Top 5 Stories of the Week
by Ty Marshal - Sunday, July 27th, 2014

July 21 – 27

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 local festivals, Open Farm Day or a photo gallery, Syracuse New Times readers click and read the stories that are meaningful to you.

You can find a fresh New Times each Wednesday on stands throughout CNY, and fresh content (almost) daily online!

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#5) Online Tracking Gets Creepier
Online Tracking Gets CreepierMeet 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.




#4) A Fistful of Festivals
ripcords1Jessica Novak explored this weekend’s downtown double-fest: the Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival and the Stage of Nations Blue Rain ECOfest.




#3) Open Farm Day Offers First-Rate Farming Experience
openfarmsdayMargaret McCormick let us know about the seventh annual Open Farm Day, presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County.




#2) ArtsWeek Returns to the Heart of Syracuse
artsweekThe Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival, a three-day event at Columbus Circle that runs July 25-27, showcases artists and entertainers from 25 states and Canada.




#1) The 2014 Syracuse Nationals (Photos)
The 2014 Syracuse NationalsSyracuse New Times veteran photographer Michael Davis captured the sights at this year’s Syracuse Nationals. Check out the photos here!




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