Landscape always beats profile to me

When I walk past the center atrium of Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA, my eyes truly are drawn to the big screen they’ve put up as an attraction. Advertising mission accomplished, money-makers. Yet, oh, my brain. Turn it sideways. Show sports games that are important to the community. What could be.

I could write for this sign company

Spotted by my dear wife Karen and I during a recent trip to Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA, an elevator that was not working. And a great way to keep people out of it. Bravo, sign makers.

Onondaga Lake proves to be friendly to many eagles

The word is out that the shore of our lake that adjoins the major shopping, dining and entertainment complex has turned into a robust home for an American icon. Outdoors writer David Figura spread the story online for newyorkupstate.com. I’ve seen a majestic bird or two the mile or so along the shore toward the…

Now that’s a punch

I will admit that I drink plenty of morning coffee. One at home in my cup the size of my head. One from Nichols to bring into work. One from Dunkin’ Donuts at break. And yet still I make a face at the thought of a brew strong enough to earn the name Joe Nitro.…

A model place for hats and sunglasses

A new joint at Syracuse mega entertainment, dining and shopping complex Destiny USA caught my attention on the latest shopping stroll for my dear wife Karen and I. How could I not stick my head in to check out a place called Panama Jack? OK, more than just my head. They sell hats and sunglasses.…

Beverage wars?

On a recent trip to Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA with my dear wife Karen, I couldn’t help but notice the side-by-side business of Kung Fu Tea and Finger Lakes Coffee Masters. On this Sunday afternoon, the aroma of coffee brewing far beat out any tea scents. We didn’t stop at…