Cover Story

Gifts, Local and Yummy

Food writer Margaret McCormick offers her annual ideas for interesting, unusual things to give for the holidays

When it comes to gifts of local food, Kate Gillen, owner and operator of Sampling Syracuse Food Tours (www.syracusefoodtours.com) has several favorites.



Nifty November

by Staff

Four stage events to put on your calendar

Talent Scouting with Carrie Lazarus Music writer Jessica Novak uncovers the good news behind the Channel 9 anchor’s Extraordinary passion project



Project Censored

The news that didn’t make the news

Ocean acidification tops the list of important stories ignored by mainstream media.



Welcome to SALT City

Surprises and sentiment dominate the 10th annual SALT Awards, and stage critic James MacKillop covered it all from the balcony

Streamlining kept the 10th annual Syracuse New Times Syracuse Area Live Theater (SALT) Awards under two hours, but still packed in more gags, skits and episodes than ever. The event was held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Syracuse Stage, on the set of the current production of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson.



Do You See This Man?

He’s homeless, and many people pass as if he were invisible

Homeless in Syracuse



Do You See This Man? (Mobile Version)

He’s homeless, and many people pass as if he were invisible

Homeless in Syracuse



Mack to the Future

The pleasures of Auburn’s intimate music venue Theater Mack.

Music writer Jessica Novak details the pleasures of Auburn’s intimate music venue Theater Mack.



Front of the Class

A conversation with Syracuse Teachers Association President Kevin Ahern

Study Hall



Best of Syracuse 2014 Results

by Staff

Best of Syracuse 2014

Best of Syracuse® is a reader-generated poll trademarked by the Syracuse New Times. Each year, we ask our readers to nominate in seven categories: Metro Living, Sports & Leisure, Love & Sex, Shopping, Food and Drink, Arts and Entertainment and Family (formerly the Besties Awards from our sister publication, Family Times).



Immigration on Film

New book by Syracusan focuses on migration from Central America

A Long Journey Michelle Frankfurter has spent much of her life advocating for Central Americans and recording their lives on film. Reporter Renée K. Gadoua spoke with her recently as attention sharpened on immigration issues sharpened and Frankfurter’s new book, Destino, neared publication