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George Eastman Museum logoA retrospective of Levinthal’s work is set to open at the museum on June 2

Rochester, N.Y.—The George Eastman Museum has acquired a large and comprehensive collection of photographs by David Levinthal as a result of donations from an anonymous patron and from Donald Rosenfeld Jr. The museum is now the most significant repository of Levinthal’s art in the world. The Eastman Museum will premiere the retrospective David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire on June 2, 2018. The exhibition will run through December 30, 2018.

WWI Re-enactorsSaturday, February 24, 2018

Staatsburg, N.Y. —  To commemorate the centennial year of the ending or World War I, Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer a special tour, “World War I and the End of the Gilded Age” on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00p.m.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling (845) 889-8851, extension 336.  The cost is $10; $8 for students and seniors; $5 for Friends of Mills Mansion.  The tour will last 90 minutes, and will include the unrestored servants’ area in the basement of the mansion, an area that is not shown on regular tours of Staatsburgh.

Walkway Over the Hudson logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Walkway Over the Hudson nonprofit organization and Dutchess Tourism, Inc. announced today the 2018 Walkway Race Series that had originally been slated for Saturday, June 9th has been postponed. Race partners were up against a number of scheduling and logistics difficulties that impacted this year’s race planning and execution.

Beyond Rubik's Cube 2Interactive Exhibition Created by Liberty Science Center with partners Google and Ernő Rubik runs Feb. 17–Apr. 29 at Destiny USA and Aims to Inspire Creativity Around the World through International Tour

Exhibit Features a One-Of-A-Kind, 18-Karat Gold, Jewel-Encrusted, Fully Functional Rubik’s Cube Valued at $2.5 Million

Watch Onondaga County Executive Joanne Mahoney solve a Rubik's Cube blindfolded here

Syracuse, NY - The internationally acclaimed Beyond Rubik’s Cube exhibition opens at Destiny USA’s The Muzium this Saturday through April 29, 2018. Through highly interactive physical and digital challenges, visitors will explore how the Rubik’s Cube emerged from a workshop in Communist-era Hungary to become a worldwide phenomenon, fostering creativity across the fields of science, technology, engineering, robotics, the visual arts, music, film, architecture and mathematics. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. featuring prizes, refreshments, and demonstrations from local speed-solver,…

Julia JacksonNew Paltz, NY (February 13, 2018) – Following the successful 2017 run of  Historic Huguenot Street (HHS)’s monthly “In Her Words” women’s history tours, HHS will host a lecture and performance on March 10 at 4:00 pm focusing on the lives of several women who helped shape local history. This Women’s History Month presentation will feature actors portraying a number of remarkable women, performing creative monologues at Deyo Hall (6 Broadhead Avenue).

I LOVE NY Logo - stacked$1.2 Billion Project Will Create Over 1,500 Jobs in New York's Catskills Region

Casino & Resort Will Attract 4 Million Visitors Per Year

Fourth Commercial Casino to Open Since Voters Approved New York Casino Gambling Amendment in 2013

February 8, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the Resorts World Casino in Thompson, New York. The $1.2 billion private investment resort features a 100,000 square-foot gaming floor, a luxury hotel, and multiple dining, retail and entertainment options as part of a larger development project on the site. Resorts World has created 1,500 permanent jobs at the resort, with another 600 expected once the entertainment village, water park and golf course open.

Ticonderoga Winter CarnivalTiconderoga, NY – February 8, 2018 – The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Fourth Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 and that new aspects including fireworks display have been added to enhance the event. This FREE family friendly event will include activities all day and throughout the evening. Business promotions and specials will be available all weekend.

BBG&G logoSession at 2018 “I Love New York” Empire State Tourism Conference

New York (February 2, 2018) – As video—particularly live video—becomes an increasingly vital digital marketing tool, destinations and tourism businesses need strategies to tell their stories through this medium. BBG&G Advertising, a full-service integrated marketing agency specializing in hospitality and tourism, will present Live Storytelling Through Social Media, a hands-on educational session at 2018 “I Love New York” Empire State Tourism Conference (www.EmpireStateTourism.com), hosted by the New York State Tourism Industry Association and I LOVE NEW YORK.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Douglass!Seneca Falls, N.Y. –Women’s Rights National Historical Park is proud to share in the nationwide celebration of Frederick Douglass’ 200th Birthday.  On Saturday, February 17, 2018  at 2:00 p.m. Join Nathan Richardson and Melinda Grube as Frederick Douglass and Elizabeth Cady Stanton while they discuss Mr. Douglass’ life-long battle for Women’s Rights, the relationship between the two historical giants, and the temporary halt of their relationship upon the passage of the 15th Amendment. …

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