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Sunday Dinner varies with an interchanging cast of characters
It was in the later part of the evening when Christina stated that she wanted to raise her family in a neighborhood like "This One," referring to the neighborhood where the seven of us were having dessert. "This One" is the suburban, borderline boonies neck of the woods of southern Onondaga county where our families have referred to as "home" for the past 30 years.
Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage arguments
The 14th Amendment of the Constitution focuses on citizenship and citizens rights in the U.S. It forbids states from denying any person "life, liberty, or property, without due process of law" or to "deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”
Independent Lens: “Stories are Powerful”
Most of us turn to TV for great stories that entertain and allow us to leave our own lives behind for a spell. But TV, with its focus on visual (sometimes visceral) storytelling, can also serve as an important source of education. It allows us to see how people in communities outside of our own live—be they gay communities, communities of color, rich communities or poor communities. This week, a new documentary series from PBS's Independent Lens brings us into the horrifying worlds of sex trafficking, poverty and abuse—worlds that exist not only in faraway lands, but right here in our backyard.
Even with a mustache that makes Gwyneth Paltrow gag and a tooth gap that looks like rogue spinach?
Now I know what it's like to be an upper crust English guy born into money and privilege but scurrying around trying to keep his wife happy and the manor under their feet.
Jan. 19 – 25
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Los Angeles based electronic trio: LANY
Fresh Music Friday is a new feature at SyracuseNewTimes.com introducing you to new music from around the globe. Presenting various musical styles, Fresh Music Friday's goal is to find and share new music with our readers in an ever changing sonic landscape.
Cylinder UFOs, who knew they’ve been quietly growing in sighting numbers.
It was about 10:20 p.m. on June 2nd 2000 when a couple of Mineola, NY residents noticed something in the northern sky that appeared to be wobbling back and forth. The two brothers scrambled for a set of binoculars that they had. After a few minutes of observation one of the young men exclaimed, “It’s a UFO.”
The State of Tech, Holographic Universes and Exploding Kittens
A few things going on in tech.
Yes, it’s damn glorious that we’re free to argue about it all
American Sniper has become the movie folks love to love or love to hate.
Catch a live stream of Castle Creek’s performance at NAMM
The Finger Lakes region “is home to some of the best cool-climate wines in America.”
The Finger Lakes region has been named one of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2015" by Wine Enthusiast magazine -- right up there with the Loire and Rhone Valley regions of France, Piedmont, Italy, Mendocino County, Calif., and others.
Autobiographical pearls for the stage
“All art is autobiographical,” said movie director Federico Fellini. “The pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.” Rachel Lampert, artistic director of Ithaca’s Kitchen Theatre Company, has been propagating autobiographical pearls for the stage for some time.
On Saturday, Jan. 24, Papership will rock the new Funk ’n Waffles Downtown
Mark Romano was a late bloomer when it came to mastering guitar. “I always wanted to play,” the Papership musician recalls. “I tried drums. I was a failed drummer. I couldn’t get it right.”
Professional Victims releases their third album on Saturday, Jan. 24
Professional Victims, featuring the husband-wife team of Ashley Cox and Shawn Sullivan, will celebrate the release of their third album on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Funk ’n Waffles Downtown, 307 S. Clinton St. Most of Fathom the Cosmos was recorded at the couple’s home studio during 2014, and mixed and mastered at Moletrax.
With so many lofty legal principles in play, it was gratifying to see Syracuse finally getting its moment where the sun doesn’t shine.
As European authorities were foiling a massive terror attack in Belgium, Syracuse had concerns of its own: the Rick Springfield butt retrial.
Mark Muhammad is a respected member of this community and is in a good position to deal with the issue of race.
Thirty-five years ago, when Mark Muhammad was a student at Henninger High School, the president of the Syracuse City School Board was a Roman Catholic priest.
The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team has a number of tough games ahead after holding its own thus far.
Let’s go back to the start of the Syracuse University men’s basketball season in mid-November. What if we had told you back then that …
How to hack our brain to help change our habits.
We would all like to eat less, exercise more, and finally finish that project. It would be so easy if we could just change our habits to do these things.
You know by now that resolutions are a setup for failure. Can you even remember what your resolution was last year?
This year will be different! This time I’ll really do it! No more sugar! No white flour! I’ll exercise every day! No more excuses!
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
I was looking at changes in The Post-Standard that Steven Cvengros, vice president of content, announced in a note to readers.
Jan. 21 – 27.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) Is there a patron saint of advertising or a goddess of marketing or a power animal that rules publicity and promotion? If so, I'm going to find out, then pray to them in your behalf. It's high time for your underappreciated talents and unsung accomplishments to receive more attention. And I am convinced that the astrological moment is ripe for just such a development. Help me out here, Aries. What can you do to get your message out better? What tricks do you have for attracting the interest of those who don't know yet about your wonders? Polish up your self-presentation, please.
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Curses, Foiled Again
(VIDEO) SocietyGurl shops for antiques and visits Beer Belly Deli
In this week's episode, SocietyGurl (Jamie Ann Owens) visits the Salt City Winter Antique Show and stops at Beer Belly Deli.
A mid-winter’s night at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
If it were us kids, while growing up, my parents would ask if we were brought up in a barn when the door was left open.
Covers from Charlie Hebdo