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Albany, NY - Continued cold weather and new snow are setting the stage for more terrific skiing this weekend in New York State. Over the past five days, many Empire State ski areas have received significant new snow, including Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury (26 inches), Peek ‘n Peak in Clymer (22 inches), Kissing Bridge in Glenwood (21 inches) and Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington (20 inches).
If that isn’t enough to get you out on the slopes before the season ends, there are plenty of great late season deals to be found, plus competitions, demonstrations, a money saving “Ski and Stay” offer, and a birthday party at Gore! Read more »
ROCHESTER, NY - Strong National Museum of Play® is pleased to unveil its newly enlarged 1,700-gallon Rainbow Reef aquarium-making Strong’s coral reef display one of the largest living aquarium reefs in the Northeastern United States. Read more »
Fonda, N.Y. - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled Montgomery County’s new tourism website at Arkell Museum in Canajoharie. The new site, www.visitmontgomerycountyny.com was created to enhance the user friendly experience and increase the web presence of Montgomery County. It features an interactive map that enables the user to develop their own itinerary as well as plot areas they’d like to visit within their travel destination. Read more »
ALBANY, N.Y. – What does it take to create a new brand for one of the oldest cities in the United States?
“Time. Research. Analysis. Lots of discussion,” said Michele Vennard, President and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which was charged with brand development for New York’s Capital City, Albany. Read more »
Paul Taylor Dance Company to Perform June 11; Mark Morris Dance Group, July 20 - 21
Saratoga Springs, NY (February 25, 2009) - Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced that its 2009 Season will feature programs by two modern dance companies, Paul Taylor Dance Company, June 11 and Mark Morris Dance Group, July 20-21. Tickets for both programs are offered at special rates - $25 for Paul Taylor and $40 for Mark Morris - and can be ordered beginning Wednesday, February 25 via online order form at http://www.spac.org/. Read more »
March 4 to Commemorate 75 Years of Skiing in the Adirondack’s Gore Mountain RegionNORTH CREEK, N.Y. Feb. 20, 2009 -
At 10:30 am on March 4, 1934, the first snow train transporting 378 Gore Mountain skiers arrived from Schenectady at the North Creek station that is located in the heart of the six-million-acre Adirondack Park. This date established North Creek as a winter recreation destination and Gore Mountain became home to one of the first commercial ski areas and ski patrols in the United States. This first train was organized by Vincent Schaefer of the Schenectady Wintersports Club.
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“Queen City of the Great Lakes” getting rave reviews
Have you heard? Buffalo, New York – the “Queen City of the Great Lakes” – is quietly undergoing a cultural and architectural renaissance that’s getting rave reviews by opinion makers across the country. Last month, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the city as one of its 2009 Dozen Distinctive Destinations for offering cultural and recreational experiences that differ from the typical vacation destination. Not to be outdone, The New York Times named the City one of the Top 44 Places to Go in 2009. Read more »