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Posts for December 2011

It’s Island Madness at Whiteface Jan. 1

Dec 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

orda.JPGWilmington, N.Y. - The 54th season of skiing and riding at Whiteface, in Wilmington, N.Y., is underway and the Olympic mountain is celebrating Island Madness, presented by Bud Light, Sunday, Jan. 1.  Ring in 2012 by skiing and riding Whiteface all day for just $35 for adults, $30 for teens and $25 for juniors. Follow clues on Whiteface's Facebook, Twitter and Flickr pages, as well as WPTZ U ...

Check out the Winter and Spring Activities at The Corning Museum of Glass!

Dec 29, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

corning-museum-of-glass-logo.jpgCorning, N.Y. - In addition to daily glassmaking demonstrations, hands-on glass expereinces and the world's best glass collection on display, The Corning Museum of Glass has an exciting roster of winter and spring activities. Winter/Spring Exhibitions Founders of American Studio Glass: Harvey K. Littleton Through January 6, 2013 In celebration of the 50th anniversary, in 2012, of the ...

"The Adirondacks' Most Famous Murder Case" at the Adirondack Museum Jan. 15

Dec 28, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

brandon-book.jpgBlue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Join the Adirondack Museum for the 2012 Cabin Fever Sunday series. The first program, "Chester Gillette: The Adirondacks' Most Famous Murder Case" will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2012.  It's the stuff movies are made of: a secret relationship, a pregnancy and a murder. Over a century after it happened in Big Moose Lake, N.Y., the Chester Gillette murder case of ...

Warren County Tourism Department and New York Tourism Delegates Attend National Tour Association Convention

Dec 27, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

Warren County, N.Y. - Tanya Brand, Group Tour Promoter for Warren County Tourism and additional New York State and Regional Tourism delegates attended the National Tour Association's 2011 Annual Convention in Las Vegas, NV, December 5-9. Recognized as one of the premier travel events held in North America, the five-day convention attracted more than 2,700 NTA travel professionals, including ...

Richard Gere to receive George Eastman Award

Dec 27, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

richard-gere.jpgCelebrated actor recognized for his contribution to film and humanitarian efforts  Event open to public    Rochester, N.Y. - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film announces it will honor Richard Gere with the prestigious George Eastman Award on Feb. 16. The award recognizes Gere's distinguished contribution to the art of film as well as his global humanitarian ...

Yeeha! Jack Garner presents Westerns at the Dryden

Dec 27, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

High Noon"Tall in the Saddle" series includes Ox-Bow Incident, High Noon, The Gunfighter Rochester, N.Y. - Rochester's favorite film expert Jack Garner is the Dryden Theatre's guest programmer in January and February, as he presents a series of Western films titled "Tall in the Saddle." Garner, who considers Westerns "a great American film genre," will introduce each of the screenings at the Dryden ...

Freestyle World Cup Skiing Returns to Lake Placid and Wilmington

Dec 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

orda.JPGLake Placid, N.Y. - American skiers Hannah Kearney (Norwich, Vt.) and Ashley Caldwell (Hamilton, Va.) will try to defend their World Cup crowns when the FIS Freestyle World Cup returns to Lake Placid, N.Y. and Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., Jan. 19-21.  Lake Placid is one of only five U.S. sites selected to host a World Cup event this season. Action begins Thursday, Jan. 19, at ...

Kenan Center to Host “Niagara Wine and Beer Fest”

Dec 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

niagara-beer-and-wine-festival.jpgCelebration of Wine, Beer & Food Showcases Niagara County Wineries, Farms and Artisanal Vendors Lockport, N.Y. - Super Bowl Sunday may be the traditional "big party" of the winter, but the Kenan Center in Lockport is gearing up to add a new seasonal celebration to Western New Yorker's calendars. The inaugural "Niagara Wine and Beer Fest," scheduled to take place January 28 at the Kenan ...

Grand Opening of the Red Barn at Belleayre

Dec 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

belleayre-logo1.gifHighmount, N.Y. - The Red Barn Bar located in Belleayre Mountain's Lower Discovery Lodge will be holding its grand opening on Saturday, December 24th. The Red Barn bar was created and built by Belleayre Mountain employees as a representation of the Catskill Mountains. The main inspiration behind the bar was farming, specifically dairy farming. All of the horse tackles and farm implements used ...

New Year with Buddha

Dec 20, 2011 by I Love New York Staff

budda.jpgHudson Valley Buddhist temples welcome visitors on January 1st Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Three Hudson Valley Buddhist temples welcome visitors on New Year Day, Sunday January 1, 2012 for celebrations of the Western New Year with a unique international flavor. Temples will offer international foods, tours of their facilities, and a chance to experience traditional New Year customs of China, Tibet, ...

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