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Media Coverage: 2018-2019

The Future of Interstate 81: Rallying to Support the Community Grid 

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Let's unite Syracuse: Replace I-81 with a community grid (Editorial)

Syracuse.com Editorial Board (July 29, 2018)

Yays and nays to our call for community grid to replace I-81 (Your letters)

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (July 30, 2018)

Why we put I-81 editorial on the front page (Editorial)

Syracuse.com Editorial Board (August 1, 2018)

More I-81 opinions: "We stood agaisnt urban renewal, now stand for community grid"

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (August 7, 2018)

'There are literally lives at stake': St. Joe's Health calls for grid to replace I-81

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (August 9, 2018)

St. Joseph's Health: Community grid the 'transformative' choice for I-81 (Your letters)

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (August 9, 2018)

St. Joseph's Hospital weighs in on future of I-81

Tarah Gibbons, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com
(August 10, 2018)

Newsmakers: A discussion on I-81 alternatives 

Dan Cummings, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (August 11, 2018)

During State Fair Visit, Local Officials Bend Governor’s Ear On I-81

Ellen Abbott, WSKG, NPR & PBS (August 24, 2018)

Still more unvarnished views of Interstate 81 (Your letters)

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (August 25, 2018)

Cynthia Nixon on I-81 in Syracuse: 'We need to be looking at the community grid'

Samantha House, Syracuse.com (September 1, 2018)

I-81 Teardown Upstate Gains Ally In Rachel May’s Victory Over IDC Rogue

David Meyer, NYCstreetsblog.org (September 25, 2018)

Build on downtown Syracuse milestones with community grid (Commentary)

Merike Treier, Executive Director of Downtown Committee; Special to Syracuse.com (October 22, 2018)

Kirsten Gillibrand: Interstate 81 grid would help revitalize Syracuse

Mark Weiner, Syracuse.com (October 22, 2018)

Could I-81 project bring back abandoned gateway to historic Syracuse cemetery?

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (November 12, 2018)

If 'community grid' replaces Interstate 81 in Syracuse, what will happen to the land?

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (November 12, 2018)

Developers: Growth of Syracuse, region depends on community grid (commentary)

Special to Syracuse.com (November 14, 2018)

Landscape architects group: We support I-81 community grid (Your letters)

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (December 12, 2018)

I-81 Highway Robbery: The razing of Syracuse’s 15th Ward: Hundreds of Syracuse residents — many of them minorities — were forced to relocate for the construction of I-81. Will history repeat itself?

David Haas, Syracuse NewTimes (December 12, 2018)

Newsmakers: Mayor Ben Walsh

Dan Cummings, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 14, 2018)

Onondaga County passes sales tax agreement, village funding, resolution on I-81

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO Public Media 
(January 3, 2019)

Community grid replacing I-81 would create ‘One Syracuse’ (Commentary)

Anthony Marrone, Special to Syracuse.com (January 10, 2019)

Community Grid Supporters Want to Get Voices Heard on I-81 Future

Chris Bolt, WAER Radio (January 21, 2019)

Suburban residents ‘have everything to gain’ from community grid plan for I-81 (Your letters)

Kerin Rigney, Your Letters Special to Syracuse.com (January 31, 2019)

Read the letter Mayor Walsh, community grid advocates sent to Gov. Cuomo

Your Letters, Syracuse.com (February 5, 2019)

Reject ‘tired politics of false choices’ on I-81; choose the community grid (Commentary)

Roger Misso, Special to Syracuse.com (February 12, 2019)

NYS Assemblywoman Pam Hunter endorses community grid to replace I-81: ‘It’s time’

Chris Baker, Syracuse.com (February 15, 2019)

I-81 ‘grid’ fans at forum say commutes shouldn’t outweigh city’s resurgence

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (February 21, 2019)

Top Central NY biz group endorses I-81 grid – if there are a few extras

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (February 22, 2019)

CenterStateCEO recommends "Community Grid Plus" in the discussion on the future of Interstate 81 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (February 22, 2019)

CNY business group proposes alternative I-81 replacement plan

Ellen Abbott, WRVO Public Media (February 25, 2019)

A conversation on the future of I-81 on the Campbell Conversations

Grant Reeher, WRVO Public Media (March 23, 2019)

Exclusive: In secret 2016 document, NY DOT preferred community grid to replace I-81

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (March 27, 2019)

A Divided Syracuse: The Future of an Urban Highway 

Baxter Hankin, Strong Towns.Org (April 2, 2019)









