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Spotlight Shines on Downtown Syracuse 
Media Coverage: 2017-2018

Your Town: Downtown Syracuse
NBC 3 & CNYCentral.com
Week of July 17, 2017

Your Town

Alex Resila, NBC 3 & CNYCentral.com

Your Town: Downtown Syracuse Revitalization

Alex Resila, NBC 3 & CNYCentral.com

Your Town: Ghost hunting at the Landmark Theatre

Alex Resila, NBC 3 & CNYCentral.com

Your Town: Downtown Syracuse Live Broadcast in Armory Square
July 21, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

Matt Mulcahy & Megan Coleman, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com



The Future of Interstate 81: Supporting the Community Grid 

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University Hill to I-81 planners: Create more access, minimize disruption (Commentary)

Special to Syracuse.com by Kimberly A. Boynton and David Mankiewicz 
(July 26, 2017)

Interstate-81 project: University group skeptical of tunnel proposal

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (August 1, 2017)

Architects: I-81 tunnel advocates raise more questions than answers (Commentary)

Robert Haley, Special to Syracuse.com
(August 15, 2017)

Ben Walsh calls on state to release studies about I-81 project

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (September 28, 2017)

ReThink 81 to hold community grid rally Oct. 10

Eagle Observer (October 7, 2017)

What do you think of the I-81 'community grid' proposal? (poll)

Sunny Hernandez, Syracuse.com (October 11, 2017)

Syracuse streets can handle I-81 traffic -- they already do (Commentary)

George Angeloro, Special to Syracuse.com (October 17, 2017)

'I (bomb) 81' design rallies 'community grid' supporters

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (October 19, 2017)

I-81 tunnel: Project would take up to $4.5 billion, 10 years, long-awaited study says

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (December 4, 2017)

Experts see few reasons to proceed with Interstate 81 tunnel option

Mark Weiner, Syracuse.com (December 8, 2017)

Assemblyman Al Stirpe study of I-81 tunnel will cause needless delay

Mark Weiner, Syracuse.com (January 8, 2018)

More views of I-81 tunnel: fiscally irresponsible 'too much like NYC' (Your letters)

Jim Stelter, Syracuse 
Published on Syracuse.com (January 9, 2018)

Best Interstate 81 option: A grid for everyone (Commentary)

Lawrence C. Davis, Special to Syracuse.com
Published on Syracuse.com (April 6, 2018)

True or false? A 'community grid' replacing I-81 would slow emergency vehicles

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (June 4, 2018)

'We're all in this together': City makes case for an I-81 grid for suburbs and region

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

The misinformation on I-81's future: Matt's Memo

Matt Mulcahy, CNYCentral.com (June 12, 2018)



Downtown Development: $500,000 New York Main Street Grant Announcement

Downtown Committee of Syracuse receives $500K through New York Main Street Grant

Daniel Wohler, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 13, 2017)

State Awards Downtown Committee $500,000 grant for development projects

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (December 14, 2017)

Downtown Committee of Syracuse Awards $470K in State Funds to Seven Local Projects 

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

Downtown Beautifucation: Downtown Committee Receives $5,000 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant

Group aims to snuff out cigarette butt litter in downtown Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (May 30, 2018)


Downtown Development: Spotlight on Retail & Restaurants 

Great catches and eating at The Fish Friar (Dining Out Review)

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com
(July 6, 2017)

Solvay Bank makes list of top banks, obtains 5-star rating

Journal Staff, Central New York Business Journal
(July 28, 2017)

Syracuse's Hanover Square: World martini bar is out, Orbis Lounge is in

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (August 2, 2017)

Makers of 'Dizzy Pig' donut to open shop in downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (August 23, 2017)

Your weekend guide to the city of Syracuse 

Myelle Lansat, The Daily Orange (August 23, 2017)

Shaughnessy's Pub at Marriott Syracuse Downtown: Huge, delicious food (Dining Out Review)

Jane Marmaduke Woodman, Syracuse.com (August 24, 2017)

Pastabilities: Creative, comforting Italian food in Armory Square (Dining Out Review)

Jane Marmaduke Woodman, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2017)

Sahm Brewing: New craft beer-maker headed to downtown Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (September 8, 2017)

Syracuse's Kitty Hoynes: Armory Square pub offers 1,000 welcomes (Dining Out Review)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (September 14, 2017)

Syracuse's Bistro Elephant: Excellent steaks and creativity (Dining Out Review)

Jane Marmaduke Woodman, Syracuse.com (September 21, 2017)

Original Grain and Sweet Praxis are hosting the ultimate downtown dinner party

Leah Toney, The Daily Orange (September 25, 2017)

Lemon Grass owner plans to open new restaurant in downtown Syracuse

Irene Domenico, The Daily Orange (September 26, 2017)

