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Posts from April 2023

Iroquois Museum 2023 ExhibitHowes Cave, NY--The Iroquois Museum will be holding the opening reception for the featured exhibition on May 6, 2023 from 1 to 4 pm.  This year’s exhibition is titled Oil & Water: Works by Ernest Smith, Jesse Cornplanter, and James Beaver from the Iroquois Museum collection. The exhibit showcases 3 early Haudenosaunee artists and the impact of the Seneca Arts Project (part of the WPA Indian Arts Project) in the context of cultural assimilation and revitalization.

We Are NYIconic Hudson Valley Suspension Bridge Will Celebrate 100 Years in 2024

Time Capsule Dedicated to Celebrate Construction Starting in 1923

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the kickoff of celebrations surrounding the upcoming centennial of the Bear Mountain Bridge in 2024. Between now and fall 2024, several events and initiatives are underway to celebrate one of the Hudson Valley's most recognizable structures, including a centennial website, a documentary film and an international bridge engineering conference. Various leaders and community members joined the New York State Bridge Authority at the bridge today to make the announcement. Participants also dedicated a time capsule to mark 100 years since construction of the bridge began. 

ORDA2022vrtModernizations, events, year-round activities, and demand contribute to 2022-23 success

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces record visits of more than one million to its venues during the 2022-2023 year that concluded on March 31. The Olympic Authority estimates this is an increase of more than 15% from pre-pandemic visitation.

Olympic Authority venues include the alpine ski resorts of Belleayre Mountain, Gore Mountain, and Whiteface Mountain, along with the Olympic Center, Mt Van Hoevenberg, and Olympic Jumping Complex.

Grand Bazaar NYC500,000 shoppers know why they flock to Grand Bazaar NYC for their shopping needs from over 1,000 rotating vendors

New York, NY – April 19, 2023 – Grand Bazaar NYC (100 W 77th Steet, Upper West Side) is a treasure that keeps getting better and bigger with age and which continues to give generously. Besides being the largest, oldest, and most diverse and dynamic market in New York City here are some lesser-known details.

Coney Island USA PresentsBrooklyn, NY -- The 23nd annual installment of the Coney Island Film Festival, named one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals" by MovieMaker Magazine, hits the shores of Coney Island from Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th. This year's edition features 103 films from around the world.

The festival kicks off on Friday Night, May 5th at 7:30pm at the Coney Island Museum with the New York City Premiere of the Documentary Feature "Circus of the Scars - The Insider Odyssey of the Jim Rose Circus Sideshow", directed by Cory Wees.

American Airpower Museum logoFree Brass Band Concert & “Keep ‘Em Flying” Hangar Dance Brings Back Popular & Nostalgic Music

Farmingdale, NY (April 17, 2023) – The American Airpower Museum Brass Band has scheduled two concerts of popular American music.  The first is on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, featuring traditional Americana, Pop and show tunes.  The concert is FREE and open to the public, but donations are appreciated and welcomed.

Martine Gutierrez, Demons, Chin ‘Demon of Lust’Saratoga Springs, NY (April 18, 2023) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College is pleased to announce its series of Family Saturday programs continues April 29 at 2 pm with Family Saturday: Face to Face.

After learning about the exhibition Face to Face from the student curators in Associate Professor and Chair of Art History Saleema Waraich’s course “(De)Colonizing the Museum: Addressing Systemic Racism and Promoting Social Justice,” participants will create their own mixed-media portraits in response to Martine Gutierrez’s Demons, Chin ‘Demon of Lust,’ p93 from Indigenous Woman.

Ticonderoga Area Chamber of CommerceTiconderoga, NY (April 17, 2023) – The Ticonderoga Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is thrilled to announce their Annual Fundraiser “Best 4th In The North Night” at The Pub (Madden’s Pub) in Downtown Ticonderoga will take place again this year. This event will take place on Saturday, April 29th, 2023 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. This event has become one of the committee’s biggest fundraisers of the year.

We Are NYWorld's Top Women's Hockey Players Will Compete in the Mohawk Valley in Spring 2024

Prestigious International Competition Returns to New York After 30 Years

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Utica was selected as the host city for the 2024 International Ice Hockey Federation World Women's Championship, tentatively slated for April 4-14, 2024. USA Hockey will host the event in conjunction with the Upper Mohawk Valley Memorial Auditorium Authority and the Adirondack Bank Center and the Utica University Nexus Center. The IIHF World Women's Championship is the premier international tournament in women's ice hockey. Utica will welcome ten international teams, 350 players, 30,000 local spectators and 20,000 overnight spectators to the Mohawk Valley.

We Are NYVolunteer Events Taking Place at over 120 State Parks, Historic Sites and Public Lands Across New York

 Participants Will Celebrate New York's Public Lands by Volunteering in Cleanup Events Throughout the State

 Online Registration Now Open and Can Be Completed Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that registration is now open for the 12th annual I Love My Park Day, which will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at State parks, historic sites and public lands all across New York State. The event, a partnership between Parks & Trails New York, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the Department of Environmental Conservation, is the largest statewide volunteer event to enhance parks, historic sites and public lands and raise awareness and visibility to the state outdoor recreation assets and their needs.

Click here to access the I LOVE NY press kit.