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Posts for December 2009

Invitational Student Art Exhibition at GAGA

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

gaga-logo.jpgEighteen young artists with seriously awesome talent participate in GAGA's first annual invitational exhibition. Garnerville, N.Y. - Each year, GAGA Arts Center hosts a student art exhibition during the GAGA Arts Festival. At the 2009 Festival, eleven of these exceptional artists were selected by a committee of professional artists to be included as Featured Artists in GAGA's first Annual ...

Laugh-in the New Year at the Dryden Theatre

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

That looks like “gub”, it doesn’t look like “gun”.Four days and nights of films include Woody Allen, Charlie Chaplin,    Ghostbusters, Gremlins, The Three Stooges, and The Marx Brothers Rochester, N.Y. - The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House rings in and "laughs" in the New Year, with comedies and double features on the big screen Monday, Dec. 28, through New Year's Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. Monday, Dec. 28 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. TAKE THE ...

Great Lakes Seaway Trail Publishes Guide to America’s Next Birding Travel Hot Spot

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

stbbirdbookcover72.jpgSackets Harbor, N.Y. - Birders interested in finding the best birding spots year-round for all manner of migratory & resident raptors, songbirds, and waterfowl along the big waters of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in New York and Pennsylvania now have new resources to enjoy. The Seaway Trail Foundation has developed a new birding theme guidebook, audio tour CD, notecards and outdoor ...

Summer 2009 Conversion Study Reinforces Trends of Visitors to the Lake George Area

Dec 18, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

lake-george-logo-jpeg.jpgLake George, N.Y. - An electronic survey to determine specific campaign results and collect marketing data was conducted by the Warren County Tourism Department in October 2009. Those chosen to participate in the survey had downloaded Summer Savings Coupons from the Warren County Tourism Department website ( between May 1 and October 12, 2009. Visitors that provided an ...

NYC & Company Launches Third Night Promotion with 15 Signature Collection Luxury Hotels this Winter

Dec 16, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

nycgo.jpgLuxury Retailer Saks Fifth Avenue Partners with Hotels to Offer VIP Shopping Experience New York, NY - NYC & Company, the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, has announced that 15 hotels in the Signature Collection, a group of New York City's luxury hotels, will participate in the Signature Collection Third NightTM promotion this winter. The ...

Howe Caverns to Celebrate 200th Anniversary of Lester Howe’s Birth

Dec 16, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Doesn’t look a day over 190Howes Cave, N.Y.  - The New Year 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of Howe Caverns' discoverer Lester Howe's birth. And, Howe Caverns is planning a new tour and several special events to celebrate this bicentennial. "During Discovery Days -- from May 21 through May 23 -- we'll be introducing a new lantern tour that features a Lester Howe re-enactor and music. He was known for playing the fiddle ...

Ski Jumpers take to the Skies in the New Year’s Master Ski Jump

Dec 16, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

ski-jump-lake-placid.jpgAnnual Event Features the Art Devlin Cup and Rings in the New Year LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The Art Devlin Cup, symbolic of ski jumping excellence over three competitions, will be up for grabs, Wednesday, Dec. 30, in Lake Placid, N.Y. when the Olympic Jumping Complex hosts the 55th Annual New Year's Masters Ski Jump.  The event will be conducted by the New York Olympic Regional Development ...

Metropolitan Museum Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Packard Collection Acquisition

Dec 16, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm1.gifInstallation dates:     December 17, 2009 - June 6, 2010 Location:                  The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan, 2nd Floor New York, N.Y. - In 1975, The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired, by gift and purchase, more than 400 works of Japanese art from collector Harry G. C. Packard (1914-1991). This daring acquisition instantly transformed the Museum into an institution ...

Lake Placid – An Affordable Winter Wonderland

Dec 16, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

lake-placid-village.jpgLake Placid, N.Y. --- Looking to take your family on an affordable ski vacation to one of the top winter wonderlands in the United States? Why not pack them up and head to Lake Placid, N.Y.  The two-time Olympic village was recently chosen by as one of the ‘10 most affordable ski resorts,' as well as a top-10 winter wonderland by According to, there are great ...

Perfect Weather for First Weekend of Snow Sports Season at Bristol

Dec 15, 2009 by I Love New York Staff

Photo: Taken Saturday, December 13, 2009, Bristol Mountain; Comet Express Lift. Photo Courtesy of Drew BroderickCanandaigua, N.Y. - There were smiles for miles at Bristol Mountain this past Saturday, Dec. 12.  Guests were lined up outside the Guest Services office before it opened in anticipation of a great day of skiing and riding.  It was the perfect start to what seems to be another great season. Karen Dadali, Guest Services Supervisor, remarked, "This was one of the busiest opening weekends we have ...

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