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Posts for October 2011

Greenway Gives Albany’s History a $9,000 Boost

Oct 31, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

partners-for-albany-stories-check-presentation.JPGWill Fund Partners for Albany Stories Consortium Project Albany, N.Y. - Mark Castiglione, Acting Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Greenway and Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area is pleased to announce the City of Albany has received a $9,000 matching grant on behalf of Partners for Albany Stories for the development of a city-wide interpretive plan. The Greenway board made ...

Time to ‘Believe’ at the 15th Annual Hannaford Capital Holiday Lights

Oct 31, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

believe-display.jpgBelieve ...  the support of community.  the abilities of children.  the dedication of volunteers.           ...and, in the spirit of holiday cheer. Albany, N.Y. - Believe in all these as the Albany Police Athletic League presents the 15th Annual Hannaford Capital Holiday Lights in Albany's Washington Park with the 2011 theme, "Believe." ...

Holiday happenings at Eastman House

Oct 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.JPG Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display, a popular holiday tradition, to be the largest-ever with 100 confection creations Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House is your home for the holidays, with the 16th annual Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display the largest yet, with more than 100 gingerbread creations on view, plus a roster of holiday films, the historic house elaborately ...

Winter couldn’t be more fun – in The Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks!

Oct 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

lake-george-winter.JPG Lake George, N.Y. - Experience winter snowfall - in its countless variations - at one outstanding vacation destination - The Lake George Area in New York's Adirondacks. Grab a lift ticket and carve some trails at three challenging downhill ski areas featuring terrain parks, glades and cruisers, steep verticals, night skiing and of course, snow tubing!  Traverse the scenic back country ...

Flashlight Nights at Fort Ticonderoga!

Oct 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Flashlight NightsExplore the Fort's Ghostly Past Oct. 21-22 & 28-29 Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Discover the unexplained past at Fort Ticonderoga's Flashlight Nights, Fridays and Saturdays, October 21 and 22 and October 28 and 29 from 7 pm until 9 pm.  This family-fun fall program will uncover Fort Ticonderoga's layers of history and haunted stories at night in the Fort, on the landscape and in the 6-acre corn ...

“Greenest New Yorker” To Visit The Catskills

Oct 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

greenheartny-logo.jpgVisit to one of NYS's Iconic Green Destinations is part of I LOVE NEW YORK's "Green Heart NY" tourism initiative Albany, N.Y. - Erik Baard, New York State's 2011 "Greenest New Yorker" will be on the road again - -- this time cycling across the historic Catskills region on October 21-23 to promote its amazing autumn sights and outdoor activities.  Joined by area cyclists, Baard will ...

Beautiful Peak Fall Colors Continue to Spread Across New York State

Oct 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

foliagemapchannel13-7.jpgLower elevations now seeing optimal foliage conditions This is the seventh 2011 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, NY - Despite rain and wind taking a toll over the past week, the progression of beautiful peak fall ...

Have a Frightfully Fun Halloween in New York State!

Oct 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

“Even a man who’s pure at heart …”From scary to sublime, events and activities abound for all ages Albany, N.Y. - A haunted cave ... a chilling hayride ... and the headless horseman! These are just some of the fun and exciting chills and thrills awaiting travelers in New York State this Halloween season. Guys, Gals and Ghouls on Parade Get set for Greenwich Village's legendary Halloween Parade in New York City on Oct. ...

Philharmonic Highlights Changing Face of Classical Music with Performances by Young Japanese Conductor and Groundbreaking African-American Harpist

Oct 17, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

westchester-philharmic.jpgPreconcert film celebrates illustrious career of Hobson Pilot as first African-American woman to hold a principal chair with a major orchestra Concert to Feature Work by Famed Film Composer John Williams Purchase, N.Y. -On Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 8 pm and Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 3 pm audiences will have a rare opportunity to experience the exquisite technique and electrifying ...

Video Game Mania at the National Museum of Play® November 5 & 6

Oct 17, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

video-game-mania.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Rock the high score! Power up during Video Game Mania at The Strong's National Museum of Play on Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6. To mark the first anniversary of the eGameRevolution exhibit, the museum galleries will be overloaded with video games sure to challenge and entertain guests of all ages throughout the weekend. On Saturday evening only, guests will have a ...

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