#BuyBlackSYR Directory

BlackOwnedSyracuse.com is a curated guide to

Black-Owned, Syracuse-based brands and businesses.

“Buy Black, Not Just Local”

Submit a Black-owned Business here.

Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/BOSNewsletterSignUp

 

ARTS & CULTURE

Artwork by Jaleel Campbell

Owner: Jaleel Campbell

Art/Illustration Work

Award-winning illustrator and creative director Jaleel Campbell creates pieces of work that celebrates Blackness. His canvases range from 8 x 10 in. to 40 x 60 in. that range from $35.00 to $2,250.00.

Watch the video of Campbell talking about his journey and inspiration behind his work.

Buy Artwork / Facebook / Instagram

 

CandyPop Apparel & Design Studio

Owner: Betiea Bowens

Graphic Design Services

CandyPop Apparel & Design Studio offers “social media graphics, business cards, T-Shirts and accessories”.

Shop / Instagram / Facebook

 

Community Folk Art Center

Community Center

Community Folk Art Center (CFAC)  “a vibrant cultural and artistic hub committed to the artists of the African diaspora. We’re a proud unit of Syracuse University’s AAS Department”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Dá Marie Customs

Customized Items

Dá Marie Customs offers affordable handmade blankets and gift baskets.

Instagram / Facebook

 

LadyWalkerDesigns™️

Creative Personalizations

Owner: Miranda Walker

LadyWalkerDesigns™️ is a customer-based business that customizes anything that has a surface! Services range from shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, mugs, window decals,  and the list goes on and on. The clients have creative ideas and the curator Miranda Walker brings those ideas to life!

Email: ladywalkerdesigns2017@gmail.com

Instagram

 

PrettyKitty Commissions

Owner: Melquea Smith

Art/Illustration Services

PrettyKitty Commissions is “an illustration provider that transforms ideas into visual reality. Be it for a book, or a mascot, PrettyKitty’s illustrations are designed to make you smile.”

Email her: PrettyKittyCommissions@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram / Youtube

 

RedLotus The Poetess

Poet

RedLotus The Poetess is a poet “taking a verbal journey of healing and awareness”. #NoPressureNoDiamond

Email: RedLotusThePoet@gmail.com

Instagram / Facebook

 

Renee Jones Art

Art

Artist: (Nikki) Renee Jones, a Syracuse native (Corcoran ’98), creates original art, prints, stationery, and swag that celebrates love and positivity. Her clients enjoy her vibrant artwork for its front-and-center showcase of melanin and natural hair.

Commissioned work opportunities including paintings, prints, greeting cards, and designs for logos and apparel are available.

Website /Instagram / Facebook

 

Tru Soundz Entertainment

Owner: Travis Robinson

Graphic Design Firm

Tru Soundz Entertainment is “a graphic design firm that helps businesses with social media branding and brand business with business cards, signage, and other corporate marketing materials”.

Email:  trusoundz8691@yahoo.com

(315) 308-1764

Instagram / Facebook

 

BAKERIES

Crave Dessert Studio

Bakery

Owner: Tykemia Carman

Crave Dessert Studio offers custom treats for any occasion.

2721 James Street, Syracuse NY

Email: cravedessertstudio@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

Cupcakes R Me

Bakery

Owner: Kadesha Shelton

Cupcakes R Me is  “where every day is a cupcake day”,

316 W Onondaga, Syracuse, New York

(315) 935-4155

Facebook / Instagram

 

BARBERS

Barber: Jay

Book / Instagram

 

Barber: JB Blessed Grooming

Location: 754 Barber Spa, 754 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

Instagram

 

 

Barber: L DUZ CUTZ

Wahl 2nd place champion, House calls are $100

Book / Instagram

 

BARBERSHOP

Seven Fifty Four Barber Spa

Barbershop & Spa

Owner: Suntrana Allen

At SevenFiftyFour BarberSpa, “a haircut is ritual, a nostalgic experience harkening back to a simpler day when we gathered at the corner barbershop to discuss everything from business to sports, to current events. SevenFiftyFour BarberSpa provides both traditional, short haircuts, as well as contemporary and trendy styles.”

