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They Did Not Skip The St Patrick’s Day Parade This Year

  New York City
  Festivals & Annual Events , History

Early on March 17, 2020, which is St Patrick’s Day, an event that occupies every nook and cranny of New York City each year -- the St Patrick’s Day parade -- took place as scheduled.

If that does not sound like a news story, consi...

Mar 18, 2020

The Best Of St Patrick’s Day New York

  Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Chautauqua-Allegheny , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley , Long Island , New York City , The Catskills , Thousand Islands
  Festivals & Annual Events

Whether you are Irish or not, show your green at St Patrick’s Day New York. While the New York St Patrick’s Day Parade is the most popular event this season, there is a lot of revelry upstate as well. Here’s a round-up of parades and ...

Mar 02, 2020

Winter in New York : Winter Festivals To Attend This Season

  Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Central New York , Chautauqua-Allegheny , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley , Long Island , New York City , The Catskills , Thousand Islands
  Festivals & Annual Events , Tourism

One of the greatest experiences of a lifetime is winter in New York. Of course, New York City in the winter has been the location for every romcom it would seem, and the little lights are magical. But there are little (and large) lights to be seen all ...

Nov 25, 2019

What Are Some Of The Things To Do In Lake George In The Fall

  Warren County Adirondacks
  Festivals & Annual Events , Food & Drink , Tourism

The Adirondacks are bound to be beautiful in the fall for fall foliage and fall festivals. But there is so much more to enjoy in the mountains than just the outdoors, the colors and leaf peeping. If you’re heading up to Lake George, (and after se...

Sep 26, 2019

A Corn Maze Near Me And You

  Finger Lakes , Hudson Valley , Long Island , New York City
  Festivals & Annual Events , Outdoors , Tours

Among the available agrarian distractions, to find a corn maze near me has been an annual pursuit. Being inside a corn maze (not just one made from a generic hedge), is a feeling that is primal; it brings one close to food and Gaia.

The end o...

Aug 14, 2019

How To Enjoy Upstate New York Weather

  Finger Lakes , Adirondacks
  Festivals & Annual Events , Outdoors , Tourism

All you need is your warm coat, hat and gloves and this winter, boots -- truly, that’s all you need to enjoy the upstate New York weather, instead of complaining about it, as so many of us do.

Whether in New York City or on the opposite side o...

Feb 03, 2019

Baseball In Cooperstown- Inducting The Greats

  Otsego County Central New York
  Festivals & Annual Events , Sights & Attractions , Sport & Games

Baseball In Cooperstown- Inducting The Greats

Congratulations to the four players to be inducted into Cooperstown this July 2019. Mariano Rivera who is baseball’s first unanimous vote inductee (100%) in the history of balloting for the Nationa...

Jan 28, 2019

Times Square Ball Drop - A Brief History

  Manhattan New York City
  Festivals & Annual Events

It’s amazing that each December 31 people from all over the world travel to New York City for the famous Times Square ball drop. Every year, 42nd Street is host to the thousands of people who pour into Times Square to ring in the new year.

Dec 21, 2018

Rockefeller Tree Lighting: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  Manhattan New York City
  Festivals & Annual Events , Sights & Attractions

Of all the holidays in New York, the most famous tradition is the Rockefeller Tree lighting. This lighting of the tree is the iconic event and a symbol of the holidays - not just in New York but a world wide symbol - that starts the Christmas Season. T...

Nov 16, 2018

Headless Horseman Hayride Escape Room and Haunted Houses

  Ulster County Hudson Valley
  Entertainment , Festivals & Annual Events , Sights & Attractions

The Headless Horseman hayride and associated delights are part of an outdoor "haunted" attraction (located in Ulster Park, about 6 miles from Kingston, NY), that features Escape Rooms. The Great Room Escape is a fully interactive and immersive experie...

Oct 27, 2018