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Posts for June 2010

Ringo Starr's Gold Drum on View at Met Museum in Celebration of the Musician's 70th Birthday

Jun 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

ringo_starr_artists_den.jpgJuly 'Artists Den' National Television Broadcast Features Ringo Starr at the Met New York, N.Y. - On July 7, Ringo Starr's 70th birthday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will inaugurate a special display of his gold-plated snare drum that will remain on view to the public through December 2010 in the Museum's second-floor Musical Instruments Galleries.  On loan from Ringo Starr, it was ...

Cayuga Tourism Summer Hours

Jun 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

cayuga-county-tourism.JPGAuburn, N.Y - To serve the many visitors expected in Cayuga County this summer, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism will be open Saturdays, July 3 - August 28, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in addition to its normal hours, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  The Cayuga County Office of Tourism, located at 131 Genesee Street, Auburn, serves as an information center for visitors with a full array ...

Rare and Controversial Early Monopoly® Game Acquired by Strong National Museum of Play®

Jun 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

monopoly.jpg Who really invented Monopoly? Rochester, N.Y. - A rare and unique early version of Monopoly®, used as evidence in a controversial, 10-year legal copyright battle over the iconic American game?s true inventor, has been acquired by Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York-home of the National Toy Hall of Fame®. The museum is pleased to announce that the second oldest known ...

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls without Ithaca’s Free Field Guide

Jun 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

ithaca-waterfalls.JPGIthaca's "Gorges" Waterfalls Revealed Ithaca, N.Y. -- Here's a freebie for folks who like waterfalls. The Ithaca Visitors Bureau has produced a pocketsize field guide to the city's famous gorges and waterfalls. The 24-page booklet includes color photos, trail info and driving directions for 19 public-access waterfalls near downtown Ithaca. They range from 215-foot Taughannock Falls, a major ...

Oneida Country Tourism Launches New Feature-Rich Website

Jun 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

oct_webfamily.jpgUtica, N.Y. - Visitors and tourists spend approximately $951 million in Oneida County each year. Now Oneida County Tourism has yet another channel for more visitors to make plans to come to Oneida County and spend dollars boosting the local economy via a new, stateof-the-art, feature rich website.

As the next step in the launch of the new branding effort "The Getaway Region", and the marketing ...

Dutchess County Farm Fresh Link: Great One-Day Getaways Start in August

Jun 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

dutchess-county-tourism.JPGPoughkeepsie, N.Y. - Interested in a one-day escape that's convenient, affordable, fun and perfect to enjoy with family and friends? Check out the "Dutchess County Farm Fresh Link" MTA Metro-North One-Day Getaway. Dutchess County's idyllic countryside is just a relaxing train ride away, in the heart of the Hudson Valley. You'll visit charming villages as well as farms and wineries. Even if you ...

Albany Welcomes 2010 AAU Karate National Championships This Week!

Jun 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

albany-logo-new.JPGDowntown Businesses Proud to Sponsor Local Athletes...


Albany, N.Y. --- The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) is pleased to roll out the welcome mat for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Karate National Championships, June 28th through July 3rd, 2010.  The actual competition, being held at the Times Union Center, will take place Wednesday, June 30th through Saturday, ...

Spots still available for Great Hudson Valley Pedal Bicycle Tour

Jun 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

parks-and-trails-ny.JPG200-mile bicycle tour from Albany to NYC happens August 10-15, 2010 Albany, N.Y. - The 6th annual Great Hudson Valley Pedal-a six-day, 200-mile recreational bicycle tour from Albany to New York City-is scheduled for August 10-15, 2010.  Great Hudson Valley Pedal participants will pedal their way through one of the most picturesque river valleys in the world.  The Franklin D. Roosevelt ...

Go Geocaching at New York Campgrounds

Jun 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

geocaching.pngGet outside this summer; high tech treasure hunt is a fun recreational pastime Pittsford, N.Y. - For a second year, campers and geocaching enthusiasts are invited to go geocaching with Campground Owners of New York (CONY) an association of privately owned campgrounds and RV parks in New York State.  Additional details about CONY's geocaching program and how to get started can be found at ...

News Advisory: Saratoga Polo Media Briefing

Jun 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

saratoga-polo.jpgWHAT:          Saratoga Polo Association Launches 112th Season WHERE:        Historic Whitney Field, Bloomfield and Denton roads, Saratoga (five minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs). WHEN:          Thursday, July 1st  from 6-9 pm.. Live polo demonstration at 6:30 p.m., with "the voice of Saratoga Polo," announcer Bob Bullock. Q & A session will follow with Uneku Saliu Atawodi, ...

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