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Posts for March 2011

March 18 First Annual Cultural Heritage Symposium is Huge Success

Mar 31, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

cultural-heritage-tourism-network.JPGSymposium fills Colgate University Ho Science Auditorium to Capacity Hamilton, N.Y. - All 94 seats in the Meyerson Auditorium at Colgate University were filled to capacity Friday, March 18 with cultural heritage tourism professionals taking part in the daylong Symposium sponsored by the New York Cultural Heritage Tourism Network and hosted by the Upstate Institute @ Colgate University. The ...

New Site on Hudson River Greenway Water Trail

Mar 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

hrgw-trail.JPGAlbany, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway is pleased to announce the designation of the Alfred Z. Solomon Canoe/Kayak Launch at Hudson Crossing Park located at Lock C-5 of the Champlain Canal in the Town of Saratoga as part of the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail by the Board of Directors at a recent meeting. This brings the total number of Greenway Water Trail sites to ninety-four. Mark ...

Free 2011 Long Island, NY Travel Guide, Coupons, Brochures and More

Mar 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

The 2011 Long Island Travel Guide is now availableHauppauge, N.Y.-The new 2011 Long Island Travel Guide is here, filled with information on things to see and do on Long Island, including a detailed map, events listings and transportation information. Call toll-free 1-877-386-6654 ext. 210 to request a free travel guide. Also request a printed events calendar, brochures, maps, and lodging guide. Or visit the newly launched Long Island ...

Wilmington to host Prestigious Mountain Bike Race Qualifier

Mar 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

wilmington-whiteface-100k.JPGWilmington, N.Y. - The Town of Wilmington is pleased to announce that the region will host the Wilmington/Whiteface 100k on June 19, 2011.  Wilmington will serve as one of three qualifier series race host venues for the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race, the best known and most prestigious mountain bike race in North America.   "The Town of Wilmington is very excited to be hosting the ...

National Poetry Month Celebration at Manhattanville College A Night of Music and Poetry Fundraising Concert

Mar 30, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

The Transactions in actioinMasterCard's Employee Band The Transactions Performs at Manhattanville College in honor of  Inkwell Journal's 15th Anniversary Purchase, N.Y. - April is National Poetry Month. In celebration of Poetry Reading Day, Thursday, April 28th, MasterCard's employee band The Transactions is organizing a community fundraiser concert at Manhattanville College in honor of Manhattanville's award ...

The Dorsky Opens Two new Exhibitions on April 8

Mar 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Photo: Tim Davis Lawn Jockey Leap Frog, from the series Upstate New York Olympics, 2010 Digital photograph from performance. Image courtesy the artist and Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New YorkNew Paltz, N.Y. - On Friday, April 8, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art will hold an opening reception for two new exhibitions: The Upstate New York Olympics: Tim Davis and Thick and Thin: Ken Landauer and Julianne Swartz, from 5 to 7 pm. The museum's curator, Brian Wallace, organized both exhibitions.   The Upstate New York Olympics: Tim Davis Combining his ongoing interests in performance, ...

International Travel Marketers Visit Warren County

Mar 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Participants of I LOVE NEW YORK/Kay Tours fam tourWarren County, N.Y. - The Warren County Tourism Department hosted an I LOVE NEW YORK/ Kay New Century Tours Partnership Familiarization tour March 24-25. Area attractions, lodging and dining opportunities throughout the area were featured. The familiarization tour brought twelve inbound international tour operators and travel agents to Long Island, the Hudson Valley, the Catskills, ...

Fascinating Tales of Bravery Will Highlight Oswego County 1812 Symposium

Mar 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

This is a representation of “Cooper’s Ark” being sailed across Lake Ontario to Sackets Harbor in 1813. Drawing, based on original plans, by Dennis McCarthy of Cape Vincent. (Drawing courtesy of Richard Palmer.)Oswego, N.Y. - William Cooper's plan to construct a floating battery to defend American shores, and the tales of brave local militiamen, are among the many topics to be presented at Oswego County's War of 1812 Symposium Saturday, April 2 at the American Foundry. Well-known historian and retired newspaperman Richard Palmer will share his research into the fascinating story of Cooper's Ark, built ...

Tinker with Toys School-Break Week at the National Museum of Play® April 16–24

Mar 25, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

tinker-toys.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Celebrate the art of building during Tinker with Toys School-Break Week at the National Museum of Play at The Strong®, Saturday, April 16 through Sunday, April 24. The week-long build fest is held in conjunction with the TINKERTOY®: Build Your ImaginationTM exhibit. Let your imagination run wild at more than half a dozen play zones filled with building materials, including ...

Centurion Cycling Rolls Into New York for 2012 Centurion New York

Mar 25, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

centurion-lake-george.JPGLake George, N.Y. - Centurion Cycling, a new cycling event series, is coming to Lake George and Warren County beginning with a preview ride this June followed by a full weekend of cycling events June 22-24, 2012. The weekend schedule will include a Friday night Hill Climb, followed by a 25-mile ride and Kid's Ride on Saturday morning, and culminating with the 50-mile and 100-mile races on Sunday ...

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