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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Community
10:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

A Visit to Onondaga Lake Park Can Open Your Eyes

Skateboard Park
Mark Bialczak

If you've lived in the Syracuse area since the 1980s, it may never have crossed your mind to pull into the park that borders Onondaga Lake over there on the Liverpool side. Too many memories of chemical dumps when the Allied factory used to churn out its product in the big plant on the shore, right?

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Arts & Culture
8:32 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Mark Doyle Eager to Bring Back His 'Guitar Noir' Sound

Guitarist Mark Doyle
Credit Mark Bialczak

Instead of drawing up a list of resolutions for 2014, Mark Doyle says, he came up with a bucket list.

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Community
8:38 am
Wed April 30, 2014

A Trip to Chuck Hafner's Garden Center Colors Countless Yard Possibilities

Chuck Hafner's Garden Center
Credit Mark Bialczak

The nursery is so wide they've split the front sign into two installments.

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Community
8:43 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Add Sun, Fun People and Sips of Red and White, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Tour Sparkles

Goose Watch next to Cayuga Lake
Credit Mark Bialczak

Wine has never been my thing.

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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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