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Best Cold Subs In Central New York

We are putting together the perfect Central New York picnic basket. This mobile meal will feature only the 'best of the best' so you'll know where to grab that yummy food. 

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Downtown Cooperstown
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5 of the Most Underrated Places in Central New York

Everyone knows about the Utica AUD, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Destiny USA, and all of the highly mentioned places in Central New York, but there are some other amazing places that don't get a lot of attention.

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The Most Pointless Traffic Light in Utica

We've found the most useless light in Utica. Maybe you can help us figure out why it's even there.

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If Utica Were a Food, What Food Would It Be? HINT: It’s Not Chicken Riggies!

If you summed up the entire city of Utica and described it as a food, what food would it be?

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7 Things the City of Utica Should Invest In

Utica has a lot of attractions and features, but there are a few things that would make the city even better.

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Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]

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.

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The 5 Best Pieces of Advice for Someone Moving to Utica

If you or someone you know is interested in moving to Utica, this is the best pieces of advice we can offer - Everything you need to know to start off right in your new city.

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Should the ‘Cell Phone’ Gun Be Legal in Central New York?

One of the big topics of conversation right now is the company Ideal Conceal. This small company has a pending patent on a firearm that has the ability to fold up and look like a smartphone. Many people who are big advocates for gun rights are even saying this is a bit much. What do you think?

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Seafood Riggies From Patty’s Pub

That's an order of seafood riggies. Lot's of yummy creamy sauce, scallops and shrimp, but that's not all. 

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Is Easter A Lazy Holiday? [Opinion]

Have you been to the stores this Easter season yet? Have you noticed more "time saving" gifts/candy this year? Is Easter turning lazy?

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Have You Noticed a Change in People’s Attitudes in Central New York?

It seems like there has been a lot of negativity in Utica and the Central New York area lately, but now it feels like something is changing that.

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Setting the Record Straight: Bad Restaurant Reviews From Out-of-Towners

Utica and the Central New York area is known for having some of the best food and unique dishes around. But some out-of-towners just don't seem to get it, and they left some bad reviews. Well, we want to help them out.

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