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Posts for February 2009


Feb 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgGo to for the latest ski conditions!

Albany, NY -  Continued cold weather and new snow are setting the stage for more terrific skiing this weekend in New York State. Over the past five days, many Empire State ski areas have received significant new snow, including Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury (26 inches), Peek ‘n Peak in Clymer (22 inches), Kissing Bridge in Glenwood (21 inches) ...

One of Largest Living Coral Reef Displays Unveiled at Strong National Museum of Play®

Feb 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

strong.jpg ROCHESTER, NY - Strong National Museum of Play® is pleased to unveil its newly enlarged 1,700-gallon Rainbow Reef aquarium-making Strong's coral reef display one of the largest living aquarium reefs in the Northeastern United States. Rainbow Reef aquarium's new, state-of-the art filtration system (filtering the water 48 times a day) creates a healthy marine environment that allows museum ...

Montgomery County Chamber Unveils New Tourism Web Site

Feb 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff


Fonda, N.Y. - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled Montgomery County's new tourism website at Arkell Museum in Canajoharie. The new site, was created to enhance the user friendly experience and increase the web presence of Montgomery County. It features an interactive map that enables the user to develop ...

Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau Develops New Brand for Albany

Feb 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

albany.jpgALBANY, N.Y. -- What does it take to create a new brand for one of the oldest cities in the United States? “Time. Research. Analysis. Lots of discussion,” said Michele Vennard, President and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which was charged with brand development for New York’s Capital City, Albany. The result of the 18-month process is the new brand with a ...


Feb 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

spac.jpgPaul Taylor Dance Company to Perform June 11; Mark Morris Dance Group, July 20 - 21

Saratoga Springs, NY (February 25, 2009) - Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced that its 2009 Season will feature programs by two modern dance companies, Paul Taylor Dance Company, June 11 and Mark Morris Dance Group, July 20-21. Tickets for both programs are offered at special rates - $25 for Paul Taylor ...

Gore Mountain & North Creek Prepare to Celebrate Skiing History!

Feb 24, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

goremountainskiresort.jpgMarch 4 to Commemorate 75 Years of Skiing in the Adirondack’s Gore Mountain RegionNORTH CREEK, N.Y. Feb. 20, 2009 -At 10:30 am on March 4, 1934, the first snow train transporting 378 Gore Mountain skiers arrived from Schenectady at the North Creek station that is located in the heart of the six-million-acre Adirondack Park. This date established North Creek as a winter recreation destination and ...


Feb 24, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpg“Queen City of the Great Lakes” getting rave reviews Have you heard? Buffalo, New York – the “Queen City of the Great Lakes” – is quietly undergoing a cultural and architectural renaissance that’s getting rave reviews by opinion makers across the country. Last month, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the city as one of its 2009 Dozen Distinctive Destinations for offering ...


Feb 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgMaple Sugaring Season Officially Begins in New York State NEW YORK, February 23, 2009 –New York State ( is offering a sweet and sticky treat for visitors in March as more than 110 maple producers across the State join together to offer the 14th Annual Maple Weekend ( New York is the second largest producer of maple syrup in the United States -- third largest ...

italyMONDO! And “The Rat Pack” In Schenectady

Feb 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

stephen_triffitt.jpgEvent To Benefit The Northeast Parent & Child Society

SCHENECTADY, NY -- Get ready to relive the golden age of hep cats, cool crooners and magical melodies with “The Rat Pack – Live At The Sands,” playing at Proctors Theater - and italyMONDO! has paired an exclusive charitable pre-show wine tasting the nights of March 12-14 to accompany the award-winning production.   “We've decided ...

Maple Festival Starts Sweet in New York's Adirondacks

Feb 23, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

maple-sugar-making.gifFestivals and sugar shacks across the state gear up for NYS Maple Weekends in MarchADIRONDACK REGION, N.Y. Feb. 23, 2009 - Your cabin fever peaked in January – it’s February and spring is palpable in the Adirondacks. (Or maybe it’s just an early thaw). Either way, early spring means temperatures that soar above 32 degrees during the day and dip below freezing at night - which means its sugar ...

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