Downtown Development: Spotlight on Retail & Restaurants 

As bowling tournament finishes in Syracuse, economic benefits end up big

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (July 6, 2018)

World Cup means big business for downtown Syracuse bar

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (July 7, 2018)

Sackets Harbor business gets a new zip code

Watertown Daily Times (July 8, 2018)

Meet the man behind Citronelle, a new Armory Square restaurant and banquet hall

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (July 31, 2018)

Long Table Syracuse: A meal cooked by 5 chefs for 80 guests seated at 1 table

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (August 4, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse's Sahm Brewing gets its hands on some food

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (August 9, 2018)

Details announced for new restaurant and 1920s 'speakeasy' in downtown Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (August 16, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse Seen at the New York State Fair:
2018 NYS Fair food: Jamerican Diner (review) - Jacob Pucci 
2018 NYS Fair food: Creole Soul (review)- Ngoc Huynh

Syracuse.com (August 22, 2018)

PressRoom Pub: A neighborhood spot in downtown Syracuse (Dining out review)

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com (August 23, 2018)

A Mano, an Italian restaurant where pasta and pastrami will be handmade

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (August 23, 2018)

Talisman Tap Room (the former J.Ryan's Pub) now open in Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (August 28, 2018)

RDA Cafe: More donuts, bagels and pizza coming to downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2018)

Changes at The Stoop: New chef, new menu and second bakery site

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (September 12, 2018)

After renovation, Wolff's Biergarten in Syracuse is ... still Wolff's

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (September 13, 2018)

A Mano restaurant opens in downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (September 19, 2018)

Koolakian Menswear: Downtown Syracuse through the threads of clothing

Walt Shepperd, Syracuse Newtimes (October 3, 2018)

Go inside Kasai Ramen, Syracuse's newest Armory Square restaurant (photos)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (October 11, 2018)

Deli/bar brings Gannon's Ice Cream back to downtown Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (October 12, 2018)

Follow The Fish Friar's trip to Maine seafood supplier on Instagram

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (October 12, 2018)

Slice of Life: Anything But Beer provides alternative fruit-based drinks to those who dislike beer

Leah Toney, The Daily Orange (October 14, 2018)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (November 21, 2018)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (December 13, 2018)

Talisman Tap Room in Syracuse: Handcrafted touches make a difference (Dining out review)

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com (December 20, 2018)

Dining Out: 10 best desserts our reviewers ate in 2018
*Spotlights Apple Fritters at Defi Cuisine 

Syracuse.com (December 22, 2018)

Brewing in Central New York: What opened in 2018, and what's coming in 2019 
*Spotlights Anything But Beer and Talking Cursive (both expected to open in 2019 in Downtown Syracuse) & The Hops Spot

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (January 7, 2019)

Downtown Syracuse donut shop expands menu

Allison Bybee, CBS5, NBC3, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (January 9, 2019)

RDA Café brings more donuts and bagels to downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (February 4, 2019)

Liehs & Steigerwald: Now cooking steaks, chops to order in downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (February 4, 2019)

Here are 3 happy hour spots to try in downtown Syracuse

Caroline Blair, The Daily Orange (February 11, 2019)

Stick to Syracuse Episode 2: How Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Glazed and Confused succeed

Brent Axe, Syracuse.com (February 18, 2019)

Talking Cursive: Syracuse's newest brewery opens 

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (March 6, 2019)

New Syracuse restaurant offering Rochester garbage plates with a farm-to-table twist

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (March 12, 2019)

Speakeasy, 2 restaurants with an 'Orange' twist, opening in downtown Syracuse 

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (March 15, 2019)

Rail Line brins needed private-events space to Armory Square 

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (March 20, 2019)

From the Kitchen: Upcoming Salt city Market to provide platform for Syracuse food startups

Kelsey Thompson, The Daily Orange (March 26, 2019)

Anything But Beer, Syracuse's quirkiest brewery, to open taproom

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (March 28, 2019)

Salt City Market: Multinational Food Hall & Public Market - Coming to Downtown Syracuse

UrbanCNY.com (April 2, 2019)

Food Hall Forecast: Salt City Market plans autumn 2020 debut in Downtown Syracuse 

Syracuse NewTimes (April 24, 2019)

Logo w Visions 2 for website2*Please note, Downtown Dining Weeks, a two-week-long celebration of the high quality cuisine found throughout Downtown Syracuse kicks off every February. To read about our most recent edition, please click here



