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Posts for May 2009

Proper ID – What You Need to Cross Canada-US Border Starting June 1, 2009

May 29, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Surrender pronto, or we'll level Toronto! Oswego, NY -- It's time. The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative deadline of June 1, 2009 is fast approaching for travelers to have officially recognized documents for crossing the international border between the U.S. and Canada. The 2009 edition of the Cross-Border Travel Tips for Recreational Boaters, RV Owners & Motorists Traveling the Great Lakes Seaway Trail lists the types of ...

Woodstock Film Festival 10th Anniversary Poster Unveiled

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

2009_glaserposter.jpg Woodstock, NY -- The Woodstock Film Festival has unveiled its 10th Anniversary poster, designed by renowned graphic design maestro Milton Glaser, creator of the "I (heart) New York" logo and other artwork that can be seen everywhere from posters, t-shirts, packaging to museum exhibitions. "Glaser created a poster for the festival that depicts its artistic character, fierce independence and ...

Quadricentennial Celebrations at Gaga Arts Center

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

gaga-logo.jpgLight on New Netherland:  Official Holland on the Hudson exhibition about the fascinating 55 years of the Dutch in New York and Dutch consciousness in all media, a group exhibition of contemporary Dutch artists Now Through June 14, 2009 Dutch Consciousness in All Media through July 5, 2009 Haverstraw, NY - The Town of Haverstraw, Howard T. Phillips, Supervisor and GAGA Arts Center ...

Media Advisory: At this very moment, a swarm of Elvi are invading Lake George!

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

The Curious Case of Elvis PresleyLake George, NY -- As you read this, the Village of Lake George is undergoing an attack of Elvises. It's The Sixth Annual Elvis Festival! A call has already gone out for re-supplies of peanut butter and bananas.   WHAT: The sixth annual Elvis Festival.  This colorful, four-day event features Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs) competing in three categories ...

A Tasty June in Syracuse!

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

logo-syracuse-new-york.gifKick-start the season of Syracuse summer shindigs with Taste of Syracuse, June 5 and 6 in Clinton Square! With live performances from popular bands of the area and over 80 local restaurants feeding you tasty treats and specialties for only a buck, you'd be remiss to, you know, miss it. And while you're partying from square to square, why not duck into a unique downtown restaurant for everything ...

Fort Ontario to Commemorate the American Revolution June 13 -14

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

42nd Regiment of Foot (hi-res download)OSWEGO, NY - Area residents and visitors will have the opportunity to witness both Rebel and British troops of the War for Independence at Fort Ontario State Historic Site the weekend of June 13-14, 2009. Throughout the weekend, there will be living history demonstrations, marching and weapons drills, and camp life activities. While Fort Ontario has a long and colorful past, the era of the ...

Assemblyman Jack McEneny To Conduct Tours Aboard the Albany Aqua Ducks

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

aqua-duck-2.jpg  ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State Assemblyman Jack McEneny will conduct two historic tours of Albany aboard the Albany Aqua Ducks on Friday, May 29. The tours will depart from the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center at Quackenbush Square, corner of Broadway and Clinton Avenue, at 10:15 a.m. and 12 Noon. Reservations are strongly recommended and may be made by calling 518-462-3825 or online ...

George Eastman House podcasts earn top 2009 MUSE Award from American Association of Museums

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpg Judges award Gold to podcasts they call 'high quality' and 'especially rich visually'


ROCHESTER, N.Y. - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film has earned "Gold" for its podcasts in the Muse Award competition of the American Association of Museums (AAM). The MUSE Award competition, now in its 20th year, recognizes excellence in media produced by or for ...

Birding Guide Available for Wayne County

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Frasier the CraneFrasier the CraneWayne County, NY - Spring is truly the awakening season, especially in Wayne County where hundreds of species of birds arrive to begin the nesting season. Many, like the hummingbirds and flycatchers arrive from South and Central America, traveling thousands of miles to reach their destination. And, their GPS's are set for Wayne County. Hot off the presses and just in time for the busy ...

Vampires Descending Upon Rochester in June!

May 28, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Set phasers on 'garlic' !Rochester, NY -- The George Eastman House is serving up an eclectic calendar of films and exhibitions in June, including Planet of the Vampires, an ultra-stylish mid-'60s "spaghetti sci-fi" from Italy. On a semi-related note, George Easman House will be coordinating with the Red Cross Blood Drive to offer free museum admission to donors. CALENDAR OF EVENTS June 2009 5   Friday SPECIAL ...

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