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Posts for March 2010

Quilt for the Cure Preview in Sackets Harbor This Weekend: March 20-21

Mar 17, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Original pinwheel design by North Country Quilt Guild President Mary Knapp.Sackets Harbor, N.Y. - A Quilt for the Cure fundraiser in support of breast cancer research is planned for the June 11-13, 2010 biannual North Country Quilt Guild Quilt Show at Recreation Park Arena in Clayton, NY. Some of the mini-quilts that Guild members are making in sizes from 8 inches to 30 inches for auction will be on display and available for early bidding this weekend at the March ...

Ski with 2010 Olympians Friday to Help Lift Mt. Pisgah

Mar 17, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

orda23.jpgSaranac Lake, N.Y. -- Prior to Saturday's start of the U.S. Alpine Championships at nearby Whiteface Mountain, area kids are invited ski with the U.S. Alpine Ski Team, including members of the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team, this Friday, March 19, from 4-6 p.m. ET at Mt. Pisgah in Saranac Lake. This special Lift Mt. Pisgah fundraising event will feature an hour and a half of skiing with the Olympic ...

Howe Caverns Featured In History Channel Production, “The Real Face Of Jesus?”

Mar 17, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

historychannel-howe.jpgHowes Cave, N.Y. -- When the production crew for an upcoming Easter special was looking for a cave to replicate the burial place for a new documentary on Jesus Christ, they came to Howe Caverns. On March 30, the premiere of the documentary in which Howe Caverns plays a role, The Real Face of Jesus?, will air from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on The History Channel. "They chose the entrance to the ...

Registration Open for 2010 Great Hudson River Paddle

Mar 16, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

hr-paddle.jpg100+-mile kayaking trip from Albany to Peekskill scheduled for July 29 to Aug. 5 Albany, N.Y. - The 10th annual Great Hudson River Paddle, an eight-day, 100+-mile kayaking and camping trip from Albany to Peekskill, is scheduled for July 29 to August 5, 2010. Registration for the event is now open. A group of paddlers will depart from the Capital City and travel down the most pristine and ...

Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins 1st Place in Major North American Travel Media Competition

Mar 16, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

albany2.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) is pleased to announce two wins, including a first place win, from the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) annual awards competition. Winners will be presented with their award at the annual NATJA conference May11-14, 2010 in Reno, Nevada. NATJA announced that Albany County Convention & Visitors ...

Fulton County Chamber Holds Sales Seminar

Mar 16, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

fulton-county-chamber.jpgGloversville, N.Y. - The Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry is hosting a sales seminar titled, "The Buyer-Seller Dance...Are YOU Leading or Following," presented by Lorraine Ferguson of Sandler Training, on Wednesday, March 24 at 8:00 am at the Chamber Office, 2 North Main Street, Gloversville. The cost of this seminar is $10 for Chamber members and $15 for future members. ...

Belleayre Still in Great Shape as Marchapalooza Rolls On

Mar 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

belleayrelogo3.jpgLate Season Rates in Effect Highmount, N.Y. - The latest storm to ravage the Northeast only hit Belleayre with a glancing blow and even included more snow at elevation. Belleayre slopes are still in great shape as the mountain gets ready to head into spring this weekend. March is the month for special events at Belleayre including the Pine Hill Arms Triathlon, a tailgate cookout competition ...

Elmira in the News!

Mar 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

elmira-mark-twain-country.jpgElmira, N.Y. - With their celebration of the 175th birthday of Mark Twain underway, Elmira is getting noticed. Check out some of the recent coverage they've received: Deals: Elmira, N.Y. (NY Post) New York Town Touts Mark Twain Connection to Boost Tourism (USA Today)  Rustic New York Stirred Twain's Mississippi Memories (CBS News) For more information about traveling to Elmira, visit ...

GAGA Exhibition: Complification

Mar 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

complication.jpgChristopher Baker; daniel Baltzer; R. Justin Stewart April 9- May 23, 2010 Opening Reception: Friday, April 9th, 6pm to 9pm Garnerville, N.Y. - Complification is an exhibition that investigates the complex world of networks and interconnectivity. Three artist explore how the world is flattening and exploding simultaneously, resulting in dynamic, evolving relationships. Christopher ...

You’re Invited to Attend the Royal Ball at Strong National Museum of Play® April 10 & 11

Mar 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

strong.jpgRochester, N.Y.  - Sound the royal trumpets! The Queen of Play requests your presence at the Royal Ball at Strong National Museum of Play on Saturday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. Come dressed in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty "in person" when Strong is transformed into a royal court with live music, pageantry, and courtly dancing. Complete ...

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