Welcome to the I LOVE NEW YORK Bracket, in which we’ve matched up 16 of New York State’s top spots, so you can vote for the ultimate summer destination to be announced on April 2. And this year, each time you vote (up to once each day) you’ll be entered to win a dream vacation for four to your choice of the destinations below. What will join 2017 winner Boldt Castle and 2016 winner Central Park? That’s up to you! Head here to vote, and don’t forget to come back tomorrow for another chance to win.

On July 19 1848, a group of 300 women and 42 men came together in Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls for the first-ever women's rights convention in the U.S. They began laying the groundwork that would lead to women's suffrage in New York in 1917 - three years before the nation followed as a whole. Today, the Wesleyan Chapel stands at the corner of Fall and Mynderse Streets, anchoring a charming strip in a Finger Lakes town that makes for a perfect weekend getaway.

March is Women's History Month, but just as history is larger than a single month, so too are the people that inspire female empowerment. From Eleanor Roosevelt's human rights work at the United Nations to Lucille Ball's industry firsts, here are seven facts you probably didn't know about iconic women in history--and the places in New York that celebrate their feats.