Mark Bialczak

Digital Editor

Mark Bialczak has lived in Central New York for 30 years. He's well known for writing about music and entertainment, and currently is the movie blogger for syracusenewtimes.com.   In 2013, he started his own blog, markbialczak.com, to comment about the many and various things that cross his mind daily. Mark will post a weekly column about life in and around Syracuse on waer.org.

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Arts & Culture
6:52 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Everybody, Start Your Car-Loving Engines at the Syracuse Nationals

Syracuse Nationals
Mark Bialczak

When the officer off the exit points you to pull to the right up to the Orange lot to park on the way to fairgrounds, you know something big's going on.

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Arts & Culture
7:12 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Rolling Hills of OCC Again Prove Welcoming for M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest

A supportive crowd enjoying Jazz Fest
Mark Bialczak

The hills were alive with the sound of music.

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Arts & Culture
7:03 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Trombone Shorty, B.B. King Headline M&T Jazz Fest This Weekend at OCC

  

It's back to the campus of Onondaga Community College for the 32nd edition of the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest.

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Sports
7:47 am
Wed July 2, 2014

With Chiefs in First Place, will Fans Start Filling NBT Bank Stadium?

Will new management and a successful season draw more fans to Syracuse Chiefs games?
Credit Mark Bialczak

  When I interviewed Syracuse Chiefs general manager Jason Smorol a month before this baseball season started, he told me that he and his staff would do everything possible to make sure this community felt wanted at NBT Bank Stadium.

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Community
8:54 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Plenty of People Love a Parade of Homes to Take Ideas Back to Their House

  The parking lot was crowded, and hundreds of people milled about the street in Cicero, strolling between the dozen brand new houses on this gorgeous first day of summer.

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