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
4:36 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

B.B. King Headlines 32nd M&T Jazz Fest July 11, 12 at OCC Campus

Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney, right, addresses the news conference in the M&T Bank mezzanine as M&T Syracuse President Allen Naples, center, unveils two posters featuring the July 12 headliner, B.B. King.
Credit Mark Bialczak

The M&T Jazz Fest is going back to school this summer.

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Sports
8:01 am
Wed April 9, 2014

After a long winter, Syracuse Chiefs fans were ready for baseball

The Chiefs at NBT Stadium opening day
Credit Mark Bialczak

One quick trip around the outside of NBT Bank Stadium on Opening Day last Thursday showed just how much Central New Yorkers want this to be a breakthrough season for the Syracuse Chiefs experience.

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Arts & Culture
8:23 am
Wed April 2, 2014

The New Destiny USA Wing Hops with Live Local Music

World of Beer
Credit Mark Bialczak

Walk past the new bar World of Beer on Wednesday through Saturday nights, and that corridor on the top floor of Destiny USA resembles an open air corner bar.

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Community
8:52 am
Wed March 26, 2014

La Casita Welcomes a Community to Embrace Art, Culture

La Casita exterior

They filtered into the tidy gallery inside the pretty, refurbished 100-year-old former warehouse  on Syracuse's west side Friday night, stopping to look long, hard, and with much appreciation at the new exhibit set up on two walls.

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Community
8:47 am
Wed March 19, 2014

It's the Time of Year to Dream about Home and Garden Projects

Geothermal Energy
Credit Mark Bialczak

The Home and Garden Show always gets me thinking about what could be in and around our home in Eastwood.

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