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Watch A 96.1 WODZ Summer Cruise-In With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

As you know, 96.1 WODZ is the "Summer Cruise-In" leader in central New York. And if you've never  been to one, watch this latest episode of "Greg On The Go" videos and see what it's all about.

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NYS State Fair To Tap New Official Beer

When "The Great New York State Fair" opens on August 21st, a new official state fair beer will start pouring: "State Fair Showstopper Ale". Here's more about the new brew.

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Levon Helm In Concert
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‘Summer Jam’ Draws 600,000 To Watkins Glen In 1973 [VIDEO]

I wasn't at Watkins Glen for "Summer Jam" on this day in 1973, but some 600,000 fans were there making it a bigger crowd than the original "Woodstock".

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Labor Day 2014 in Utica – What Is Open And What Is Closed?

Labor Day falls on September 1st this year and that means one last opportunity to have a good time with the family before the children go back to school. Considering it is Labor Day, there are a few businesses that are closed, but there are also many places that remain open.

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Enjoy ‘The Great American Irish Festival’ This Weekend [VIDEO]

With a name like Greg McShea, you know I'm a wee bit Irish, but those that are and those that aren't will enjoy "The Great American Irish Festival" this weekend. Here's what it's all about.

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‘Betsy The Barge’ Concert Thursday Night [VIDEO]

Summer in central New York means a number of outdoor concerts, most of which are free. Tonight you can enjoy the free "Betsy The Barge" concert at Lock 20 Canal Park, Route 49 in Marcy.

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Ferris Wheel
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Save Money On The Great NYS Fair

I've been going to "The Great New York State Fair" in Syracuse since forever. Each year, my daughter and I spend a day at the Fair, always making sure to catch a concert at Chevy Court. Now, the Fair has made it more convenient to save dollars on the admission tickets and more!

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Greg McShea At Oak Creek Brewery
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Oak Creek Brewery With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

Whenever I go on vacation, I like to search out and support the local brewery in town, and that's what I did a few weeks ago. While my wife and I were vacationing in Sedona, Arizona, we returned to the Oak Creek Brewery and Grill.

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Free New Hartford And Whitesboro Concerts Wednesday Night

One of the nice things about summer in central New York is that just about every night, there is a free concert. This Wednesday night you can take your pick of either Whitesboro or New Hartford. Here are the details.

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Top 20 New York Summer Vacation Destinations

Whether its a day trip or a weekend getaway, Summer is vacation time and there are several places to visit that are only a short drive away. Check out the Top 20 New York Summer vacation destinations.

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Kids having fun on a carnival carousel
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2014 Boonville Oneida County Fair Schedule Of Events

A sure sign we're in the midst of the Frog Days of Summer, the opening of the Boonville Oneida County Fair.  The 126th edition of the fair is themed, "Magic Is In The Air."  The fair runs Tuesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 27.  Click for a schedule of events at this years' fair.

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Electric Guitar Closeup
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A Perennial Favorite Returns To Saranac Thursday [VIDEO]

Can you believe we're halfway through summer already? But don't worry, because there are plenty of Saranac Thursdays left in the season, meaning plenty of summer left. Check out who's playing tonight in the parking lot at the F.X. Matt Brewery at the corner of Court and Varick Streets in Utica.

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