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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

Park After Dark Ghost Tours

  Oneida County Central New York
  Entertainment , History , Tourism , Tours

The Casper Cops will guide you through a Haunted Amusement Park during the Park After Dark Ghost Tours. The tour begins with a brief walk through of the park while discussing the legends of who still roams the park after death has taken them. Once the...

Oct 27, 2018

Spook Yourself On One Of These Haunted History Tours Of Upstate NY

  Hudson Valley , The Catskills , Capital-Saratoga
  History , Tours

Roam the Catskill, Hudson Valley and Capital regions of Upstate NY in the company of spirits responsible for a series of supernatural occurrences. Thanks to Haunted History Trail, you can choose from many haunted history tours throughout the various c...

Oct 27, 2018

This Summer Explore A Girlfriends Getaway In Saratoga Springs

  Saratoga County Capital-Saratoga
  Entertainment , Food & Drink , History , Lifestyle , Shopping , Tourism , Tours

In the movies and on, a girlfriends getaway is the best time of one’s life. As the celluloid stereotype would have it, a vacation sans husband and children opens the door to all sorts of raucousness.

But while Hollywood always has one or more ...

Jul 26, 2018

Haunted Houses In New York: Museums on the Haunted History Trail of New York State

  Saratoga County Finger Lakes , Central New York , Capital-Saratoga
  History , Sights & Attractions , Tourism , Tours

The museums and historical buildings found on the Haunted History Trail of New York State contain more than just artifacts. They are home to apparitions – the spirits of lives long past – who beckon you to visit their dwellings and explore their livin...

Mar 21, 2018

It's In Queens! A guide to the World's Most Diverse County

  Queens New York City
  Arts & Culture , Entertainment , Festivals & Annual Events , Food & Drink , History , Hospitality , Nature , Outdoors , Shopping , Sights & Attractions , Sport & Games , Tourism , Tours

Diverse, exciting, historic, trendy, a great place for families…all of it's in Queens! We hail from more than 120 countries and speak more than 135 languages. This global reach is on full display in our neighborhoods, cultural institutions, restaurant...

Jan 11, 2018

The Caveman of Pottersville

  Warren County Adirondacks
  History , Tourism

This is an extract from "The Caveman of Pottersville - The story of one family's mission to preserve an Adirondack treasure".

A brown, irregularly shaped hunk of fossilized dinosaur dung is circulating around the stone-floored rock sh...

Sep 14, 2017

New York State Could Prosper From The Erie Canal Again

  Niagara County Greater Niagara
  History , Sights & Attractions , Tourism

Sometimes plans come together after 200 years and this is the case with the belief that New York State believes in the Erie Canal promise of prosperity. Nothing less than 200 years ago in 1817, construction started on the Erie Canal and the hope was t...

Jun 29, 2017

All New Antique Wireless Museum

  Ontario County Finger Lakes
  History , Sights & Attractions , Tourism , Tours

The All New Antique Wireless Museum is a one-of-a-kind museum in Bloomfield, NY has members and followers from across the globe. The guestbook features a unique section for visitors to leave their amateur radio call signs. The Antique Wireless Museum ...

Mar 28, 2017

A Thousand Reasons to Visit Thousand Islands NY

  Jefferson County , Oswego County , St. Lawrence County Thousand Islands
  History , Nature , Outdoors , Sights & Attractions , Tourism

In Thousand Islands NY, you will see miles of amazing coastline, complemented by state parks that you can enjoy while on a camping mission. Thousand Islands is more like 2,000 islands that are connected over a 50-mile radius. There are tons of things ...

Mar 06, 2017