The seventh annual Taste of East Syracuse will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, outside the East Syracuse Municipal Building. Food will be cooked and sold outdoors by local businesses and organizations.
The New York State Fair’s donut burger now has a partner in crime.
The village of Manlius Farmer’s Market opened Sunday, June 3, in the lot behind Sno Top. Throughout the summer, the Eagle Bulletin will interview farmers and other vendors at the local market to find out what’s in season and what’s in store for the coming months.
The Rotary Club of Dewitt will hold its 58th Annual Pancake Day under the big tents at Shoppingtown Mall from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12. This is the club’s only fundraiser of the year.
The former McClurg Construction showroom on Main Street in Marcellus is no longer displaying state-of-the-art cabinetry — but it’s just as vibrant as ever. The room is now home to the Chocolate Pizza Company, which has expanded its Marcellus location following a 30 percent increase in sales in 2011 over 2010, a record-breaking year for the company
Last winter, Ben Rabin shot down the hill at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center in Fayetteville in a Harley Davidson motorcycle made of cardboard and duct tape in just 22.1 seconds. Did he lose a dare, or is he just crazy? Neither. The Syracuse attorney was part of a team competing in Sled for RED, an event that raises both funds and awareness for AIDS Community Resources. The Syracuse-based organization started the cardboard sled derby last year as an interesting and different way to draw attention to its mission to eradicate HIV/AIDS in Central New York. This year’s event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center in Fayetteville.
Fayetteville Cub Scouts (pack 152) will work with Tops Market to host a food drive to benefit the Manlius Food Pantry this weekend.
The Fayetteville Senior Center welcomes four wineries this year to its eighth annual wine & cheese tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. This year’s event will feature wines from Longpoint Winery, Red Tail Ridge Winery, Owera Vineyards, and the combined winery of Swedish Hill Vineyards, Goose Watch and Penguin Bay.
Librarian assistant Kelly Sickler, diagnosed with Celiac Disease earlier this year, knows firsthand the challenge of finding foods that will not aggravate the condition. Her successful search for gluten-free food in Syracuse area restaurants and grocery stores led her to create the program.
The 12th annual Jewish Music & Cultural Festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Jewish Community Center of Syracuse, 5655 Thompson Road, DeWitt.
Seven different roasters were marketing their beans in the Salt City, and the Near West Side, East Side, Eastwood, Downtown and North Side neighborhoods all boast their own roasteries (more than one, in some areas), each with their own personalities and defining characteristics.
What's in the Box?
On a hot, summer day there is nothing more satisfying than biting into a sun-ripened, thirst-quenching melon.