FOOD & DRINK
A Taste of New Hartford: Exploring the 3 Must-Visit Bakeries
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional bakeries in New Hartford. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below:
Coach Reba: Tom Nitti Leaves The Voice for 'Personal Reasons'
UTICA, N.Y. -- Tonight's episode of NBC's The Voice had an unexpected reveal from Coach Reba about New Hartford native Tom Nitti. "...Tom had to leave for personal reasons, so I only have five artists tonight," Reba said at the beginning of the Nov. 27 show. It's not quite the...
Sabor de Nuevo: Authentic Mexican Flavors Come to New Hartford
Sabor de Nuevo: Authentic Mexican flavors have come to Central New York. There's a new Mexican option in New Hartford. Los Amigos is a family-owned and operated restaurant that just opened its doors. new mexican restaurant in new hartford, mexican restaurant in new hartford, los amigo open in new hartford.
Utica Zoo Unveils Adorable Winter-Themed Event Ahead of the Holidays
A brand new event is taking place at the Utica Zoo and you definitely don't want to miss it. Zoo staff have whipped up the ultimate Christmas experience that's guaranteed to get your little ones excited for the holidays. Taking place on December 16 will be the inaugural Winter Zoobilee....
Get the Popcorn Ready—Local Singing Star Expected to Appear on 'The Voice' Tonight
UTICA, N.Y. -- NBC's The Voice is back tonight, and it's time for the playoffs. The coaches are gearing up to make the tough call, deciding who will get the chance to shine on stage. NBC tells NEWSChannel 2 that New Hartford native Tom Nitti is expected to appear on...
Brandon's Bites: Brooklyn Pickle expands its iconic sandwich legacy to Utica
UTICA, N.Y. — “Spread love, it’s the Brooklyn way,” reads a bright green neon sign inside Brooklyn Pickle’s newest location, and the popular sandwich shop does just that. Brooklyn Pickle is a staple of the Syracuse area, serving sandwiches for almost 50 years now. The...
One Local Upstate New York Tattoo Shop Needs Help Spreading Holiday Cheer
This Christmas season one local tattoo and piercing shop in Central New York is looking to spread holiday cheer and needs your help. Every year, Intimate Ink Tattoo Studio helps out one local family that needs help for Christmas:. If it wasn't for us adopting them for the holiday they...
The Ultimate Guide to Utica's Unforgettable Bakeries: Top 4 Picks
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional bakeries located in Utica. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
These new hartford, NY based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near new hartford.
Dusty Puppies Will Help CNY Kids with a Bed to Sleep On
The local Classic Rock band The Dusty Puppies has joined WIBX's holiday drive to assist a local charity in their efforts to make life better for local kids in need. Dusty Puppies member Dave Olney has designated their performance on Friday night at the Station 233 - The Simple Bar in Westmoreland, a Sleep in Heavenly Peace night. He's asking people to bring "bedding in a bag" - new twin sized comforter sets including sheets and pillows on Friday night at their show from 7-10 pm.
Become The Proud Owner Of The Most Legendary Bars In Upstate New York
When you think of Varick Street in downtown Utica in Upstate New York, these bars probably come right to mind first. You can now become the proud owner. Those bars are The Stiefvater, and The Varick. The pair is up for sale along with the Paramount Music building. Sickenberger Lane is also part of that deal. The current owners would like to retire, as they have been in business successfully in Utica since 1988.
Cookies with Santa event in Ilion
ILION — A Cookies with Santa event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Ilion Little Theatre, 13 Remington Ave. Visitors will have a chance to meet Santa and tell him your Christmas wishes. You can also take a photo or two and enjoy some hot cocoa and cookies. There will be carolers as well as surprise entertainment. This is a free event.
Hinckley State Forest: New York's Best-Kept Secret for Nature Lovers
Nestled in the heart of nature, Hinckley State Forest is an unspoiled haven that beckons outdoor enthusiasts with its 2,420 acres of tranquil wilderness. With a variety of recreational activities including hiking, hunting, bird watching, and mountain biking, this hidden gem offers year-round enjoyment. Despite its charm, Hinckley remains off the radar for many locals, promising a serene getaway for those who discover it.
Beginners Pole Fitness Classes Slide Into New Hartford This December
If you're looking for a different form of exercise before the end of 2023, consider taking some pole fitness classes for beginners in New Hartford New York. Maybe when you read or hear the phrase pole fitness or pole dancing, your mind instantly goes into a gutter. It's time to change that mindset. A pole fitness for beginners class is a structured and supportive introduction to pole dancing as a form of exercise and artistic expression. This type of class is designed for individuals with little to no experience in pole dancing. Here's an overview of what you might expect in a pole fitness for beginners class every Wednesday in New Hartford:
Feztival of Trees Winners Drawn
UTICA, N.Y. -- The drawing for this year's Ziyara Shriners Feztival of Trees took place Sunday evening at the Masonic Care Community on Bleecker Street in Utica. Some lucky Mohawk Valley residents are going to have some very special Christmas trees decorating their homes this holiday season. There was a...
Clinton Shoppers' Stroll and Holiday Parade
It was a fun-filled day of events for the kick off to the Clinton Shoppers' Stroll on Friday. The event continues into Saturday. Clinton Shoppers' Stroll Day 1 Wraps Up with Holiday Parade Featuring Many Area Businesses and Fire Departments. The first day of the Clinton Shoppers’ Stroll wrapped up...
$7,500 prize raffle at Herkimer Elks Lodge
HERKIMER — The Herkimer Elks Lodge will be holding a cash raffle in mid-December with a $7,500 grand prize, according to Elks officials. The buy-in for the raffle is $100 per ticket, officials said. There are only 220 tickets available. The grand prize is $7,500; the second place prize is $2,500 and the third place prize is $1,000. The raffle will be held at the Herkimer Elks Lodge at 124 Mary St. in Herkimer on Dec. 15.
Elizabeth Welch Named Assistant Curator of American Art at Munson Museum of Art
American art specialist Elizabeth Welch, Ph.D., has been named Assistant Curator of American Art at the Munson Museum of Art, Utica, New York. An established scholar of 19th and 20th-century American painting, sculpture, and works on paper, Welch brings a distinguished background in museum and teaching experience to Munson’s renowned collection of American art from the 1780s to the early 1900s.
'Lucy and the Ghost' storytime and book signing in Ilion on Sunday
ILION — Local author David Dellecese will be holding a free storytime and signing of his children’s book, “Lucy and the Ghost Take the Stage,” from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, at the Ilion Little Theater, 13 Remington Ave. Partly inspired by the...
2 Prominent Clinton High School Musicians to Perform at Benefit Concert for Music Scholarship Fund
CLINTON, N.Y. -- There will be a benefit concert to establish the Michael A. Wratten Scholarship endowment fund on Saturday evening. Wratten passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2022, at the age of just 54. He was a devoted father and husband, who deeply loved and appreciated music, musical theater...