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Posts for May 2012

PianoSummer at New Paltz presents its 18th season

May 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

suny-new-paltz.JPGNew Paltz, N.Y. - The State University of New York at New Paltz presents the 18th season of PianoSummer at New Paltz Festival/Institute. Under the artistic direction of the internationally-renowned maestro, Vladimir Feltsman, concerts, recitals, master classes, lectures and piano competitions, will take place on the college campus from July 14 through August 3. PianoSummer is an international ...

Senate House State Historic Site Celebrating Independence Day

May 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

senate-house-state-historic-site.jpgProgram of patriotic events Saturday, June 30 Kingston, N.Y. - You're invited to join the Senate House State Historic Site in celebrating Independence Day on Saturday June 30 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  The day begins with a Patriotic Service at 11am at which there will be stirring patriotic readings and music to celebrate the independence of our nation.  The service will be followed by an afternoon ...

George Eastman House offering sign-language tours

May 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house1.jpgRochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House is offering sign-language museum tours, focused on George Eastman and his historic home, to serve visitors who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, including visitors from Rochester -- which has one the largest deaf populations in the country. Volunteer docent Robert Menchel is conducting these tours on select Saturday mornings. The 45-minute tour is signed and ...

King of Trucks rolls into the Fairgrounds this Weekend

May 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

king-of-trucks.JPGSyracuse, N.Y. - In case you missed the first ever Regional International King of Trucks All Truck Super Show last year, you can see it again at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3. King of Trucks is organized by Right Coast Inc., who also hosts the widely popular Syracuse Nationals to take place Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22 this year. Although you ...

Governor Cuomo Launches Summer Tourism Advertising Campaign

May 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack5.jpgInteractive Multimedia Campaign Reinvents "I Love NY" With Sketches from Public   Albany, N.Y. - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a new tourism advertising campaign featuring a reinvention of the iconic "I Love NY" logo in order to promote the New York's unmatched vacation destinations and attractions. For the first time ever, the State has asked New Yorkers and visitors to help remake ...

Step into an Adventure on a Tioga Journeys Tour

May 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

tioga-county.JPGOwego, N.Y. - Tioga County Tourism is pleased to announce its 2012 "Tioga Journeys" schedule of tours.  This is an opportunity for you to experience and tour those intriguing, interesting, and sometimes unusual, but always fun, destinations you probably wouldn't do on your own.  Whether on a bus or walking tour, each themed tour will be led by a knowledgeable step-on tour guide. Cost of the ...

Corning Museum of Glass to Present GlassLab Design Performances on Governors Island in Summer 2012

May 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

GlassLab gaffer Erik Meek works on a glass eye by designer Sigga HeimisFeaturing Designers from Cooper-Hewitt's Exhibition "Graphic Design-Now In Production" Corning, N.Y. - The Corning Museum of Glass will bring its GlassLab design program to New York's Governors Island this summer. On weekends, June 30-July 29, designers and graphic designers from the New York region will work with Corning Museum glassmakers in a series of free public glass design performances. ...

1000 Islands Smartphone App Now Available

May 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

1000-islands-intl-tourism-council.JPGWellesley Island, N.Y. - Smartphone users now have instant access to the 1000 Islands with a free app available at the Apple App Store and iTunes. The app - the first of its kind for the Thousand Islands region of Northern New York and Southeastern Ontario - provides quick and easy access to attractions, recreational activities, events, lodging, marinas, golf courses, fishing guides and more. ...

Get out on a Trail: Celebrate National Trail Day June 2

May 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

parks-and-trails-ny.JPGActivities planned across the state Albany, N.Y. - In celebration of the 20th annual National Trails Day (NTD), Parks & Trails New York urges everyone to spend some time on one of the state's more than 16,000 miles of trail on Saturday, June 2.  New Yorkers can enjoy hikes, bike and horse rides, trail maintenance, paddle trips, trail dedication ceremonies, and other activities across the ...

2012 LYRA Returns to Oswego July 30 – Aug. 5

May 29, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Spectators will be able to watch yachts racing off Oswego Harbor when the Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) brings its annual regatta to Oswego July 30 through Aug. 5. Members of 47 yacht racing clubs around Lake Ontario are expected to compete. (Photo courtesy of John Gary.)Oswego, N.Y. - This summer, for the first time since 1928, the 2012 Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) Annual Regatta will be held in Oswego. The event will be hosted by the Oswego Yacht Club July 30 through Aug. 5. The LYRA was founded in 1884, making it the oldest association of yacht clubs in the nation.  The group consists of 47 yacht clubs located around Lake Ontario, with Oswego being one ...

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