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Posts for January 2010

Film Noir and More in February at George Eastman House

Jan 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

The Postman Always Rings TwiceRochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House welcomes Rochester native and Edgar® Award-nominated mystery writer Charles Benoit at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. Benoit will talk about film noir and writing noir, plus answer audience questions and sign copies of his books. It's part of Dryden's February series on film noir  -- films that closely examined the criminal, by making him the protagonist and ...

Mark Twain Riesling Released

Jan 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

mark-twain-riesling.jpgDundee, N.Y. - Glenora Wine Cellars has released its Mark Twain Riesling, in honor of the 175th anniversary of the author's birth and the 100th anniversary of his death. The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce approached the winery with the proposition of a special label wine to commemorate the 2010 Twain Celebration, which will be going on all year. Artist Brandi Smith, whose caricatures are ...

New York State Celebrates Black History Month

Jan 27, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

harriet_tubman.jpgEnter the home of Harriet Tubman, walk the Underground Railroad, experience poetry, films, inventors and more New York, N.Y. - New York State ( is celebrating its rich African American heritage during Black History Month with an array of special events and cultural discovery opportunities across its 11 vacation regions. A sampling of events happening across the Empire State ...

Haven’t You Always Wanted to Experience Woodstock?

Jan 27, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

woodstock-chamber.jpgNow is the Time to Visit, with Three Travel Packages and a New Getaway Card Woodstock, N.Y. - Close to 70 Woodstock businesses are joining together to help visitors celebrate the Woodstock experience. Through a program just launched by the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Arts, many Woodstock-area restaurants, lodgings, spas, galleries, shops, ski slopes and entertainment venues are ...

The Dorsky Announces Winter/Spring 2010 Exhibition Lineup

Jan 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

exercize.jpgNew Paltz, N.Y. - The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz will hold the opening reception for its winter/spring 2010 exhibition from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, in The Dorsky Museum. The headlining exhibit, Carolee Schneemann: Within and Beyond the Premises, is the sixth exhibition in the Dorsky Museum's Hudson Valley Masters series and will feature 75 ...

Winter Respite Lecture Series at the Hobart Book Village: "More Hobart History"

Jan 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

hobart-book-village.jpgHobart, N.Y. - On Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. former Hobart resident Jim Meagley will be giving his 2nd lecture on the History of Hobart. This lecture on Hobart history will involve a review and discussion of the settlement and development of the Hobart village area by looking at a progression of maps: a 1775 map of the area, which clearly identifies the "Town Brook" and "Roses Brook" rivers; ...

Boating Information Center, Discover Clean & Safe Boating Vessel at 2010 CNY Boat Show

Jan 26, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

sea-grant-ny.jpgSyracuse, N.Y. -- The Boating Information Center with the 2010 Discover Clean & Safe Boating vessel exhibit at the Central New York Boat Show is a great spot to learn about safe, clean, and enjoyable boating in New York waters. The Boat Show is being held Feb. 10-14 at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse. The Boating Information Center is located at the main entrance of the Toyota Building. At ...

It’s Winter Festival Week at Belleayre

Jan 25, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

belleayrelogo3.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - Looking to escape cabin fever? This week, the place to be is Highmount, as Belleayre Ski Center hosts its annual Winter Festival with activities in surrounding communities each evening along with discounts on lift tickets and rentals during the week. Jan. 25-29, all lift tickets are only $20 with $10 rentals, and at night, there are events being held in neighboring ...

You Can Celebrate the “Miracle” of the Lake Placid Winter Games

Jan 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

miracle-on-ice.jpgLake Placid, N.Y. --- Thirty years ago, a group of college kids and one 22-year-old united the United States like never before. Families were gathered around the television set, or spending as much time reading the sports page as they were the world and national news pages, wondering if this team will win again and could he skate to another Olympic gold medal. Each time the answer was yes, as the ...

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