Syracuse's Stoop Kitchen to reopen with 2 bars, bakery and new dining room (photos)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (September 27, 2017)

Syracuse's Empire Brewing Company: Sunday Blues Brunch has sweet sounds, sweet heat

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com (September 28, 2017)

Hotels and restaurants downtown packed for Syracuse vs. Clemson

NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNYCentral.com (October 12, 2017)

Hops Spot: Upstate NY beer destination moving from Sackets Harbor to Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (October 12, 2017)

Retailer leaves ShoppingTown Mall for downtown location

Elizabeth Doran, Syracuse.com (October 17, 2017)

Goodies 2 Mediterranean Grill & Cuisine to open soon in Armory Square      

Rachel Sandler, Central New York Business Journal (October 17, 2017)

Dizzy Pig donut makers ready to open Glazed and Confused in downtown Syracuse (photos)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (November 9, 2017)

CNY family gears up to open downtown Syracuse donut shop

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (November 10, 2017)

Furious Styles for a Cool Yule: Urban legends still dress to impress at downtown's Bergan Brothers

Walt Shepperd, Syracuse NewTimes (November 15, 2017)

Glazed and Confused donuts dizzy with sellout grand opening (video)

Scott Trimble, Syracuse.com (November 16, 2017)

Oculus Tattoo Lounge opens in Syracuse: What's In Store

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (November 17, 2017)

What's a wood-fired bagel? Syracuse is about to find out

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (November 27, 2017)

Fabio's Antica Cucina brings upscale Italian to downtown Syracuse (Dining Out Review)

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com (November 30, 2017)

Cloud City Comics and Toys now in Downtown Syracuse: What's In Store

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 1, 2017)

Sahm Brewing: 'A new beer spot in downtown Syracuse'

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (December 9, 2017)

Sugar and Co. gives downtown Syracuse more than sweets (Dining Out Review)

Jane Marmaduke Woodman, Syracuse.com (December 21, 2017)

Orbis Lounge opens in Downtown Syracuse: What's In Store 

Jennifer Sanders, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (December 22, 2017)

The York in Armory Square adding new patio (which will welcome dogs) 

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (December 27, 2017)

Freedom of Espresso to renovate Armory Square location

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (December 26, 2017)

Defi Cuisine to give Syracuse diners a front-row seat to a restaurant kitchen

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (January 10, 2018)

Sixth Cafe Kubal opens in historic downtown Syracuse hotel

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (January 17, 2018)

The restaurant fish that's not on the menu: Paco wags his tail like a dog when he's happy 

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (January 18, 2018)

6th Cafe Kubal opens in Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Sandhya Iyer, The Daily Orange (January 23, 2018)

Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse to close one day next week for renovations 

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (January 24, 2018)

A Valentine's / Ash Wednesday overlap: What it means for a romantic steak dinner

Don Cazentre, NewYorkUpstate.com (January 29, 2018)

Armory Square weathers winter storm 

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (February 7, 2018)

The Stoop Kitchen in Armory Square: Inventive and innovative (Dining out review)

Jared Paventi, Syracuse.com (February 8, 2018)

Pastabilities at 35: How lunch and fresh pasta helped build Syracuse's Armory Square 

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (February 8, 2018)

Cloud City Does Socko Business at New Downtown Shop

David Armelino, Syracuse New Times (February 28, 2018)

Empire Brewing Releases Particle City IPA in Cans

As published on "Brewbound.com" (March 1, 2018)

Glazed and Confused donuts expanding to Rochester's Park Avenue neighborhood

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (March 2, 2018)

Recess Coffee Owners: SBA's Emerging Leaders program helped us grow

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (March 2, 2018)

How Quentin Hillsman gets his 'championship suits' for NCAA Tournament (video)

Lindsay Kramer, Syracuse.com (March 7, 2018)

Year-round ice 'ice cream stand' opening soon in downtown Syracuse 

Sean Martinelli, NewsChannel 9 (March 26, 2008)

Eden restaurant to bring sustainable agriculture, local produce to Syracuse

Adam Lehner, The Daily Orange (April 1, 2018)

Frame by frame: How 35,000 bowlers are eating, drinking their way through Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (April 3, 2018)

What's the Rail Line? It's a new indoor/outdoor event space in downtown Syracuse

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (April 6, 2018)

The Slice of Life: Eco-friendly hairstyles arrive in downtown Syracuse

Haley Robertson, The Daily Orange (April 9, 2018)

The Ice Cream Stand readies for opening in Amos Building 

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

PressRoom Pub offers huge burgers, video games and NY beers in downtown Syracuse

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (April 18, 2018)

Next for the J. Ryan's bar spot in downtown Syracuse: Talisman Tap Room?

