A new standard is established for consumption of cauliflower wings.
Everyone knows I’m a helper, so when a crunchy new restaurant dared to be different by serving--gasp!--cauliflower wings at the downtown Wing Walk, my impulse was to assail critics as close-minded, change-averse, planet-endangering Neanderthals, no offense to Neanderthals intended.
New York is a model state for feral pig control.
Here’s something to root for in the dark of winter: New York State has the upper hoof in the war against Marauding Feral Death Pigs.
Some people will react negatively no matter how much rain you save.
Looks like we already have our first show for the Outdoor Amphitheater: “Love Letters” starring County Executive Joanie Mahoney and retired Newhouse School dean David Rubin.
Life just got weigh better now that a Cheesecake Factory is in our midst
Here’s a heaping portion of reality: Feb. 11, 2014, was the biggest day in Syracuse history. Period.
At least he’s not screaming about being the best humor columnist in the league …
No, you didn’t send me to the Super Bowl to watch my hometown Seattle Seahawks launch a football dynasty that will last a thousand years. Most New Times readers ignored my dog Larry’s plea on my behalf for cash so I could buy a ticket. But guess what? I went anyway. By myself. Using my own money. So there.
A primer for Atlantans on surviving a dusting of snow
As the unofficial Ambassador of Goodwill for Syracuse, I’d like to be among those offering my sympathies for the hardship Atlantans endured during last week’s monstrous blizzard. Almost 3 inches of snow fell on their wonderful airport-city, and what a nightmare it was. Probably the last thing they needed was our Syracuse University football coach, Scott Shafer, who was in the area at the time, tweeting exactly what many of us up here were thinking.
Man’s best friend wants to send his owner to the Super Bowl.
Beyond Jersey’s Bridgegate, there are more roads leading to our own politically created pavement paybacks
One of the unfortunate aspects of the New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bridge scandal is that it chips away at our already diminished trust in government. If the administration of an expected presidential candidate can be capable of such vindictive, petty behavior, might similar punitive traffic jams be happening right here in Syracuse?
Lights on the Lake packs up for another year.
The closing of Lights on the Lake for another season means the holidays are truly over, and that’s a little sad for some people. But there’s also the excitement of a New Year dawning not just for us but for the illuminated characters we all enjoy.
How to keep the kids in line whenever the dreaded snow day looms (or: 15 things to do when kids are stuck at home in snowy weather)
There’s a famous saying in journalism: If you can’t be first, be better. That’s where we find ourselves today after the Syracuse New Times was recently beaten on an important breaking news story: 15 things to do when kids are stuck at home in snowy weather. Here then, better late than never, are my 15 tips for keeping your little ones happy and entertained when bad weather makes family time unavoidable: