What plays here.

Now that’s a big advertisement for Syracuse

A recent trip to downtown Syracuse to attend a social media breakfast for my job at the library took me past the Civic Center. Somebody redecorated one of the brown brick walls while I was gone. The advertisement for the teams and other events that take place at the complex the city and Onondaga County…

Good times galore.

Holy shirt, this was one fun library event

Yes, I do enjoy working at the Liverpool Public Library. My job as communications specialist leads me down interesting paths daily. Wednesday I took photos and videos in our Dinosaur Garden, where more than 300 people lined up for the annual Tie Dye on the Lawn event. I heard our director being interviewed for the…

Par three to Jimmy John's.

Just puttering along in downtown Syracuse

I was walking with my dear wife Karen in downtown Syracuse, minding our own business intending to pass the big bank building to meet our group of friends at terrific Irish Pub Kitty Hoynes. But no. I had to stop and pull my iPhone 6 out of my pocket because of something new. Somebody had…

(From IMDb.com)

New Ghostbusters won’t let you forget the original

Will this new Ghostbusters stand on its own? With the small-print tag line Answer the Call added to the famous sequel to the 1984 comedy blockbuster, that’s even more of a natural question. Could it? Some originals become so ingrained on a culture’s psyche over time that a sequel stands little chance. And No. 1,…

Rubber Ducky, you’re the one

Organizers for the first ever Onondaga Cup and LakeFest billed the star as the biggest Rubber Duck. Ever. Period. How could my dear wife Karen and I not meet terrific daughter Elisabeth and standout significant George for a look-see Saturday afternoon at Onondaga Lake’s Willow Bay? Organizers did not lie. OK, maybe Cusey, as they…

If We  Were Having Coffee

Penny

My friend from north of the border takes his foot off the gas pedal just a tad in this week’s guest column. Even with the topic a tad less incendiary in that sense, Paul Curran’s writing flame still burns brightly. Welcome to the weekly coffee and tea garden. My name is Paul, I’ll be your…