Don Cazentre, NewYorkUpstate.com (April 20, 2018)

Locally sourced restaurant Defi Cuisine slated for downtown Syracuse

Margaret McCormick, Syracuse NewTimes (April 25, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse has ice cream again, thanks to The Ice Cream Stand

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (May 8, 2018)

Defi Cuisine opens in Syracuse with professional kitchen at center stage

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (May 15, 2018)

This New Pop-up Shop in Armory Square is One of a Kind

Courtney Carter, Spectrum News (May 27, 2018)

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Downtown Development: Spotlight on Housing

Apartments planned for one of oldest buildings in Syracuse's Armory Square

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com
(July 24, 2017)

House of the Week: State Tower offers unparalleled views of Downtown Syracuse

Johnathan Croyle, Syracuse.com 
(July 28, 2017)

House of the Week: Luxury condo offers views of Downtown Syracuse

Johnathan Croyle, Syracuse.com (September 8, 2017)

Apartments proposed for vacant 143-year-old Armory Square building

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 19, 2017)

Apartments for two Downtown Syracuse buildings proposed 

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 20, 2017)

Whitney Lofts project in Downtown Syracuse needs feds' OK to uncover windows 

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 20, 2017)

100 more apartments planned for Chimes Building in downtown Syracuse (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 12, 2017)

Artifacts from downtown Syracuse's musical past found 

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 13, 2017)

Armory Square's Tallman Block joins downtown Syracuse apartment trend (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 25, 2017)

Tax breaks sought for Whitney Lofts project in Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 11, 2017)

Developers of Whitney Lofts project seek Syracuse tax breaks  

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO Public Media (December 15, 2017)

GALLERY: Take a look at where Syracuse Mayor-Elect Ben Walsh's inaugural ball will be held

Brett Hall, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (December 22, 2017)

VIP to use $1.5M REDC grant to renovate former Post-Standard building into new HQ                                   

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (December 26 ,2017)

Old Syracuse newspaper building to get major transformation: New owner VIP Structures will redevelop building with offices and apartments 

 Jeff Kulikowsky,NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (January 16, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse apartments project getting tax breaks

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

Here's first look at apartments in Syracuse's century-old Empire Building

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

First look at new high-end apartments in Syracuse's State Tower Building (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (March 8, 2018)

Pizza chain owners turning historic Syracuse building into apartments

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (June 6, 2018)

DowntownLivingLogo for Web Sizing2*Please note, the Downtown Living Tour is held every year in May. The Tour is designed to showcase the newest, most unique examples of urban living. To read about the properties featured on the 2018 Tour, please click here

Downtown Development

Hotel Syracuse, Formerly A "Dark Hole In Downtown," Lights Up Again

Katherine Flynn, National Trust for Historic Preservation
(Date Unknown)

Verizon to tear down part of Syracuse tower that's been part of skyline for 45 years

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (August 9, 2017)

Officials lay out plans for Onondaga County War Memorial upgrade    

Ellen Abbott, WRVO Public Media (August 29, 2017)

Onondaga County votes to pour $4.5 million into Syracuse Crunch's War Memorial

Lindsay Kramer, Syracuse.com (September 5, 2017)

War Memorial upgrade funding secured 

Ellen Abbott, WRVO Public Media (September 14, 2017)

Work continues on new Redhouse Arts Center location

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9, LocalSYR.com (September 19, 2017)

Here's a sneak peek at construction of Syracuse's new Redhouse Arts Center (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 21, 2017)

The Lion King launches new production tour in Syracuse 

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9, LocalSyr.com (September 26, 2017)

Syracuse mulls adding new downtown building in Perseverance Park redesign

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (October 5, 2017)

$8.5 million in renovations will help improve hockey arena and keep team in Syracuse

Bianca Moorman, The Daily Orange (October 11, 2017)

Architect group to mark completion of Reimagine Place: Immersive Cloud with grand opening

40 Below, Syracuse.com (October 20, 2017)

'We choose to rise:' Developer makes a video that asks what's next for Syracuse

Marine Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (October 24, 2017)

‘Welcoming Economies' hopes to empower new Americans in CNY

NewsChannel9, LocalSYR.com (October 24, 2017)

Barclay Damon Combines With Gilberti Law Firm 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (November 1, 2017)

Digital Hyve moves to larger downtown Syracuse office

Central New York Business Journal (November 13, 2017)

New York Fire Chiefs to hold three conventions in Syracuse

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (November 17, 2017)

New York State Fire Chiefs Conference & Expo Moving to Syracuse in 2019

Firehouse.com (November 21, 2017)

Downtown Syracuse resurgence requires action from all of us (Commentary)

Allen Naples, Special to Syracuse.com (November 20, 2017)

The Redhouse new home: We have a sneak peek

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6, CNYCentral.com (December 3, 2017)

Upgrades planned for Syracuse's AXA Towers to keep big tenants

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 6, 2017)

2017 The Year That Was in Central New York Business 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (December 15, 2017)

