The Community Foundation of Oneida and Herkimer Counties invited thought leader Richard Florida to Utica to talk about the 'creative class' and how it can transform communities.

Here is the full speech with an introduction by John Zogby

Florida is Editor at Large of one of my favorite blogs, Atlantic Cities.

You Are Utica Classic Television Commerical

Produced in the 1980s to promote the City of Utica, do you remember this classic TV commercial? The video features a look at the long-gone Saranac Trolley and shots of the Utica Zoo, Ray Charles at the Stanley Theater and more. Plus the jingle is great!