Last month, Syracuse Woman Magazine published an article about Friends of Dorothy House, a house of hospitality founded by Mike DeSalvo (owner of Hairanoia) and Nick Orth.
“Having support and a comfortable environment during your last moments in life is something many people with a terminal illness hope for. For some, circumstances like lack of healthcare, poverty, mental illness or homelessness make having this impossible. This is where the Friends of Dorothy Catholic Worker House comes in.”
To read the full article, The Men of Dorothy House by Hayleigh Gowans, visit the Syracuse Woman Magazine website.
ArtRage Gallery invites the community to their 7th Annual Fundraiser, the ArtRageous Extravaganza, on July 11th, 7:00 – 11:00 PM at the gallery (505 Hawley Avenue). Guests will enjoy food, a cash bar, and live music featuring the Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble who will play traditional songs from Zimbabwe and Better Than Bowling, a “Rockin’, Rhythm and Blues band with a little bit of Country.” A silent auction will also be available for participants.
Suggested donations are $15.00 at the door, or two for $25.00. This event will support ArtRage and thier mission to “exhibit progressive art that inspires resistance and promotes social awareness; supports social justice, challenges preconceptions and encourages cultural change.” To find out more about the event, visit ArtRage`s website or join their Facebook invite.
The World Refugee Day celebration on June 20th brought together the Syracuse community to celebrate the achievements of the refugees who have settled in our city.
The event was composed of a soccer and volleyball tournament, music and dance from different cultures, food from My Lucky Tummy, and an interactive art display.
To view all the photos from the event, visit World Refugee Day in Syracuse’s Facebook page.
More than a place to clean your clothes, The Laundry Room celebrates their customers by hanging flags from their home countries.
On June 20th, over 100 people came out to the Pastime Athletic Club to support Hari Bangaley and his business concept for the Bhutan House, a restaurant that combines Bhutanese food and culture under one roof. Guests were able to meet Hari, taste authentic Bhutanese food served by Hari’s family and friends during the three-course dinner, and enjoy several dance performances throughout the evening.
UP Start Syracuse is a business incubation collaborative that targets emerging entrepreneurs within Syracuse’s urban neighborhoods. As part of the program, UP Start Presents is an event designed to provide entrepreneurs with the hands-on experiences necessary to test their products in the market while connecting with customers to provide valuable feedback on their business concept.
To learn more about Hari and any of his upcoming events, subscribe to our email list. For more photos of the event, check out our Facebook album.
This week, Mike Greenlar profiled The Cathedral Candle Company in a photo essay that depicts the people, machines, and workmanship necessary to make quality candles. Founded in 1897, the Company is still owned by the Steigerwald family and still uses some of the original methods from that time period.
“The assembly lines of molds, presses and inventive automation devices built to Jacob Steigerwald’s specifications still operate alongside modern state-of-the-art equipment.”
To read the entire article and view the photographs, visit Syracuse.com.
Hari Bangaley is testing his business idea, the Bhutan House, during our next UP Start Presents event on June 20th! Guests will get an opportunity to experience Hari’s concept for his business, the Bhutan House, a restaurant that brings together Bhutanese food and culture. Seating for the event is limited. Tickets are available for purchase through CenterState CEO. To learn about all the event features, click here.