Downtown Growth & Development

Post-Standard building developers seek Syracuse tax breaks for renovation

Tom Magnarelli, WVRO Public Media (July 18, 2018)

Plowz & Mowz raises $5M, to double Syracuse workforce in move downtown

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (July 19, 2018)

Construction of online marketplace, software business HQ begins in downtown Syracuse

Luke Parsnow, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (July 26, 2018)

TCGPlayer.com Unveils Blueprints for New Headquarters in Downtown Syracuse 

Charles McChesney, Central New York Business Journal (July 26, 2018)

TCG Player Unveils Plans for Innovative Headquarters in the Galleries Downtown

Brad Klein & Kevin Fitzpatrick, WAER Radio (July 26, 2018)

First look at the Galleries renovations to become TCGplayer's headquarters

Andrew Donovan, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (July 27, 2018)

Syracuse pushing to become a tech city

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (July 30, 2018)

Syracuse undergoing 'renaissance'

Tarah Gibbons, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (August 1, 2018)

Sen. Gillibrand Celebrates Political, Economic Successes of Federal Historic Preservation Funds

Scott Willis, WAER RAdio (August 3, 2018)

Plowz & Mowz adding jobs and moving to Downtown Syracuse: Outdoor home services company just secured $5M investment to spur growth

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (August 8, 2018)

Local tech companies continue to expand, recruit new talent

Justin Page, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (August 8, 2018)

WISE Women's Business Center Settles Into New Location in AXA Tower 1

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (August 13, 2018)

Syracuse's Digital Hyve ranked #52 on Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (August 15, 2018)

Stakes raised for finalists in Genius NY business competition in Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (August 21, 2018)

GENIUS NY Program Announces New Prize-Money Structure for Third Round 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (August 21, 2018)

Workshop on Funding a Business Slated for September 12 at the Tech Garden

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (September 4, 2018)

Public market planned for a problem corner asks: What do you want to see here?

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2018)

Sidearm Sports, which runs 1,100 college websites from Syracuse, makes big move

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 12, 2018)

Dey's Plaza developers to build more apartments, seek more tax breaks

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 19, 2018)

Syracuse's South Salina Street Looking at Two Development Projects 

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (September 18, 2018)

A Taste of what's to come: Allyn Foundation hosts downtown Syracuse pop-up market 

Lindsey Sabado, Syracuse.com (September 20, 2018)

Lessons from the Syracuse start up scene 

Dan Miner, Buffalo Business First (October 11, 2018)

Former Nynex building in downtown Syracuse to get more apartments, no office space

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 16, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse's Jefferson Center to be redeveloped with apartments

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 17, 2018)

At TCGplayer, Syracuse's wildest workplace ups its game: 2-story pirate ship (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 22, 2018)

Another fast-growing startup makes downtown Syracuse its home (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 25, 2018)

Jefferson Center redevelopment proposal continues trends in downtown Syracuse

Emma Folts, The Daily Orange (October 30, 2018)

Jeff Rubin leads Sidearm Sports to the top of college sports and expands to downtown Syracuse

Stan Linhoirst, Syracuse.com (November 13, 2018)

The Tech Garden in Syracuse red hot for investors and startups: Investors pumping nearly $60m into current and former Tech Garden startups

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (November 13, 2018)

Watertown Looks At Creating Business Improvement District

WWNYTV / Watertown Channel 7 (November 14, 2018)

Watertown business owners air grievances, seek solutions at business summit

Craig Fox, Watertown Daily Times (November 15, 2018)

Canadian pet company opens U.S. headquarters in downtown Syracuse

Chris Baker, Syracuse.com (November 16, 2018)

One of Syracuse's biggest office buildings getting $6M revamp (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (November 20, 2018)

Next generation of CNY business leaders must keep making a difference (Commentary) 

Allen Naples, Special to Syracuse.com (November 26, 2018)

2018: The Year that was in Central New York 
(Spotlights several Downtown Syracuse projects)

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (November 30, 2018)

Syracuse's East Water Street is Flowing With New Businesses

Briana Smith, Spectrum News (December 7, 2018)

5 finalists chosen for $3M Genius NY business competition in Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 14, 2018)

Central NY to get $88M in state economic development aid

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 18, 2018)

Acropolis Center project in downtown Syracuse gets $1.8M tax break

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 20, 2018)

