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Gas, Pizza… and Maybe More Gas

There’s nothing wrong with eating gas station pizza other than it proves your human.

Who has the best gas station pizza in Central New York?



Interview: Larry Wilmore

Wilmore will host a new series to replace The Colbert Report

Larry Wilmore is best known as "senior black correspondent" for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has been an Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer and producer for such shows as the Bernie Mac Show, The Office and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and is the author of the book I’d Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts. After this interview took place, Comedy Central announced that Wilmore will host a new series to replace The Colbert Report called The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore.



News and Blues

Your weekly re-cap of weird and funny news from around the nation.

Curses, Foiled Again



Online Tracking Gets Creepier

There’s a tracker that’s virtually impossible to block

Meet the Online Tracking Device that is Virtually Impossible to Block ProPublica reporter Julia Angwin has been tracking the trackers that collect information about you online. Here is her latest report.



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 2014 Syracuse Nationals (Photos)

See photos from the 2014 Syracuse Nationals

Syracuse New Times photographer Michael Davis was at the 2014 Syracuse Nationals with his camera in hand. See his photos below.



Top 5 Stories of the Week

July 14 – 20

Each week, we tally the numbers to bring you the Top 5 Most Read Stories of the Week on SyracuseNewTimes.com. As tastes and interests change, so do the Top 5. Whether it’s a story about a local restaurant, a theatre review or a blog about UFO’s, Syracuse New Times readers click and read the stories that are meaningful to them.



#takeatour inside the Syracuse Nationals

#pinstripes

Join Michael John Heagerty from NOexcuses Tours as he visits the Syracuse Nationals.



Sumo Wrestling Comes to Turning Stone

by Staff

There will be 45 matches at the event at Turning Stone.

A sumo seven league of nations will descend 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. will compete to win an All-Star title.



Mainely, it was good to get away

Coastal Maine was the perfect place to decompress from the rigors of family life.

Maine gets in your blood, and I’m not just talking about the bee venom. My wife Leigh and I just returned from a week there -- no kids! -- and I can’t say enough about the place. Scenic. Wild. Quirky. Certainly the no kids factor skewed our opinion a little. Had we gone to Paterson, N.J., I’d have a similarly glowing report as long as Miranda and Lily were at their respective sleep-away camps and not sharing our hotel room.