Tax break OK'd for improvements to Axa Towers in Syracuse

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

New Syracuse Drone Application Companies Earn $3 Million in GENIUS NY Grants 

Scott Willis, John Smith & Sunny Balkin, WAER Radio (January 25, 2018)

New Redhouse Arts Center nearly done in Downtown Syracuse: First Redhouse main stage performance, "On Golden Pond," from March 8 - March 18

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (January 31, 2018)

TCGplayer gets tax exemption for move to Galleries in downtown Syracuse

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

Syracuse-based TCGplayer lands $10 million investment 

Charles McChesney, Central New York Business Journal (February 27, 2018)

Welcome to The 315: Spotlight on the new Redhouse Arts Center

Kevin Kloss, WAER Public Radio (March 7, 2018)

Planning for more growth, TCGplayer accepts $10 million

Charles McChesney, Central New York Business Journal (March 11, 2018)

ReZone Syracuse Plan Open For Public Comment

Chris Bolt & Molly Bolan, WAER Public Radio (March 11, 2018)

NBT Bank to relocate downtown Syracuse branch to former First Niagara location 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York business Journal (April 3, 2018)

US Bowling Congress Open Championships returns to Syracuse, drawing 40,000 bowlers

Mike Jacquays, Syracuse NewTimes (April 4, 2018)

Allyn Family Foundation plans for new building in downtown Syracuse

The Auburn Citizen & AuburnPub.com (May 3, 2018)

Leadership is about instilling a higher purpose, not about ordering people around - Melissa Zell

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (May 8, 2018)

Public market, new apartments planned for vacant lot in downtown Syracuse 

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO Public Media (May 9, 2018)

Hancock Estabrook Signs Lease Extension in AXA Tower I, Moving to Building's Top Three Floors 

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (May 24, 2018)

Work starting on redevelopment of former Nynex building in Syracuse 

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

War Memorial upgrades underway, will change Crunch fan experience forever

Niko Tamurian, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6; CNYCentral.com (June 14, 2018)







Special Recognition 

Syracuse sidewalks get a "splash" of poetry: Invisible paintings are revealed in the rain

Sean Martinelli, NewsChannel9 / LocalSYR.com
(July 16, 2017)

Surprise! You're At Our Wedding 

Alix Strauss, The New York Times 
(July 18, 2017)

Rain down, umbrellas up, in Syracuse downtown lunch hour (photos)

Michael Greenlar, Syracuse.com 
(July 27, 2017)

Take a tour of the new renovations at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

NewsChannel 9, LocalSYR.com
(July 28, 2017)

First annual Bacon Festival coming to Downtown Syracuse

NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNYCentral.com (August 14, 2017)

Before heading to SU football games, come party at the Marriott Downtown Syracuse

Nate Mink, Syracuse.com (August 15, 2017)

Bacon Festival Being Held Saturday in Syracuse 

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (August 17, 2017)

Blues legend makes a surprise visit to a local guitar shop 

Kelly Curtin, NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNYCentral.com (August 17, 2017)

Upstate NY Tattoo Convention draws crowd from around the world to Syracuse

Sean Martinelli, WSYR News Channel 9, LocalSYR.com (August 20, 2017)

Syracuse.com (August 21, 2017)

Showcase Showdowns 

Carl Mellor, Syracuse NewTimes (August 30, 2017)

Reading and discussion series on World War I announced at OHA in partnership with Humanities New York

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (August 31, 2017)

'Game of Thrones' actress, 'Office Space' actor to film movie in Syracuse area

Elizabeth Doran, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2017)

Onondaga Historical Association is Requesting Artwork for its Annual Winter Exhibit

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (September 7, 2017)

Cardinal Dolan unveils Syracuse Catholic church renovations

Brittani Moncrease, Spectrum News (September 9, 2017)

See views from new rooftop terrace on Barclay Damon Tower in Syracuse (photos)

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (September 14, 2017)

Mangia! Festa Italiana kicks off in Syracuse this weekend

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (September 15, 2017)

'Game of Thrones' star spotted in Downtown Syracuse 

Patrick Lohmann, Syracuse.com (September 17, 2017)

Erie Canal Museum Ready to Greet World Canal Conference Attendees 

Scott Willis, WAER Radio (September 19, 2017)

World Canals Conference celebrates the waterways that connect us (Commentary)

Bob Radliff, Special to Syracuse.com (September 22, 2017)

Massive paintings have sprung up in the middle of a downtown Syracuse street

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (September 23, 2017)

Jim Fox on leadership: Start everything with purpose

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (September 26, 2017)

Marriott Syracuse Downtown receives historic hotel award

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (October 3, 2017)

First photos of Hollywood actors filming in downtown Syracuse today

Elizabeth Doran, Syracuse.com (October 5, 2017)

CNY's best pizza 2017: See which finalist locations we'll visit

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (October 5, 2017)

