A Central New York tradition for several years has been Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse on North Genesee Street in Utica. Over the years this restaurant brand has traveled near and far, even introducing the people of Orlando, Florida to Utica Greens and Riggies. Their latest addition is happening right at their North Genesee St. location. it's a brand new dining room. There's never an empty seat in the house, so now they're adding a few more.
After almost 30 years of dedicated service to The New York State Police Trooper Timothy Pratt was killed in the line of duty while doing what he did best, helping others. This is a terrible loss for his family, friend, and fellow troopers. It is also a huge loss for the local community as well here in Upstate New York. Trooper Pratt actually had a really close tie to the 2015 Ride For Missing Children.
The first snowfall, for most, is upon us and there is only one thing left on the minds of little ones. When will that first snow day finally arrive? Even though the forecast indicates it may not happen for quite some time this is Central New York, and you never know what may happen. One thing we do know for sure is when the last snow day was for area schools. Think you know what month?
Paying taxes is rough. Whether you own a home, or not that April 1st deadline can strike fear and stress in anyone. For some lucky tax payers that stress will soon be slightly alleviated. The rebate checks many have been waiting for are beginning to arrive in the mail, and it may even arrive if you're NOT expecting it.
In the Spring of 2015 a star was born out of Fultonville, NY. Teenager and timid musician auditioned for, powered his way through the battle and knockout rounds, and took home the honor of winning on the NBC hit series, 'The Voice.' Now, Sawyer Fredericks is bringing his talents back to Utica.
If you have a fairly large break room at your office, then you probably can relate to this story. In our collection of rare, but not so exciting, coffee mugs this 'Deerfield' mug emerged. What a well thought out idea for a cup of morning Joe, but there is only one question. What is that building etched in white against the blue?
The election season this year has done nothing but fill your Facebook feed with negativity, and division. It has really been a nasty campaign for our nation's highest, and supposedly most respected position. Many Americans are sick of it, and are ready for it all to be over. Here in Central New York there are far worse things that could happen than having to read anymore of the political crap.
Many people who like to enjoy a cocktail after work, or over on the weekend aren't looking for a full meal. Sometimes they just want a little something to snack on while they enjoy their favorite adult beverage. That is where Ross Nadeau comes in. He has developed a full line of snack foods that 'pair well' with your drink of choice.
Isn't it funny that some of the most beautiful features of a building are ones that may rarely be seen? Utica's skyline may seem small, but when you take a look from high above, it's filled with character, history, and style.
Don't you wish you could have more than just popcorn and candy at the movie theater? A new Syracuse film watching venue allows you to order dinner, and cocktails while watching the newest releases. You'll also sit comfortably in their 'luxurious' chairs. This experience combines the love of going to see a movie, with watching one in the comfort of your living room. It's called Movie Tavern Syracuse, and you need to get there.
Imagine growing up in Central New York, going off to college in the big city, and eventually living there. For Jordan Marcel Short this was an awesome reality, but something kept drawing her back Upstate. Our amazing food is one of many reasons she decided to leave her life in New York City, but mostly it was the love of family, and all that Utica had to offer. Now as a young professional she has brought her business, and talents, to the heart of downtown helping to revitalize it.
If you plan on taking a vacation anytime soon, you should definitely consider making it a road trip. If you've ever made a long journey to another part of the country you know how beautiful the sights and sounds can be. A recent trip from New York to Green Bay, Wisconsin proved that for my girlfriend Dallas and I.
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