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Spotlight Shines on Downtown Syracuse 
Media Coverage: 2017-1018

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)



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)

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)



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)


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)

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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)

 

                               

COVERAGE OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMITTEE'S 
SIGNATURE & SPECIAL EVENTS

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)