Downtown Syracuse is in the midst of a renaissance. The number of people living downtown continues to grow by double digits each year. But the city is still missing one thing… a full service supermarket.
An observer of population trends and urban issues says Syracuse appears to be on the right path toward making its downtown a more thriving place.
Matt Carmichael is editor of livability.com, and was the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s annual meeting of the Downtown Committee.
Downtown Committee Executive Director Merike Treier says downtown's growth seems to be spreading or strenghening nearby neighborhoods previously disconnected from the city's core, like the Inner Harbor and Franklin Square.
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