Perseverance Park in downtown Syracuse to get a makeover (finally) in 2019

Chris Baker, Syracuse.com (December 20, 2018)

Big insurance agency moving from suburb to downtown Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 4, 2019)

Insurance company moving its headquarters and 130 employees to downtown Syracuse

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (January 4, 2019)

Haylor Freyer & Coon Moving from the Burbs to Downtown Syracuse in 2019

John Smith & Chris Bolt, WAER (January 7, 2019)

See inside soon-to-expand Syracuse co-working, living center (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 9, 2019)

Tax breaks OK’d for new apartments at Dey’s Plaza in Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 16, 2019)

Developer: Downtown Syracuse hotel project still a go

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 18, 2019)

Expansion of co-working, co-living center in Syracuse gets tax breaks

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 18, 2019)

Syracuse Mayor Walsh details 'Syracuse Surge' plan in annual State of the City address

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (January 18, 2019)

Syracuse's Salt City Market and Food Hall aims for Fall 2020 debut

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (February 13, 2019)

New luxury apartments, first fully-automated parking garage planned in downtown Syracuse

Tommy Sladek, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6, CNYCentral.com (March 12, 2019)

104-unit apartment project near Clinton Square OK’d; includes city’s 1st automated garage

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (March 12, 2019)

SU department moves (near) downtown, bringing dozens of workers with it 

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (March 25, 2019)

Downtown Technology, Economic, Artistic Progress Highlighted at Annual Community Event 

Chris Bolt, WAER (March 28, 2019)

Steps toward Syracuse's Salt City Market

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (May 19, 2019)



Special Recognition: Shoutouts to Downtown's People, Places and Events! 

Thank you for... beautiful downtown (Your letters)

As seen on Syracuse.com (July 2, 2018)

Local Artist Creates Stunning Art Piece for 2018 USBC Open Championships 

USBC Communications, BOWL.com (July 4, 2018)

Protecting Historic Assets Requires Planning, Collaboration

Kirk Narburgh, Central New York Business Journal (July 9, 2018)

Metro Fitness hosts free Wellness Wednesday program

Spectrum News (July 12, 2018)

Syracuse to Re-dedicate Nearly Forgotten WWI Monument on 100th Anniv. of Battle

WAER Radio (July 13, 2018)

Early numbers show impact of USBC tournament in Syracuse: Open Championships should meet predicted $75M economic impact in Syracuse area

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (July 18, 2018)

In Acquisition Spree, Barclay Damon Bolts On 14-Lawyer Bankruptcy Firm: Barclay Damon leader John Langan said the group's addition "positions us for the next down cycle.”

Law.com (July 18, 2018)

6-year-old writes book to send a message to bullies

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (July 19, 2018)

Say "I Do" with a Magical Wedding at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Bridge Street TV, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (July 20, 2018)

Marriott Syracuse Downtown nominated for "Best Historic Hotel" title

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (July 23, 2018)

Ice cream happy hour: Downtown Syracuse's Ice Cream Stand hosts summer music series

Geena Matuson, Syracuse.com (August 3, 2018)

12 murals in 12 weeks: Spark Contemporary Art Space launches public art project

Geena Matuson, Syracuse.com (August 3, 2018)

CNY'ers to rappel 10 stories down Syracuse building to raise money for child abuse victims

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (August 7, 2018)

Dino Babers' radio show has a new downtown location 
*Spoiler alert: It's The PressRoom Pub*

Nate Mink, Syracuse.com (August 8, 2018)

Congress Beer Launch at the Marriott Downtown Syracuse August 15th

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (August 9, 2018)

Team Tamurian falls short to Team Axe in 2018 Street Crunch Media Game

Matt Hauswirth, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (August 11, 2018)

The story of Syracuse's Congress Beer, a lager that inspired a remake (video)

Don Cazentre, NewYorkUpstate.com (August 14, 2018)

Congress is back in session: Syracuse's historic beer returns to local taps (video)

Don Cazentre, NewYorkUpstate.com (August 15, 2018)

Slice of Life: Local brewery partners with OHA to put 20th century beer back on tap

Lyle Andrew Michael, The Daily Orange (August 15, 2018)

Erie Canal Museum looks at the Canal in pop culture

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (August 17, 2018)

Bacon Festival returns to Clinton Square

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (August 17, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse was "pigging" out Saturday at the annual Bacon Festival

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (August 18, 2018)

"Over the Edge" for the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (August 18, 2018)

