Featuring outstanding creative culinary flair of chefs from Mexican Radio, Mazzone Hospitality, Café NOLA and Tara Kitchen
Sunday, January 6, 3:00 pm, 2013 — Buy and Eat Local Year Round!
Schenectady, N.Y. — OUTSTANDING IN THE ARCADE is a unique Farm-to-Table dinner hosted by Proctors and the Schenectady Greenmarket. The festive event is designed to bring the community to the table. This exciting Sunday dinner is focused on farm-to-table awareness and supporting our local farmers.
OUTSTANDING IN THE ARCADE will feature a cornucopia of International flavors created by local chefs and prepared from local producers. Read more »
Lake Placid, N.Y. — Be sure to catch the spirit of the holidays with a visit to the Whiteface Lake Placid, N.Y. region. Voted number-one for off-hill activities by readers of Ski Magazine, for 20 consecutive years, you’ll be sure to find something that will make for an unforgettable family experience.
A combination of Mother Nature and snowguns has made for outstanding skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y. Recognized world-wide for having the greatest vertical in the east, Whiteface also offers plenty of terrain for all levels and abilities. Read more »
Reduced ticket prices available if purchased before December 25th, 2012
Hunter, N.Y. - Tickets to Hunter Mountain’s 2013 TAPsm New York Craft Brew and Fine Food Festival are now available for sale online. Tickets purchased prior to December 25th, 2012 will receive last year’s admission price. Single day, Designated Driver, and Two-Day tickets are available for sale online at TAPNewYork.com.
TAPsm New York is the longest running and largest craft beer and food event in New York State. Last year the festival grounds were expanded to welcome the thousands of micro beer enthusiasts and breweries that attend each year. Read more »
Also named: #1 Resort and #1 Ski Hotel in Northeast, #6 Ski Hotel in North America
Lake Placid, N.Y. - Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa has once again been noted by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best in the world, this time being named to the prestigious Gold List for 2013. Mirror Lake also holds the coveted honor of being the longest AAA Four-Diamond property in New York outside of New York City, for 28 consecutive years.
According to Condé Nast Traveler, Mirror Lake Inn, located in Lake Placid and nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of N.Y., is one of the “510 Best Places on Earth”. These “Best Places” appear in the January 2013 issue of the magazine. Read more »
North Creek Ski Bowl Opening Friday, New Recreational Activities Planned
North Creek, N.Y. - Snowmakers have been capitalizing on every opportunity to open more trails, and Gore expects to increase its open terrain by 30% over the weekend. Efforts have been focused on the Pine Knot and Tannery trails, which will facilitate opening terrain on Gore’s summit soon after. The Bear Cub Poma is opening on Friday, which provides a surface lift and learning area dedicated to first-time skiers and riders.
The North Creek Ski Bowl is also opening on Friday for tubing, with skiing and snowboarding on Village Slopes, snowshoeing, and Nordic skiing scheduled to commence December 26. Read more »
Tuesday, January 15, 2013; 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Free and open to the public; reservations preferred
Corning, N.Y. - The Rockwell Museum of Western Art will present a lecture by Charles Mitchell, Ph.D. on Nature: From Howling Wilderness to Vacation Destination. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Rockwell Museum of Western Art. This Speakers in the Humanities event, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more »
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Saratoga Performing Arts Center will pay tribute to the 150th Anniversary of Saratoga Race Course by presenting the World Premiere of an original orchestral composition by Grammy Award winning composer Richard Danielpour on August 8, 2013. The commission, sponsored by Saratoga 150 Committee Chair Charles V. Wait and his wife Candace, will be premiered by The Philadelphia Orchestra as part of a special concert celebrating the milestone of the iconic race course. The news was announced as part of SPAC’s “Building of a Season” initiative. Read more »