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September 24, 2017 - 9:41am
LadyFest Syracuse provided a safe space for the celebration of music and art on Saturday night with profits going toward Vera House.

 

This Saturday, while Paul McCartney played in the Carrier Dome, an all-inclusive music-based feminist festival, LadyFest, held its fourth annual social gathering to champion “women, POC, and the LGBTQIA+ community.”

September 15, 2017 - 3:10pm
Thursday's fashion show in Downtown Syracuse showcased styles from local boutiques, accessory and clothing stores

Syracuse Style brought local retailers and fashion lovers together to showcase the hottest trends this season on Thursday night.

The Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc and Syracuse Fashion Week co-produced the seventh semi-annual fashion show despite the last minute change of venues from Armory Square’s Walton Street to the historic Landmark Theatre.

February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
As more businesses find success in downtown Syracuse, community leaders struggle to persuade recent college graduates to live in the area.

For more than a decade, Maren King drove from her home in DeWitt to her office on the SUNY-Environmental Science and Forestry campus. However, after years of taking the same route to work, King said the suburban life didn’t appeal too much to her after her two sons left for college, so she decided to move and buy a condo in downtown Syracuse in 2009.

February 15, 2016 - 10:17am
The 12th Annual Downtown Dining Weeks takes on Syracuse from Feb. 15 to Feb. 29.

Downtown Syracuse Dining Weeks is almost here. Here's some need-to-know information to plan your night out at some of the city's finest restaurants. 

November 5, 2014 - 6:14pm
The Connective Corridor staff and students are working together to bridge the gap between campus and downtown Syracuse.

Why don’t more Syracuse University students go downtown?

A small group of students asked this question at the first meeting of the Connective Corridor Student Advisory Council that met in Newhouse on Sept. 26. They came up with many answers: It’s far; it’s hard to get to; parking; people aren’t aware of events that are going on.

The advisory council aims to find creative solutions to fix the disconnect between students and the city of Syracuse through programming.

November 22, 2013 - 11:52am
A currently vacant building near the Warehouse will be converted into student apartments set to open July 2014.

Students will soon have the option to live it up in downtown Syracuse, with all the benefits of university life a short bus ride away.

February 16, 2013 - 7:14pm
Syracuse's annual winter festival is underway with ice skating and drink mix-offs, and the fun will continue until Feb. 24.

The 27th Annual Syracuse Winterfest is bringing members of the Onondaga County community together once again this year. The idea, which was dreamed up by Bill Cooper and volunteers 27 years ago, has now attracted over thousands of people over the years, giving them a taste of what the cities, businesses and people of upstate New York have to offer during the chilly winter months. 

September 21, 2012 - 5:41pm
The third annual Syracuse Style fashion show showcased Syracuse's growing fashion scene, and plans to keep getting bigger and better.

Syracuse is not New York City, but that doesn't mean its residents can't have a "fashion's night out." But these days, “fashion's night out” is less about “fashion” and more about the “night out,” and that was the case in Armory Square on Thursday, Sept. 20.

September 28, 2011 - 11:29pm
The first-ever Syracuse Public Art Naming Contest is accepting entries until October 2.

Just off Armory Square in Syracuse there is a serpent with a head as tall as a lamp post. It’s big, blue and beautiful; all it needs is a name. That’s where the first-ever Syracuse Public Art Naming Contest comes in. October 2 is the deadline to submit names for the serpent sculpture, located at 350 W. Fayette St. The winning submitter gets a $50 Pastabilities gift card and bragging rights for as long as the serpent stands.

August 12, 2010 - 9:19am
Check out 75 video and photo stories throughout the Salt City as they unfold one summer morning.

On Tuesday, Aug. 3, student journalists in a news writing and reporting class from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications fanned out across the five regions of Syracuse, listening to, watching and reporting on the stories surrounding them.

The 75 video and photo stories captured second-by-second that morning share a slice of Syracuse that's been dubbed, "Secs in the City."