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Week in Review

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

A slice of Serenity from Syracuse in Focus on Vimeo.

Syracuse Architectural Digest: Coming Attractions

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Construction of the the two tiny houses by the not-for-profit Serenity for Women began this week. According to builders the project is slated to be finished in about 2 wks. The project is located in the 400 block of Hawley Avenue.

We Raise You A Dollar

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Family Dollar Store (Syracuse, NY)



According to commercial real estate analyst Garrick Brown, in the past five years, it is estimated that about five Dollar General (Dollar Tree) Stores open daily in the US.

The chains are an example of dubious economic development in underserved neighborhoods and areas that are food deserts.

The source for our report comes from the blog Bessette Pitney.

We have been following Brown since he provided us with some great data on urban millennials back in the day.

Coming Attractions

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Here’s an article we saw by economic analyst Lena Afridi about inclusion and equity.  It talks about creating robust city life that Syracuse can learn from.

Who, What, Wear

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Go On Girl Book Club

Syracuse Grows

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Jessi Lyons, urban farm coordinator at Brady Farm, gave a tour of the facilities for Farm Fest 2017.

Jessi Lyons, urban farm coordinator at Brady Farm, gave a tour of the facilities for Farm Fest 2017.

Moneywise Midterm

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

If you’ve been following this series by Inspiration for the Nation, it’s now a good time to take stock of your level of financial preparedness, particularly in today’s uncertain business/political climate.

For the Record Books

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
The New York State Fair (this time lasting 13 days) set another record and hosted over 1 million people.

The New York State Fair (this time lasting 13 days) set another record and hosted over 1.1 million people.

NYS Fair (Last Looks)

Monday, September 4th, 2017
Sky Ride

Sky Ride

Monday Motivation

Monday, August 21st, 2017

The Hon. Dave Bing, former Mayor of Detroit, NBA Hall of Fame player, and SU standout will give the keynote address for Coming Back Together next month. Here’s a recent piece on Bing from Detroit Public TV.