754 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

(315) 425-0754

Website / Facebook /  Instagram / Youtube / Twitter

 

BARTENDING SERVICE

Good Baggage

Owner: Chrissy Pope

Good Baggage is a mobile bartending service available for all occasions including parties, weddings, and small gatherings.

(315) 944-7657

Facebook / Instagram

 

The Wright Cut

Owner: Wayne Wright

Barbershop

4714 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13205

(315) 952-0628

 

BRANDING & MARKETING SERVICES

The LikeMinded

Branding & Marketing Company

Founder: Indaria Jones

The LikeMinded is “designed to give creatives a space to develop their brands and circulate their art – in turn becoming a haven for entrepreneurs and young professionals to collaborate free of boundaries and workforce politics.” The LikeMinded hosts several workshops and mixers year-round, and is opening a space for creatives.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

CAFES

Cafe Sankofa Cooperative is “a culture center + cafe cooperative located in the Sankofa District of Syracuse, New York.”

2323 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, New York

Facebook / Instagram

 

 

CHILD CARE SERVICES

It Takes a Village Family Daycare

Owner: Tanika

24-hour Childcare Program

It Takes a Village Family Daycare is a “home-based childcare program providing quality care for ages 6 weeks to 12 years old 24 hours a day 7 days a week.”

Email: ittakesavillagefdc@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

CLEANING SERVICES

Lilly’s Exceptional Cleaning Service LLC

Owner: Sherry Harrison

Cleaning Service

Lilly’s Exceptional Cleaning Service LLC offers “ plenty of services to choose from such as residential, commercial, and more and are committed to giving you a cleaning experience of a lifetime!”

Email: lillysexceptionalcleaningservice@yahoo.com

315-314-6489

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Rapid Rug Renewal Services

Cleaning Services

Owner: Da’Shawn Russell

Rapid Rug Renewal Services “specialise in the removal of pet accidents, pet hair and pet odor, stubborn stains, bacteria build up, insect infestation, upholstery cleaning and much more!”

Facebook

 

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES

Ace of Brave

Clothing & Accessories Brand

Owner: Hope Reese

Ace of Brave offers “new, customized and vintage clothing and accessories including thrifty finds”.

Instagram

 

Adorn by You Accessories

Owner: Tenekqua Cauthen

Handmade Accessories

Adorn by You Accessories is “hand painted accessories for women. Designed to enhance and embrace the uniqueness of all woman”.

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

 

All Money Spends

Owner: Waliek Betts

Clothing Boutique

All Money Spends is a clothing brand that offers t-shirts, sweat suits, and other apparel.

2315 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13208

Facebook / Instagram

 

Avenue Fashion

Clothing Brand

Owner: Sunny McCutcheon

Avenue Fashion offers “men, women, and children urban clothing”.

2842 S. Salina St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 991-8277

Instagram / Facebook

 

Better Daze Clothing

Clothing Brand

Better Daze Clothing is “a fun and vibrant clothing brand that aims to encourage every generation of people to enjoy and live life”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

“Black & Dope” Tees

Owner: Armani

“Black & Dope” tees come in the following sizes: small, medium, large, XL, and soon to be plus and kid sizes for $20. You would be supporting a Black teen girl when you make a purchase.

Instagram

 

BombFlowerZoeBeads

Handmade Jewelry

BombFlowerZoeBeads offers handmade jewelry and made-to-order waist beads.

Email: bombflowerzoebeads@yahoo.com

315-760-8946

Facebook / Instagram

 

Brand Neu Vision

Co-Owners: Chris and Meisha McNeil

Accessories

Brand Neu Vision offers its affordable signature shades and other accessories like belts and handbags.

Email: cmcneil81@icloud.com

Instagram (@BrandNeuVision) / Facebook / Twitter (@BrandNeuVision)

 

Bully The Bully

Clothing Brand

Owners: Salaam Brown and Sherrie Mckenzie

“Bully The Bully” is an anti-bullying clothing company.

Email: laambrown104@gmail.com

 

CELLetto

Owner: Tabby Desena

Customized Phone Cases & Other Accessories

CeLLetto offers customized phone cases for a range of different phone types as well as custom compact mirror cases.

