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Posts from December 2021

Brave Women FLXVirtual race celebrates brave women of the Finger Lakes

Auburn, N.Y. – Registration is now open for the Brave Women FLX Winter 100K virtual challenge, taking place remotely from Jan. 1 – Mar. 31, 2022. Participants from all over the country are challenged to walk, hike, run, snowshoe, snowboard, ski, skate, skip, shimmy, shuffle, stroll – or all of the above – as they tally up 100 kilometers while celebrating brave women past and present in the Finger Lakes. Race information and registration is available at: https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/FingerLakes/WhereBraveWomenWinter

Trombone ShortyTickets on sale Friday, December 17th

Lewiston, NY – Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown tour will play the Artpark Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 17 at 10AM.

Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown is a curated mini-festival, a history of New Orleans music and a vision of where that music is headed in the 21st century. “I want to share the music and the vibe of my city,” Trombone Shorty says.

We Are NYOfficial Construction of 120-Room Cambria Hotel Niagara Falls Will be Two Blocks Away from World-Famous Niagara Falls State Park

See Rendering of Cambria Hotel Niagara Falls Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that ground was broken on The Cambria Hotel Niagara Falls, part of a more than $18 million mixed-use development project. The seven-story, 120-room upscale hotel brand, which will be located on Rainbow Boulevard, will also include three new residential guest houses on Buffalo Avenue and is expected to open in spring of 2023. The Cambria Hotel Niagara Falls will be developed by Plati Niagara Inc., which also owns a Wingate by Wyndham in Niagara Falls.

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor$64,323 awarded to seven organizations

Waterford, NY - Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, in partnership with the NYS Canal Corporation, is pleased to announce that seven organizations have been selected to receive Erie Canalway IMPACT! Grants totaling $64,323. Funded projects include vital work to showcase canal heritage and welcome people to explore the canal in their local communities. 

We Are NY2.4 Million Square Foot International Terminal Will be Built in Phases on Sites of Current T1, T2, and Former T3   

Private Partners Will Provide Financing to Cover Full Cost of Terminal;
Port Authority to Build Supporting Road and Utility Infrastructure   

Groundbreaking Anticipated in 2022; First New Gates Will Go Live in 2026     

Project Will Create More Than 10,000 Total Jobs and 6,000 Construction Jobs

We Are NYAt State Parks, Historic Sites, Wildlife Areas and Public Lands

11th Annual Event Offers More Than 75 Hikes for New Yorkers to Spend Jan. 1 Enjoying Nature with Friends and Family

Governor Kathy Hochul today encouraged New Yorkers to spend time in the outdoors this holiday season and celebrate the New Year at state parks, historic sites, wildlife areas, trails, and public lands across the Empire State on January 1, 2022. The variety of hikes offered include seal walks, fire tower treks, lakefront trails, boardwalks, towpaths, walks along waterfalls, historic estates, military forts and more.

Girl Puzzle MonumentThe Single Monument Features Five Women of Distinct Backgrounds to Represent Diversity and Equality

Named After Bly's Work "The Girl Puzzle", Bly's Words Engraved Behind Each Statue

Unveiling to Coincide with International Human Rights Day

Photo Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of The Girl Puzzle Monument Honoring Nellie Bly on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan. The monument was designed by Amanda Matthews of Prometheus Art to illuminate women who have endured hardship but are stronger for it. …

Olana Winter SolsticeHudson NY—The Olana Partnership and Olana State Historic Site will host the second annual Winter Solstice Celebration on Saturday, December 18 from 1-5pm. This free community event will feature a variety of programs for Olana guests to participate in as the sun sets on the shortest day of the year.

Starting at 1 PM, visitors can take an abbreviated self-guided tour of the Main House until 3:30 PM or immerse themselves in a listening experience from b e i n g - s o u n d. Artists Joro-Boro and Keena.Maya use their mobile tea house stage to incorporate a variety of sound sources to open listeners to the wonders and mysteries hidden in everyday life. For 30 minutes, registered participants will put on a set of headphones and sip tea while engaging with the ambiance of sounds and senses of Olana.

2021 Pine Bush Perspectives Exhibit OutsideAlbany, NY – The 2021 Pine Bush Perspectives juried photo exhibit is currently on display both inside the Albany Pine Bush Preserve’s Discovery Center located at 195 New Karner Road in Albany and the along the Discovery Center’s outdoor entrance path. “Previous Pine Bush Perspectives exhibits have been inside the Discovery Center, but due to limited hours and capacity we decided to also display the exhibit outside,” explained Jackie Citriniti, Lead Educator and show designer. “Visitors are welcome to come and enjoy it however they’d like,” she continued.

MOST logoSTEM Career Exploration on Last Saturday of Each Month

Syracuse, NY (December 6, 2021) - The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) proudly partners with Amazon as the new presenting sponsor of its monthly Be the Scientist science education program.

Be the Scientist allows museum visitors to learn about and explore the activities of a different scientist each month. From marine biology to computer programming and beyond, the last Saturday of the month is a time for local STEM practitioners, faculty, and museum visitors to come together and explore new careers and frontiers in science and technology in a manner that is fun and engaging, exposing students to all the possibilities for a rewarding career in science.

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