The Mall of America in Minnesota has announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. Should stores and businesses in Central New York follow their lead and save holiday shopping for Black Friday and after?
The fall season in Central New York is always incredible. We have some of the best areas to leaf peep all the foliage, but more importantly our apples and pumpkins grow here perfectly. Two of the best pies around the Thanksgiving table are no doubt apple and pumpkin. Which fall flavor is the best? This debate dates back to the days of the pilgrims, and we're on a mission to finally find out.
After a week of nominations and an intense week of voting, the list of 22 tattoo studios in Central New York has been dwindled down to two. One studio from the Syracuse area and one from the Utica/Rome region remain to take the title of 'The Best Central New York Tattoo Parlor.'
The nominations are in for Central New York's 'Top Nurse 2016.' Nine nurses made the list and now you have to decide which of these amazing caregivers deserves this honor. As cliche as this may sound, every nurse is already truly a winner, because they've made the choice to devote their career to caring for others.
It's National Zoo Lover's Day and it reminds us how lucky we are to have an amazing zoo of our own right here in Utica, NY. Every day the people at the zoo are making more and more progress in renovating old buildings, bringing in new animals, and constantly making the zoo experience even better. The toughest question is what the best animal is at The Utica Zoo?
Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but the shoulders of students.
We asked you to nominate your child's favorite teacher for the honor of 'Central New York's Top Teacher.' We have collected all of the nominations and have a final list you can vote from. Make sure you always show respect for the teachers out there, but let's show these teachers how appreciated they really are.