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Posts for September 2010

Celebrating Fort Ticonderoga’s History Naturally!

Sep 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

mars-education-center.JPGMars Education Center Receives Prestigious LEED Certification Ticonderoga, N.Y. - The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has recently granted Fort Ticonderoga's Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEDtm) certification. The prestigious certification is a national accreditation honor given to buildings that have ...

Dorsky Museum opens exhibition of 19th-century woven coverlets from Historic Huguenot Street collection

Sep 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

new-paltz-arts-news.JPGNew Paltz, N.Y. - The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (Dorsky Museum) in partnership with Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) will hold an opening reception for Binary Visions: Early 19th-Century Woven Coverlets from the Collection of Historic Huguenot Street on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. The event begins with a gallery talk by the exhibition curators from 4 - 5 p.m. followed by a reception from 5 - 8 ...

A Taste of the Finger Lakes!

Sep 30, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

culinary-logo-copy.jpgChamber's New Event One Week Away Watkins Glen, N.Y. - Only one week remains before the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will host its all new, inaugural event, A Taste of the Finger Lakes on Thursday, October 7th where attendees can come to see, sample and socialize! Taking place at the Watkins Glen Community Center from 6-9:00 p.m., the event's theme will be to capture the essence of ...

Beautiful Peak and Near Peak Fall Colors Starting to Appear Across New York State

Sep 29, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

foliagemap_102908.pngThis is the fourth 2010 FALL COLOR REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. FALL COLOR REPORTS are issued every Wednesday afternoon. Albany, N.Y. - Following a week that included unseasonably warm weather, bright and beautiful fall colors have begun to come out in force across New York State, according to ...

Belleayre Gearing Up Preparations for 31st Annual Fall Festival at Overlook Lodge

Sep 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

belleayrelogo.jpgHighmount, N.Y. -  There's a chill in the air and the first leaves at the summit are just starting to turn so that means one thing. Belleayre is currently ramping up in preparation for the 31st Annual Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Columbus Day Weekend on October 9 and 10. This year is going to be bigger and better than ever with an expanded entertainment village including concerts by a number ...

Exciting Events This Fall at Greek Peak Mountain Resort

Sep 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

greek-peak-logo.jpgCortland, N.Y. - Check out some of the exciting events and deals at Greek Peak! September 29th, 4:00pm - 10:00pm: United Way Day of Caring @ Cascades Indoor Waterpark - $25 per person, portion of proceeds to benefit local charity. Food & Supply donations will also be accepted at the door. For more information and advanced sale tickets, please contact the United Way of Cortland County ...

Fall Foliage Palette Visible at Bristol Mountain

Sep 28, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

bristol-mt-9-26-10.JPGCanandaigua, N.Y. - The fall colors are arriving early this year at Bristol Mountain and the 2010 Fall Sky Ride season at Bristol Mountain is underway.  Guests have spectacular views of the fall foliage from the popular sky ride attraction.  Riders are whisked up the mountain on the Comet Express Hi-Speed Quad which is slowed down to a leisurely 15-20 minute ride up the face of the mountain. ...

Wetlands Photographer of the Year in UK to be awarded Great Lakes Seaway Trail NY Trip; Vote for your favorite Oct 1-31

Sep 27, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

glstbirdingwebshot.jpgSackets Harbor, N.Y. - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail will be the destination for the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) Photo Contest Photographer of the Year award winner. A collaboration between Seaway Trail, Inc., Sackets Harbor, NY, and the New York State Division of Tourism is sponsoring this competition that requires photos in all but one category be taken in the nine wetland centers located ...

Visitors Bureau Re-launches Official Long Island Travel Website

Sep 27, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

li-website.jpgHauppauge, N.Y. - The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (LICVB) is proud to announce the re-design and re-launch of the official travel and tourism site for Long Island at The site incorporates the latest tools and technology to make it faster and easier to plan a visit to Long Island. The dramatically re-designed site features elements not ...

New Great Lakes Seaway Trail Birders’ Checklist Now Online - More than 300 species to be found on NY-PA America’s Byway

Sep 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

seawaytrail05-header.gifSackets Harbor, N.Y. - At 518 miles long, the Great Lakes Seaway Trail parallels the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania and includes diverse natural habitat for wildlife. To help birders find more than 300 species along the waterfront and sandy dunes, field, forest and wetlands of this America's Byway travel route, Seaway Trail, Inc. has posted a new three-page Great Lakes Seaway ...

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