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Posts for December 2009

Professional Snocross Set for Return To Finger Lakes

Dec 22, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

amsoil.jpgRacing of a different breed to take over Farmington oval Farmington, N.Y. - Horsepower of a different breed will take over at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack with the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series Eastern Nationals returning to Western New York for the second consecutive winter. The two-day event, complete with amateur, semi-pro and professional racing, along with an aerial freestyle ...

Pathway Tours Brings “Shake on the Lake” Tour to the Lake George Area for 2010

Dec 22, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

pathway-tours.jpgLake George Area - More than 80 motor coaches with tourists from throughout North American will visit the Lake George Area from May 22-25, 2010. The pre-planned tours, including a public concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center and an additional to-be-announced venue, have been developed by  Tour Operator, Pathway Tours in London Ontario. "We brought the Shake on the Lake Tour to the area in ...

Greek Peak Mountain Resort Announces Ski/Ride Free Day to Benefit Local Food Banks - December 24th

Dec 22, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

greek-peak-logo.jpgGreek Peak Mountain Resort donates free skiing and riding to individuals who donate non-perishable food items.     Cortland, N.Y. - In their continuing effort to benefit the local food bank and community, Greek Peak has dedicated December 24th as Ski Free Day.  Any individual who brings one non-perishable food item on December 24th will receive a lift ticket good for that day (Rentals, ...

Birding the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Audio Tour CD Now Available

Dec 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

seawaytrail05-header.gifSackets Harbor, N.Y. - Wildlife biologist Kimberly Corwin and Adirondack Kids® co-author and television show host Gary Allen VanRiper are inviting birders to experience the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in their time, at their pace and in their style year-round. The pair narrate the 80-minute "Birding the Great Lakes Seaway Trail" Audio Tour CD produced by the non-profit Seaway Trail Foundation as a ...

New York State Rings in the New Year with Celebrations Beyond Times Square

Dec 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack1.jpgNew York, N.Y. - For those resolving to have more fun in 2010, New York State ( is the place to get started. Beyond the bright lights and bustling crowds of Times Square, New York State invites travelers to ring in the New Year in front of a roaring fireplace at a cozy inn, on the slopes, at a lavish "Gatsby-era" themed party, or enjoying a festive fireworks display.  ...

Belleayre Readies for Holiday Skiers

Dec 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

belleayrelogo1.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - The snow is flying at the Belleayre Ski Center. The calendar says Monday is the first official day of winter but it's actually been here for weeks now. The snowy white cover says it all with trails open from top to bottom, from the east side to the west side. Each day, new trails and terrain will open up for your skiing and riding pleasure. Roaring Brook, the longest skiable ...

Dottie Gallagher-Cohen Named President and Chief Executive Officer of The Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau

Dec 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Dottie Gallagher-CohenBuffalo, N.Y. - The Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the appointment of Dottie Gallagher-Cohen as president and chief executive officer, BNCVB, effective late January 2010. The announcement was made by Dr. Gary Praetzel, BNCVB chairman and dean of Niagara University's College of Hospitality & Tourism Management.  The national search for a successor began in ...

Snow-how: The Science and Beauty of Ice Crystals!

Dec 21, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Photo: Ice Crystals. Photo by Judy Onufer.Cornwall, N.Y. - On Saturday, January 9 at 10 a.m., come to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall to learn the physics of ice and snow! Participants will join Environmental Educator, Judy Onufer, to learn why snowflakes form and the properties of ice. Participants will observe ice freezing before their eyes! ...

I LOVE NEW YORK and Actor Peter Facinelli Make a Dream Come True for I LOVE NEW YORK’S Twitter Sweepstakes Winner

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

facinelli-winner.jpgNew York, N.Y. - Arkansas resident Marcela Tapia's visit to the Empire State ( included red carpet treatment from her favorite celebrity, Twilight Saga star Peter Facinelli. On December 15, Facinelli, who was on-set shooting an episode of Showtime series Nurse Jackie, welcomed Tapia and her husband, at the Queens-based studio, providing them with a set tour and ...

Montgomery County Chamber Encourages Green Tourism

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

montgomery-county-chamber-of-commerce.jpgFonda, N.Y. - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce encourages Green Tourism and offers Sustainability Tips.  In October 2009, I Love New York announced its Green New York Marketing Initiative, a multi-faceted, consumer-driven marketing and communications campaign to promote green tourism and raise awareness of New York's incredible green assets and products offered.  This program is ...

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