Hollywood actors in Syracuse: What they loved about Central NY

Elizabeth Doran, Syracuse.com (October 6, 2017)

CNY's best late night eats: 11 best places to dine after midnight

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (October 6, 2017)

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (October 10, 2017)

Upcoming Halloween events for children at OCPL

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (October 10, 2017)

Upstate New York hackathon brings students, professionals together to build products

Gianna Prudente, The Daily Orange (October 11, 2017)

Throwback Thursday: The Galleries of Syracuse opens its doors 

Johnathan Croyle, Syracuse.com (October 12, 2017)

Photos: '90s fashion at Syracuse bar crawl with 'All That' star Kel Mitchell

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (October 16, 2017)

OHA & Erie Canal Museum Team-up on Event Series Celebrating Erie Canal

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (October 23, 2017)

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (October 23, 2017)                             

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (October 24, 2017)

Billboard invites 'hot' wives to cool off at Syracuse Crunch games

Lindsay Kramer, Syracuse.com (October 25, 2017)

MOST tries Social Media for Fundraising 

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6; CNYCentral.com (October 24, 2017)

CNY Arts receives national recognition with 'Stand for the Arts' award

CNY Arts, Syracuse.com (November 3, 2017)

Marriott Syracuse Downtown earns 4-Diamond award from AAA

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (November 7, 2017)

Weekly jazz concerts begin tonight at Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Katrina Tulloch, Syracuse.com (November 8, 2017)

Ditching Instagram to make slow art in a real-time world: Urban sketchers capture Syracuse

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (November 9, 2017)

‘Everyone Needs Someone Else’: Why Americans of All Ages are coming together in 'intentional communities' 

Jeffrey Kluger, TIME Magazine/ TIME.com (November 13, 2017)

Slice of Life: Finding the princess: RetroGameCon brings gamers to Oncenter this weekend

Noah Buntain, The Daily Orange (November 13, 2017)

Women entrepreneurs talk experience building startup companies during Global Entrepreneurship Week forum

Kennedy Rose, The Daily Orange (November 15, 2017)

Shineman Foundation awards $329K in grants to 15 area nonprofits
(Including Red House Arts Center - soon to move to Sibley's Building - and Symphoria)

Staff, Central New York Buisness Journal (November 17, 2017)

Entrepreneurs in 2017 SBA Emerging Leaders program graduate

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (November 17, 2017)

From Donkey Kong to Pinball, 5th Annual RetroGameCon arrives in Syracuse

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (November 18, 2017)

Onondaga Historical Association embraces past, present and future as leaders apply new twist to nonprofits

Lydia Niles, The Daily Orange  (November 28, 2017)

6 finalists for next round of Genius NY competition in Syracuse announced

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (December 12, 2017)

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (December 12, 2017)

Redhouse Curtain Calls Before Its Move To Salina Street

Kira Maddox, Syracuse NewTimes (December 13, 2017)

Local Stocking Stuffers For Tummy Stuffing 
(Spotlights The Mission's Milagro Hot Sauce)

Margaret McCormick, Syracuse NewTimes (December 13, 2017)

History from the OHA: A Truncated History of Christmas Trees in Syracuse 

Karen Y. Cooney, Central New York Business Journal (December 15, 2017)

A Winter Wonderland greets visitors in Syracuse: Find out what's on the schedule for Sunday  

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (December 16, 2017)

Syracuse families enjoy 'Holidays in the City'

Amari Pollard, Syracuse.com (December 17, 2017)

SGM’s i-2 featured in Howard Brandston illumination project in Syracuse, NY

Entertainent Technology News on  the Web ETNow.com (December 20, 2017)

So how many pairs of shoes did Syracuse business man donate this year? (Video)

N. Scott Trimble, Syracuse.com (December 20, 2017)

Ukuleles one of the most popular holiday gifts for downtown Syracuse guitar shop

Sean Martinelli, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (December 23, 2017)

A leadership resolution for 2018: Stop listening to naysayers 
(Includes Insight from Jim Fox, CEO & Chairman of OBG)

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (December 26, 2017)

Landmark Theatre appoints Intaglietta as executive director 

Journal Staff, Central New York Business Journal (December 28, 2017)

Bridge Street: New Life For Winterfest 2018

Bridge Street, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (January 11, 2018)

Bowling: Open's return to Syracuse makes for a special year in NY 

Milt Northrop, The Buffalo News (January 12, 2018)

The Snow Returns and so does Syracuse Winterfest in February 

John Smith, WAER Radio (January 12, 2018)

Givers revealed as scarves appear all over Downtown Syracuse 

Michael Benny, CBS 5 & CW 6, CNYCentral.com (January 15, 2018)

Take a look inside one of CNY's former bomb shelters 

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (January 16, 2018) 

