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Posts from July 2023

Reynolds Brothers First Shoe Factory in UticaUtica, N.Y. - Utica shoes! Who knew? Many people do not realize that Utica once had a thriving shoe manufacturing industry, producing as many as two thousand pairs daily. The factories were located within a few blocks of each other near the train station.  Find out more on a walking tour of Utica’s historic shoe district with the Oneida County History Center Saturday, August 5, 2023.

Nan Xiang ExpressShanghainese Fast-Casual Eatery Unveils Newest Location in Brooklyn's Culinary Hotspot

Brooklyn, NY - Nan Xiang Express, the burgeoning chain revered for its high-quality Shanghainese cuisine, is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest location in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn's vibrant culinary scene.

Williamsburg, known for its multicultural dining landscape and enthusiastic food lovers, is the perfect backdrop for Nan Xiang Express's expansion.

Fraunces Tavern Museum ExteriorNew York dignitaries in attendance 

Permanent exhibition highlights the role of Fraunces Tavern in the culminating event in one of the largest emancipations of Black people prior to the American Civil War

New York, NY – Fraunces Tavern Museum in Lower Manhattan opened their new permanent exhibition, “The Birch Trials at Fraunces Tavern,” with a gala event on June 26th, attended by several notable government officials and representatives from local organizations, during which the Museum was presented with a Citation from Eric Adams, Mayor of the City of New York.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, NY (July 21, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, will host the longest, continuously running Antique Boat Show for the 59th year Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6.

6 Waterfalls Worth ChasingSisters from AARP.

How New Communal Space at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum Hopes to Help Eradicate the City's Racial DivideEbony

15 Best Places to Go Glamping in New York – Travel + Leisure

ASA AdirondackUnveiling of the Adirondack Labyrinth

Bakers Mills, NY -- The Adirondack Labyrinth, officially opening on August 1 in the Town of Johnsburg, is a new 70-foot outdoor labyrinth believed to be the first mindfulness tourist attraction in the Adirondack Mountain region. And it is much more: A safe place to leave politics, identities, and issues aside to walk into a renewed sense of calm and centeredness literally. Those coming to walk the labyrinth can choose from a free one-hour self-guided walk or with a certified labyrinth facilitator, all the way to unique curated experiences featuring additional elements such as crystal bowls, farm-to-table community meals, and full-day and weekend-themed retreats.

The Friends ExperienceThe Largest Official Experience Celebrating FRIENDSin North America Was Voted One of the  10 Best New Attractions by USA Today and Included in  CNN’s 12 Best Immersive Experiences around the World

New York, NY. — In addition to successful touring runs throughout North America and Europe, The FRIENDSExperience: The One in New York City continues to provide the ultimate experience for fans of the globally beloved series. Located at 130 East 23rd Street (the corner of 23rd St and Lexington Ave), the two-story flagship location provides an expanded experience from the tour’s offerings, with 18 rooms and activations, recreated sets, and original props and costumes, that allow fans of the show to celebrate their favorite friends and revisit some of the series’ most iconic moments.

2017_41_194Popular multigenerational art-making activity begins at 2 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 18, 2023) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College’s popular, fun educational series of programs continues at 2 pm July 29 with Family Saturday: Sun Prints.

After viewing Rob Wynne’s photogram Seventeen forms of Happiness, from the Tang collection, participants will create sun prints using found items.

Kay WalkingStickA Six-Month Exhibition Exploring the Relationship between Indigenous Art and American Art History, Opening October 20, 2023

Kay WalkingStick to be Honored at New-York Historical’s 2023 History Makers Gala

NEW YORK, NY (July 18, 2023)—This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents Kay WalkingStick / Hudson River School, an exhibition that places landscape paintings by the renowned, contemporary Cherokee artist Kay WalkingStick in conversation with highlights from New-York Historical’s collection of 19th-century Hudson River School paintings. On view October 20, 2023 – April 14, 2024, this artistic dialogue showcases the ways in which WalkingStick’s work both connects to and diverges from the Hudson River School tradition and explores the agency of art in shaping humankind’s relationship to the land.

SPAC Logo 2023Featuring Nationally Acclaimed Modern Dance Troupes PILOBOLUS and BALLETX

Presentations part of SPAC’s upcoming 2023-2024 Spa Little Theatre season

Saratoga Springs, NY (July 18, 2023) — Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) announces that as part of its commitment to world-class dance, it will present modern dance troupes PILOBOLUS (OCT 8) and BALLETX (MARCH 16 & 17) in the Spa Little Theatre. Presented as part of SPAC’s 2023-2024 fall and spring seasons, the engagements mark the first time that full dance productions have been mounted in the Spa Little Theatre in decades.

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