Tag Archives: Syracuse

Growth through Necessity

Neighborhood Supermarket Initiative Meeting Community leaders and residents filled the Southwest Community Center at 401 South Ave. to voice their hopes and concerns about the proposed neighborhood supermarket Thursday, Nov. 19. Read More »

'Precious' Arrives to Syracuse

I know one thing on my schedule this weekend: watching “Precious” … finally. The film based on Sapphire’s book “Push” opens today in Syracuse theaters. The film was a winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and came out in major cities two weeks ago. Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Fair

The second annual Mary Nelson Youth Fair in Syracuse was held Saturday, Nov. 14, at the OnCenter. — Video shot by John Garcia, master’s student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Read More »

Moving Forward with the Black Historical Preservation Project

Documenting black history starts with laughter, family and memories from a generation that will always be remembered as an invaluable heart to the city of Syracuse. With a bus tour that traveled through the old 15th Ward starting at the Dunbar Center on South State Street and ending at Washington Irving Elementary School, The South Side Initiative’s Black Historical Preservation ... Read More »