Top 5 Stories of the Week
by Ty Marshal - Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
Feb 16 - 22

Every Sunday, we tally our analytics to give you the Top 5 most read stories of the week on

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#5) In the Groove with David Broda
In the GrooveMichelle Malia profiles local photographer David Broda, who collects records, remembers the past, and embraces change.




#4) Perspectives on Dining Weeks in Downtown Syracuse
Perspectives on Dining Weeks in Downtown Syracuse
Dining Weeks, presented by the Downtown Committee of Syracuse, began Monday Feb. 16 and continues through March 1. Kelly Gaggin shares her experiences and perspective.




#3) Reflections from the Road with Ryan MacConnell
Ryan MacConnellSyracuse’s Ryan MacConnell talks about his experiences on tour with ‘Flashdance the Musical.’





#2) Local Label for the Love of Music: L.R.S. Records
Local Label for the Love of MusicMusic writer Jessica Novak on the success of L.R.S. Records.





#1) Field Reports from the International UFO Congress 2015
IUFOC15 Day 2During the International UFO Congress in Phoenix, Arizona (Feb 18 – 22), New York Skies writer Cheryl Costa is providing daily reports from the convention.




Your comments on Great Northern Mall’s future: ‘Great opportunity’ for the right buyer (

Talk about your fixer-upper.

Manlius Pebble Hill: School will open this fall; some teachers keep jobs, others waiting (

Let’s hope that “waiting” doesn’t mean “waiting tables.”

Sen. DeFrancisco nearly doubles base salary with pension checks (

Taxpayers always rest a little easier knowing that their politicians are well cared for.

New tourism brand ‘Syracuse. Do Your Thing.’ is official: Watch the video and hear the song (

It’s not true that one of the rejected slogans was “Syracuse. Do Your Worst.”

SU alumna Ashley Iaconetti: ‘The Bachelor’ is ‘way more awkward’ than it looks (

But it’s every bit as mindless.

Used Car King Todd Caputo recounts accidently leaving loaded gun in carry-on at Syracuse airport (

As the old joke goes: Would you buy a used car from this man?

With another arctic assault on the way, how rare is it to receive frigid February weather? (

As soon as we take off our hats, scarves, gloves, boots and parkas, we’ll answer this and other intelligent questions.

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