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Central New York Holiday Happenings

Central New York Holiday Themed Events (Dec. 5 – 24)

Who says there is nothing to do in Central New York? Below is a comprehensive list of  holiday themed events (Dec. 5 - 24) compiled from the Syracuse New Times Calendar! Our calendar updates every 24 - 48 hours and you can register and list your events for free all year round!



Two-Wheeling in the Tundra

A Guide to Saving Money by Biking Year-round in Syracuse

If Jimmy John's delivery man, Charlie LaNoue, can deliver a hot BLT in less than 15 minutes in the snow, sleet and salt, you can consider braving the elements on two wheels too.



New Workout Method Raises the Barre

“It just really felt like the right thing.”

Not long ago, Cathy McKie was standing in front of a classroom of sixth-graders at Wellwood Middle School. Today, she’s still teaching, but in front of a wall of mirrors and a ballet barre.



Top Running and Biking Spots in CNY

According to Strava

Strava, a company that offers a free app to digitally track bike rides and runs via your smartphone or GPS system recently released a global heatmap of running and biking data using information from 77,688,848 rides and 19,660,163 runs.



All-Star Sumo (Photos)

Athleticism on display

A sumo seven league of nations descended on Turning Stone Resort and Casino for a round-robin All-Star sumo wrestling event on Saturday, July 19. Contestants from Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Poland, New Zealand, Egypt and the U.S. competed to win an All-Star title. Syracuse New Times photographer Michael Davis captured the action.



The Right Kayak for the Right Job

T.J. Kitt shares his knowledge about kayaking and other paddle sports at his Camillus Kayak Shop.

T.J. Kitt will never forget his first kayak.



Corporate Challenge Highlights Races in June

It’s Race Season

The summer race season is heating up with events throughout Central New York that will challenge the best runners, swimmers, bikers and beyond. Remember to fuel up, stay hydrated and dress right to beat the heat for these warm-weather races.



H2FITNESS

Providing participants with exercises for body and mind

Juvar (J.T.) Houston speaks from the heart when he opens up about H2Fitness, a program he started in 2011 and one that is about far more than fitness. An athlete all his life, Houston went to the University of Buffalo on a scholarship but came home abruptly when his younger brother committed suicide.



The Man Who Could Fly

(VIDEO) Watch a paraglider’s 50th flight

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... Gary Schug from Cicero, New York.



Release some stress with yoga

All styles can be modified for beginners and experienced students alike

Ahhh, Namaste.