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Posts for May 2009

Noted Underwater Explorer Presents Great Lakes Seaway Trail Historic Shipwrecks June 13 in Sackets Harbor

May 26, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Noted shipwreck explorer Jim Kennard points out the engine plate on the steamer Morningstar in Lake Erie.Sackets Harbor, NY (May 26, 2009) -- Noted shipwreck explorer Jim Kennard will present an all-day program on the "Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario" on Saturday, June 13 as part of the 2009 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Experience Series. Kennard's discoveries have received worldwide attention and have been featured in National Geographic Magazine. The program at the "Red Barn" at the Sackets Harbor ...

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance Celebrates 90 Years in Business

May 22, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

finger-lakes.jpgAlliance reaches milestone and proves to be successful tool for local businesses in region Waterloo, NY - The Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance is one of the oldest destination marketing agencies in the nation, and at their 90th year, there is no sign of slowing down.  The milestone was celebrated on May 20 at their annual literature exchange, which was held at the Waterloo Premium Outlets, and ...

A Fashionable Night Out

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

nycgo.jpgFashion Retailers in All Five Boroughs Will Stay Open Until 11 p.m. Sept. 10 and Host In-store Events on First Night of Fashion Week New York, NY (May 20) - Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta, Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Executive Director Steven Kolb today announced Fashion's Night Out, a citywide event ...

Oh No, Turtles are in Trouble!

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Duck and cover!On Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m., the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting: Turtles in Trouble!   Come join Environmental Educator, Pam Golben, at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, to learn about the problems turtles encounter such as: destruction of habitats, why they cross roads, who their predators are and why people ...

Eagle Beverage and Budweiser bringing Monkees Lead Singer Mickey Dolenz to Harborfest ‘09

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Here I come ...Oswego, NY - Thanks to the support of Eagle Beverage and Budweiser, Harborfest will be bringing one of the most recognizable performers of the ‘60's, THE MONKEES Lead Singer, MICKY DOLENZ to the shores of Lake Ontario for a thrilling live performance on the NRG Lakeview Stage in Breitbeck Park on Friday night July 24th during Harborfest 2009. Dolenz began his professional career as a 10 year ...

Metropolitan Museum Marks Start of Summer with “Met Holiday Monday”

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm.gifNew American Wing, Highlight of Special Memorial Day Viewing Opportunities One of New York City's most popular spaces, the spacious Charles Engelhard Court in The New American Wing tops the list of areas in the Main Building of The Metropolitan Museum of Art that will be open to the public on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25), the patriotic holiday that is the next in the sequence of popular Met ...

The Teutuls Go Underground at Howe Caverns For New Episode of American Choppers

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

american-chopper.jpgHOWES CAVE, N.Y. -- The great cave of the Northeast, Howe Caverns, and its new caved-themed motorcycle created by Orange County Choppers in Newburgh, are the featured attractions of the May 28 episode of American Choppers. The program, that stars OCC's Teutul family, will air at 9 p.m. on The Learning Channel.  Paul Teutul Sr. and sons, Paul Jr. and Michael, visited the Caverns in early April ...

Pelham Picture House: Bridging the Era of Silent Films with State-of-the-Art Technology

May 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

pelham-picture-house.gifA non-profit organization, the Pelham Picture House in Westchester County has been entertaining filmgoers for more than 80 years - since the days of silent films. It's evolved through the years, making the transition to sound, providing escapism for Great Depression-weary audiences, and news footage and information from the fronts of World War II. The Picture House is about to make another ...

Erie Canalway Event Sponsorships Announced

May 20, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

erie-canalway.jpgNineteen events to benefit in 2009 WATERFORD, NY - The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission announced today nineteen events and festivals in the National Heritage Corridor that are receiving event sponsorships in the amount of $500. "Cultural, heritage, and recreational events deliver significant tourism and economic benefits to communities," said Joseph Callahan, Erie ...

Afghanistan’s Dazzling National Treasures, Hidden for 25 Years, Presented at Metropolitan Museum

May 20, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

hidden-treasures.jpgExhibition dates: June 23-September 20, 2009 Exhibition location: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall Press preview: Monday, June 15, 10:00 a.m.-noon New York, NY -- Ancient Afghanistan-located at the crossroads of major trade routes, where it attracted invading armies and nomadic migrations-was home to some of the most complex, rich, and original civilizations on the continent of ...

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