...Downtown snow removal (Editorial short takes)

Editorial Board, Syracuse.com (January 16, 2018)

Oncenter continues transformation into 48-lane bowling venue: Lanes being built for USBC Open Championships March-July

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (January 17, 2018)

Staying active in a healthy way 

Stephanie Stanavich, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (January 17, 2018)

Follow Amazon's roadmap to a vibrant, thriving Syracuse (Commentary)

Robert Doucette, Special to Syracuse.com (January 18, 2018)

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to perform two shows Saturday at the Landmark Theatre 

Katelyn Faubel, Syracuse.com (January 25, 2018)

Syracuse company to light up its second Super Bowl

Rick Moriarty, Syracuse.com (January 26, 2018)

Slice of Life: Syracuse music producer uses public library space to jumpstart music career 

Lydia Niles, The Daily Orange (January 30, 2018)

OHA Announces Follow-Up World War I Reading Discussion Program

Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse.com (January 30, 2018)

Super Bowl to be lit by Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System: Second Super Bowl to use lights made by Syracuse-based Ephesus 

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (February 1, 2018)

Landmark Theatre celebrates 90 years of music, shows and memories

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (February 8, 2018)

Made in Central New York: Top US tech company calls Downtown Syracuse home; Terakeet employs nearly 200; client list includes top brands known globally

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (February 12, 2018)

2018 Syracuse Winterfest preview: Cook-offs, cornhole and human dogsled races

Gabriela Julia, Syracuse.com (February 12, 2018)

Stylists show off superhero and villain themed looks for Syracuse competition

NewsChannel9, LocalSYR.com (February 18, 2018)

Landmark Theatre, turning 90, had 'breakout' year in 2017

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO Public Media (February 20, 2018)

Erie Canal Museum presents lecture on infamous 1826 kidnapping

Erei Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (March 8, 2018)

Don Cazentre, Syracuse.com (March 8, 2018)

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

Syracuse.com (March 9, 2018)

Morgan Lyons, as published on InfoSpace: The Official Blog of the Syracuse University iSchool (March 9, 2018)

Adapt CNY, Syracuse.com (March 13, 2018)

Works Aplenty in Large Group Show

Carl Mellor, Syracuse NewTimes (March 14 ,2018)

The History of the Syracuse St. Patrick's Day Parade (ft. Gregg Tripoli of Onondaga Historical Association) 

Sistina Giordano, Bridge Street & LocalSYR.com (March 16, 2018)

Brent Axelson, Syracuse.com / NYUpstate.com (March 22, 2018)

Jamie Jenson, Syracuse.com (March 23, 2018)

A Conversation at 17,150 Miles Per Hour

Tino Laterza, The Dolphin Le Moyne College Newspaper (March 23, 2018)

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (March 29, 2018)

Scott Willis & Jake Smith, WAER News (March 29, 2018)

Alec Baldwin stops at Syracuse's newest donut shop 

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (March 30, 2018)

Former Cazenovia Resident To Premiere One Man Show At The New Redhouse

BroadwayWorld.com (April 2, 2018)

A slave's escape from downtown Syracuse to freedom in Canada takes the stage

Marine Eisenstadt, Syracuse.com (April 3, 2018)

NYS Blues Festival 2018 expands to third day; full lineup announced

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (April 6, 2018)

TAP into the MOST: A beer, wine and spirits fest in a scientific setting

Don Cazentre, NewYorkUpstate.com (April 9, 2018)

Geoff Herbert, Syracuse.com (April 15, 2018)

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (April 16, 2018)

Cara Luddy, Onondaga County Public Library 
Syracuse.com (April 17, 2018)

The Daily Orange Pulp Staff (April 25, 2018)

Bridge Street TV, NewsChannel9, and LocalSYR.com (April 26, 2018)

Sean Martinelli, NewsChannel9 and LocalSYR.com (April 29, 2018)

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (May 2, 2018)

Ghost hunt coming to the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (May 3, 2018)

Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse to train volunteer tour guides

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (May 4, 2018)

Fans celebrate Free Comic Book Day

Jessica Houghtaling, Spectrum News (May 5, 2018)

Springtime on Clinton Square: Syracuse Crawfish Festival 2018 (photos)

Dylan Suttles, Syracuse New Times (May 7, 2018)

Learn about the Erie Canal and the Haudenosaunee during Erie Canal Museum talk

Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse.com (May 9, 2018)

OCC to Offer Weekend College Program in Business Administration

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Journal (May 10, 2018)

OHA Presents The Donald T. Pomeroy Summer Lecture Series 

Onondaga Historical Association (May 11, 2018)

Graduation Makes a Busy Weekend for Downtown Syracuse 

Courtney Carter, Spectrum News (May 12, 2018)

Adapt CNY to host second annual 'Syracuse Pedal Party' for National Bike Month

Adapt CNY, Syracuse.com (May 14, 2018)

