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Buffalo River Works

  Erie County , Greater Niagara
  Entertainment , Food & Drink

An oasis within the industrial landscape that once defined the city, Buffalo River Works might best be known as the place with the massive grain elevators painted to resemble a six-pack of beer visible from cruising altitude. But RiverWorks, in a rela...

Jul 01, 2018

Thin Man Brewery And Other Stops On The Buffalo Breweries Trail

  Erie County , Greater Niagara
  Food & Drink

Mungo Jerry famously sang, “In the summertime when the weather is hot”; he supposes you have women on your mind, but in summer, it is said that a chilled craft beer competes for mindshare. The song proceeds with the suggestion to “have a drink, have a...

Jun 12, 2018

New York Food That You Must Eat Upstate

  Saratoga County , Ontario County , Erie County , Manhattan , Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , New York City , Thousand Islands
  Food & Drink

New York food that is native to upstate New York is often disputed because everyone wants to stake claim to the dishes.

New York -- the city principally but also the state -- has always been the multi-cultural center of the United States and t...

May 29, 2018

Tantrum Coaster To Open In Darien Lake Amusement Park In May 2018

  Genesee County , Greater Niagara
  Sights & Attractions , Sport & Games

Darien Lake Amusement Park is unveiling a new ride – a roller coaster called “Tantrum.”

This thrill ride – scheduled to open in May 2018 - will take riders up a 98-foot vertical lift at a 90-degree angle, before dropping into a 97-degree desce...

Apr 09, 2018

A Competition Will Award $2.5 Million To Re-Imagine The New York State Canal System

  Hudson Valley , Greater Niagara , Finger Lakes
  Tourism

Governor Andrew M Cuomo announced that a global competition will determine the winner of $2.5 million to re-imagine the New York State Canal system. The competition will be held by the New York Power Authority and New York State Canal Corporation.

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Oct 04, 2017

The New Curtiss Hotel Built Inside The Renovated Historic Landmark Harlow C. Curtiss building

  Erie County , Greater Niagara
  Hospitality

The Curtiss Hotel is built inside of the renovated historic landmark Harlow C. Curtiss building located at 210 Franklin Street in Downtown Buffalo, NY. The Curtiss Hotel is built inside of the renovated historic landmark Harlow C. Curtiss building.  T...

Oct 02, 2017

The Twin Delights Of Fall Foliage At Byrncliff Golf

  Wyoming County , Greater Niagara
  Hospitality , Lifestyle , Sport & Games , Tourism

With the  end of summer being a bit colder than usual, leaves are already starting to turn. This may be a good reason not only to play golf but also to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage at Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets, a public golf course in V...

Sep 19, 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

New Regional Welcome Centers across New York State to chart a course to new attractions

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

 

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Craft breweries, organic eateries, casinos and dueling water slides highlight spring new developments across New York State. New Regional Welcome Centers make it easy to chart a course to new attractions

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Apr 05, 2017

Empire State Trail: 350 Miles of New Trail to Create Largest Trail Network in the Nation

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

When the 350 Miles of New Trail across the Hudson River Valley Greenway and Erie Canalway are done (ETA 2020) it will create the Empire State Trail - the largest state multi-use trail in the USA. The plan includes the development of the new trail in t...

Apr 05, 2017