Starbucks may have had the right idea with its newest cup decor
It’s one thing to steal an ethnic expulsion strategy straight from the playbook of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. But now Donald Trump is forcing me to suspend my boycott of Starbucks. No wonder I feel like Crapuccino.
Free A.M. Crunchwraps for all this Thursday!
As we move into the season of giving thanks, I’ve been searching for a way to thank all of you. Without loyal Syracuse New Times readers — there are dozens — I’d be just another anonymous gentleman trudging in and out of Adult World three times a week.
Confusion erupts during Fright Nights at the New York State Fair grounds
I’m a glass-half-full guy. I admire and trust our civic leaders. For the most part, I believe that our community is headed in the right direction.
Former New York governor George Pataki is in over his head by trying to win the GOP nod
To look at George Pataki’s poll numbers, mired between zero and 1 percent, it’s hard to imagine the former New York governor stealing the Republican presidential nomination. Until you walk the streets of Syracuse and encounter ... Pataki Fever?
Syracuse finally receives its own Oktoberfest melodies
We’re squarely in the middle of Oktoberfest (Sept 19-24), and I know what you’re thinking: Why are there no clever parodies of popular Oktoberfest drinking songs that celebrate Central New York?
A lesson in the proper usage of apostrophes was long overdue in Syracuse
As a region, we struggle with punctuation, apostrophes in particular. Our latest embarrassment: On opening night of the Syracuse University football season, the turf at the Carrier Dome was inscribed with the phrase, “Ernie Davis Legend’s Field." Apostrophe need not apply.
A cheating website caught the intrigue of local columnist Jeff Kramer
A few months ago, I received a tip about a secret cheating site called Ashley Radisson. “You gotta check this out, Kramer,” the source said. “It’s shocking what some of these Radisson residents will do when no one’s looking.”
Jeff Kramer Follicle Night at NBT Bank Stadium didn’t exactly go off without a hitch
Channeling his inner poet, Kramer pleads for support of Jeff Kramer Follicle Night at NBT Stadium
The outlook wasn’t brilliant for Jeff Kramer August Five. He’d be throwing out the first pitch, with few follicles still alive. The Syracuse Chiefs OK’ed this lark, because its GM knew That while the cause was dubious, he was a sufferer, too.
Lady inmates look to receive equal compassion
No, I didn’t forget all those beautiful prison ladies.