Email: CustomGlamCases@gmail.com

Order / Instagram / Facebook

 

Checkz N Balances

Clothing Brand

Owners:  James Williams and Ramon Thomas

Checkz N Balances is “here to bring all aspects of life seen and unseen together and give them a voice through graphic art and design”.

Check out this clip of Checkz N Balances being featured on Spectrum news for their winter drive.

Instagram / Facebook / PayPal.Me

 

CMENchi

Owner: Chyna Harrison

Clothing Brand

CMENchi is a feminist ready-to-wear clothing brand by designer Chyna Harrison.

Shop / Facebook /Instagram

 

Cruddy Sport

Owner: London Vaughn

Clothing Brand

Cruddy Sport is a unisex luxury streetwear brand.

Facebook / Instagram

 

Good Vibes Only Clothing

Owner: Steven Thompson

Good Vibes Only Clothing  “is not just a brand, it’s a lifestyle. We all want to be around good vibration, good energy, and enjoy life to the fullest. We want to spread good vibes through the world and help make the world a better place”.

Email: gvoclothingsc@gmail.com

Website / Facebook / Instagram / Video

 

Gotta Have It Boutique

Online Clothing Boutique

Gotta Have It Boutique offers “unique stylish vintage clothing and accessories”.

Facebook / Instagram

 

HatWorld

Online Hat & Apparel Store

Owner: Shawn Lamar

HatWorld is an “online hat store/sports apparel based in Syracuse, New York, bringing new heat to your city. All exclusive 100% authentic hats. All sales are FINAL.”

Pay / Facebook / Instagram

 

InOurWords Apparel Company

Clothing Brand

InOurWords Apparel Company, a division of Gwen, Inc., ”was created by empowered, strong and determined inter-generational women to inspire and empower girls and women of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and cultures. We look to express our words through fashion because we recognize fashion speaks to women of all backgrounds.”

144 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021, (918) 851-4561

Email: inourwords08@gmail.com

Shop / Instagram / Facebook

 

Locs and Tingz

Accessories Brand

Locs and Tingz

Owner: Asia Mariah

Locs and Tingz is an accessories brand that celebrates Black culture.

Shop  / Instagram

 

Made in Threads

Owner: Tonaisa Hurt

Clothing Brand

Made in Threads is a “children’s creative clothing and accessory brand that empowers Black children to be proud of their color”.

Email: zienne1113@gmail.com

Facebook

 

Masking & Kompany

Professional Consultant Services/Apparel and Products

Owner: Joshua Michael King

Masking & Kompany “caters primarily to nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and individuals.  We offer an array of programmatic and systematic development, analysis, curriculum, training, conferences, workshops, and speaker series.  Additionally, we market a variety of apparel and products under the brand Masking & Kompany, as well as having graphic design and custom screen printing, embroidery, vinyl, and more.”

Email: maskingandko2013@gmail.com

Facebook

 

Mastermind Clothing

Clothing Brand

Co-Owners: DJ Mel Montego and Shacora Billue

Mastermind Clothing is “a high-class urban streetwear with creative 1 of a kind ideas”.

613 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

(315) 928-5641

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Regal Athletics

Athletic Apparel Clothing

Owner: Jaquawn Holloway

Regal Athletics is “an athletic apparel that is comfortable and stylish for a reasonable price”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Rooted.

Clothing & Accessories Brand

Owner: T Clarice Norton

Rooted. is a “culture based clothing and accessories with authentic Ankara & African print products”.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Royal Creations Apparel

Owner: Christian Heyliger

Clothing brand

Royal Creations Apparel is a clothing brand that “celebrate being black unapologetically”.

Email: royalcreationsapparel18@gmail.com

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

 

TBoy Shique

Clothing Boutique

Owner: Lanel Gainey

TBoy Shique is “offers a custom women’s clothing line, as well as manufactured items to cater to all sizes…TBOY Shique has something for every sexy tomboy, let your femininity meet masculinity! Located Between CYO and Francescas’s Cucina.”

