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Holy (Lack of) Guacamole! Local Mexican Restaurant Not Serving Guacamole

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By Jenna Babyak SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) You might be accustomed to your server warning you that “Guacamole is extra.” But now at Alto Cinco in the Westcott neighborhood, your server will say, “Sorry, we don’t have any guacamole.” The restaurant has been around for 20 years, and this is the first time that they have […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Jobs, Syracuse

Local McDonald’s Opens with New Self-Ordering Kiosks

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Listen here to find out what McDonald’s is doing to recapture its lost customers. By Gabriela Knutson, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Here’s some news that may have you saying … “I’m lovin it.” The two-week old McDonald’s on Erie Boulevard opened with four new touch screen menu boards. This upgrade is part of an initiative […]

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Agriculture, Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Education, Environment, Feature, food, History, Jobs, Music, Non-profit, Syracuse

Sights and Sounds of the New York State Fair

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By Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) The fall class of BDJ 364 went to the New York State Fair on Thursday August 31st to explore the fair’s many sights and sounds, below is what they discovered. Emma H. Henzes went to the Pan-African Village to listen to John Heard, a percussion teacher in Syracuse, […]

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The Annual Eastwood Market Day is Back

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC News) – The Eastwood Neighborhood Association has come up with a fun way to get the community out of the house, and spend a little cash for a good cause. The 8th Annual Eastwood Market Day is coming back this Saturday. This event brings locals out to sell their personal belongings in […]

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Inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival Looks To Connect Cultures

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By Jonathan Singh SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse adds another festival to what has been an event filled summer. August will bring the inaugural Syracuse Arts and Culture Festival to the city. The event is focused on the interaction of cultures. According to John DeSantis, an employee of Believe in Syracuse, his mission is to bring the community […]

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Central New York, Community, food, Syracuse

Syracuse School District Is Adding New Options to the Menu

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y.-   The Syracuse School District has found a new way to embrace diversity and different cultures. This fall, the Syracuse District is cooking up some international and vegetarian options to add to the lunch menu. Last school year, Rachel Murphy, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for the City’s School District, assessed […]

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Central New York, Community, food, International, Religion

Saint George Macedonian Church Hosting an Ethnic Festival

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Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Saint George Macedonian Church in Syracuse will be hosting its 15th Annual Macedonian Ethnic Festival this weekend. This festival will highlight the Macedonian’s history, faith, and cuisines. During this event, there will be young children performing the traditional dance called the kikta. “The new generation learning the Macedonia focal and […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Feature, food, holiday, Music, Non-profit

Prost! Oktoberfest is coming to CNY!

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Sara Bonadies SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) –  The German American Society of Central New York is set to host its 57th Oktoberfest at Long Branch Park in Liverpool this weekend. The festival’s highlights include German food and drinks, as well as performances from the Harmony Katz Barbershop Chorus, the Bavarian Brothers and Enzian Bavarian Dancers. Senator John DeFrancisco will kick-off the […]

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Arts, Central New York, Education, Environment, food, Music, Syracuse

The Stage of Nations Plans Film Night Preview

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By Brittany Henderson Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOfest will return this weekend and bring in the festival with a new twist. The annual festival will be filled with music, educational exhibits,  and Haudenosaunee Singers and dancer. The festival sticks to the  Haudenosaunee value of supporting the social needs […]

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Rainy Season Brings Struggle to Local Farmers

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By Erica Pieschke SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – The Downtown Farmers Market allows local farmers to come sell their produce. However, with the record breaking rainfall this year, damaged crops have been a worry in these farmers eyes. A farmer from Oswego county, Bethany Ingersoll, has been participating in local farmers markets for seven years. Ingersoll […]

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The Arts and Craft Festival Returns to Syracuse

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By Epiphany Catling SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The 47th annual Arts and Crafts Festival is taking over Downtown Syracuse this weekend on July 28th to July 30th. Over 50,000 people are expected to attend this years event at Columbus Circle. The Arts and Craft Festival will feature craft galleries, food, music, activities, live performances, and various […]

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