FOOD & DRINK
Your Kids Need Something to Do? Come Join the Utica Zoo Crew!
Do you have a teen who's looking for something to do this summer? OR are you just looking for a way to kick them out of your house... Either way, send them over to the Utica Zoo!. Applications are now open for the Zoo Crew program. Teens who join the...
Another animal dumped at CNYSPCA, shelter low on space
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Early this week, a mother cat and her kittens were left overnight at the CNYSPCA, and unfortunately for the animals in the area, the trend continues. On June 7, another pet was dropped off during nighttime hours. The CNYSPCA released that the pet is a...
Stage Times: When Does Your Favorite Band Play at FrogFest 34
While we think all the acts at FrogFest 34 are can't miss performances, is there one that stands out above the rest for you? Here are the stage times and set lengths for all eight acts playing so you can plan out those beverage and food runs plus bathroom breaks.
Comedian Jim Breuer, ‘America’s Got Talent’ singer to perform shows in Utica
Two shows have been added to the 2023 lineup at the Stanley Theatre in Utica. Comedian Jim Breuer will bring his “Freedom of Laughter” tour to The Stanley on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. Also, “America’s Got Talent” singer Sal Valentinetti will return to The Stanley on...
Sitrin Riggie Run & Walk
Utica, N.Y. -- The Sitrin Foundation is hosting their first Riggie Run and Walk on October 8th. The Run & Walk will feature a 5K run, 5k wheelchair race, 2-mile walk and a 1-mile kids run. What's more, participants of the race will be able to undergo a "Riggie Challenge." Challengers will be required to consume one bowl of chicken riggies at the halfway point of the 5K run.
Votes Are In! Who Did You Chose To Sing National Anthem at FrogFest 34
The votes are in! We have a winner who will continue the tradition of kicking off FrogFest with a salute to the troops and a live performance of the National Anthem. After weeks of voting between the final five talented ladies, 12-year-old Cordelia Dziuban came out on top. And it wasn't even close. She took the lead early and never looked back.
Clinton Farmers’ Market Returns!
CLINTON, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Clinton Farmers’ Market opened for its 26th season on Thursday, June 1, 2023. This market is one of the largest in the Mohawk Valley region and is located right on the Clinton Village green. The bustling business district makes it a great place to spend the day with family and […]
Hoping to visit the Utica Zoo with the family Monday? You'll have to change your plans
The Utica Zoo is closed Monday due to repairs at the facility. Zoo officials said a water main break occurred over the weekend, forcing the closure of the zoo, which is typically open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday. The zoo will remain closed until the repairs are completed.
2 ‘Thrift’-tacular CNY Cities Rank in the Top 10 for Vintage Stores
Do you love secondhand bargains and the thrill of the hunt? Central New Yorkers are in the right place. Because two cities in the region cracked the top 10 for best New York cities for vintage shopping!. Whether you're looking for something secondhand because you love the style and look,...
Three Deliziosi Dishes to Order at Da Claudio
Though a weekday lunch in New York typically consists of a quick salad or sandwich to go, in Rome, the midday meal is an affair. Shops and non-restaurant businesses tend to close from noon to 2 or 3 p.m. — a frustrating situation when you need to pick up emergency toilet paper in the middle of the day, but delightful for folks looking to enjoy a leisurely meal complete with pastas, wines and other delicacies. And guess what? You can experience that tasty luxury right here in Lower Manhattan!
These NY nursing home residents re-created 7 Taylor Swift albums: See the photos
There are a few Swifties at the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Rome. Coming off Taylor Swift's recent performance at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, residents at The Grand let their creativity soar as they re-created the singer’s iconic album covers as part of the facility’s activities department.
12 Central New York Fields Where You Can Pick Freshest Strawberries
Now that June has arrived, it's strawberry time in Central New York. A number of farms and berry patches are getting ready to open U-pick fields for the season. From strawberry pie and cobbler to strawberry shortcakes and milkshakes, there are so many options for the juicy, delicious fruit. You can even freeze them to enjoy all winter long.
Want to Sing the National Anthem at the Boilermaker Post Race Party?
How would you like to sing the National Anthem in front of thousands of people at this year's Boilermaker Post Race Party? You could be the one if you enter the "Sing the Anthem" contest from WIBX coming up later this month. A live audition will be held on Wednesday,...
Author talk and book signing to be held at Oneida County History Center
UTICA: Author Barbara Leiger Granato released a new book chronicling the genealogy of her grandmother’s brother, a World War One soldier. Titled Meral: A World War One Story of Love and War the book is a captivating account of the author’s journey to uncover the true story of her ancestor’s bravery and sacrifice. She will discuss her book and research at the History Center on June 21, at 5:30 p.m.
Five Saints Distilling has Little Falls connection
Sometimes a press release comes in, and you wonder what connection it has to Little Falls. Especially when it comes from Norristown, Pennsylvania, and reads like this, “Five Saints Distilling and International Spirits LLC has announced that their international award-winning premium craft spirits are now available nationally in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Previously, the spirits were only available throughout Pennsylvania, where the company is headquartered, within the PLCB’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores. Now, five of the brand’s spirit products are available online in most of the continental U.S.”
This harmonica wizard and a fellow blues virtuoso will take the stage in Vernon
Do you ever wish you could travel back to the year 1927 for the chance to watch Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig perform on the same field of play?. Well, that ain’t happening. But if you want to see two of the best plying their trade for the same team, head on over to the Nothin’ Fancy Saloon in Vernon on June 12 at 7 p.m. when the Mohawk Valley Blues Society brings in harmonica wizard Mark Hummel with his band the Blues Survivors, joined by special guest, guitar virtuoso Anson Funderburgh.
Summer student theatre camp: Stage Ready hosted by Broadway Utica
This July, Broadway Theatre League of Utica will be hosting a 4-day camp to get your theater-loving child… STAGE READY. Students who attend this tailored summer camp will be led by NYC-based talent and local area instructors covering everything from acting, dancing, and singing to self-discovery and more. Broadway Utica’s Stage Ready Team will ensure that students achieve all they need to know to be ready to take the stage.
Munson summer exhibition explores evolution of women’s sporting attire
“Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960” is on view June 23 through Sept. 17 at Munson Museum of Art. UTICA: Munson announces the opening of its summer exhibition, “Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960,” which highlights ensembles that defined women’s participation in the sporting world. The exhibition, one of the largest the Museum of Art has offered, is on view June 23 through Sept. 17.
Volunteers needed for Falcon Fledge Watch in Little Falls
Photo by Dave Warner – One of the adult Peregrine Falcons in flight over the City of Little Falls last summer. Would you like to help keep the four young peregrine falcons safe as they leave the nest site?. Please join us for an information session on Tuesday, June...
Infarinato ‘As I Know It’ show at MVCA in July
Sophie Infarinato (b. 1999, Oneida, NY) is an oil painter from Central New York who now lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where she is pursuing her painting. She is a representational oil painter whose work combines traditional and contemporary techniques to explore visual and emotional responses using depictions of people and places from her life.
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