Free film at the Erie Canal Museum Wednesday, Aug. 29

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (August 24, 2018)

Submissions Open for 18th Annual Syracuse Poster Project

Lindsay Sabado, Syracuse.com (August 27, 2018)

Marriott Syracuse Downtown named one of top 10 historic hotels

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (August 29, 2018)

Solvay Bank's Q2 Profit Jumps More Than 15 Percent 

Adam Rombel, Central New York Business Journal (August 30, 2018)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (September 5, 2018)

Syracuse Journal
*Article recognizes Hanging Flower Baskets, iconic Downtown buildings, murals 

Jay Nordlinger, National Review (September 6, 2018)

Learn about Syracuse's engineering heritage at Sept. 13 Erie Canal Museum lecture

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2018)

Festa Italiana to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Leah Toney, The Daily Orange (September 9, 2018)

Adapt CNY teams with Syracuse Contemporary Irish Film Festival to present 2nd annual event

Adapt CNY, Syracuse.com (September 10, 2018)

Festa Italiana Celebrates 20 years

Bridge Street TV & NewsChannel 9, LocalSYR.com (September 11, 2018)

Friends of the Central Library kicks off lecture series with Frank Bruni 

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (September 11, 2018)

Echelon Syracuse draws in younger audience to donate to Salvation Army

NewsChannel9, LocalSYR.com (September 23, 2018)

Tom Fiscoe on leadership: Be ethical, don't assign blame, build team unity

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (September 25, 2018)

Slice of Life: Original Grain gets hip with a Hip Hop Brunch

Meredith Clark, The Daily Orange (October 1, 2018)

Glazed & Confused ups regular donut donation to homeless community in response to viral video

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (October 2, 2018)

Syracuse startup SpinCar receives $22M investment

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 4, 2018)

Oswego Canal is topic of free talk at the Erie Canal Museum

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (October 11, 2018)

Young Syracuse artist Amiah Crisler featured in MOST Dinomania exhibit (video)

Katrina Tulloch, Syracuse.com
(October 15, 2018)

Writer for Marvel's Runaways, Rainbow Rowell speaks at Civic Center

Cara Luddy, of Onondaga County Public Library; Syracuse.com (October 16, 2018)

Bridge Street: On My Team16 Takes on The Climb

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (October 17, 2018)

'Fiddler on the Roof' takes over Landmark Theatre

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (October 17, 2018)

The Beautiful Bones of Armory Square 

The Urban Phoenix, TheUrbanPhoenix.com (October 22, 2018)

John Stage: 'I basically bought back Dinosaur' from Soros partners

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (October 23, 2018)

Celebrating 50 years: The Iconic Everson Museum

Ken Jackson, UrbanCNY.com (October 26, 2018)

Slice of Life: Ish Guitars helps people find the perfect match for an instrument 

Meredith Clark, The Daily Orange (October 29, 2018)

SBA Emerging Leaders program graduates 2018 participants 
(Highlights The Sweet Praxis and Copy Center owners)

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (November 9, 2018)

New Redhouse artistic director: 'This has been a dream of mine' 

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (November 9, 2018)

Broadway's Hunter Foster named Redhouse artistic director 

James MacKillop, Syracuse NewTimes (November 14, 2018)

Your memories of downtown Syracuse's shopping heyday wanted for history exhibit

Michael Benny, CBS5, CW6, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com (November 16, 2018) 

Sharing memories of Salina Street, 1940-1980

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (November 18, 2018)

Thanksgiving Eve 2018: What changed in the Syracuse bar scene since last year

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (November 19, 2018)

Clinton Square ice rink opens for the season

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (November 24, 2018)

Tony-nominated actor Hunter Foster will be new artistic director at Syracuse theater

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO Public Media (November 29, 2018)

Ralph's annual shoe collection drive close to record

Brandon Roth, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 5, 2018)

Slice of Life: Funk ’n Waffles celebrates four years of tears and joy, from Marshall Street to Downtown

Jordan Lazinsk, The Daily Orange (December 5, 2018)

New Redhouse artistic director excited about the future on his first day on the job

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 10, 2018)

Stunning new photos document I.M. Pei’s early Brutalist museum

Sydney Franklin, The Architects Newspaper (December 10, 2018)

CNY Jazz Hosts Holiday Spectacular

CNY Jazz Central, Syracuse.com (December 10, 2018)

Onondaga Historical Association Honors Salina Street's Heyday With New Exhibit

John Smith, WAER Radio (December 18, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse's shopping heyday comes alive, again