537 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208

(315) 880-4737

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

The New You Boutique

Owner: Yvette Talbert

Clothing Boutique

The New You Boutique is “a full-service retail boutique, specializing in helping you create a style that is all your own.”

441 Beechwood Ave

Liverpool, New York

Email: yvette@thenewyouboutique.com

(315) 254-0047

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

 

Vault Dreams

Owner: Rodney Thomas

Clothing Brand

Vault Dreams is a clothing brand that strives to resemble that “everyone has a dream they’re trying to accomplish or a memory from back in the day that they cherish”.

Facebook / Instagram

 

DANCE COMPANY

Dominique’s Dance Creations  

Pre Professional Dance Company, Dance School, Competition Dance Team, DDC

Dominique’s Dance Creations is a pre-professional dance company. Walk-in classes are welcomed. Private lessons available. Dance director Miss Dominique Dawkins is personal coach and choreographer. Classes are competitive and recreational.

713 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY

(315) 214-1996

Email: DaretoBeDifferent3014@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

DJs

DJ Bella, who is the official DJ for the Syracuse Women’s Basketball team, can be booked for a variety of different events. For bookings email DJBellaJBookings@gmail.com or visit www.DJBellaJ.com

315-760-7878

Website / Instagram / Team Instagram / Facebook

 

COACHING & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ACCESS Global Enterprises

Owner: Dr. Shanelle R. Benson Reid

ACCESS Global Enterprises is a global coaching and consulting organization that offers “academic enrichment, entrepreneurship assistance and organizational / leadership development.”

Email:  info@ACCESSGlobalEnterprises.net

(315) 484-3845

Website / Facebook / Youtube / Podcast on iTunes, on Google Play

 

ARoze Through Consulting

Owner: Tyrone Dixon

ARoze Through Consulting is “a coaching Business that partners with clients on a journey of self-discovery, self-exploration, accountability, and much more”.

Book for a session or speaking event / Facebook / Instagram

(315) 278-2993

Listen to Tyrone Dixon discuss his journey to becoming a certified life coach on our podcast Black Cu$e.

 

C U Executive Consulting Firm

Executive Administrative Services

Owner: Carmella Upshur

C U Executive Consulting Firm is “offers top quality clerical services, email monitoring, create, generate and organize documents, operates as a liaison linking businesses and clients, provides bookkeeping, scheduling and manages appointments and databases”.

Website / Instagram

 

J’Harris Consulting

Professional Development Consulting Services

Owner: Yolanda Derby

J’Harris Consulting is a Christian development consulting company “that equips our family community with the skills and support to face any challenge together”.

Email: jharrisconsultingco@gmail.com

Book a session / Facebook

(855) 843-5173

 

Nikki R. Jones Communications

Communications/Consulting

Owner: Nikki Jones

Nikki R. Jones Communications helps “nonprofits create change and win campaigns by providing high-level communications services including public relations strategy, grant writing, social media management, as well as training for staff and boards.” Jones is a Syracuse native and has 12 plus years of experience.

Email: nikki@nikkirjones.com

Website / Instagram   Facebook

 

DOULAS

Doula: SeQuoia Kemp

Doula 4 A Queen’s “ mission is to provide support to women and their families before, during, and after childbirth, to provide knowledge that helps mothers make informed decisions throughout their pregnancy and delivery. D4Q also aims to reduce disparities in maternal and child health of women of color and women from low socioeconomic backgrounds”.

Email: doula4aqueen@gmail.com

315-696-1795

Instagram / Facebook

 

Village Birth International Community Doulas

Community

Village Birth International Community Doulas “serve women and families in Syracuse NY. We are committed to decreasing alarming rates of maternal and infant mortality in our African American community. Our doula care also serves Latina, refugees, undocumented, and underserved families who face systemic hardships in pregnancy and birth. We support informed, empowered and liberating transitions to motherhood.”

info@villagebirthinternational.org

(315) 925-7891

Donate / Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

 

EDUCATION

CurliVersity

Natural Hair Care Educational Outlet

CurliVersity is an educational outlet that “believes in diversity, embracing yourself, & chasing your dreams!” We SALUTE all Naturalistas that dare to be different!

