What Local Celebrities Love About Central New York
Central New York has plenty to offer. From food to scenery, what's your favorite? For Tad & I it's the people. We asked local celebrities like Erin Hamlin, Leon Etienne, Don Shipman and Blaine Holcomb what they love most about home.
Olympian Erin Hamlin
"It's tough to pick just one thing."
Magician Leon Etienne
"Other than my family and you, here are a few things."
WKTV Anchor Don Shipman
"Pizza and Coffee...both hands down the best! I miss both when I'm out of town."
WUTR Meteorologist Rachael Witter
"My gallery wall! It's a bunch of my favorite things, places, hobbies. Plus I spent a lot of time hanging it up just right."
"College hockey. There's no college hockey to watch in Nashville and I love watching my alma mater St. Lawrence and Colgate because I grew up in Hamilton. I took this picture sitting in my favorite spot in St. Lawrence's, Appleton Arena back when I was still in school."
"My favorite thing is by far the shows and the festivals that we have! Those are always so much fun to do."
Big Frog mid-day host Luke Austin
"Summer & Saranac."
Big Frog afternoon host Dave Wheeler
"Bella Regina Chicken Riggies, Everything wings from Route 69 steakhouse, and Saranac Black Cherry soda."
WIBX Brand Manger Jeff Monaski
"The seasons. Well 3 of the 4."
WIBX Reporter Andrew Derminio
"The Utica Boilermaker. It's the one day I love more than my birthday and Christmas, and has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember."