What started out as satirical article written in the New York Times, #DoitforUtica has turned into a promotion in Utica this weekend.    Initially #DoitforUtica was as a blatant knock on Utica's declining population. Made in Utica however has turned the slogan into something good!

This weekend, businesses all over Utica will be offering promotional passes, discounted food and drink specials and a plethora of other great stuff! Utica Zoo, Bagel grove, and Holland Farms are just a few of the businesses taking part in this weekend's event.

What do you have to do in order to take advantage of these specials? Just show up at the place of business and tell them you're gonna #DoitforUtica! The promotional deals will be honored Saturday January, 24-Monday January 26.

For a complete listing of participating businesses and the deals they're offering click HERE!