Top 5 Stories of the Week
by Ty Marshal - Sunday, August 31st, 2014

August 25 – 31

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 a cigar shaped object, a #selfie or music and theater – Syracuse New Times readers click on the stories that are meaningful to you.


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

#5) Seasoned Greetings
StageJames MacKillop previews the hefty stage calendar, with plenty of new productions to go with some classic chestnuts.





#4) Fall Music Lineup Sounds Good
Fall Music Lineup Sounds GoodA few music highlights for fall 2014 outlined by Jessica Novak.





#3) Best of Syracuse #selfie Contest
Best of Syracuse #selfie ContestTake a Syracuse themed selfie – post it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag it #bestofsyracuse or #bestofsyr and be entered to win a Week Out on the Town!




#2) 1969 UFO – An Orange Cigar Shaped Object
1969 UFO – An Orange Cigar Shaped ObjectLanding in the number two spot is a large orange cigar shaped object moving slowly from the north. New York Skies!









#1) Best of Syracuse
Uncle Sam Wants YouIt’s that time of year – the annual local love fest. Thank you to those who took the time to nominate your favorite local people, places and things! Come back to VOTE from the Top 5 nominees on September 3 – 10, where YOU decide who is the Best of Syracuse!





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