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Posts from December 2022

YO1 Shirodhara2Heal the mind, body and spirit at a transformative wellness retreat in the Catskills Mountains

Monticello, NY (December 2022) – Nestled in the Catskills Mountains, Yovan (YO1) Longevity & Health Resorts is an oasis for those searching to transform and revitalize their entire being. The health and wellness destination offers holistic healing practices to restore balance and offer long-lasting results. YO1, or “Yovan” in the Indian classical language, Sanskrit, means youth, representing the human quest of attaining eternal youth, an optimum state of health and self-empowerment through a complete rejuvenation of mind, body, and spirit. These ancient values have transcended into the resort’s practices. At the core of these are Ayurvedic Therapies.

20190311-mass-moca-trenton-doyle-hancock-0573-3000Acclaimed artist blends comic books and art history to create a world of his own

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 6 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (December 19, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the sixth-annual Winter/Miller Lecture will be delivered by acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Trenton Doyle Hancock on Thursday, March 30, at 6 pm. The in-person event is free and open to the public.

Hancock has been revered as an innovative world-builder, developing his own fantastical narrative for almost two decades. Hancock’s prolific artistic output is part autobiographical and part fictional, often centering on current events to drive his ongoing narrative.

Schweinfurth Art ClassesAuburn, NY (Dec. 21, 2022) -- Artists age 16 and up can learn or refine their skills by signing up for several clay and watercolor classes this winter and spring at the Schweinfurth Art Center. They include two clay throwing classes, one hand-building clay class that culminates with a sculpture for your garden, and two watercolor classes.

Lexi_Carroll_HeadshotSUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Brings Hospitality Experience to LGRCVB

Lake George, NY — Graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh and hailing from the Granville area, Lexi Carroll, brings her hospitality experience to the role as a Convention Services Coordinator at the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB). The LGRCVB is a division of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and serves as an extension of the Warren County Tourism Department to promote year-round group business.

Discover Schenectady Jay St KioskSchenectady, N.Y. – Discover Schenectady is excited to announce the addition of the 85 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Locations throughout Schenectady County to the digital map on their website which can also be found by clicking: https://bit.ly/DiscoverSchenectadyMap  The digital map also features filters for Restaurants & Nightlife, Lodging, Attractions, Parking Locations as well as Parks & Trails, Jogging & Biking Routes & Visitor Kiosk Locations throughout Schenectady County that can be accessed using personal mobile devices.

whirligigNewburgh, NY – Come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, and find “A Cure for Cabin Fever.” The site will be open from 11am until 3pm on the following days: Friday, December 23rd; Saturday, December 24th; Wednesday, December 28th; Thursday, December 29th; Friday, December 30th, and Saturday, December 31st.

Peace Love Lights - Bethel WoodsPeace, Love & Lights powered by Healey Brothers

Nightly thru January 1, 2023; 5-10 PM; Last Entry: 9 PM; Tickets are per car

Bethel, N.Y. - Spanning across the winter season beginning just after Thanksgiving until New Year's Day, experience 1.7 miles of holiday light show magic on the Bethel Woods grounds from the comfort of your car. Simply turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow. There is nothing else quite like this the area. Themed areas include: New York, Holidays Around the World, Snowflake Alley, Candy Cane Lane, Enchanted Forest, and as a nod to the historic site, Groovy Way.

We Are NYEvents at 100 State Parks, Historic Sites, Wildlife Areas, Canal Trails and Public Lands on New Year's Day

12th Anniversary of Hikes Encourage New Yorkers to Spend January 1 Holiday Enjoying Nature

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, canal trails, and public lands across the Empire State on January 1, 2023. The First Day Hikes program is offering 100 varied hike options for people across the state to enjoy. …

We Are NYNew Public/Private Partnership Orientation Center to Improve Visitor Experience

Includes Major Painting Project, New Wayfinding Maintenance Facility, Solar, General Site Improvements

View Renderings Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Olana State Historic Site will undergo major capital and site improvement projects over the next two years, including construction of the Frederic Church Center for Art and Landscape, a new entry and orientation facility at the historic site in Hudson, Columbia County. The sustainably designed, all-electric Frederic Church Center will be a gateway to all visitors to Olana State Historic Site and is the marquee project of a $25 million investment to the site.

American FallsNiagara Falls, N.Y. -- With a soft opening already completed, "Your Niagara Falls Experience" has launched as a tourism information and showcase of everything Niagara Falls - from both sides of the border. The program, available on Facebook and YouTube, is hosted by Nico Santangelo, a Niagara University Graduate and professional in the field of Tourism and communications; and by Peter Green, a Canadian now living in New York State and a recognized Historian and Tour Guide operating on both sides of the border.

Click here to access the I LOVE NY press kit.