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December 2023 Newsletter

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December 2023 (Volume 1, Issue 3)

First Day Hikes

Every year New York State Parks host “First Day Hikes.” These are guided hikes that take place all across New York State. The closest location to Syracuse is Clark Reservation State Park. This beautiful park is full of a variety of trails from mostly flat to moderately challenging. There will be two guided hikes: one easy (1 to 2 miles) and one more challenging (3 to 5 miles). The hike begins at 11:00 am. Sign in is at the end of the parking lot.

When: January 1, 2024, at 11:00 am

Where: Clark Reservation State Park, 6105 E Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville, NY 13078


Art in Windows Tour

MIDOMA Interactive Street Galleries are in the following locations:

·         210 Walton Street

·         290 W Jefferson Street

·         400 S Salina Street

These interactive galleries are currently available 24/7. Scan the QR code in the windows to hear the artists speak about their art.

Ice Skating

Ice skating is open at three locations: Clinton Square, John Dunn, and Sunnycrest.

More Syracuse News

Job Opportunity:

A new role has opened up with the City’s Office of Analytics, Performance and Innovation — hiring for an Innovation Project Leader. Details on the role, application process and compensation can be found through this link:

Any questions on the role could be directed to

General Information:

Please stay up to date on infrastructure improvements throughout the city. The Syr.Gov site includes updates on Traffic and Infrastructure News, the Municipal Sidewalk Program, and Bicycle Infrastructure.

Call for Features

Would you like your organization, project, or event featured in the Syracuse Urbanism Club newsletter? Please send the following to

·         150-200 word description of your organization, project, or event.

·         Picture or image you would like to accompany your feature.

·         Deadline/special dates for projects and events.

·         Contact person for any follow up questions.

December Meeting

Our meetings take place the last Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 26, 2023. We will meet at Bank Alley Social Club at McCarthy Mercantile, 217 S Salina Street.

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