Monthly Archives: June 2011

First Public Market at Train Station

Turnout ‘unbelievable’ at first Public Market at train station – Utica, NY – The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York.

I was able to attend the public market this weekend and was pleasantly surprised—there were a number of interesting vendors and despite the rainy weather, I saw a crowd of people coming and going. I think this event has tremendous potential and hope it continues to grow. The event needs more publicity and vendors, particularly farmers with produce. I talked to several people at the market and most felt the same as me—very excited to see it happening, but hoping it does die out to quickly.

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What’s next on Varick Street?

What’s next on Varick Street? – Utica, NY – The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York.

Varick St is an urban neighborhood in the “Brewery District” of Utica. Over the past several years, there have been several bars and restaurants that have popped up on the street in an attempt to make it a social and entertainment hub of the city.

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Utica home to numerous contaminated sites

Utica home to numerous contaminated sites – Utica, NY – The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York.

Utica is home to 21 registered “brownfields” and possibly several more undocumented sites.

 

 

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3rd Annual Event to Showcase Local Cuisine

“Taste of Utica
– news article posted by YNN on June 17, 2011

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Oneida County Sales Tax Second Only to NYC

“No end in sight for high local sales tax”
– article published in Utica OD on June 20, 2011

Oneida County will likely remain the state leader is sales tax, at a rate of 8.75 for at least the next 2 years. “On a $2 cup of coffee, it’s an extra 18 cents; on a $20,000 car, it adds $1,750 to the sticker price.”

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29 Ways to Stay Creative

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New Fees for Utica Events

“Could new law affect future of Utica events?”
– news article posted by YNN on June 2, 2011

“Organizers getting ready to give folks a Taste of Syracuse say they may seriously reconsider the future of its sister event in Utica. That’s because the city’s common council approved legislation that would allow it to collect a percentage of profits from events held on city property, like the Taste of Utica held in Hanna Park.”

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