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Posts for August 2009

Tours Bring History to Life in Greater Niagara Region

Aug 26, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Who better to show you around than George Clinton, first Governor of New York, and 4th Vice President of the United States?Niagara Falls, NY - Encounter Niagara Tours has introduced a series of Student and Group Tour products that blend period-dress Interpreters with vivid and exciting itineraries - showcasing the History, Heritage and Beauty of the Niagara USA Region.  As a Receptive Service, featuring the Region's finest Step-on Guides, Encounter Niagara Tours brings alive the Niagara Region.  Featured Tours are ...

Town of Hunter Named a Preserve America Community

Aug 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

A letter and photograph from First Lady Michelle Obama stating the Town of Hunter’s designation as a Preserve America community was received in Hunter Town Hall last month.Haines Falls, NY - The Mountain Top Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Town of Hunter has been named a Preserve America Community.  Hunter is the first community to be so designated in Greene County. The Society applied for the Town's designation which makes it eligible to participate in a federal program administered by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the ...

Dryden Theatre presents disabilities film series

Aug 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpg  Every Wednesday in September and October the series Our Flesh and Blood presents features and documentaries about living with challenges ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House presents every Wednesday in September and October a series of films and documentaries that focus on persons with disabilities, titled Our Flesh and Blood. "Each of these films demonstrates ...

Festival Fair Kicks Off the 17th ImageOut Festival!

Aug 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

imageout.jpg2009 Festival program announced; first chance to purchase tickets Rochester, NY -- ImageOut, Upstate New York's longest running lesbian and gay film and video festival, is pleased to announce the 17th annual program lineup at the Festival Fair!  This is the first chance for the public to learn about this year's exciting Festival lineup and buy tickets prior to online sales.  The Fair is ...

A Long (Adirondack) Weekend

Aug 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks2.jpg Lake Placid, NY - For the urbanite commuting home after a long, hot week of  bumper-to-bumper traffic, steamy subways and noisy cab rides; getting out of town can seem like the best idea you've had in a long time.What you need is the cool shade of an Adirondack forest, the tranquility of a rippling mountain lake, a peace that isn't found dodging joggers in the park. And you need your ...

Clothes Shopping, Clotheslining & Line Dancing

Aug 25, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

syracuse-cvb.jpg Syracuse, NY - Tuck away those bathing suits and shorts for your smartest looking fall duds - it's time to go back to school. For the trendiest clothes, the coolest new gadgets, and anything you could possibly ever need for your scholarly satisfaction, try Carousel Center, the shops at Fayetteville Towne Center like Kohl's, Stickley, Audi & Co. and the L.L.Bean Outlet or Armory Square ...

3-D films at Dryden Theatre Aug. 28-31

Aug 24, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

But remember, kids, you have to have a pair of Count Floyd’s special 3-D glasses to enjoy the show!Old-School 3-D series features 1950s-style horror, suspense, Westerns Rochester, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House will be comin' at ya with seven 3-D classics from the early 1950s, featuring Hitchcock, Vincent Price, Westerns, and B films. The screenings take place the final four nights of August - Friday, Aug. 28 through Monday, Aug. 31 - and include double-feature and ...

Performers Sought For Harborfest 2010

Aug 24, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

This could be you or someone you know!Oswego, NY - Oswego Harborfest is seeking applicants for performance slots for the 2010 edition of the festival slated for July 22 - 25, 2010. The festival seeks performers of all genre type.  Harborfest has traditionally been an eclectic undertaking providing an opportunity to showcase a wide diversity of musical performers and types. The recently concluded 2009 edition of the festival ...

Bruce McCulley Named New General Manager for Whiteface

Aug 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

orda.jpg Wilmington, N.Y. - The Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) has named Bruce McCulley the new General Manager for Whiteface Ski Center, located in Wilmington, N.Y.  McCulley is replacing Jay Rand, who will become the new Executive Director of the New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) as of September 3. McCulley has worked at Whiteface since 1981. He first started as a lift ...

Quadricentennial Implementation Grant Awardees Announced

Aug 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

16 Projects to Receive $50,000 Albany, NY - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 Hudson River Valley Quadricentennial Implementation Grant Program grants. A total of $50,000 was awarded to sixteen projects throughout the Hudson Valley.  Funding for this grant program was allocated by the National ...

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