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Community and Comics

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By Anthony Khelil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Walton Street in Downtown Syracuse was the host of the 8th annual Syracuse Style Fashion Show Thursday night. Syracuse Style’s fashion event showcased much of what Downtown Syracuse has to offer, including a unique collaboration. The Director of Communications for the Downtown Committee of Syracuse Alice Maggiore, believes the […]

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Local Artist Hopes to Unite a City

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Click the play button above to learn about the murals being painted under the S. Salina St. bridge. Audio Transcript:Story Feature_Sheehan By Kendra Sheehan, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A once run-down, crumbling bridge has been given a fresh makeover. Located under South Salina, the bridge serves as a divide between Downtown and the south side […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Environment, History, Syracuse, Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Hosts World’s Canal Conference Leaders

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By Sam Rubinoff  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Located in the last remaining Weighlock Building in New York State, the Erie Canal Museum celebrates its 55th anniversary next month.  This past Tuesday, the Museum hosted some of the attendees of the World’s Canal Conference being held this week in Syracuse. The annual World’s Canal Conference is […]

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Arts, Business, Central New York, Community, History, Music, Non-profit, Things to do

Landmark Theatre Sees Large Audiences and Financial Stability in Future

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Groundbreaking construction of Syracuse’s largest theater began nearly 90 years ago. Eight stories tall and with 3,000 seats, the Landmark Theatre was built with the intention of leaving a historical and cultural impact on the local community. Support from the community has stayed strong through all of the ups […]

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Business, Central New York, Food, Things to do

Downtown Dining Weeks Adds New Initiatives

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By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The 13th Annual Downtown Dining Weeks began this week breaking a new record of featuring 32 restaurants throughout downtown. The amount of restaurants offered was not the only new addition; Dining Weeks introduced a new “Sleep Over” package. This package gives downtown goers a deal of $185 dollar a […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Health

Franklin Square Offers Industrial But Modern Downtown Experience

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By Daniel Mantooth SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A Franklin Square accounting firm won one of nine Healthiest Employers of CNY awards Wednesday. Erica Muscatello is the wellness coordinator at Dermody, Burke and Brown, and she said being in Franklin Square presents unique opportunities for wellness initiatives. Creek walks are one way Muscatello said the firm’s […]

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Business, Central New York, Government, Public Safety

New Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed Around Syracuse

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By Cathleen O’Hare SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Syracuse Common Council voted last week to install 25 new surveillance cameras across different neighborhoods of Syracuse. The measure comes in an effort to discourage crime around the city. Since 2008, 91 cameras have been implemented across Syracuse, according to Lt. Eric Carr of the Syracuse Police […]

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Business, Central New York, Public Safety

Teens Assault Downtown Syracuse Grocery Store Owner After They Tried to Steal Beer

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By Tara DeSantis, SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC NEWS) There are still blood stains on Mike Alamo’s shirt and a bloodshot, bandaged eye from the punch he suffered outside his small store in downtown Syracuse Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:45. Five teenaged boys attempted to steal beer from Alamo’s Grocery Store on Walton Street, then when owner Mike […]

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SKY Armory Opens in Downtown Syracuse

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By Ron Schiltz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)  Armory Square has long been the center for culture and activity in downtown Syracuse.  From Empire Brewing Company to Pastabilities to Jet Black, Armory Square provides food, drink, and shopping.  This past weekend a new business came to the area. SKY Armory opened its doors to events last […]

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Business, Transportation, Uncategorized

Connective Corridor Construction Causes Complications Downtown

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By Kristen Eskow SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – As the latest phase of the Connective Corridor renovations is underway in downtown Syracuse, some local businesses say they are growing frustrated with the construction project, as they have seen fewer customers since the construction began in the spring. “If you’re an independent business owner, and that’s your […]

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