With Love Restaurant Celebrates Lunar New Year

Video by Sajida Ayyup With Love kicked off the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, Feb. 5 with a celebration filled with traditional food and dance. The year of 2019 is also known as the year of the pig, which is a a symbol of wealth in the Chinese Zodiac. Click here to learn more about…

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Behind the Scenes with the Kings and Queens of Trexx, an LGBT+-friendly Syracuse Nightclub

Story by Quinn Gawronski; photos by Jordan Larson and Chelsea Taxter The cluttered dressing room is lit by a few buzzing fluorescent bulbs, the white brick walls bare except for flyers announcing Thursday student night here at Trexx, a gay bar in Syracuse. Foundation, powder, fake eyelashes, and glitter clutter the countertop in front of…

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The Syracuse Program That’s Working to Rewrite the South Side Narrative

Story and photos by Ellie Coggins The South Side Communication Center Youth Program bustles with energy on a Wednesday afternoon. Handmade inspirational posters and art projects decorate the walls, along with historical photos of famous black people and a rack filled with Essence magazines. Eight kids are there that day, ranging from age 10 to…

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Voices from the Streets: How Homelessness Impacts the Syracuse Community

Story by Jaspreet Gill; photos by Chelsea Taxter. No stranger to hardship and homelessness, the city of Syracuse was named one of the top ten poorest places in 2018 by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2018. While many people have a set image in their mind of what homelessness looks like, in reality it has…

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Medley Mix: Nov. 30th – Dec. 2nd

Medley Magazine’s weekly round-up of what to do around the city this weekend. by Micah Castelo   TASTE Dec. 1: CoreLife Eatery Grand Opening CoreLife Eatery, 5743 Widewaters Pkwy., Ste. 100, Syracuse. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Prices vary. This beloved health food chain is finally welcoming patrons to its second Syracuse-area location. If you’ve never been,…

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Spooky Syracuse: What to Do This Halloween

By Elizabeth White Looking for a fun, cheap, and spooky Halloween party in Syracuse? Here’s what happening around town on Oct. 31. Halloween Night at Studio 54 (308 W Genesee St) Doors open 10 p.m. The party will feature DJ Clips and DJ Kid Solo. There will be a contest for scariest, sexiest and most…

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ArtRage Exhibit Gives a Face to Homelessness

By Elizabeth White ArtRage, Syracuse’s non-traditional art gallery that invites artists from all over the globe, recently exhibited “Invisible People.” This exhibition shows the faces of individuals whom society has forgotten: the homeless. “Invisible People” features large-scale portraits of homeless individuals that Californian artist Neil Shigley encountered in San Diego. Each portrait is displayed with…

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