Central New York Magazine

Celebrating the good life, spreading the local love.

It's all good...

Central New York Magazine is a celebration of the lifestyles, landscapes and communities in our area. Throughout our pages, we explore the people, businesses, places and initiatives that enhance life in our region. The premier lifestyle magazine in the area, we cover design, personalities, food & drink, social events, culture, philanthropy, and destinations.

Central New York Magazine is an award-winning, upscale publication produced six times a year by Advance Media New York in Downtown Syracuse, NY. With each issue, our mission is to illustrate the spirit of Central New York in a compelling way. The stories we produce highlight what we call "the good life" - the high quality of life CNY has to offer.

Current issue: July/August 2021

  • Our first food issue!
  • Foodie field trips around Central New York
  • 5 indie bakers you need to know
  • A round-up of international groceries and markets in Syracuse
  • The charcuterie trend hits CNY
  • Kitchen decor, gadgets and locally made spices, sauces and seasonings
  • and more!

Click the cover for a preview of the issue, then find your copy on stands now!




  • It's All Good: Ways to embrace the season; positive vibes; Our Town (exploring the individual neighborhoods, towns and villages that make Central New York special); and a market trends story highlighting fashion, accessories, beauty, food and home goods from local, independent shops.
  • Good News: Behind the Scenes; Downtown Doings; Caught Doing Good; new business openings and positive news; CNY Seen: A look at the area’s top social events, emphasizing philanthropic causes.
  • Making Good: CNY Scout: unearthing special products, small businesses and unique ideas that may be under the radar; Farm to Table: a seasonally inspired recipe from a local chef or restaurant, shining a light on locally available produce; Down to Earth: ways to be environmentally friendly with a local angle.
  • In Every Issue: Galleries: Current exhibitions; Flashback: Stories of CNY's past; Last Word: An entertaining, wide-ranging Q&A with a CNY personality.

Find your copy at most Central New York Wegmans, Barnes & Noble, Rite Aid and Kinney Drugs locations, as well as other select retailers.
If you can’t find one, message us on Facebook or Instagram and we’ll be happy to help you.

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