Learn a new language and travel tips with some help from your local library 

Carolyn Davis, Senior Page at Central Library; Onondaga County Public Library; Syracuse.com (May 15, 2018)

'Dirty Dancing' at Famous Artists is a treat in movement (Review)

Tony Curulla, Syracuse.com (May 16, 2018)

Locally made mobile app aims to simplify the dating scene 
(The Tech Garden was a partner in launching)

Kira Madfdox, Syracuse NewTimes (May 16, 2018)

Upstate New York's best donut: See the finalists, vote for the winner

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (May 21, 2018)

Syracuse burger named the best in New York by state beef council

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (May 22, 2018)

Goodbye dark wood paneling: 129-year-old Syracuse law firm to go bright, modern

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

Syracuse Online Gaming Giant, TCGPlayer, Plans for 200 Hires

Bethany Bourgault, UNY Guest Bloggers (May 22, 2018)

Author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette; Maria Semple to speak at Civic Center

Cara Luddy, Communications Assitant at Central Library; Onondaga County Public Library; Syracuse.com (May 22, 2018)

Edible Excursions
(This highlights the Sampling Syracuse Food Tours)

Katie Libby, RochesterCityNewspaper.com (May 23, 2018)

2018 Urban Cinematheque: Vote On Film For Massive Outdoor Projection

Light Work, Syracuse.com (May 23, 2018)

Summer in Syracuse: Erie Canal Museum open extended hours on Wednesdays through August 

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

The Week Ahead: May 27, 2018
(Highlights Taste of Syracuse, Paige's Butterfly Run & Redhouse Arts Center's grand opening celebration)

Laura Hand, NBC3, CBS5 & CW6 and CNYCentral.com (May 27, 2018)

Adapt CNY to host 40 Below speed networking event at Sahm Brewing

Adapt CNY, Syracuse.com (May 30, 2018)

These 10 unbelievable donut creations will blow your mind

Lois Alter Mark, USA Today (June 1, 2018)

Festival brings neighbors from across CNY to downtown

CNYCentral Staff, NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (June 1, 2018)

Almost 2,000 runners lace up for Paige's Butterfly Run

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (June 2, 2018)

Redhouse celebrates 100 days in new theater 

Jeff Kulikowsky, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (June 4, 2018)

Rainbow over Syracuse: Nature delivers

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

Metro Fitness kicks off first Wellness Wednesday of the season 

NBC3, CBS5 & CW6; CNYCentral.com (June 13, 2018)

COVERAGE OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMITTEE'S 
SIGNATURE & SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday Walk Series
Steps Off June 13, 2018

Downtown Syracuse's Wednesday Walk season kicks off today

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (June 13, 2018)

Wednesday Walk returns to Syracuse

NBC3, CBS5, CW6 & CNYCentral.com (June 13, 2018)



Hanging Flower Basket Day
May 29, 2018

It's hanging basket day in Downtown Syracuse

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (May 29, 2018)




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Moving Downtown: Meet a retired couple who replaced Radisson residence with stylish downtown penthouse

Andrew Donovan, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (April 30, 2018)

Leadership is about instilling a higher purpose, not about ordering people around - Melissa Zell

Stan Linhorst, Syracuse.com (May 8, 2018)

New apartments bring life to Downtown Syracuse

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (May 8, 2018)

Inner Harbor development project moving fast

Brad Vivacqua, Spectrum News (May 9, 2018)

Weekend Today in Central New York: Downtown Living Tour Preview 

Laura Hand, NBC3, CW6 & CBS5, CNYCentral.com (May 13, 2018)

SUNNY 102 Spotlight: Downtown Living Tour 

Interview with Gary Dunes, Sunny 102 (May 15, 2018)

TK99 "Gomez & Lisa In the Morning" Interview: Downtown Living Tour 

Interview with Gomez, Lisa & Daniel Baldwin (May 15, 2018)

KROCK "The Show" Interview: Downtown Living Tour 

The Show, LIVE on KROCK (May 15, 2018)

First look inside: Former radio station is downtown Syracuse's largest apartment

Michael Benny, CBS5 & CNYCentral.com (May 15, 2018)

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (May 16, 2018)

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

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

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

Sunny Hernandez, Syracuse.com (May 18, 2018)

Sean Martinelli, NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (May 19, 2018)

Georgie Silvarole, Syracuse.com (May 19, 2018)

Almost 2000 Check Out Downtown Syr as Place to Call Home

Chris Bolt, WAER Radio (May 20, 2018)

Syracuse Downtown Living Tour showcases rooms with a view (photos)

Michael Davis, Syracuse NewTimes (May 23, 2018)



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February 15 - February 28

Syracuse's Downtown Dining Weeks to include $10 Lunch Specials This February

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (January 3, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse Dining Weeks to Include Lunch Option, Benefit Food Bank

