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Posts for April 2011

Celebrate Memorial Day in its Birthplace: Waterloo, N.Y.

Apr 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

celebratecommemorate.JPG150 years after start of Civil War, 12th annual Celebrate Commemorate marks the 145th consecutive community-wide celebration and observation of Memorial Day, spanning holiday weekend Waterloo, N.Y. - Celebrate Memorial Day where it all began, in Waterloo, NY in the very heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes, and the nationally designated Birthplace of Memorial Day. This fun-filled weekend has ...

Hudson Valley Blooms!

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

orange-county-tourism.JPGHow fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.  ~ Benjamin Disraeli Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The renowned river and mountain views, and luscious farm and forest landscapes that bring visitors to the Hudson Valley are more beautiful than ever with the riot of color from flowers in bloom. Escape to the fragrant gardens of Orange County for the sheer enjoyment of their beauty, or to ...

SPAC 5K “Rock & Run” on Sunday, May 22 at Spa State Park

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

spac-5k.JPGLive Music Along Course by Local Bands Including Filming Ohio, Branchwater and Orchard One-Mile Kids' Race & Post-Race Party at SPAC   Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - On Sunday, May 22, Saratoga Performing Arts Center's Action Council will host a 5K "Rock & Run" through the Saratoga Spa State Park for families and runners of all ages and skill levels. WNYT Anchor Phil Bayly will emcee the ...

Antique Boat Museum to Provide 50 Fathers with Free Admission on Father’s Day

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

abm-pass-giveaway.jpgLocal museum will give away free passes on June 19 Clayton, N.Y. - Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Davidson Auto Group and Lake Ontario Realty announced today that Clayton's world-famous Antique Boat Museum has partnered with the event and will give away museum admission passes on Sunday, June 19. The first 50 fathers to take a deck tour of tall ship Lynx on Father's Day, June 19 at the ...

Hands-on Apprenticeships for Kids This Summer at The Farmers’ Museum

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

farmers-museum.JPGCooperstown, N.Y.  - Ask most teenagers how they spend their summer and you will likely hear about watching movies, mowing the lawn, andspending time socializing online.  But, if you ask a Young Interpreter about their summer, they will tell you a much richer story - one filled with lifelong memories - like working as a blacksmith or learning to run an 1840's printing press.  The Farmers' Museum, ...

Entergy Nuclear Harborfest Fireworks Spectacular Set For July 30

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

copy-of-harborfest.jpgOswego, N.Y. - The world famous Entergy Nuclear Harborfest Fireworks by Grucci of New York will be Saturday, July 30 at approximately 9:30 PM.  For the 24th consecutive year, the Saturday night fireworks spectacular will highlight the annual admission-free music festival on the shores of southeast Lake Ontario. "The Entergy Nuclear Fireworks by Grucci of New York has always been and will ...

Media Advisory: I Love New York To Announce Greenest NY’er Saturday, April 30

Apr 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

greenheart-escapemaker1.JPGAnnouncement will be made at "'s Green Getaways, Local Food & Travel Expo" WHAT:      I LOVE NEW YORK will announce the winner of the 2011 Greenest New Yorker contest at "'s Green Getaways, Local Food & Travel Expo." The event will feature more than 60 eco-friendly destinations and lodgings from Vermont to Virginia, plus chocolate, cheese, wine and local ...

June 12 Lake Placid Marathon Filling at Record Pace

Apr 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

lake-placid-adirondacks-usa.JPGLake Placid, N.Y. - Organizers have announced that late registration for the June 12 Lake Placid Marathon is still open, with less than 50 slots remaining for the 26.2 mile race, and the popular 13.1 mile half marathon filling at a record pace. Athletes are encouraged to enter online via as soon as possible at: ...

Mountain Top Arboretum Offers an Exciting Bird Walk May 21 with Audubon Society Educator Larry Federman

Apr 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

birdwatching.jpgEvent is a unique walking tour in the Mountaintop region to look for warblers and other migrating birds returning for the spring Tannersville, N.Y. - Renowned Audubon Society Educator, Larry Federman, will lead an exciting walking tour on Saturday, May 21st at 6 a.m. to look for warblers and other migrating birds as they spend some time at the Mountain Top Arboretum in Tannersville, NY to set ...

Ulster County Hamlet of Phoenicia One of America’s Coolest Small Towns

Apr 26, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

The tiny hamlet of Phoenicia in Ulster County was named one of America’s Coolest Small Towns by Budget Travel magazine. © Bill Delozier/Ulster County TourismKingston, N.Y. - Ulster County Tourism is proud to announce that the hamlet of Phoenicia has been named one of the top 10 ‘Coolest Small Towns in America' by Budget Travel magazine. In an online poll, Phoenicia ranked sixth among 20 nominees selected by Budget Travel editors last December. The official results will be published in the September issue of the magazine. To qualify as a ‘Cool ...

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