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5 Things That are Inexcusable if You Live in Central New York

We're pretty understanding when it comes to visitors and out-of-towners, but if you live in Utica, Rome, or anywhere else in Central New York, you KNOW these things are just wrong...

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Congratulations to Our Lite Listener Choice Award WINNERS!

For the past few weeks, we've been collecting your votes to find the 'best of' in Central New York. The votes are in and have been tallied, and we now have your winners.

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10 of the Most Utican Things a Person Could Possibly Do

Experience the best of Utica and Central New York in 24 hours - 10 Things to show off the most CNY things to do.

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Vote NOW for the ‘Lite Listener Choice Awards’

Over the past two weeks, Naomi and I have been asking you who and where the "Best of" Central New York is. Now It's time for you to vote for your favorite business in the "Lite Listener Choice Awards."   

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‘Made In Utica’ Super Bowl Menu

Super Bowl 50. A day to eat, drink and be merry with Utica food and Utica beverages. Have fun with friends, watch some football and pay attention to the commercials. 

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Upstate New York Blogger Takes Tour of Utica Food and Drink [VIDEO]

Chris Clemens is the guy behind the popular blog "Exploring Upstate." Recently he and his friend, Chris Lindstrom, took a trip to Utica. It has been their desire for a long time to drive in to town and sample some of the most iconic dishes created and only served in our fair city. Well, they finally did it and they were NOT disappointed.

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What ‘Utica’ Foods Are Visitors Bringing Back Home? [Pictures]

This man loves the food here in Central New York so much that when he came to visit, he just had to bring home entire suitcases full of authentic Utica specialties.  

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Why Didn’t the Chicken Cross The Road: New Riddle New Answer

OK, we all know why the chicken crossed the road right? There are multiple answers to that question, but the harsh reality is that sometimes the chickens don't make it across the road at all.

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Riggies, Greens & Rock Returns to The Stanley Theater

For the second year Riggies, Greens & Rock returns to The Stanley Theater on Sunday, October 11th. It's a celebration of great music and two of Utica's favorite dishes. This is the one event where you can sample several of Central New York's best restaurants'  variations of these popular local classics.

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How to Make Pumpkin Spice Utica Riggies [VIDEO]

Utica's chicken riggies are a staple in kitchens and restaurants across Central New York. Here's a harvest time sweet twist on the classic - Pumpkin Spice Riggies.

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What One Food is New York Most-Known For? Hint: It’s NOT Pizza…

This is a tough question if you think about it... New York is a big place - How could you include the entire state into one specific dish? Well, someone online thought it was possible, and apparently was able to do it!

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How Did Utica’s Chicken Riggies Become Famous Anyway?

Spicy peppers, mushrooms, olives, creamy sauce, chicken, and a whole lotta love! What's not to love about Utica's signature dish?!

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