Michael Benny, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 19, 2018)

Everson Museum displays its history for 50th anniversary

Carl Mellor, Syracuse NewTimes (December 19, 2018)

Thousands bringing home gifts from the Salvation Army's Christmas Bureau Distribution Day

Julia LeBlanc, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 19, 2018)

Hotel savior Ed Riley: Leadership is about listening, learning, and teaching

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (December 25, 2018)

Charlie Miller, Syracuse.com (December 29, 2018)

Central Library teams up with TCGplayer to offer Dungeons & Dragons

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (January 2, 2019)

Extraordinary Places: Strolling Down South Salina Street

Carrie Lazarus, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com
(January 3, 2019)

Bridge Street: The MOST and Society For New Music Combining Space and Music

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (January 7, 2019)

Bridge Street: One Of The Greatest Inventions Of All Time, The Brannock Device

TeNesha Murphy, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (January 9, 2019)

Troy Evans on leadership: Don’t be selfish, help people achieve

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (January 15, 2019)

Everson Museum celebrates women artists from ages 60 and beyond

Carl Mellor, Syracuse NewTimes (January 16, 2019)

Everson Museum of Art opens Danial Family Education Center 

Journal Staff, Central New York Business Journal (January 29, 2019)

Watercolor Wow: Iconic locales take on vibrant hues with Retro Sorrento

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (January 30, 2019)

Look inside the funnest office in Syracuse (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (February 4, 2019)

Black History Month Spotlight Shines on Flora Essence, A Specialty Shop In Syracuse

TeNesha Murphy, NewsChannel 9, Bridge Street & LocalSYR.com (February 4, 2019)

Extraordinary Places: Sweet on Chocolate

Carrie Lazarus, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (February 7, 2019)

2019 Syracuse Winterfest preview: Cook-offs, ice sculptures and a new 'beer stroll'

Alaina Potrikus, Syracuse.com (February 11, 2019)

The OHA Talks Centuries of Black Owned Businesses

TeNesha Murphy, Bridge Street & Newschannel9, LocalSYR.com (February 12, 2019)

Syracuse restaurants receive sexual assault prevention training

Annie Benson, The Daily Orange (February 13, 2019)

Winterfest adds more restaurants and family activities to the celebration in Downtown Syracuse

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (February 16, 2019)

Families encouraged to make 'the MOST' of winter break learning

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (February 18, 2019)

Syracuse's Redhouse Arts Center unveils big, bold new season

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (February 18, 2019)

Inaugural season for Redhouse Arts Center director Hunter Foster includes ‘Rent,’ ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and ‘Fences’

Mary Walrath, Syracuse.com (February 18, 2019)

Armory Square’s 40-year developments revitalize downtown Syracuse

Caroline Bartholomew, The Daily Orange (Febraury 26, 2019)

'Say Something' video goes viral, raising awareness about domestic abuse

Julia LeBlanc, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (March 8, 2019)

See the winners of the 2019 Winterfest mix-offs and foodie contests

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (February 27, 2019)

Explore the Undergound Railroad's 'great central depot:' From Harriet Tubman to Gerrit Smith, abolitionists in central New York ushered thousands of escaped slaves to freedom.

Kim M. Williamson, National Geographic (February 27, 2019)

Rockin the Redhouse benefit concert in Syracuse (photos)

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com (March 2, 2019)

Central Library announces 2019-20 Gifford Author Series line-up

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (March 4, 2019)

SBA Seeks Applicants for this year's class in the Emerging Leaders Program 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (March 4, 2019)

Syracuse Real-Estate Law firm to Join Hancock Estabrook 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (March 5, 2019)

Spring Break Guide 2019: Restaurants to check out during spring break if you’re staying in town

Brooke Kato, The Daily Orange (March 6, 2019)

Video: The most unusual place to buy Girl Scout cookies in Central New York this year 

Madalyn Owen, Syracuse.com (March 14, 2019)

Pi or Pie? Family focus on math & science at the MOST on Pi Day 

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (March 14, 2019)

Your guide to Syracuse's big St. Patrick's Parade weekend

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (March 14, 2019)

The 37th Annual St. Patrick's Parade (photos)

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com (March 16, 2019)

Open Hand Theater moving again, this time to Redhouse Arts Center

Sunny Hernandez, Syracuse.com (March 19, 2019)

