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Posts for December 2013

The Mountaintop brings Martin Luther King, Jr. back to life

Dec 30, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

capital-rep.JPGKatori Hall's controversial play brings new humanity to slain Civil Rights leader Albany, N.Y. - April 3, 1968. Room 306. The Lorraine Motel. Memphis, Tennessee. We all know what happens the next morning. But playwright Katori Hall has an idea of what happened that rainy night on Mulberry Street; in the hours between Martin Luther King, Jr.'s stirring speech for sanitation strikers at the ...

Last Minute Holiday Shopping Tips from Orange County Tourism

Dec 23, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

orange-county-tourism-2.JPGJust tap into your computer to order some Orange County fun and flair.   Orange County, N.Y. - Still holiday shopping? Stumped? We have the answer! Orange County Tourism is happy to share some nifty gift ideas recently gleaned from our Facebook page news feed. Of course, we think gifts that spread the word about Orange County and spark visits to this beautiful corner of the Hudson Valley ...

Fashionistas Weekend at The Strong Museum January 11 and 12

Dec 19, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

croppedversion.jpgRochester, N.Y. - Calling all fashionistas! Transform yourself into a glamorous runway model during Fashionistas Weekend at The Strong museum on Saturday, January 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, January 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Try on dazzling outfits, visit the "make-up" studio, and consult with The Strong's fashion guru extraordinaire, Kiki. Other fashion fun awaits: Strut your stuff on ...

SPAC Announces Special Holiday Hall of Springs Box Office Opening – One Day Only

Dec 18, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

SPAC’s Hall of Springs Box Office will be open Saturday, December 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for holiday shoppers wishing to purchase tickets to the Bolshoi Ballet, SPAC gift certificates, memberships or seat plaques. Tickets to Live Nation’s June 14th Journey/Steve Miller Band concert will also be available for purchase that day.Enter to Win Dinner for Two with any Box Office Purchase Saturday, December 21 ~ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - For the first time ever, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will open its Hall of Springs Box Office on Saturday, December 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow holiday shoppers to purchase SPAC gift certificates, memberships, seat plaques, Live Nation tickets and ...

Discover the story of French soldiers in the winter of 1756

Dec 18, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

“Carillon’s First Winter” Living history event will take place at Fort Ticonderoga January 11th from 10am-4pm.Living History Event Presented at Fort Ticonderoga January 11th Ticonderoga, N.Y. - Discover the story of "Carillon's First Winter" and the French soldiers that garrisoned the fort at Fort Ticonderoga's upcoming living history event, Saturday, January 11, from 10 am - 4 pm. Spend time at a place where 1756 feels like now and join the French soldiers tasked with building the fort and guarding ...

Niagara Wine Trail Welcomes 20th Member Winery: Schwenk Wine Cellars

Dec 18, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

niagara-wine-trail.JPGThe Niagara Wine Trail will welcome in 2014 a 20th member winery. Orleans County, N.Y. - The Niagara Wine Trail is pleased to announce the addition of their twentieth member winery, Schwenk Wine Cellars, located off of Route 18 at 1456 Bills Road in the Town of Kent, New York. Schwenk Wine Cellars blends their family grown grapes and other fruits into heirloom recipe wines that are bottled ...

Adirondack Getaways for Off-Mountain Winter Adventure

Dec 16, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks-logo-new.jpgExperience Winter Thrills in the Adirondacks of Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - For many, winter in the mountains means alpine skiing and snowboarding - but in the Adirondack Region, winter can equal snowy adventure for those who enjoy being outside, but don't ski or snowboard, too. This winter, find exciting, off-mountain activities for non-skiers in New York's Adirondack ...

Two Powerful Photography Exhibitions at The Hyde

Dec 13, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

Ansel Adams, American (1902-1984), Trees and Snow, 1933, vintage silver gelatin print, framed: 20 x 16 inches Glens Falls, N.Y. - Beginning January 25 through April 20, 2014 The Hyde Collection presents two exhibitions with the focus on photography. Located in Wood Gallery, Ansel Adams: Early Works and Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of the Turn-of-the-Century Photography invite the visitor to view powerful imagery by important American and international photographers. Forty early works by ...

Lake Placid Olympic Museum to Celebrate New Permanent Exhibit

Dec 12, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

orda.JPGLake Placid, N.Y. --- The Lake Placid Olympic Museum, located in the Olympic Center, is excited to announce the opening of their new, permanent exhibit, Sonja Henie: Perfection on Ice. Sonja Henie won more Olympic and World titles than any other ladies figure skater, to include three Olympic crowns and six European championship titles. Her innovative skating techniques and glamorous demeanor ...

Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table Opens December 17 at the Metropolitan Museum

Dec 12, 2013 by I Love New York Staff

met_logo.jpgDecember 17, 2013-April 13, 2014 Exhibition Location: Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, first floor, Gallery 909 Press Preview: Monday, December 16, 10:00 a.m.-noon New York, N.Y. - Few pieces of furniture have revealed more about leisure pursuits, popular taste, and changing social customs than the dressing table, or vanity. Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table at The ...

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