Top 5 Stories of the Week
by Ty Marshal - Sunday, July 6th, 2014

06/30 – 07/06

Each week, we tally the numbers to bring you the Top 5 Most Read Stories of the Week on As tastes and interests change, so do the Top 5. Whether it’s a story about an athlete coming back or a blog about food, Syracuse New Times readers click and read the stories that are meaningful to them.

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Click on the titles below to read the full story. (Note: New Times Digital Media Manager, Ty Marshal is in a spotty Internet spot, so there are no photos to accompany the stories this week).

#5) A Short History of the Rainbow Flag

Showing up in the Top 5 over the past few weeks, this interview with Gilbert Baker, creator of the rainbow flag has taken the Internet by storm.

#4 Model Citizens

Carl Mellor explores both sides of the easel of the Open Figure Drawing group, now in their 25th year.

#3 Light Fare, Local Flavor

Christopher Malone’s weekly dose of caffeinated words (The Inevitable Coffee Ring/Tuesdays, online) gets cookin’ in the kitchen on hazy summer days. #foodporn

#2 Get Ready for a Bigger and Better Side Hill Farmers Meats and Market

A meaty title for a meaty article. New Times foodie, Margaret McCormick gets into Side Hill with this NSFV (not safe for vegetarians) article.

#1 You’re Not Done Yet

Ed Griffin-Nolan tells the touching story of student athlete Wendell Williams, whose path to glory is fostered by his mother and a childhood mentor.

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