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Housing Opportunities
4:53 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

4 Historic Apartment Buildings Get New Life Using Multiple Incentives

One of two buildings on James Street that make up the Kasson Place apartments. Construction is finishing up and many apartments are already rented.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Mayor Stephanie Miner and developers cut the ribbon Monday on 4 renovated historic apartment buildings that had been deteriorating. 

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Global Community 5-K
1:23 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Runners Help Out Refugee Programs in Syracuse

Runners were at Willow Bay to raise money for refugee programs
Credit Hannah Warren/WAER News

A group of about 50 runners gathered at Onondaga Lake’s Willow Bay park this weekend for a 5-K race to benefit non-profits working in refugee resettlement.

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Destiny USA
5:54 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

New Luxury Outlets at Destiny USA Could Bring More Job Opportunities

Armani one of three high-end outlets that opened Monday at Destiny
Credit John Smith/WAER News

Destiny USA continues to add to its plethora of available stores and this new wave is bringing in some high end brands. Companies such as Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo and Johnson & Murphy now have outlet locations in Destiny’s newest wing.

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Crime and Safety
10:18 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Blueprint for Safety at the Neighborhood Action Conference Focuses on Youth

Residents talked about crime-reducing methods at Neighborhood Action Conference at Fowler High School
Credit Maria Catanzarite/WAER News

Syracuse came together Saturday for the second annual. Neighborhood safety was the hot topic at the second annual Neighborhood Action Conference held at Fowler High School this past weekend.  Some residents feel fighting crime isn’t rocket science; it’s a matter of starting out small with the family and the neighborhood at the center.

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Downtown Committee Recruitment
11:57 am
Fri October 18, 2013

The Future of Downtown Syracuse Retail Gets a Glimpse of Recent Success Stories

Café Kubal's downtown location
Credit Downtown Committee

People who might want to open up shop in Syracuse got the red carpet treatment from the Downtown Committee Thursday.  The Downtown Committee’s Retail Recruitment event is hoping to capitalize on recent changes. 

One group of would-be business owners gathered at Cafe Kubal and saw the brisk business of the cappuccino makers and coffee purveyors in the relatively new business. 

COOPERSTOWN BUSINESS OWNER FINDS SYRACUSE BECOMING MORE ATTRACTIVE

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