September 23, 2020

Business Owner Katie Aiello Reacts to Impact of ‘Complete Streets’ Makeover in Downtown Utica

Katie Aiello, owner of Character Coffee in Downtown Utica, reacts to the city’s traffic pattern changes in South Utica to allow bike lanes as part of […]
August 19, 2020

Derek Crossman explains City of Utica’s Plans for $10 Million in DRI Downtown Revitalization Funds

Derek Crossman with the City of Utica explains how $10 million in Downtown Revitalization (DRI) state funding will be used to transform the downtown area of […]
August 19, 2020

Katie Aiello & Cinema Jon of Character Coffee discuss $50K DRI Funding to Expand into Rome

Katie Aiello and Cinema Jon Matwijec-Walda of Character Coffee in downtown Utica discuss plans to open a second location in the City of Rome after being […]
July 28, 2020

Character Coffee Owner Katie Aiello Reacts to Utica’s Proposed Convenience Store Crackdown

Katie Aiello, owner of Character Coffee in Downtown Utica, explains why she’s concerned about Utica’s proposed rules and fees to crack down on local convenience stores […]