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Posts from July 2023

New York's Lake Placid Has Stunning Wilderness, a New Boutique Hotel, and the Longest Mountain Roller Coaster in North AmericaTravel + Leisure

The Adirondack's Best-kept Secret Is This Charming Small Town — and It's a Perfect Year-round DestinationTravel + Leisure

Six jazz festivals to put on your midsummer night’s dream listAmsterdam News

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationOpening of "Ladders to the Outdoors" cabin project and education area designed for groups of children from underserved communities

New playground and bathhouse also unveiled for park-goers 

Photos available here. 

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced the completion of $3 million in improvements at Green Lakes State Park in Onondaga County. A new cabin camping area and a nearby playground and four-season bathhouse were designed for small groups of children to camp overnight and recreate. State Parks has designated this new area to host groups through its “Ladders to the Outdoors” program that works to increase children’s access to outdoor recreational spaces, equipment, transportation, and skills development in underserved communities.

We Are NYPromotional Contest Builds on Governor Hochul's Commitment to County Fairs' Growth Through Enhanced Programming, and Marketing and Promotion Initiatives

Contest Promotes New York Food and Beverages During Taste NY Program's 10th Anniversary

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the Taste NY program is kicking off a new marketing opportunity to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Taste NY program, promote New York's county and youth fairs, and highlight New York State food, beverages, and agritourism. The 2023 "Find Me at the Fair" contest will have county fairgoers participating for a chance to win prizes, including Taste NY regional gift baskets and VIP seating for concerts at The Great New York State Fair. This initiative comes as a part of Governor Hochul's commitment to increase the marketing and promotion of the state's county fairs and expanding collaboration between local fairs and The Great New York State Fair.

Nels RossJamestown, N.Y. - - Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 2nd, because the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY is hosting a free, unforgettable night of laughter that will have everyone, from the littlest giggle monsters to the seasoned comedy connoisseurs, rolling in the aisles. 

Lake Ontario Wine Trail logoWilliamson, N.Y. – The Lake Ontario Wine Trail has launched their brand-new tasting passport, a new program that aims to increase tourism in the northern Finger Lakes region. With over 19 local businesses included within the passport, it showcase’s the best of the area in an easy, mobile-friendly way.

Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association SCVASullivan County, NY (July 24, 2023) – The Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) is excited to announce the 67th Dove on the Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail will be unveiled at Burn Brae Mansion. An unveiling ceremony will be held on Sunday, July 30 at noon on the front lawn of Burn Brae Mansion, 573 High Road, Glen Spey, NY.

Courses in the ConservatoryBuffalo, NY- The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' popular dining event, Courses in the Conservatory, returns for a fresh, summer, upscale spin on a farm-to-table dining experience on Friday, August 11 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. 

Courses in the Conservatory has made its return to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens for a fine-dining experience like no other.

ROOST - Adirondacks USALong Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Raquette Lake, other Hamilton County towns offer small town charm, coupled with big outdoor adventure

Long Lake, NY (July 20, 2023) - Visitors to the Adirondack region of upstate New York can experience adventures in the wilderness, along with small town charm and comfort in the Hamilton County region. Recent storms caused some temporary flooding and brief closures of some attractions and properties, depending on their location. In most cases, simple repairs have been made; hotel properties continue to welcome guests and attractions are busy hosting summer visitors. 

Paradox BreweryParadox Brewery to celebrate with anniversary party at North Hudson taproom

North Hudson, NY (July 2023) -- Paul and Joan Mrocka, founders of Paradox Brewery in North Hudson, along with their team and staff will celebrate 10 years of business with an anniversary party on Saturday, July 29 for the public. In addition to celebrating the anniversary, the brewery will unveil a new logo with a modern twist that reflects the high-quality product, state-of-the-art facility, and innovative process that the Brewery is proud of.

Iroquois Indian MuseumHowes Cave, N.Y.On Friday, August 4th, you’re invited to a Cajun, Zydeco, Bluegrass bash at the Iroquois Museum in Howes Cave.  The evening kicks off at 5 pm with an opening act of The Catskill Gamblers and followed by The Rubber Band and wraps up at 9 pm.  The event features the Schoharie Co. Arts Council, local artisans, tasty food, and a silent auction.   Enjoy some high energy romping and stomping. Ron Bruschi, a Zydeco Dance Instructor will be available for lessons.

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