FOOD & DRINK
1 Alcohol Drink Banned in New York
When I was working with the New York State Liquor Authority, this was one thing we had to look out for. Jello-O shots at bars could be a thing of the past. Jell-O shots are a party favorite. You pour your favorite vodka in some jello mix, let them sit, and there you have it--a classic.
Hunter Takes This Massive Monster Buck In New York State
The weather was ideal for the last weekend of the regular firearms season for whitetail deer hunters in portions of New York State. The deer were on the move and many hunters found success. The hunting season seems to zip on by each year. Before you know it, we are...
New York State Gas Station Sells Man 2nd $10 Million Scratch-Off
A New York man just won $10 million from a scratch-off for the second time in his life! Another $10 million winning ticket is still available. Both scratch-offs were sold at the same store. The New York State Lottery confirmed a man claimed his $10 million prize. Brooklyn Lottery Millionaire...
Syracuse's Mexican Food Scene: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents an introduction to four notable Mexican restaurants in Syracuse. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
9 Horrific New York Murders Featured On True Crime Shows
I am a true crime buff who is addicted to Investigation Discovery, Oxygen, First 48, Forensic Files, etc. When I watch all of my different shows, I take note of when New York victims or crimes are featured. Many of the stories are recycled and featured in different shows. Here are 9 times people from New York have been featured on true crime shows.
Cheers: This City Is The Drunkest In New York State
There is one city in New York State where the people are the drunkest. New York State keeps track of the percentage of people in each county who drink excessively. County Health Rankings has compiled the data. Excessive alcohol use is one of the leading causes of preventable and premature...
McDonalds in New York Finally Bringing Back Famous Menu Item
McDonald's locations in New York State are about to bring back two famous items that customers have been asking for.
3 Out Of 4 New Yorkers Want This Finally Sold In Grocery Stores
Imagine after a long day at work, you’re strolling down the aisles of your neighborhood grocery store picking up your usuals - a quick dinner for the family, some snacks to enjoy on the couch later, and maybe a pack or two of toilet paper - when you realize you need to grab some wine for an upcoming special occasion.
Study: Are People in the State of New York Getting Fatter?
Have people in New York City and other parts of the state put on weight?. Obesity continues to be an epidemic in the U.S., and the latest numbers say the issue isn't getting any better. According to data posted at Trust for America's Health, 41.9 percent of American adults have obesity. Also, according to 2017–2020 NHANES data, nearly 20% of kids ages 2 to 19 having obesity.
Walmart Made A Major Change Customers In New York Hate
New York State Walmart customers may be in for a rude awakening when they try to check out. Walmart is cracking down on certain customers and many New Yorkers hate the new changes. According to WalmartNearby.com, there were 98 Walmart stores in New York State as of 2022. Walmart Makes...
Winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in New York
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (2UrbanGirls) – There were no tickets sold matching all six numbers In Saturday’s Powerball drawing, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game. There was one ticket sold in New York matching five numbers and is worth $1 million. The numbers drawn were 5,...
Restaurant fails inspection for improper food temperatures, reheating procedures
NY Deer Hunting: Extended Season
The deer hunting season in New York State represents a tradition that weaves together diverse threads of experience, juxtaposing the crisp bite of winter against the familial warmth that accompanies the year-end gatherings. It concludes with a special opportunity for hunting enthusiasts: the Holiday Deer Hunt. This segment of the season, running from December 26 through to January 1, offers bow and muzzleloader hunters a quiet communion with nature in the enchanting, frost-laden landscapes.
This Christmas, Don’t Do This At Wegmans In New York
The holiday shopping rush is upon us here in New York. This weekend, you might be out and about picking up gifts, but if you head to Wegmans or any other grocery store, please don't be this person. With more and more people choosing to use the self-checkout option since...
Calling all Dog Lovers! Don't Miss the New Dog Owner Seminar at Helping Hounds Dog Rescue!
🐾🐾🐾 Attention all dog lovers! This weekend, we have an exciting event that you wouldn't want to miss! The "New Dog! Now What? — Helping Hounds Dog Rescue" is taking place on Sat, Dec 16 · 11am - 1pm at the Helping Hounds Dog Rescue, 7268 Caswell Ave, North Syracuse, NY. 🐾🐾🐾
Hungry Bears Are Still Out in Neighborhoods in the Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley is full of wildlife both big and small. The Black Bear is one of New York State's largest land mammals and when one shows up in your yard it can be a bit startling. Recently there has been an uptick in Bear sightings in the Hudson Valley....
Chance encounter brings seafood eatery with Harlem roots to Syracuse’s South Side
Syracuse, N.Y. – It all started in 2017 when Corre Williams took a trip to Philadelphia for the NFL Draft and the famous Penn Relays track meet. The Syracuse resident met a mutual friend who told him about a restaurant in the region they should visit called Seafood Haven. “We all met up over there and we had a great time,” Williams said. “It’s a wonderful place.”
Traveling With Dignity Act: Adult Changing Tables for New York?
A New York state senator is proposing legislation that would require public places in New York to have adult changing tables for those with special needs. The Traveling with Dignity Act, also known as S7697, proposed by New York State Senator Pete Harckham, would place adult changing tables in public spaces throughout the state, including rest areas, museums, libraries, and government-owned facilities.