All articles by Eric Lyons

Back to the Future

Eric Lyons profiles the transformation of Pulaski’s longtime Kallet Theater, from downtown eyesore to a Salmon River knockout

Make a right onto Jefferson Street in downtown Pulaski and the first thing that will catch your eye is the giant red-and-white marquee for the newly renovated Kallet Theater and Conference Center. The illuminated blinking “K,” bright lights and black-and-white tile will transport you back in time.



Library E-card

Technology allows digital downloads

Overdue library books may be a thing of the past.



J. Cole at the Dome for a Friday-night fundraiser

Rapper’s Delight

The Syracuse University basketball team might be on its way to the NCAA Tournament, but the Carrier Dome will still be packed Friday, March 21. That’s when Grammy nominees including rapper J. Cole and singer-songwriter Elle Varner will perform at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Theta Xi chapter of fraternity Phi Beta Sigma’s “Friday Night Lights: Culture for Service Benefit Concert.”



The Doctor is In

A Dr. Seuss celebration lures kids of all ages to Hamilton

Children walk down Lebanon Street in tiny lines; boys and girls of all different kinds. The bundled youngsters want a glimpse of an illusive cat, guided across town by a red-and-white striped hat.



Senior Snow Day

The eeriness of the silent, sleepy streets mixed with the beautiful winter scene created by the light falling snow was an odd experience.

Off Campus is a social experiment of student writers paying it forward. CuseTonight.com and the Syracuse New Times are partnering on this project by asking local university and college students to write an article with one standing rule that states: “You can only write about off campus experiences.”



Sweet Success

Ryan Novak achieved his childhood dream, then took it to another level.

For Ryan Novak, life is not like a box of chocolate. It is more like a chocolate pizza. There are bumps in the road or obstacles sometimes he’s had to get around, similar to the pecan, almond and white chocolate drizzled-on topping. But overall, it is sweet and satisfying, like the milk chocolate and toffee crust.



SU Marching Band performs in Super Bowl pregame

On the March!

Two hundred Syracuse University students adorned in their best blue and orange will board four buses early Sunday morning, Feb. 2, and make the 245-mile trip from Syracuse to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. None have tickets to the Big Game or play in the NFL, but all will walk across the MetLife turf cheered on by thousands of ravenous fans as the Pride of the Orange, the SU Marching Band, performs in the Super Bowl XLVIII pregame show.