Email: CurliVersity@gmail.com

(315) 706-9731

Instagram / Facebook

 

Gwen, Inc.

Leadership & Business Development Company

Owner: Gwen Webber-McLeod

Gwen, Inc. “is a leadership development corporation dedicated to helping individuals become more confident, competent, courageous and calm in the profession of leadership using development, coaching, facilitation, and targeted events to enhance the leadership experience at all levels.” Gwen, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn, New York.

27 Thornton Ave, Auburn, New York

(315) 252-6326

info@gweninc.com

Website / Instagram (@LeadershipDiva) / Facebook / Buy “In Our Words” Apparel

 

EVENT PLANNING

Blooms PR and Events

Public relations and event planning firm

Owner: Lauren Malloy

Blooms PR and Events is a public relations, events and design firm with the desire to “see women BLOOM to FLOURISH”.

Email: hello@bloomtoflourish.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

Central New York Roots

Event Planning & Leadership Company

Central New York Roots “works with corporations, colleges and universities, and community agencies to help retain young diverse professionals. CNY Roots staff creates social and educational experiences that foster growth and opportunities for young diverse professionals throughout Central New York.  Roots Orangeand Spring Soul Brunches are two of the main events sponsored by the group.”

Email: info@cnyroots.com

Website / Facebook

 

Elevated Styles and Creations

Owners: Ayanna and Sadari

Event Planning Company

Email: elevatedstylesandcreations@yahoo.com

(315) 313-4341

Facebook / Instagram

 

LSK Modeling & Events Company

Event Planning

Co-Owner: La Shaun Jones

LSK Modeling & Events Company “is committed to making your visions and concepts come to life. We provide beautiful & professional models, talents & events staff to meet the needs of our clients. We are a hands on team, whose goal is to provide extraordinary services. With our extensive range of personnel you can choose the model/talent that fits your vision or concept. Team LSK is here to give all models/talents the opportunity to make a dream come true.”

(315) 313-4843

Instagram / Facebook

 

Pretty & Pink Party Planning LLC

Owner: Jontia Grady

Event Planning Venue

Pretty & Pink Party Planning LLC is an event planning company with a venue boutique for your intimate events.

400 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY 13208

Email: prettypinkpartyplanning@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

FASHION DESIGNER

Designer: Neek Cooper

Cooper is well known for her custom prom dresses for her clothing collection Amilion by Terra Sade, but she also makes custom jackets, streetwear, and jumpsuits. Everything custom.

Instagram / Facebook

 

FASHION STYLISTS

Fashion Stylist: Terrii Jäy

Terrii Jäy Styling  “is your one-stop shop for all of your special look needs. Styling from the inside out is the mission. Having been featured in Essence and styles Featured on Wendy Williams’s website, I am pushing to get the message across that “No matter the occasion, YOU TOO can have a personal fashion stylist, Look & Feel like Hollywood without breaking the bank”. Through the idea of Wearapy (study of how what you wear affects how you feel), I plan to change lives “from the inside out” through fashion. Services offered are: Personal Styling, 6 Step Make Over Experience. BOOK NOW!” EVERY Consultation is FREE !!

Email:  terriijstyling@icloud.com

Facebook / Instagram  

 

Style Consultant: Yvette Talbert

Stylist/Clothing Boutique Owner

Talbert is the owner of The New You Boutique which is “a full-service retail boutique, specializing in helping you create a style that is all your own.”

441 Beechwood Ave

Liverpool, New York

Email: yvette@thenewyouboutique.com

(315) 254-0047

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

 

FITNESS

H2Fitness

Fitness Program

Owners: Alana Hughes & JT Houston

H2Fitness is “a total-body conditioning program designed to improve your: muscular strength, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, agility, coordination, speed, and flexibility.”

Email: h2projectfit@gmail.com

Find a Class / Website / Facebook / Instagram (Alana) / Instagram (JT)

 

Southside Fitness

Fitness Center

Owner: Tim Edwards

Southside Fitness is “a gym for the community” that offers “classes, personal training,  and cardio equipment.”

Watch a snippet of Tim Edwards talking to Spectrum News here.

