By Risa Chu NEW YORK CITY (If It’s There, I’ll Do It) - As the ever so quotable Momma Chu reminded me a few weeks ago, I had been away for nearly nine months and in nine months I could’ve given birth to a child. She hoped in these last nine months I had birthed some new ideas about the world. Momma Chu is quite poetic when she’s sleep deprived and being driven crazy by the other members of my family. Read More
Central New Yorkers came out to the Oncenter Wednesday to make their voices heard about the I-81 Project, which decides what will happen to the 1.4 mile-long section of the interstate that cuts through the City of Syracuse.
By Tom Magnarelli SYRACUSE (Cusetonight) First published on 2/12/13 and brought back by popular demand - Fresh. Local. Organic. On any given Saturday, shoppers at the Central New York Regional Market are looking for these words when buying food. They insist on purity and that what they are eating be produced close to home. Some farmers feel the same way. Jamie O’Hern is one of them.
By Tom Magnarelli SYRACUSE (Cusetonight) - As a reporter covering The I-81 Challenge, it is important that I remain unbiased. But I want to bring up the issue of voices being heard. We have heard from the group Save 81 who say all they want is the boulevard option to be taken off the table.
That’s fine. But where is the group to remove 81? There are many benefits to the boulevard option that would get thrown out as well, if voices from the city are not heard. Read More
Listen to his last speech on election night and his beef with Mayor Miner.
Leo Crandall and a group of musicians will be performing songs off of his latest album, “Letters from the Sun.” The concert starts at 8pm tonight, $15.
By Kalia Zell-Barrow SYRACUSE (Off Campus) - We’re really starting to stand out. Some of our less exciting reputations as a cold, cloudy city are being far overthrown by new reputations, Syracuse is transitioning. Yes, the cold days are here to stay but the streets are on a momentous path to a colorful and innovative future. Read More
By Sara Caliva SYRACUSE (Just Another How To) - I submitted the following story to a magazine for a writing contest. Nothing ever came of it, but I thought it was worth sharing with my dedicated fans. That’s you. In case you were confused. Read More
Lauren Love ROCHESTER (Je Suis Plein!) - So last week, on Thursday 10/17, I called my OB’s office to ask about a note taking me out of work at my per diem job. I happened to causally ask while on the phone, when I should be concerned over decreased fetal movement. The day before I hadn’t felt him move as much, and he didn’t pass the “kick counts.” Read More
By Risa Chu THAILAND (If It’s There I’ll Do It) - After a night of drinking with an Irishman, a couple of Bostonians and a Belgian, needless to say I was quite hungover in the morning. One of the Bostonian had scrawled his email address across the copy of my passport I was supposed to be carrying around as a legit form of identification. Oops. Read More