Home HeadQuarters

December 5, 2010 - 1:12am
Rapper J. Cole shows up headliner Wiz Khalifa's marijuana-focused set.

It began with a melancholy electric piano line, a blanket of turntabled beats and a haze of marijuana smoke drifting against a backdrop of blue light. Practically in unison, an army of camera phones pointed their tiny 4-megapixel lenses to the Goldstein Auditorium stage as rapper J. Cole took the stage with a grin, saluted the crowd and launched into “Welcome” from his 2009 mixtape The Warm Up

August 9, 2010 - 11:59pm
More than 200 professionals and volunteers help Syracuse residents fix up their homes as part of Home HeadQuarter's Block Blitz.

For one day, more than 200 volunteers, including at least one contingent from S.U., descended on two small neighborhoods on Syracuse's South and...

July 28, 2009 - 9:57am
The number of vacant houses in Syracuse continues to grow, despite falling prices and concerned community organizations.

Gangs. Drug dealers. Litter. These are some of the problems Carolyn Evans-Dean has dealt with, living in a neighborhood packed with vacant houses, she said.

“These are neighborhoods that have pretty much been abandoned,” Evans-Dean said. “They’ve been left to undesirables. Nobody has been policing these areas and they are places where people have just let things slide.”