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Erie Canal Museum Debuts Interactive $700,000 Exhibit

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After a ten-year planning and renovation period, the first floor of Syracuse’s Erie Canal Museum is now home to an interactive exhibit. The space, which had not been renovated since 1992, has been filled with $700,000 of props, photos, hands-on structures and video screens, among other displays. Natalie Stetson, the […]

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Arts , Central New York , tourism

Syracuse International Film Festival Generates Culture, Business

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By Meredith Kava SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 2016 Syracuse International Film Festival staff promises audience members an experience that would bring them around the world, without having to leave their seats. Twenty-two filmmakers, from Armenia to Argentina to Russia, have made their way to Central New York just in time to premiere their […]

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Arts , Business , Community , International , Things to do

Syracuse Film Fest Boosts Local Economy

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)-  The Syracuse Film Fest returns for its 13th consecutive year starting Wednesday, October 19th with one of the biggest events they’ve had so far. 10 different theaters will be showing the films throughout the five days of the festival. People from the film industry such as directors, producers and actors from […]

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New Cuse Cycle App at Onondaga Lake Park

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by Ashley Moore – SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Onondaga Lake Park is home to new, solar paneled orange bicycles known as Cuse Cycles. These bicycles aren’t like any other rental bike in the park. To rent a Cuse Cycle, you must download the Cuse Cycle App, input your payment information and choose if you […]

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Arts , Central New York , Feature , Music , Things to do

Upcoming Season of Syracuse Stage Debuts New Director

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Kayla Spector SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Stage family is in full swing preparing for their upcoming months filled with theater. The season debuts many exciting shows, including the beloved ‘Mary Poppins’,’ ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’,’ and a few others, totaling six shows for the year. With the start of this new season of musicals, plays […]

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Arts , Central New York , Education , Feature , Things to do

Surprise! Wienermobile Visits SU Campus

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By Anjani Iman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A surprise visitor has parked at SU campus—the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Onlookers toured the iconic hot dog shaped truck Tuesday morning and met its drivers and tenants, ‘Cookout Christian’ and ‘Ketchup Kayla’. Christian Blatner and Kayla Kawalec are recent college graduates working as Oscar Mayer ‘hot doggers’ […]

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Arts , Central New York , Community , Things to do

The Latino-Americano Fest is back in Syracuse

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By Isabel Sanchez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Music, food, and cultural activities will fill the Ward Bakery Park during the Latino-Americano this Saturday in Syracuse. The festival, that wasn’t celebrated for a few years, is now back for the third time in much smaller scale. According to one of the organizers Hugo Acosta, the idea is to […]

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Arts , History

CNY Exhibits Some of the World’s Most Expensive Books

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By Wilenie Sepulveda SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí and Parisian publisher Joseph Forêt joined from 1956 until 1963 to illustrate and publish 3 important books: Cervante’s Don Quixote: Published in 1957. These litographs are the very first created by Dalí, also during their creation he invented the bulletism technique which consisted of shooting […]

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Arts , Central New York , Consumer , Technology , Transportation

Syracuse taxi service is getting in on the Pokemon Go craze

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News)—Pokemon Go has taken over the gaming world and now a Syracuse company is getting in on the trend. Orange Metro Taxi is beginning to implement a Pokemon tour service for the Syracuse area. Pokemon tour guide Kelly Shampine had the idea for the service after playing the game with his kids. “My kids […]

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