Instagram / Facebook

 

FOOD & DINING

Bad Vegen Café LLC

Vegan Catering Company

Owner: Tieasha Divinity Muhammad Bey

Bad Vegen Café LLC offers “comfort food for the vegan soul”.

211 Catawba Street, Syracuse, New York

(315) 870-0741

Facebook / Instagram

 

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen

Ethiopian Restaurant

Habiba’s Ethiopian Kitchen is a “traditional Ethiopian food and catering passed down from mother to daughter for the love of food, family, and culture.”

656 North Salina Street, Syracuse, New York

(315) 299-4099

eat@habibaskitchen.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

Mike’s Place Barbeque

Catering Business

Mike’s Place Barbeque is a barbeque and catering business that offers soul food.

Email: ChefMike254@gmail.com

(315) 708-2526

Website

 

Neighborhood Chef, LLC  (NY)

Restaurant and Catering Business

Owner: Lonnie Bowens

Neighboorhood Chef, LLC serves the Syracuse area with over 20 years of kitchen experience that offers “the best fried chicken in Syracuse with signature sauces and seasonings!”

(315) 748-5523

Buy / Facebook / Instagram

 

Taste of Africa

African Restaurant

Taste of Africa is “a unique combination of central and East African dishes. Our wide range of textures brings a little bite of Africa home”.

820 Danforth St, Syracuse NY

(315) 378-4152

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Royce Catering Kitchen

Owner: Roy Anthony Daniels, Jr.

Chef and Catering Business

Royce Catering Kitchen caters any size event with the cooking skills of Chef Royce.

Email:  Roya.daniels1992@gmail.com

315-940-9429

Food Blog / Facebook / Instagram

 

HAIR & BEAUTY SALONS

Allure Hair Studio

Hair Salon

Allure Hair Studio has professional cosmetologist that have been in the business 15+ years. Our goal is to get your hair to its healthiest potential.”

415 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, New York

(315) 478-9963

Instagram / Facebook

 

A Perfect 10 Natural Hair Salon

Owner: April Williams

Natural Hair Salon

3420 Burnet Ave, Syracuse, New York

Email: aperfect10hair@yahoo.com

(315) 278-3647

Watch April Williams talk about her journey as a business owner. Good Hair = Healthy Hair.

Shop beauty products / Facebook / Instagram

 

Goode Looks

Owner: Shawnie Burden

Goode Looks is a hair salon that offers a range of services including cut, color, wash & set for all hair types (including natural locs).

500 W Onondaga St, Syracuse, New York

Email: GoodeLooks@gmail.com

(315) 396-2589

Facebook / Instagram

 

Infinite Design

Owner: Desiree Goodwin

Hair & Beauty Salon

Infinite Design is a one-stop shop that offers hair services for all hair textures, microblading, and other beauty services.

Email: infinitedesignusa@gmail.com

Hair Instagram / Eyebrow Instagram

 

Hair Crea’Tique Beauty Bar

Full-Service Salon

Owner: Lucreaty Love

Hair Crea’Tique Beauty Bar is “a full-service salon that offers a wide array of high-quality treatments and services in a relaxed but professional atmosphere.” The salon has a braid and loc specialist as well as a nail technician.

2307 South Salina St

Syracuse, New York

(315) 879-3095

Book Online / Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Hernu Beauty Services

Hair & Beauty Salon

Owner: Jannah Torrence

Hernu Beauty offers a range of beauty services like cuts, color, sew-ins and crochet braids with over 20 years of experience.

3409 Erie Blvd East Suite 35, Syracuse, NY, 13214

Website / Instagram

 

Kreme of the Krop

Hair & Beauty Salon

Owner: Krystal Hill

Kreme of the Krop offers a range offers a range of sew-ins, including full, frontals, braidless, and tape-ins and well as bundle color and blow outs.  ALL appointments require a $25 deposit.

831 N Salina, Syracuse, New York

315-480-4031

Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

Marti B’s Crowning Glory

Hair & Beauty Salon

Owner: Martelisha Rufus Bell

Marti B’s Crowning Glory is a hair and beauty salon that has been offering professional hair care services the Syracuse area for over 7 years including “natural hair, silk press, color, relaxers, extensions, braiding, cuts and more.”

