As 2023 comes to an end and we roar into 2024, you'll want to be at one of the biggest parties in Central New York.

You're invited to celebrate the arrival of the New Year. Polish Community Club Utica presents Once Upon a Time The Fairytale themed New Years’ Eve celebration.

Their themed celebration includes all of the following:

-Open bar ALL NIGHT – with brands such as Tito’s, Malibu, Jack Daniels, Johnnie Walker Red Label, and more. (Beer, mixed drinks and shots are included)

-Buffet Dinner – Chicken, Prime Rib, Roasted Potatoes, Baked Ziti w/ Meatballs, Mixed Veggies, Pierogi, Salad Bar, and Rolls w/ Butter.

-Late Night "Fairytale" Feast – Specialty Cold Cuts and Cheeses, Bread, Salads and many other Polish delicacies.

-Hors d'œuvres – Shrimp Cocktail, Puff Pastries, Vegetables, Dip, Cheese and Crackers, Fruit, etc.


-Music – DJ Dave Wheeler from Lite 98.7. This will include Polish favorites, American favorites, and other song requests you may have.

-Themed Photo Areas

-Large Dance Floor for everyone to bust a move on.

-Reserved Tables for you and your friends.

-Champagne Bottles for every table.

-Coat Check-An amazing experience you won't forget.

Tickets are available today. Stop by the Polish Community Club anytime (No Fees) or just call them at (315) 732-0089. $100 members, $120 non-members. Tickets are also available online (Fees). No refunds. Memberships will be checked.

Reservations are required for this Black Tie "Magical" event, so get them as soon as possible.

Diana Mondi Spiridigloizzi: "Such a fun night last year we are going to do it again!!"

Become The Proud Owner Of The Most Legendary Bars In Upstate New York

When you think of Varick Street in downtown Utica in Upstate New York, these bars probably come right to mind first. You can now become the proud owner.

Those bars are The Stiefvater, and The Varick. The pair is up for sale along with the Paramount Music building. Sickenberger Lane is also part of that deal. The current owners would like to retire, as they have been in business successfully in Utica since 1988.

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler

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Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler

Upstate New York's 15 Snobbiest Cities

We decided to have fun with AI. We decided to ask ChatGPT "What are the 15 snobbiest cities in all of Upstate New York, and why would you pick them as your choice?" So before you send off complaints our way, send them to ChatGPT. We didn't create this list, we are only sharing it. So hopefully you'll have a sense of humor, and stick your pinky out. 

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler