Hi. I'm the managing editor for the websites of Townsquare Media in Southwest Michigan and lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
New York State’s Land Use Proposal Could Open Access to Adirondack Park’s Most Remote Comm…
The tiny hamlet of Beaver River, located north of Old Forge in the Herkimer County town of Webb, is likely the most remote community in the Adirondack Park. Thanks to a new proposal from New York State, this home of just eight year-round residents could become easier to reach.
Lyft President’s Prediction – 5 Years From Now, Your Kids Won’t Own a Car
Could it be possible that in a few short years, the majority of young Americans, the Millennials, won't own a car. That's the startling prediction from the President of the ride-sharing service Lyft.
1896 Video is Oldest Known Footage of New York City
Recently uncovered and shared on YouTube, this video footage from 1896-1905 is the oldest known film showing New York.
Pilot the Budweiser Clydesdale Hitch Team down Varick Street in Utica
The iconic Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be in Central New York during July 2015 as part of appearances surrounding Honor America Days in Rome. On July 23, they will be on Varick Street delivering cases of Budweiser to area bars. And you have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to drive the hitch te…
Bing Car Spotted in Utica
Perhaps you've seen it or heard someone mention a car traveling around town with an odd contraption mounted to its roof. The car is from Microsoft's search engine, Bing, and it's taking photographs of Utica's streets.
Is the EZ-Pass Toll Lane Speed Limit of 5 MPH Too Low?
Is it even possible to get your car to roll at just 5 miles per hour? That's the speed through most EZ-Pass toll lanes on the New York State Thruway. One website named the toll lane's 5 MPH speed as one of the most ridiculously low speed limits in America.
Online Petition Seeks to Rename New York’s Donald Trump State Park
Located in downstate New York, is Donald J. Trump State Park, named after the real estate mogul and 2016 presidential candidate. Due to The Donald's controversial and outspoken stances on the issues of the election, an online petition is seeking to rename the park.
Hawaii Raises Smoking Age to 21 – Could New York State Be Next?
The state government in Hawaii has approved a first-in-the-nation law that ups the age to purchase cigarettes to 21. Anti-tobacco groups are pushing for similar laws in other states. Could New York be next?
Bartell Machining Systems Wins Workplace of the Week
Bartell Machining Systems of Rome is the latest McDonald's Workplace of the Week winner.
Chick-fil-A Eyes First Upstate New York Location
Restaurant chain Chick-fil-A is reportedly scouting locations for their first location in Upstate New York.
Fireworks Sales Begin in Madison County
New York State recently approved the sale of some fireworks, but allowed each county to make the decision on whether they would allow fireworks to be sold within their borders. Madison County approved fireworks sales, and several pop-up fireworks stands have taken up residence in Oneida.
Citizens Bank Oneida wins Workplace of the Week
Congratulations to Citizens Bank in Oneida, our latest Workplace of the Week.