Tag Archives: think local

Truly local (and sustainable) craft beer from Empire Brewing Company

The brewery in New York state uses local energy, grows its own ingredients, composts and more. By: Starre Vartan Wed, Apr 30, 2014  (Posted on Mother Nature Network – All photos: Empire Brewing Company You’d think brewing great beer that people love would be enough for any brewer. But not for David Katleski, founder of Syracuse, New […]

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Be a Localist!

Watch this video if it’s the one thing you do all day! 🙂  

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with regional internship day around the corner, ‘tapping the international student pipeline’

Tomorrow (September 6th) is regional internship day, which means we’ve reached the last of our ongoing series of blog posts about internships and locally-owned businesses. For the final piece, we have a guest entry with a different view. David DiMaggio, Program Manager of SU’s CASE Co-op program, and Andrea Godfread-Brown, Managing Member at Brown & Palumbo […]

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instagram: #Syracuse through the eyes of many

We at SyracuseFirst are lovers of instagram. Why? Well at first it was fun, the photo filters were fun, following people was fun, it was all a lot of fun. Then we sorta dug into what instagram really is — a communal destination to share stories/art/cool things/friends/good times/bad times/current activities, a different social network, centered […]

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placemaking and buying locally

Empire State Future, a partner of ours, is an organization focused on smart growth initiatives. They’re HQ’ed in Albany but have formed a coalition of over 60 companies/organizations and have a reach that is truly statewide. In their most recent newsletter, their project manager, David Hogenkamp, discusses the intersection between smart growth and placemaking. The […]

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We’re trendsetters

$1.4 billion. Let that number permeate your mind. It’s a large figure. That’s the current dollar amount of ongoing projects across the City of Syracuse. CenterState CEO President Rob Simpson spoke to the importance of such an investment in our regional hub. He notes that within the downtown area of Syracuse, there are over $265 […]

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