Author David Grann to speak at Civic Center on April 2: At the library 

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (March 19, 2019)

Les Miserables actor and CNS graduate to offer master class 

Sunny Hernandez, Syracuse.com (March 22, 2019)

8th grader raises $108,000 for St. Baldrick's Foundation 

Kelly Curtin, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6 & CNYCentral (March 28, 2019)

White Ribbon Walk 2019: Hundreds march in Syracuse to end domestic violence and abuse (photos) 

Niocle Valinote, Syracuse.com (March 29, 2019)

Media Unit Teen Stage and TV Production is closing, but the show must go on

Julia LeBlanc, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (March 29, 2019)

Tap into the MOST in support of STEM education 

Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology, Syracuse.com (March 29, 2019)

Your Hometown: A Closer Look at the Onondaga Historical Association

Brittani Moncrease, Spectrum News (May 17, 2019)

Dinosaur BBQ owner John Stage brings the meats to ‘Good Morning America’ (video)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (May 23, 2019)

New restaurant 'Oh My Darling' creating buzz and bustle in downtown Syracuse

Brandon Roth, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com (May 29, 2019)

Taste of Syracuse boosts local business for downtown restaurants

Tarrah Gibbons, NBC3C, CBS5 & CW6 (June 8, 2019)

Celebrity Sightings in Downtown Syracuse (and Connections)  

Jimmy Kimmel's intervention for hoarder spotlights Syracuse invention (video)

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (July 25, 2018)

Syracuse premiere set for 'Sushi Tushi,' sumo football movie shot at CNY film hub
*Film features scenes filmed at Landmark Theatre, Cosmopolitan Building in Downtown Syracuse

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (September 13, 2018)

'American Dresser' to Premiere at MOST; Hosts Meet and Greet Friday

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (September 15, 2018)

Breaking Bread: The Mission Brings Culture and History Together Under a Church Roof

Kelsey Thompson, The Daily Orange (September 19, 2018)

'The Adventures of Pete & Pete' TV stars visit Syracuse restaurant

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (September 25, 2018)

 

 

COVERAGE OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMITTEE'S 
SIGNATURE & SPECIAL EVENTS

Holidays in Downtown Syracuse

Downtown Syracuse Highlights Its Shopping Options For Small Business Saturday

John Smith & Katie Zilcosky, WAER Public Radio (November 22, 2018)

Downtown businesses unveil window displays in Window Wonderland Contest

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (November 23, 2018)

Small Business Saturday's big impact on the local community

Tommy Sladek, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (November 24, 2018)

Voting is open for this year's Window Wonderland contest

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (November 26, 2018)

'Wish Upon a Downtown Star' and share your wishes for Syracuse

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (November 26, 2018)

Slice of Life:Downtown shops prepare for busy holiday season

Haley Robertson, The Daily Orange (November 26, 2018)

'Window Wonderland' in Downtown Syracuse is about much more than a contest

Nicole Sommavilla, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (November 28, 2018)

Student Life Column: Forget Destiny, go Downtown this holiday season

Patrick Linehan, The Daily Orange (November 28, 2018)

Yuletide 2018 comes to Syracuse with annual tree lighting (photos)

Michael Davis, Syracuse NewTimes (November 28, 2018)

Hanukkah begins Sunday night; CNY menorah lighting schedule

Syracuse.com (November 30, 2018)

Meet reindeer, see ice sculpture demonstrations and more this weekend in Downtown Syracuse

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (December 6, 2018)

Weekend's Best Bets, December 7 - 9, 2018

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 7, 2018)

Syracuse Holidays in the City returns for a festive time

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com (December 8, 2018) 

Slice of Life: ‘Polar Express’ Pajama Party brings community together with holiday cheer

Diana Riojas, The Daily Orange (December 11, 2018)

What's at the top of your holiday wish list?

Justin Page, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 14, 2018)

Who are the Erie Canal Museum's top Gingerbread Gallery bakers?

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (December 15, 2018)

Window Wonderland Contest Promotion 

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 16, 2018)

The Week Ahead, December 16, 2018
*Spotlights Discount Shoe Repair Donation, OHA's Salina Street Exhibit & It's a Wonderful Life at Landmark Theatre

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 16, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse storefronts finding success this holiday season

Josh Martin, NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 17, 2018)

Skate with Santa at Clinton Square Ice Rink 

Brandon Roth, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 19, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse 'Window Wonderland' winners announced

Jana Barnello & Megan Coleman, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (January 2, 2019)


Happy People2

First-Ever Downtown Syracuse Employee Appreciation Week 
September 17 - September 21

Sunday Conversation: Employee Appreciation Week Preview with Merike Treier, Downtown Committee of Syracuse

Jim Donovan, WSYR Radio (August 26, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse Employee Appreciation Week

CNYCentral.com (September 7, 2018)

Public market planned for a problem corner asks: What do you want to see here?

