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Posts for January 2013

Celebrate Black History in New York State

Jan 31, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack1.jpgTravel the Underground Railroad; "Meet" Enslaved Africans, Abolitionists, Civil Rights Activists and Jazz Pioneers Albany, N.Y. -- On the eve of Black History Month, New York State today announced the celebration of its Civil Rights and Underground Railroad sites. New York State offers a special window into African American history and American culture as it was a center for 19th century ...

Met Museum Presents Special Performance of “Lincoln Seen and Heard” with Stephen Lang and Harold Holzer

Jan 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

lincoln-seen-and-heard.jpgNew York, N.Y. - On the 203rd anniversary of Lincoln's birth, the Metropolitan Museum presents a special performance of "Lincoln Seen and Heard," a program that has been performed at the White House, Ford's Theatre, the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton Presidential Libraries, and other venues. Actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Terra Nova, A Few Good Men) reads the words of Lincoln, as the ...

See 2013 NY Discover Clean & Safe Boats at CNY Boat Show

Jan 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

2013cleansafeboatdav_553f0c.jpgSyracuse, N.Y. -- The centerpieces of the Boating Information Center at the Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse February 13-17, 2013, are the 2013 Discover Clean & Safe Boats. The 16-foot ‘made in New York' Grumman fishing boat and Ontario II canoe are equipped with all the gear required and recommended for clean, safe, and legal boating on New York waters.   New ...

New Fishing Guide Available for Wayne County

Jan 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

wc_fishing_brochure_13_cover.jpgWayne County, N.Y. - Hot off the presses and just in time for the busy ice fishing season, the Wayne County Office of Tourism introduces a new comprehensive Fishing Guide to assist anglers in catching award winning fish! We will be distributing this guide across the northeast at Sport themed Consumer Trade Shows. The new directory features everything you need to know including a list of ...

Tourism leaders, legislators to meet in Albany

Jan 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

nyshta.JPGTourism marketing, economic development and casinos on agenda Albany, N.Y. - Tourism industry leaders from the Greater Capital Region will meet with local legislative representatives for a Roundtable Discussion on Thursday, January 31, to discuss important issues pertaining to the tourism industry. The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center (660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany) is hosting the ...

Dryden Theatre reopening March 2 after major renovation

Jan 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.JPGOscar®-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne to present his film Sideways Rochester, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House will reopen Saturday, March 2, after a two-month closure to allow for extensive renovations and enhancements to the auditorium and projection booth. Guest artist on opening night will be Oscar®-winning director and writer Alexander Payne, who will present his ...

Trolley Tour Highlights Historic Women of Buffalo

Jan 29, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

buffalo-history-museum.jpgWonder Women Tour celebrates Black History and Women's History Buffalo, N.Y. - The Buffalo History Museum (BHM) - in collaboration with Forest Lawn - announces a very special, all-inclusive tour aboard the state-of-the-art, climate-controlled, wheelchair-accessible Forest Lawn trolley that will highlight the historic and notable women of Buffalo.  The tour, which celebrates both Black ...

New York’s Great Northern Catskills to Host Country Music Festival, Jam Fest and More in 2013

Jan 28, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

great-northern-catskills.JPGGreene County Music Festivals Attract Major Performers Throughout the Year Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will play host to a variety of music festivals in 2013, including a brand new country music festival in June featuring today's chart-topping country music superstars.   Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain kicks off June 13 with three ...

The Tony®Award-Winning Best Musical Electrifies the Capital Region from Tuesday, June 4 thru Sunday, June 9 at Proctors

Jan 28, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

billy-elliot.JPGTickets on Sale February 21! Schenectady, NY - Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations, LLC bring the multi-award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to PROCTORS from Tuesday, June 4 through Sunday, June 9 at Proctors arts and entertainment complex, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305. Based on the international smash-hit ...

It’s a Super Football Sunday at Whiteface Feb. 3

Jan 28, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

orda-black-and-white.jpgWilmington, N.Y. --- Before you settle in on the couch for Sunday's big football game, come on out to Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., to carve some curves.  The 55th season of skiing and riding is underway and on Sunday, Feb. 3, the Olympic mountain will be celebrating a Super Football Sunday, presented by Bud Light.  Ski and ride all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 ...

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