"I'm afraid not. Utica is a shithole and it is better for you to die than go to Utica."
Summers are marked by hot, humid weather; winters by ice, snow that never melts, and -20 degree (F) weather.
Despite its lack of distinguishing features, Utica has several upsides:
1. The recent host of the Simple Plan, Good Charlotte & Reliant K "Noise to the World" Tour
2. The KRock-athon, an annual summer event inviting many of the hottest rock bands for an all day event
3. The Boilermaker, a summer race that attracts hundreds of people world-wide.
When any of these events are not taking place, though, Utica remains just another dusty city that America forgot.
Most, if not all people, want to leave it.