Downtown Syracuse

Symphoria Hires New Managing Director

Aug 1, 2013
Catherine Underhill Symphoria Managing Director
Symphoria

Symphonic music fans in Central New York will see a new Managing Director at the helm of Symphoria in about a month. 

The organization hired Catherine Underhill, who’s been Executive Director of the Colorado Music Festival and Center for Musical Arts for the past 11 years.  Underhill, who has 30 years of arts organization management after a Harvard degree in public administration, starts September 1, 2013. 

Underhill says she hopes to ensure symphonic music stays vibrant in the Syracuse area:

John Smith/WAER News

Getting around Downtown Syracuse seemed a little challenging this morning because of the Interstate 81 South closure at Harrison Street.  A local group of business owners, elected officials and community members say it might be a vision of the future. 

Kaitlyn Richards/WAER News

The Syracuse Arts and Crafts festival returns to downtown Syracuse Friday for three days and features many different types of artists, craftspeople and live entertainment acts. 

Families Enjoy Monday Fundays at Erie Canal Museum

Jul 9, 2013
Christian Bersani/WAER News

If your summer “fun in the sun” has been spoiled by sudden, almost daily downpours, everyone at Syracuse's Erie Canal Museum wants you to join the fun indoors at their new “Monday Funday” family activities. 

Syracuse Downtown Farmers' Market Opens

Jun 11, 2013
Max Brady

A rainy start to the Downtown Syracuse Farmers’ Market today didn’t keep it from opening with a splash.  Workers stopped by on their lunch breaks to enjoy the fresh produce and baked goods, and left with items to take home.  The weekly event featured dozens of vendors selling fruits, vegetables, wine, baked goods, dairy products and decorative plants.

John Smith / WAER

There’s some more flavor being added to the redevelopment of Downtown Syracuse.  This time it’s a store that one business hopes will get “lots of licks”. 

Syracuse’s Red House Theater has announced the line-up for its mainstage productions that will start later this year.  The theater is taking on ambitious works and sticking to its mission.

  

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