2546 James Street

(315) 450-4826

Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

Olivia’s Family Hair Care

Hair Salon

Owner: Keanah Patterson

4205 Long Branch Rd

Liverpool, New York 13090

Email: Keanah.Patterson@gmail.com

(315) 218-5869

Facebook

 

The Glam Spot

Hair Salon

Owner: Meisha McNeil

The Glam Spot is a hair salon that offers a range of services for all hair types and textures. Services include color, cut, hair extensions and more.

605 Wolf Street, Syracuse, NY

Book / Instagram

 

HAIR STYLISTS

Hair Stylist: Ontalest “Nuna” Lewis

Lewis is a versatile hair stylist that offers braiding and other weave services. You can also purchase mink lashes and hair extensions.

(315) 254-0207

Instagram

 

Hair Stylist: Tiffany N. Nickens

Nickens does “sew-ins, cuts, relaxed, and helps through the transition phase with natural styles and UPdo’s”.

315-706-5040

Instagram

 

FITNESS

H2Fitness

Gym/Physical Fitness Center

Owners: Alana Hughes & JT Houston

H2Fitness is “a total-body conditioning program designed to improve your: muscular strength, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, agility, coordination, speed, and flexibility.”

Email: h2projectfit@gmail.com

Find a Class / Website / Facebook / Instagram (Alana) / Instagram (JT)

 

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Akila Glow

Owner: Marnique Rogers

Organic Skincare

Akila Glow is an organic skincare brand that filled with “a combo of superfoods packed with vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants these formulas will help you achieve an even complexion and acne free skin”.

Email: akilaglow@gmail.com

Shop / Instagram

 

All Thing Lushious Bath & Body

Skincare

Owner: Amanda Holmes

All Thing Lushious Bath & Body offers “is a unique handmade skin care line dedicated to your skin needs. We have Emulsified sugar scrubs, whipped soap, lotion, and body oil all infused and created using natural oils and ingredients . Our skin nourishing recipes will have your skin feeling soft , smooth and moisturized.”

Email: allthingslushious@gmail.com

Website / Facebook / Instagram (@allthingslushious)

 

Body Care for SELF

Soap

Owners: Briah Duncan & Adly Enoicy

Body Care for SELF “promotes self love and care. The soaps are made with essential oils for a holistic clearing of the mind and body at affordable prices but high quality.”

Website / Instagram

 

Flossy Chic Beauty Services

Beauty Services

Owner: Paris Nicole

Flossy Chic Beauty Services offers a total image beauty service by Paris Nicole who has a duo license in cosmetology and esthetics.

MaryKay Page / Facebook / Instagram

 

Honey Lush Naturals

Natural Beauty and Bath Brand

Owner: Nai S. Green

Honey Lush Naturals is “a natural girls boutique offering natural bath and body products with a focus on essential oils and herbs”.

Shop / Instagram / Facebook

 

JABEZ SkinCare

Owner: Pam Gardner

Bath and Body Products

JABEZ SkinCare is a beauty brand that offers “all occasion and custom made orders” for bath and body products.

Email: pmg348@yahoo.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

HEALTHCARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Stay tuned

 

HOME + DESIGN

JMJ7, LLC

Owner: Jeff Johnson

Family-owned contracting business

JMJ7, LLC is a family-owned general contracting business.

Email: jmj7contractors@gmail.com

 

Thasred Decor

Owner: Jai Reese

Handmade Decor

Thasred Decor offers “modern farmhouse style home and office decor that are upcycled, handmade and hand painted” as well as decorative wine bottles and more for weddings, holidays and other special occasions.

Email: thasred@gmail.com

(315) 705-9223

Buy / Facebook / Instagram

 

Vision Cups & More

Homemade Decor & Custom Art

Vision Cups & More is the homemade decor and custom art service offered by Greene Style Media.

Email: VisionCupsandMore@gmail.com

Buy / Instagram / Facebook

 

JEWELRY

Legacy Gems Jewelry

Accessories Brand

Owner: Sheria Walker

Legacy Gems Jewelry offers “cute affordable jewelry and accessories.  Most items are only $5 all necklace sets come with free matching pair of earrings.”

