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Posts from June 2023

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationPromoting Outdoor Participation, Environmental Stewardship

The free program is offered in partnership between the Appalachian Mountain Club and New York State’s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

New York, New York, June 29, 2023 – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) and New York State’s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) are proud to announce the second annual “Ladders to the Outdoors” program at Harriman State Park. Taking place now through Labor Day, the program offers park guests free opportunities to learn about and engage with their natural environment through guided outdoor activities.

We Are NYProject Includes 90,000 Square-Foot Addition Featuring a New Welcome Atrium, Multiple Interactive Exhibits, Outdoor Plaza Areas, Parking Garage and Much More

Investment Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of a $75 million expansion project at The Strong National Museum of Play in the heart of downtown Rochester. More than a city-block long, The Strong features hands-on, dynamic, interactive exhibit spaces. The final piece of the project — a 90,000 square-foot addition to the Finger Lakes region's top tourist attraction features many other amenities including a new welcome atrium with interactive displays, colorful wayfinding, state-of-the-art, efficient check-in, security, and first aid service areas.

Malcolm XJuly–August 2023

Astoria, NY (June 29, 2023) — This July and August, Museum of the Moving Image presents its annual summer 70mm showcase, launches a new series of films featuring hip-hop artists, brings the acclaimed Pakistani film Joyland to Queens for a limited run, and continues its See It Big summer movie series. See below for highlights and schedule; additional programs will be added as they are confirmed. …

Queens Craft BrigadeNew York, N.Y.Queens Craft Brigade (QCB) proudly announces the return of its market season on July 15, 2023, marking a significant milestone as the event celebrates its sixth anniversary. This year's edition promises to showcase an exceptional community of makers exclusively from the borough of Queens. Since its founding in 2017, the Queens Craft Brigade has become a prominent player in the independent market scene. The market features a diverse range of artwork, jewelry, fashion, and crafts, providing a platform for local artists to thrive.

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We Are NYRepair of Dam Infrastructure, New Trails, Northern Pond Clean Up Are Latest Projects to Complete the Transformation of the Park

Measures Mitigate Flood Risk and Support Climate Resilience Amidst High-Hazard Dam in the Region

Photos Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of a $47 million multi-year project at Hempstead Lake State Park on Long Island. The final work included two miles of new Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant stone dust and bridle trails, an observation deck, improvements to the park's Northern Ponds to mitigate flood risk and reduce pollution, and rehabilitation of the 150-year-old Hempstead Lake Dam. These vital infrastructure improvements will help transform the park's offerings to the public while also making it more climate-change resilient. 

adirondack-adventure-centerLake Luzerne and Stony Creek, NY Adirondack Adventure Center is announcing a major upgrade to their Lazy River Tubing Adventure! The company acquired 165 acres of land along the beautiful Buttermilk section of the Hudson River, which will now be used as a private access point for their Lazy River Tubing trips.

Niagara Wine Trail - 2022 LogoNiagara Falls, NY (June 26, 2023) The Niagara Wine Trail is hosting its annual Wine Festival at a new venue, Saturday, July 1, 2023. The one-day event is being hosted over two sessions at the Niagara Falls Convention Center (101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls, NY 14303).  The first session takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. and the second session takes place from 5 to 7 p.m.  A limited number of presale VIP tickets are available for each session one hour before opening to the general public (at 12 noon and 4 p.m., respectively). Presale tickets are available now at www.NiagaraWineTrail.org. General Admission tickets will also be available at the door.

Caroline Gray, Valentine Donuts, 2023, oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inAn Exhibition of Juror Selected Work From The League’s Student Salons

Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, June 29–July 22, 2023

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 29, 6-8 pm

New York, NY – The Art Students League of New York is proud to present the annual Juried Selection Exhibition, which features juror-selected works from the Student Salons, representing the highest caliber work being produced by League artists today. This exhibition celebrates the League’s students and the community’s commitment to artmaking.

RIBBONCUTTING_THEGEMBolton Landing, NY — The Gem and Little Gem Liquors celebrated their first anniversary on Friday, June 23, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration!

This celebration included a sneak peak at their new amazing vintage camper in their backyard garden! This new addition to the business will serve food and cocktails to-go, which people can order online and pick up at the airstream. This offers a great option for people looking to take food and cocktails on the go to their homes or campsites or out on their boats.

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