“Hidden gems.” That’s what many of SU students call a hipster coffee shop (cough, Recess Coffee, cough) or a totally rad art park (Stone Quarry Hill Art Park) in Syracuse. I’m tired of that phrase.

By Julia Askenase Once a vacant warehouse, the Gear Factory could reshape Syracuse's creative landscape In mid-60s Manhattan, The Factory served as Andy Warhol's studio, a place where the iconic pop artist produced many of his famous silkscreens. But it also became