Pierogi make us dance, too

So what would put George Three, my terrific daughter Elisabeth and my dear wife Karen in such a good mood in downtown Syracuse’s Clinton Square? We had just eaten our annual Polish Fest meal cooked up by the folks from the food-makers who travel to the event from Rome, N.Y., that’s what. Their pierogi make…

Chip away at the Winterfest spirit

I knot of us took a stroll from Martinfest on Saturday, wandering from the downtown Syracuse parking lot to Clinton Square to take in the Winterfest ice sculptures. The sculptor with the saw was still creating. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image for an enlarged slide show. We returned…

Skate away, fans of winter

My recent work trip to downtown Syracuse allowed me to appreciate the fun folks get from the Clinton Square skating rink. The sleds they use to teach the newbies seem to build confidence. Great invention, that.

Nighttime is the bright time for Clinton Square holiday lights

I considered myself fortunate that my work meeting in downtown Syracuse kept me until sunset. That meant that my carefully planned parking near Clinton Square allowed me to take photos of the festive holiday scene with my iPhone 8 after nightfall. Taking in this location has become a tradition. I may no longer visit every…

The Polish Fest tradition continues to make us happy

We won’t miss Polish Fest at downtown Syracuse’s Clinton Square. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image for an enlarged slide show. We start with our lunch. Our go-to place has become the tent from Utica’s finest Polish Community Home. Of course, after eating, we walk to take in the…