20 episodes

The 315 is a new WAER Original podcast hosted by Joe Lee and Kevin Kloss. Over the last few years, Syracuse has witnessed an effort to change the public discourse and, therefore, image of Syracuse as a cold, snowy, dreary place to live. The 315 proposes to ride the wave of this movement to foster a more positive view of the region. For automatic delivery of new episodes subscribe in Apple Podcasts.

The 315 WAER

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

The 315 is a new WAER Original podcast hosted by Joe Lee and Kevin Kloss. Over the last few years, Syracuse has witnessed an effort to change the public discourse and, therefore, image of Syracuse as a cold, snowy, dreary place to live. The 315 proposes to ride the wave of this movement to foster a more positive view of the region. For automatic delivery of new episodes subscribe in Apple Podcasts.

    The 315: The Up Side of Downs

    The 315: The Up Side of Downs

    In her new book The Upside of Downs, Central New Yorker Lisa Palermo Matto takes us on a journey full of adventure and funny stories about her daughter Marlee, who was born with Down Syndrome, and the joy and wonder that Marlee brings to those around her. Lisa joins Joe Lee on The 3-1-5 to talk about writing the book how she stopped being concerned about raising a child with Down Syndrome and learned to embrace the joy of parenting.

    • 20 min
    The 315: Opening Day at the Salt City Market

    The 315: Opening Day at the Salt City Market

    The Syracuse area has heard rumblings about the Salt City Market for months, and now the wait is finally over. The market features a wide variety of culinary options including Soul food, Jamaican, Thai, and more from local entrepreneurs.

    • 17 min
    The 315: For the Love of Justice

    The 315: For the Love of Justice

    Rochester-based vocalist Danielle Ponder has an interesting story to tell. The soulful singer whose touching lyrics often tell stories of pain and injustice was once a defense attorney who spent five years working as a public defender. Her criminal justice experience inspires her work and she’ll bring her music and message to Syracuse on November 20th when she will perform a virtual concert for the Community Folk Art Center.

    • 15 min
    The Importance of Sustainability in The 315

    The Importance of Sustainability in The 315

    Whether it's a Presidential debate, from the lips of a local reporter, or the national news, conversations about the future of our planet are constantly taking place. And no matter where you land on the politics surrounding climate change, there is no denying the need for education on the matter.

    • 23 min
    The 315- Welcome to the Jungle

    The 315- Welcome to the Jungle

    Since the emergence of COVID-19 we've heard a lot about "essential workers". You might picture these workers as nurses, grocery store associates, and delivery drivers. And you'd be correct, but what about zoo workers providing care to living, breathing animals?

    • 26 min
    'Taking on The 315' with Oompa Loompyas

    'Taking on The 315' with Oompa Loompyas

    Not to be confused with the adorable characters from Willy Wonka , Oompa Loompyas is an emerging spot for authenic Filipino food. Garlic fried rice, pancit, or loompya, Oompa Loompyas offers authentic Filipino dishes with a twist of other ethnic cuisines.

    • 28 min

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