"Big Chuck" D'Imperio recently retired as the "morning man" at WDOS-AM730 in Oneonta, NY after a 33-year career in radio. In the year 2000, “Big Chuck” was inducted into the NYS Country Music Hall of Fame as “NY Country DJ of the Year." He is the author of 10 Upstate New York travel guide books, and is a former newspaper columnist with more than 300 columns published. "Big Chuck" is pleased to continue to contribute digital content to Townsquare Media radio websites all over New York State. And, for all you baby boomers out there, yes it is true that "Big Chuck" actually won The Gong Show in 1977 by singing "Bad Bad LeRoy Brown" in a shower stall on live TV!
A Fascinating Look at Some Upstate New York Train History!
A gallery of 11 places that bring back memories of Upstate New York's glorious railroad history.
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These 15 food items would definitely be included to make the perfect Upstate New York picnic! Do you agree?
Thousands Visit This 1846 Mill in Upstate New York Every Year!
A visit to the 1846 Hanford Mill Museum in rural Delaware County can be an amazing experience!
12 Great Museums Just 20 Miles or Less Outside of New York State!
A look at a dozen interesting museum that are just a few minutes outside the border of New York State.
Is This the Most Holy Place in Upstate New York? We Think So!
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A collection of sites along an Upstate New York roadway that will entice any veteran road warrior to stop, look, and think for a minute.
13 Incredible Restaurants in 13 Tiny Upstate New York Towns
The many small towns, hamlets, and villages of Upstate New York can hold some pretty unforgettable restaurants. Here are 13 to consider.
The “Best of the Wurst” German Restaurants in Upstate New York!
A list of some of the top German restaurants, markets, and taverns found in Upstate New York.
10 Great Live Concert Venues (Big and Small) in Upstate New York
A collection of big and small live concert venues across Upstate New York. Some are hug (20,000 fans) others are intimate (less than 100 in the audience). All are great!
13 of the Best Museum Gift Shops in Upstate New York!
The gift shops and museum stores all over Upstate New York are often overlooked when it comes gift-giving time. And they shouldn't be! They have many interesting items for all ages. Here are some of the best museum gift shops in Upstate.