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A-maze-ing Fun’s Not Far Afield

Oct 4, 2012 by EricS

orange-county-tourism-2.JPGSo many harvest time happenings in Orange County, it's scary! Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Unwind in October! Lose yourself in a maze on one of Orange County's fall farm fields designed especially to amuse and confuse you. Leave your cell phone behind and venture into winding dirt paths lined with tall dry corn stalks in the Hudson Valley countryside. Pretty soon the only thing you'll have on your ...

POETS FORUM 2012 Taking Place Oct. 18-20 in NYC

Oct 4, 2012 by EricS

Kazim Ali leads a Poets Forum walking tour.New York, N.Y. - Each fall, poets and poetry lovers throughout the world unite in New York City for a three-day celebration of poetry called Poets Forum. Organized by the Academy of American Poets, Poets Forum explores the ever-changing landscape of contemporary poetry in America. Attendees can engage with panels of talented young writers discussing timely topics such as "Poetry in the Age of ...

Celebrate History With Chocolate!

Oct 4, 2012 by EricS

from-ration-to-energy-drink.jpgOctober 13 Living History Event Highlights Chocolate in the 18th-Century Military Ticonderoga, N.Y. - "As per the May 11, 1775 Connecticut Assembly Resolves Connecticut soldiers serving at Fort Ticonderoga were to receive as part of their rations, ‘Milk, Molasses, Candles, Soap, Vinegar, Coffee, Chocolate, Sugar, Tobacco, Onions and Vegetables' in season," said Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga's ...
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