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Posts for October 2012

Owego Historic District Cited for Exceptional Merit in “Prettiest Painted Places” Competition

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

tioga-county.JPGOwego, N.Y. - If you want to see the prettiest painted communities in America, you're going to need a lot of time, several tanks of gas, and a state-of-the-art GPS.  The Paint Quality Institute has identified the nation's 12 most beautifully painted neighborhoods and towns, and many are little known and far from the beaten path. Naming of the 12 "Prettiest Painted Places in America" comes ...

Holiday Happenings at Eastman House

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Sweet Creations Gingerbread House DisplaySweet Creations Gingerbread House Display, a popular holiday tradition, on view Nov. 7-Dec. 12, plus Festival of Trees and festive decorations Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House is your home for the holidays, with the 17th annual Sweet Creations Gingerbread House Display, a roster of holiday films, the historic house elaborately decorated, Holiday Homecoming, and a new Festival of Trees. ...

Fort Ticonderoga presents Third Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” Weekend

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Participants during a previous “Material Matters” program examine original examples of 18th-century clothing. Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Third Annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” Seminar on January 26 & 27, 2013. Registration is now open for this weekend seminar.Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Fort Ticonderoga will host its Third Annual "Material Matters: It's in the Details" the weekend of January 26 & 27, 2013. This weekend event focuses on the material culture of the 18th century and is intended for collectors, re-enactors, and people with a general interest in learning more about objects of the 18th century and what they can tell us about history. "Material ...

Exciting Month Ahead at George Eastman House

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

eastman-house.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Check out the many and varied events in November at the George Eastman House! Nov. 1          Thursday OPENING: Holiday Wreath Display & Auction A display ofmore than 25 wreaths decorated by area artists, florists, and garden clubs. Each wreath is available for purchase via silent auction. On view through Nov. 29. Organized by the Eastman House Council. Included ...

16th Annual Price Chopper Capital Holiday Lights Opens Nov. 23

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

albany-capital-holiday-lights.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - When Price Chopper Capital Holiday Lights opens on Nov. 23 in Washington Park, it's going to be "A Sweet 16 Celebration." The 16th Annual Price Chopper Capital Holiday Lights will open nightly at 6 p.m. through Jan. 4 for a glowing celebration -- lighting the dark winter nights with more than 125 illuminated displays throughout the historic park. At the end of the drive through, ...

Big Crowd Anticipated for Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival

Oct 31, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

holiday-valley.JPGNovember 9-10, 2012 Ellicottville, N.Y. - The cold weather is setting in, and there's no snow for skiing or snowboarding, yet Holiday Valley is anticipating a big crowd on November 9 and 10. The 9th Annual Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival will take place November 10 from 3:30 to 7:30 PM in the Yodeler Lodge. A sell-out crowd of over 2,000 people are expected to attend Saturday's Beer Fest ...

USS Slater Ranked #1 Attraction in Albany by TripAdvisor®

Oct 25, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

uss-slater.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - USS SLATER has been ranked the Number One attraction by TripAdvisor®, among thirty-one attractions in Albany. TripAdvisor®, an online travel site, features reviews and advice on hotels, resorts, flights, vacation rentals, attractions, and much more. Rankings may change periodically based on reviews. Visit their website at Recent reviews of USS SLATER ...

Gorgeous Peak and Near-Peak Colors Arriving In Southern Hudson Valley and on Long Island This Weekend

Oct 24, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

foliagemap_microsite_102412.pngPeak foliage also expected in Monroe, Wayne counties in Finger Lakes This is the seventh 2012 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. - New York State's annual show of magnificent fall color continues its journey ...

Jeremy Denk, Tito Muñoz, and the Westchester Philharmonic Perform Wall-To-Wall Beethoven

Oct 23, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Tito Muñoz (Photo by Dario Acosta)Orchestra's 30th anniversary season continues November 10-11 with "Pastoral" Symphony No. 6; Piano Concerto No. 3; Overture to "Creatures of Prometheus"

Purchase, N.Y. - The Westchester Philharmonic's 30th anniversary season continues on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8 pm and Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3 pm. The young star conductor Tito Muñoz leads the orchestra, joined by the über-talented ...

Whiteface/Lake Placid #1 Again for Off-Hill Activities

Oct 23, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

orda-black-and-white.jpgSKI Magazine Rankings Announced Wilmington, N.Y. --- For the 20th consecutive year, readers of Ski Magazine have tabbed Whiteface/Lake Placid, N.Y. as the number-one destination for Off-Hill activities.  Results from the 23rd annual reader's survey were announced in the magazine's October issue. In the article, the publication describes events and activities on the New York State Olympic ...

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