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Eat to Live board says working on business plan
The Eat to Live Food Cooperative on South Salina Street closed its doors due to a lack of funding after being open less than three months, but its board is addressing the issues that caused its closing in hopes of reopening it this spring.
“We didn’t make the money we needed to stay open,” said Howie Hawkins, board treasurer for the cooperative. “We are currently in the process of rebuilding our business strategy, and once we take it to the bank and get it approved, we will be able to reopen our doors.”
March is National Reading Month, thus we encourage everyone on the South Side to read more. To start, dive into our March issue when it comes out March 1 or download the pdf here.
And in celebration of National Reading Month, send us titles of your favorite books and quotes on Twitter @MySouthSide and tag them with #SSReads. My favorite book, “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri, also happens to be this year’s CNY Reads One Book choice, and my favorite quote from this novel is: “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”
Author Flowers speaks on latest book from Indian publisher
Mesmerizing beats resonating throughout Shemin Auditorium kept the audience enthralled for an extended timespan.
The eclectic sounds of ”Rickydoc Trickmaster, Hoodoo Lord of the Mississippi Delta” cast a spell that drew spectators closer to the edges of their seats. A performer channeled the Lord by blowing a lambi – a Creole conch shell -, shaking bells and plucking an African kalimba - a traditional thumb piano.
These were the signature sounds of Arthur Flowers, a writer and also a griot - a folk storyteller initiated in this ancient African art.
Highlight of six sessions: Building of a 14-Foot Geodesic Dome
From building websites to growing food, students from Syracuse University and the city’s high schools are practicing ways to sustain themselves and their communities through a workshop series, which began Saturday, Feb. 8, at 601 Tully.
“We put all these different workshops together that would be kind of a nice balance between more technological skills – we’re going to do web design today and bike repair – to more so-called primitive skills, like gardening or building a structure,” said Susannah Sayler, co-director of the Canary Project.