Eric Reinhardt, Central New York Business Jounral (February 1, 2018)

Downtown Syracuse Dining Weeks now includes 3-course lunch

NewsChannel9, LocalSYR.com (February 1, 2018)

Downtown Dining Weeks in Syracuse: Record number of restaurants (see full list)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (February 1, 2018)

Teri Weaver, Syracuse.com (February 2, 2018)

Bridge Street & NewsChannel9 (February 8, 2018)

The Daily Orange (February 11, 2018)

Adam Lehner, The Daily Orange (February 12, 2018)

Brandon Roth, NBC 3 & CNYCentral.com (February 19, 2018)

Brandon Roth, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com CNYCentral Facebook (February 19, 2018)

Katelynn Ulrich, Spectrum News (February 20, 2018)

Hillary Ranucci, Bridge Street & News Channel 9 (February 22, 2018)

LIVE interview with Laura Hand, Weekend In Central New York
(February 24, 2018)

2017-2018 Good Morning Downtown Syracuse Progress Breakfast Series 
#DestinationDowntown & #Downtown Progress
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Business Owners say Investments in Downtown Syracuse are Working for Them

John Smith & Chris Bolt, WAER News (October 26, 2017)

Downtown Committee Highlights Latest Changes at Progress Breakfast

Chris Bolt, John Smith & Claire Miller; WAER News (March 29, 2018)

Progress Breakfast held at SKY Armory Thursday

Spectrum News Staff, SpectrumLocalNews.com (March 29, 2018)


Downtown Syracuse During the Holiday Season
November - December, 2017

Holidays in the City: Santa and his reindeer are coming to Downtown Syracuse

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (November 14, 2017)

Yuletide Yummies on Display

Mike Jaquays, Syracuse NewTimes (November 15, 2017)

Check out all the stores participating in the Window Wonderland Contest

NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNYCentral.com (November 24, 2017)

Syracuse businesses compete in the Winter Wonderland Contest

Scott Schid, Syracuse.com (November 30, 2017)

Sunday Conversation: Holiday Season Downtown Activities (with Merike Treier)

Jim Donovan, WSYR Radio (December 3, 2017)

Enjoy 'Holidays in the City' at Central Library, a festive winter celebration

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse.com (December 5, 2017)

A Winter Wonderland greets visitors in Syracuse: Find out what's on the schedule for Sunday

NewsChannel 9 & LocalSYR.com (December 15, 2017)

2017 Downtown Farmers Market Season
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Downtown Farmers Market returns to Clinton Square with new live music series 

Brittany Perry, NewsChannel 9/LocalSYR.com
(June 12, 2017)

SummerCuse Day 18: Downtown Farmers Market opens for the 2017 season

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (June 13, 2017)

Cold, wet spring means CNY will wait longer for local corn, other crops

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (June 13, 2017)

Downtown Syracuse Farmers’ Market Re-Opens In Clinton Square

Annalisa Pardo, NCC News (Syracuse University)

Youth farmstand project kicks off 18th year at Syracuse Farmers Market

NewsChannel 9, LocalSYR.com (July 25, 2017)

Great weather for Syracuse's Downtown Farmers Market (photos)

Dennis Nett, Syracuse.com (October 3, 2017)

Downtown Syracuse farmers market wraps up Tuesday 

Eric Reinhardt, CNY Business Journal (October 9, 2017)

Final Day of Downtown Farmers Market: 10-10-17

Farah Jadran, NewsChannel 9 and LocalSYR.com (October 10, 2017)

LIVE Preview of the Last Day of the Downtown Farmers Market 

Brandon Roth, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com (October 10, 2017 at 5:30am)

LIVE Preview of the Last Day of the Downtown Farmers Market 

Brandon Roth, NBC3 & CNYCentral.com (October 10, 2017 at 6:30am)




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Get free Cafe Kubal coffee, baked goods, at upcoming Downtown Coffee Break in Syracuse

Jacob Pucci, Syracuse.com (October 3, 2017) 

Downtown Coffee Break Featuring Cafe Kubal Preview 

Brandon Roth, "Today in Central New York" NBC3 & CNYCentral.com (October 10, 2017)




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Syracuse Style Featured on Bridge Street 

Bridge Street, NewsChannel 9 (September 7, 2017)

Downtown Syracuse fashion show returns with bold new styles

Sarah Allam, The Daily Orange (September 14, 2017)

Syracuse Style Fashion Show (photos)

Scott Schild, Syracuse.com (September 14, 2017)







Art in the Windows

Harborfest, Wallendas at Canal Fest, 'Art in the Windows' and library upgrades

CBS 5, CNYCentral.com (July 25, 2017)

Using Art in Windows to make downtown Syracuse more enticing

Gabrielle Mediak, Spectrum News (June 13, 2018)