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Posts for February 2011

Greenway Trail Nominated for 2011 Heart of Green Award

Feb 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

greenway2.JPGAlbany, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway Land and Water Trail have been nominated for the 2011 Heart of Green Awards at The Daily Green!  The Greenway Trail is nominated along with six trails from across the country in the "best new trails" category.  Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway, Mark Castiglione, said, "It's well deserved recognition for this truly ...

Calling all Antique Collectors and Art Enthusiasts!

Feb 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

zonta.JPGEvent bringing together North Country artisans and antique dealers from across New York Ogdensburg, N.Y. - The Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club's 37th Annual Antique & Artisan Show is scheduled for Sunday, July 24th from 10am to 4pm in the E.A. Newell Golden Dome on State Street in Ogdensburg. This is one of the many exciting events included as part of the week long Ogdensburg International ...

Oswego to Host 1812 Symposium April 2

Feb 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

“Storming Fort Oswego by the 2nd Battalion Royal Marines and a Party of Seamen; 15 past Twelve Noon.”  By John Hewett.  Etched by Robert Havell, London, 1 May 1815. The many aspects of the Battle of Oswego will be discussed at a War of 1812 Symposium April 2 at the American Foundry in Oswego.Oswego, N.Y. - The stories of the May 1814 Battle of Oswego, when British land and naval forces conducted an amphibious assault on Fort Ontario and the Village of Oswego, will be told by several noted historians at the Oswego County War of 1812 Symposium Saturday, April 2. The event takes place at the American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is sponsored by Friends of ...

Albany Welcomes Empire State Tourism Conference and Lieutenant Governor Duffy

Feb 25, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

nystva-logo.JPGAlbany, N.Y. - The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) is pleased to welcome the annual Empire State Tourism Conference to Albany. The conference, to be held March 1-3, 2011, at the Albany Wolf Road Marriott Hotel will bring over 200 New York State tourism professionals together.  Wednesday morning conference kick-off speaker will be New York State Lieutenant Governor Robert J. ...

America's National Symbol at Home in New York State

Feb 25, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Bald EagleWatch Bald Eagles Soaring During March 

Albany, N.Y. - In a state known for its abundance of sports and entertainment industry celebrities, it will be a star of the feathered kind that grabs the attention of photographers for the next month or so - the bald eagle. Now through the end of March is the perfect time to observe these majestic creatures as they soar or perch on branches high above ...

Saratoga Performing Arts Center Announces 2011 Classical Season presented by HSBC BANK

Feb 24, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

A scene from NYCB’s production of The Magic FluteSaratoga Springs, N.Y. (Feb. 24) - Globally renowned artists, classical and contemporary programming, multi-media performances and exciting Pre-Shows will highlight Saratoga Performing Arts Center's 2011 Classical Season presented by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC Bank), announced Marcia J. White, President & Executive Director. Programs for SPAC's summer resident companies, New York City Ballet, ...

Dryden Theatre celebrates career of Walter Matthau

Feb 24, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

From THE ODD COUPLEFilm series in March and April includes The Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Grumpy Old Men, The Bad News Bears, and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 Rochester, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House will pay homage to actor Walter Matthau with a two-month film series in March and April. When Matthau strode onstage to receive his Academy Award for The Fortune Cookie, he thanked the Academy for ...

Sugaring Off Sundays begin March 6th at The Farmers' Museum

Feb 24, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Visitors to Sugaring Off Sundays at The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown enjoy the sweet taste of jack wax, an old tradition in maple syrup country.  (Photo by Zach Winnie)Cooperstown, N.Y. - Join The Farmers' Museum for what has become a springtime tradition for families and friends throughout the region, Sugaring Off Sundays.  This annual event, which honors the maple sugaring season, will be held each Sunday in March (March 6, 13, 20, and 27).  The event features historic and contemporary sugaring demonstrations, children's activities and more. A full pancake ...

America at Play: Play Stories Video Contest Announced by National Museum of Play

Feb 22, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

strong-contest.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Here's a chance to share your treasured memories about play, win fabulous prizes, and contribute to a major new exhibit at the National Museum of Play at The Strong®. The museum invites you to submit a two-minute video showcasing your fondest memories of playing with friends to the America at Play: Play Stories Video Contest beginning March 1.  Says Christopher Bensch, ...

March 18 Event Offers Training and Networking Opportunities

Feb 22, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

cultural-heritage-tourism-network.JPGSymposium at Colgate Is Planned for Arts, Museums and Cultural Heritage Attractions

Hamilton, N.Y. - The New York Cultural Heritage Tourism Network, a coalition of museums, historic sites, and regional tourism agencies, will sponsor a Cultural Heritage Tourism Symposium at Colgate University Friday, March 18. The theme of the event is "Bridges to the Future: Empowerment through ...

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