A growing voice of social insulation in Utica has caused me to question my advocacy
Utica’s downtown Genesee Street has been re-striped from 4 lanes to 2 with a turning lane and bike lanes. As is typical with the first of these projects, community leaders are skeptical despite the positive data
Utica’s newest downtown culinary Mecca was exactly what I needed in a difficult time
Small cities make great day trips. Less ground to cover, less stress to “see it all.”
While a proposal to shut down a small street in Utica was denied, the support for the closure shows a shift in American priorities
Criminal activity is almost always higher in urban communities. But a few terrible people are not representative of the people that are trying to make our cities better places every day
I rode a folding bike from Syracuse to Utica, and it was pretty amazing.
Downtown Utica has a lot of parking lots. Here’s something it doesn’t have a lot of…
My interview on The Uticast with Sam Famolaro. One of the best interviews I’ve ever had!
Photos from my February ’19 trip to Utica
Making a difference begins with believing we can do it
Health, locally sourced options for an emerging neighborhood and a growing downtown
They keep us healthy, they employ our citizens, but don’t expect them to activate our cities
A container park in Utica turns an empty lot into a neighborhood activator
I can promise that you haven’t had a true “approachable fine dining experience” until you’ve visited downtown Utica