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The Fusion of Utica and Cincinnati “Cuisine”

I was raised in Central New York, but I lived in Cincinnati in the late 90's for about 3 years.  I was working in radio, and as most people in the business do, I bounced around a few markets around the US before landing back in Utica to raise a family

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Australian Cricket Team Visit Trafalgar Falls
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Central New York’s Top 5 Swimming Holes

If you're an adventure seeker and have been hunting for a little cold water refreshment, let's think outside the perimeters of the traditional pool and head to these all natural swimming holes!

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Grateful Dead Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
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Grateful Dead Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Even the Grateful Dead's most ardent supporters admit that making albums wasn't one the band's strengths.

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Welcome to NY upon crossing Rainbow Bridge
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5 Rules You Need to Know Before Visiting New York

From the flashy lights and tall buildings of New York City, to the fresh mountain air of the Adirondacks - New York has a lot to offer its visitors. There are a few things visitors should keep in mind however, when heading to the Empire State.

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AC/DC Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
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AC/DC Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Critics are fond of saying that every AC/DC record sounds the same, but our list of AC/DC Albums: Ranked Worst to Best shows otherwise.

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5 Things You Should NOT Do At Your Kid’s Graduation

It's that time of year - graduation!  Time to wrap up the school year with a BIG assembly that's sure to aggravate a few friends and neighbors.  I'm talking about peoples' selfish behaviors.  Let's take a look at some things you (and your neighbors) should try to avoid this year.

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Beatles Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
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Beatles Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

The Beatles released 13 albums during their seven-year recording career. We rank them.

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Online Petition to Allow Student with Autism to Participate in Marcy Elementary Graduation

There is a Change.org petition going around on social media for a young man named Joseph. Joseph is autistic and his school, Marcy Elementary, has decided it was best to exclude him from the Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony. Joseph's aunt Denise started the petition to get her nephew included in the ceremony with everyone else.

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Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Cover Art: A Guide to Who’s Who

The Beatles are surrounded by dozens of famous, talented people on the cover of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.' Here's your chance to learn about each and every one of them.

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John Lennon Albums Ranked Worst to Best
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John Lennon Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Of all the Beatles, John Lennon is the one with the most wayward solo discography.

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Roebling Aqueduct
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The 5 Most Interesting Bridges in New York State

The Weather Channel recently named the most amazing bridge in each state. For New York they picked the Brooklyn Bridge. No offense intended NYC, but ho-hum. How unoriginal and uninspired a choice. There are so man

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New York Divided into Ten Regions
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The 10 Regions of New York Defined

It has been a huge debate since... forever - Where does Central New York Start? What is considered Upstate New York? Well, thanks to the good people on Reddit - we now have an answer.

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