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2018)

Downtown Committee launches Employee Appreciation Week

Adam Rombel, Central New York Business Journal (September 10, 2018)

Downtown Committee Celebrates Downtown Employees with Frist-Ever Downtown Employee Appreciation Week 

Weekend Today in Central New York, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6; CNYCentral.com (September 15, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse kicks off first-ever "Employee Appreciation Week":Downtown celebrating its employees with a number of special event

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (September 17, 2018)

Downtown Committee Celebrates Downtown Appreciation Week in Syracuse

Tim Fox, Bridge Street TV & NewsChannel9, LocalSYr.com (September 17, 2018)

Syracuse's South Salina Street Looking at Two Development Projects 

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (September 18, 2018)

A taste of what's to come: Allyn Foundation hosts downtown Syracuse pop-up market 

Lindsey Sabado (September 20, 2018)



Syracuse Style
September 13, 2018

Walton Street to become an 80-foot lighted runway for Syracuse Style Fashion Show

Gabriela Julia, Syracuse.com (September 10, 2018)

Bridge Street: Syracuse Style Fashion Week 

Bridge Street TV & NewsChannel9 (September 11, 2018)

Strike a pose: Outdoor fashion show returns to Syracuse's Armory Square 

Videos:
Brandon Roth Previewing Syracuse Style at 6:20 am on NBC3
Brandon Roth Previewing Syracuse Style at 6:45 am on NBC3

Lisa Spitz, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6, CNYCentral.com (September 12, 2018)

Scott Schild, Syracuse.com (September 13, 2018)

Behind the scenes: Syracuse Style Fashion Show takes over Walton Street (video)

Gabriela Julia, Syracuse.com (September 14, 2018)

Arts Craft Festival AmeriCU48th Annual AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival
July 27, 28 & 29, 2018

Which are the best Syracuse festivals? Brad Vivacqua gives his Top 5

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (March 16, 2018)

The Week Ahead, July 22, 2018

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6 (July 22, 2018)

CNY artists paint the town at this weekend's Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival

Kelsey Thompson, Syracuse.com (July 24, 2018)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (July 25, 2018)

Weekend festival gets crafty during downtown’s annual Arts Week

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (July 25, 2018)

Weekend's Best Bets, July 27 -29, 2018

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5& CW6 (July 25, 2018)

Syracuse’s annual Arts Week celebration: Let’s talk about it (poll)

Central New York Heartbeat, Syracuse NewTimes (July 25, 2018)

Multiple festivals expected to attract big crowds to Downtown Syracuse this weekend

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (July 26, 2018)

LIVE from AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival (Friday Morning)

Gabrielle Mediak, Spectrum News (July 27, 2018)

Dozens of Artists Turn Part of Downtown Syracuse Into a Giant Gallery for 48th Annual Festival

Scott Willis & Brad Klein, WAER Public Radio (July 27, 2018)

Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival Starts in Columbus Circle Area 

Adam Rombel, Central New York Business Journal (July 27, 2018)

Great talent showcased at annual Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival (photos)

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com (July 27, 2018)

Arts and crafts festival underway in Downtown Syracuse

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (July 27, 2018)

ArtsWeek Coverage

ECOfest Returns Downtown for 10th Year With Music, Dance, and Environmental Awareness

Scott Willis & John Smith, WAER Radio (July 19, 2018)

Jazz and Wine Fest Adds Guitar Legend Legacy

CNY Jazz Central, Syracuse.com (July 24, 2018)

Chalk art hits the pavement during Street Painting festival

Bill DeLapp, Syracuse NewTimes (July 25, 2018)

The 2018 Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival (photos)

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com (July 29, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse decked out in color for Street Painting Festival

Courtney Carter, Spectrum News (July 29, 2018)

Syracuse chalks it up with 2018 Street Painting Festival (photos)

Michael Davis, Syracuse NewTimes (August 1, 2018)

Blowing it up from the inside: How punk rock, cartoons influence artist Tommy Lincoln

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (August 1, 2018)