Advocates worry body cameras for code enforcement officers could mean privacy issues for residents
City residents will have until May 29 to submit comments on the plan, which city officials say would help code officers better document the conditions of a property during an inspection.
Women-owned breweries in CNY win awards, give back to communities
Despite challenges during and after COVID, Seneca Street Brew Pub and ONCO Fermentations are making waves in the local beer scene.
Syracuse-based mixologist uses storytelling as blueprint for novel recipes
Lucas Maley, a mixologist and manager at Salt City Bar in Syracuse, shares the process behind his creative cocktail recipes.
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Layla’s Got You, the online chatbot big sister/friend for young women of color
The chatbot feature helps Black women navigate social, personal and vulnerable topics.
Prom dress giveaway event honors late Boom Babies owner (photo of the week)
The event offered free prom dresses to Syracuse City School District students.
Bank Alley Urban Market reestablishes community in vacant urban landscape
People celebrated community and small businesses when the Bank Alley Social Club co-hosted the first Bank Alley Urban Market event with Wildflowers Armory, the Black Artist Collective and Antique Underground.
The Upstate New York brewery that reminds people of the power of community
Wayward Lane Brewing is the passion project of four friends — and now the New York State Brewery of the Year.
$38M state plan aims to stop lead poisoning, but advocates aren’t sure it will work
A New York Department of Health plan includes $38 million to address lead poisoning in communities like Syracuse.
Buddhist nuns celebrate tradition on Syracuse’s North Side (photo of the week)
More than 40 Buddhist nuns from across the U.S. and Vietnam converged in Syracuse last weekend for a special celebration.
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Central Current brings home 5 Syracuse Press Club Awards
All of Central Current’s award-worthy work was published during 2022, the organization’s first year in operation.
Join Central Current at its spring fundraising kickoff and celebrate our 1st year
Central Current’s staff will be kicking off its spring fundraising campaign May 25 at Harvey’s Garden.