Author Archives: Ashley Kang

South Side Revamp

Student designers create a new logo, website template and more South Side residents partnered with a Syracuse University design workshop last month to complete a rebrand of the neighborhood in 48 hours. The logo and rebrand unveiling served as the culmination of Pixels & Print, an annual design workshop coordinated by the graphic design department of the S.I. Newhouse School ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Ed Perry

Nominated by David L. Chaplin II Q: What did it feel like when you became a father? A: It was a mix of emotions. Happy, excited, enthused, nervous, scared, unsure, doubtful. We knew it was going to be a boy. With the first, we wanted to know. I was there for the birth, and I was strong. It was amazing ... Read More »

Current Issue

In our March print issue meet Syracuse University Muslim student Shewa Shwani who runs the Food Recovery Network, which delivers leftover food from university dining halls, restaurants and cafes to charities that distribute it directly to the hungry. Our cover features father Ed Perry, owner of E-clipz Barbershop, and a teacher with Syracuse City School District who teaches students how ... Read More »

Youth Advisory Council Forming

City seeks local teens who want firsthand government experience The city of Syracuse has its sights set on the future, as it is about to select members of its first Youth Advisory Council to aid the Syracuse Common Council. A council of this type has not been tried before in Syracuse. The group of young people is meant to establish ... Read More »

Price Rite South Avenue Location Preparing to Open

Chain has nearly 100 jobs to fill The Price Rite Supermarkets announced Feb. 21 that it is accepting job applications for its 35,000-square-foot South Avenue location. The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low prices, is scheduled to open in April and is looking to hire nearly 100 employees for positions including cashiers, stocking clerks, produce, deli and meat department ... Read More »

South Side TNT to Rebrand Neighborhood

In addition to the recognizable Sankofa bird designating the South Side business district, Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today South Side group is working to rebrand the entire neighborhood. By being chosen as the next client of Pixels & Print, a Syracuse University-run intensive graphic design workshop running Feb. 9 through 11, TNT will receive a new logo, website template, motion graphics, promotional ... Read More »

Mayor Hosts First ‘Trump Tuesday’

Locals invited weekly to share stories of how they are affected by Trump’s policies Dozens gathered at Perseverance Park in Armory Square on Tuesday to hear three local refugees share their emigration stories and perspectives on President Trump’s recent executive orders. Hosted by Mayor Stephanie Miner and the City of Syracuse, the event is the first in a series of ... Read More »

Affordable Homes

Buyers purchase vacant properties and restore them to usable form Read More »

iApologize Book-Signing

Anti-violence activist introduces his book to inspire others to ask for forgiveness Rashawn Sullivan pauses while addressing the crowd at his Jan. 6 book-signing event. After a deep breath he says, “These are tears of joy. I went to prison at age 17, and now I’m here.” Sullivan was released from prison in 2015 for committing a drive-by shooting in ... Read More »

Bridge for Life

An unlikely friendship opens opportunities for homeless community It’s a cloudy Saturday afternoon as Kate Waltman crosses the intersection of South Clinton and West Onondaga streets. She walks under the overpass where the “Lives Change Here” sign is painted and stops at a bridge. Looking down, she points to a spot below. “That’s where Timmy and I would sometimes meet.” ... Read More »