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Street Painting 2015 Readers’ Photo Gallery

by Staff

Some of the best photos shot by readers of the Syracuse New Times of the 2015 Street Painting Fesival

The 2015 Street Painting Festival on July 25 illuminated Montgomery Street in downtown Syracuse with an array of colors and creativity. Below are photos submitted by our readers, showcasing their talent.



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AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival Photo Gallery

Michael Davis’ photo gallery of the AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival

Michael Davis photographed the AmeriCU Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival this past weekend as a part of Artsweek in Syracuse.



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Street Painting 2015 Photo Gallery

Michael Davis’ photo gallery of the 2015 Street Painting Festival

Michael Davis took to Montgomery Street in downtown Syracuse on Saturday, July 25 for the annual Street Painting Festival, hosted by the Syracuse New Times.