Upcoming Events

The Stand's Summer Photo Project to Debut

Reception for From Where We Stand is Tonight This summer, The Stand offered a new storytelling series — From Where We Stand — in which South Side and West Side residents shared their families’ summer stories through photos. The idea was simple: put real people behind the camera and let them tell their own stories. Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Center to hold annual Christmas Party

The Mary Nelson Youth Center’s annual Christmas party includes Christmas decorations, food, a present for the children, games for the entire family and each family will be able to leave with a gift basket of items prepared by Mary Nelson. The festivities start at 4 p.m. Dec. 21 at the center, located at 2849 S. Salina St., and the doors ... Read More »

100 Black Men of Syracuse to Hold Annual Banquet

Event’s sole honoree Syracuse Police Chief Police Chief Frank Fowler was clearly infuriated. As one news account reported, Fowler’s voice was quivering in anger as he spoke during a press conference about the senseless, unprovoked beating death of a 70-year-old man outside a local convenience store. At his personal and emotional urging as well as the cooperation of witnesses, an ... Read More »

Celebrate South Side Tree Lighting

Annual event spreads holiday cheer The South Side Christmas Tree Lighting committee will hold its annual tree lighting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Beauchamp Branch Library. Last year more than 150 neighbors poured into the upstairs auditorium and hallway in celebration of the tree lighting and community service awards. This year the ceremony will be led ... Read More »

Scholastic Chess Championship Set for Sunday, March 10

  The 2013 Onondaga County Scholastic Chess Championship will be held Sunday, March 10, at the Southside Academy Charter School, located at 2200 Onondaga Creek Blvd., Syracuse. Read More »

[hyphen] AMERICANS on Display through Friday

A few selected South Side residents were magically transported back to the 19th century, courtesy of Keliy Anderson-Staley. Anderson-Staley accomplished this feat by resurrecting an apparently outdated and obsolete photographic technology, called tintype, and embarking the residents on a mental trip to the past. They were among a group of 180 people who posed for Anderson-Staley during 2005, 2007 and ... Read More »