Inside my mind on a daily walk through our Destiny

The last couple of days, I’ve taken my daily walk inside, to Destiny USA. Before I jump in the car, I have to deal with the look of disappointment mixed with just a tinge of pissed-off from my dear dog Ellie B. OK, maybe it’s just my guilt over the fact that when I decide…

Sammys Hall of Fame class proves to be a hard act to follow

Today we enter the department of ask-and-ye-shall-receive. After reading yesterday’s post about the upcoming Syracuse Area Music Awards event, Chuck commented that he liked the idea and all, but wished there had been more about the Hall of Fame induction Thursday night at Upstairs at the Dinosaur. My intention for the piece was to provide…

Time to celebrate how much good music we have in Syracuse

It’s Sammys week. Friday night at the Palace Theatre in Syracuse, awards will be given to honor great work in the Central New York music scene. The night before that at Upstairs and the Dinosaur, inductions will be made into the hall of fame. A quick primer for those of you who’ve never been to…

A big, long dream for Central New York bowlers

Officials announced this week that the bowlers of the United States will visit Syracuse in 2018. They will build that magnificent stretch of lanes in Oncenter, and for seven months, they will come. A lot of numbers were presented in The Post-Standard/syracuse.com piece by Rick Moriarty, beginning with Onondaga County’s purchase price of $1.8 million…