Oswego, NY — It’s time. The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative deadline of June 1, 2009 is fast approaching for travelers to have officially recognized documents for crossing the international border between the U.S. and Canada. The 2009 edition of the Cross-Border Travel Tips for Recreational Boaters, RV Owners & Motorists Traveling the Great Lakes Seaway Trail lists the types of acceptable personal identification documents.To facilitate smooth border crossings for motorists, RV owners and boaters, New York Sea Grant and the nonprofit tourism organization Seaway Trail, Inc. have published the Cross Border Travel Tips with assistance from U.S. and Canadian border crossing officials since 2002. Read more »
Archive for May, 2009
Woodstock, NY – The Woodstock Film Festival has unveiled its 10th Anniversary poster, designed by renowned graphic design maestro Milton Glaser, creator of the “I (heart) New York” logo and other artwork that can be seen everywhere from posters, t-shirts, packaging to museum exhibitions.
“Glaser created a poster for the festival that depicts its artistic character, fierce independence and its 10-year milestone. We are thrilled beyond belief to have an artist of Glaser’s caliber create this year’s image and are humbled by his participation,” said film festival co-founder and executive director Meira Blaustein. Read more »
Light on New Netherland: Official Holland on the Hudson exhibition about the fascinating 55 years of the Dutch in New York and Dutch consciousness in all media, a group exhibition of contemporary Dutch artists
Now Through June 14, 2009
Dutch Consciousness in All Media through July 5, 2009
Haverstraw, NY - The Town of Haverstraw, Howard T. Phillips, Supervisor and GAGA Arts Center celebrate Henry Hudson’s discovery of the Hudson River with the opening of the Official 400th Anniversary traveling exhibition*, Light on New Netherland, sponsored by Heineken. GAGA Arts Center hosts this extraordinary exhibition, produced by the New Netherlands Institute, which traces the years the Dutch ruled in New Netherlands — from Henry Hudson’s discovery in 1609 to Peter Stuyvesant’s surrender of the colony to the English in 1664. Read more »
Lake George, NY — As you read this, the Village of Lake George is undergoing an attack of Elvises. It’s The Sixth Annual LakeGeorge.com Elvis Festival! A call has already gone out for re-supplies of peanut butter and bananas.
Kick-start the season of Syracuse summer shindigs with Taste of Syracuse, June 5 and 6 in Clinton Square! With live performances from popular bands of the area and over 80 local restaurants feeding you tasty treats and specialties for only a buck, you’d be remiss to, you know, miss it. And while you’re partying from square to square, why not duck into a unique downtown restaurant for everything from Asian to Italian and everything in between. Read more »
OSWEGO, NY - Area residents and visitors will have the opportunity to witness both Rebel and British troops of the War for Independence at Fort Ontario State Historic Site the weekend of June 13-14, 2009.
Throughout the weekend, there will be living history demonstrations, marching and weapons drills, and camp life activities. Read more »
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State Assemblyman Jack McEneny will conduct two historic tours of Albany aboard the Albany Aqua Ducks on Friday, May 29.
The tours will depart from the Albany Heritage Area Read more »