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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  My dear wife Karen and I took our beloved rescue mutt Ellie B, aka Dogamous Pyle, to NBT Bank Stadium on Saturday night.

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  It's been a few years since my dear wife Karen and I joined the brigade of Lookie-Lou's partaking in the annual Downtown Living Tour.

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

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

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

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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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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.

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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