I'm a mom to three great kids and two big dogs...and Dave, he counts as a kid. When I'm not working or helping with homework, I like to run (keeps me sane) or read (mostly in the bathroom). I really love sushi and chocolate, but not together! I'm a transplant to CNY from Brooklyn, but I just love living here - the people are great, and have I mentioned the food?
Bring Back the Levitt AMP Concert Series – Vote for Utica!
Utica has hosted the Levitt AMP Concert Series for two years running. It's time to vote to bring the successful series back to Kopernik Park again.
How To Lose a CNY Guy in 10 Ways
Guys from CNY are...special. And when you're in a relationship with one of them, it can be a wild ride. Or not. How do you lose a CNY guy?
Does Your Kid Have the Messiest Room in CNY?
It's a struggle that's been going on for a long time - probably since families were living in caves: kids and their messy rooms. Most parent think their kid's room is the messiest - but is it?
This Utica Etsy Shop Has the Perfect Gift for Harry Potter Fans
Finding the perfect gift can be a challenge, but one Utica Etsy shop will help you cross your favorite Harry Potter fan off your list.
Another Kid Stole My Kid’s Halloween Candy
My thirteen-year-old son went out trick-or-treating with his friends in a neighborhood close to our New Hartford house. They had a good time, but another kid stole my son's Halloween candy.
McDonald’s McRib is Back – Will it Come to CNY?
McDonald's has announced that the McRib is coming back, but not every restaurant will be lucky enough to serve the sandwich.
April LaVigne – Mom of the Month
April LaVigne is our Mom of the Month. April is a busy single mom who manages to find the time to work, keep up with housework, and take care of her two children.
The Utica Police Department Can Come to Your House for Christmas
Wouldn't you like to have the Utica Police over for Christmas? They'd love to hang around...in your tree.
Voss’ is Right, Google is Wrong
If you've ever eaten at Voss', you've had your cheeseburger done right. Unfortunately, Google gets it all wrong.
Your iPhone’s Camera Could Be Spying on You
Is your iPhone spying on you? One app developer says it definitely could be. It all comes down to the way Apple grants apps access to your phone's camera.
Infant Car Seat Laws Changing in NYS
A new law in NYS will change how long your child is required to remain in a rear-facing seat. Rear-facing. Front-facing. Booster seats. Determining which seat is appropriate for your child and for how long is a common parenting dilemma.
Rome Residents Can Now Report Their Coyote Sightings on Facebook
Coyotes are becoming a real problem in Rome. Now, one resident has created a Facebook page where residents can report their coyote sightings.