Symposium fills Colgate University Ho Science Auditorium to Capacity
Hamilton, N.Y. - All 94 seats in the Meyerson Auditorium at Colgate University were filled to capacity Friday, March 18 with cultural heritage tourism professionals taking part in the daylong Symposium sponsored by the New York Cultural Heritage Tourism Network and hosted by the Upstate Institute @ Colgate University.
The theme of the event, “Bridges to the Future: Empowerment through Collaboration in Cultural Heritage Tourism,” brought cultural heritage representation from nineteen counties throughout New York. There were three breakout sessions and each attendee had the opportunity to participate in two of them. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway is pleased to announce the designation of the Alfred Z. Solomon Canoe/Kayak Launch at Hudson Crossing Park located at Lock C-5 of the Champlain Canal in the Town of Saratoga as part of the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail by the Board of Directors at a recent meeting. This brings the total number of Greenway Water Trail sites to ninety-four. Read more »
Hauppauge, N.Y.-The new 2011 Long Island Travel Guide is here, filled with information on things to see and do on Long Island, including a detailed map, events listings and transportation information.
Call toll-free 1-877-386-6654 ext. 210 to request a free travel guide. Also request a printed events calendar, brochures, maps, and lodging guide. Read more »
Wilmington, N.Y. - The Town of Wilmington is pleased to announce that the region will host the Wilmington/Whiteface 100k on June 19, 2011. Wilmington will serve as one of three qualifier series race host venues for the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race, the best known and most prestigious mountain bike race in North America. Read more »
MasterCard’s Employee Band The Transactions Performs at Manhattanville College in honor of Inkwell Journal’s 15th Anniversary
Purchase, N.Y. - April is National Poetry Month. In celebration of Poetry Reading Day, Thursday, April 28th, MasterCard’s employee band The Transactions is organizing a community fundraiser concert at Manhattanville College in honor of Manhattanville’s award winning literary journal, Inkwell. This year, Inkwell celebrates its 15th Anniversary. A portion of the proceeds will be used to sponsor the first Inkwell Journal High School Poetry Scholarship, open to HS seniors throughout the tri-state area. Read more »
New Paltz, N.Y. - On Friday, April 8, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art will hold an opening reception for two new exhibitions: The Upstate New York Olympics: Tim Davis and Thick and Thin: Ken Landauer and Julianne Swartz, from 5 to 7 pm. The museum’s curator, Brian Wallace, organized both exhibitions.
The Upstate New York Olympics: Tim Davis
Combining his ongoing interests in performance, photography, sculpture, and poetry, Tim Davis has developed a series of video and installation works and objects entitled The Upstate New York Olympics. By turns uncanny, bold, ridiculous, illegal, and downright dangerous Read more »
Warren County, N.Y. - The Warren County Tourism Department hosted an I LOVE NEW YORK/ Kay New Century Tours Partnership Familiarization tour March 24-25. Area attractions, lodging and dining opportunities throughout the area were featured. The familiarization tour brought twelve inbound international tour operators and travel agents to Long Island, the Hudson Valley, the Catskills, Albany/Saratoga Region, Washington County and Warren County Areas for nine days in March. These Travel representatives develop packages for overseas clients and specialize in group or individual inbound U.S. travel. Read more »