Website / Facebook

 

Mixed Genre Jewelry

Online Jewelry Boutique

Mixed Genre Jewelry offers timeless and on-trend jewelry.

(315) 992-8822

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Shikoba Jewels

Owner: Adrian Carter

Jewelry and Accessories Brand

Email: shikoba.jewels@gmail.com

Shikoba Jewels is a company that offers “personalized gifts and paraphernalia for businesses and organizations”.

Shop / Facebook / Instagram

 

VC3 Fashion Boutique

Jewelry

Owner: Princess

VC3 Fashion Boutique offers handmade wired jewelry.

Facebook / Instagram / Pay

 

LASH TECHNICIANS

A List Lashes

Owner: Allia Williams

Individual Lash Extensions

A List Lashes offer high-quality individual lash extensions: $100 for a full set and $65 for a fill in. A $20 NON REFUNDABLE deposit is required to book.

Email: alliadelayl@gmail.com

Text/Call: (315)344-1861

Instagram

 

Asia’s Lash and Brow Studio

Skin Care & Massage Services

Asia Matthews is a “licensed esthetician specializing in skin care, body treatments, waxing, and lashes”.

404 Oak Street Suite 340, Syracuse, New York

(315) 380-2616

Book / Instagram / Facebook

 

Infinite Design

Owner: Desiree Goodwin

Hair & Beauty Salon

Infinite Design is a one-stop shop that offers hair services for all hair textures, microbladingand other beauty services.

Email: infinitedesignusa@gmail.com

Eyebrow Instagram / Hair Instagram

 

La Lashes

Lash Extensions

Get your lashes done with certified esthetician and certified lash extension technician Larissa.

Instagram (@_la_lashes)

 

Lash Mafia 315

Mink Lash Extensions

Owner: Marla Hill

2404 S.Salina St., Syracuse, NY

Instagram

 

MAKEUP ARTISTS & BEAUTY INFLUENCERS

Abfasiondreamz

Artist: Adrianna Benton

Makeup and Beauty Brand

Abfasiondreamz is a beauty brand that offers makeup services, lashes, and t-shirts.

Email: Abfasion@yahoo.com

Instagram / Facebook

 

Artist Name: Cas B

Cas B is a plus size fashion and beauty influencer, and self-taught makeup artist.

Email: Casb92@yahoo.com

Instagram

 

Artist: Laraisa Golden

Golden is a makeup artist and beauty influencer and columnist for Syracuse’s premier style and beauty site Style & Snow.

Instagram / Facebook

 

Artist: Larissa Bogues

Bogues is a pro makeup artist and freelancer for NARS.

Email: lkbogues@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

The Beat Box Makeup Artistry & More

Owner: Unita Herring

The Beat Box Makeup Artistry & More offers makeup and other beauty services.

Youtube / Instagram / Facebook

 

MASSAGE THERAPISTS

Simply Precious Hands

Owner: Precious Walker

Massage Therapy Services

404 Oak St, Ste 102

Syracuse, New York 13203

(315) 818-4263

Simply Precious Hands offers spa services with a “focus on medical massage insurance”.

Book a service / Facebook / Instagram

 

MEDIA

Cuse Culture Magazine

Digital Magazine

Founder: Victoria Coit

Cuse Culture Magazine is dedicated to the minority millennial in Central New York. Cuse Culture’s “vision is to make Central New York an ideal community for minority millennials”.

The Magazine / Facebook/ Instagram

Greene Style Media

Multimedia and Merchandising Company

Founder: Shavon S. Greene

Greene Style Media is a multi-platform media and merchandising company that also offers business consulting services. Greene Style Media owns several local media platforms like Black-Owned Syracuse, The Cuse Girl, The Cuse Mom, Be Well Syracuse, Be Well CNY, and Style & Snow and merchandising platform Vision Cups & More (see “Home & Design”).

Email: GreeneStyle.Media@gmail.com

Website / Consultation Request / Instagram / Facebook / Twitter

 

Visionary Minds Public Relations and Media

Publicity and Entertainment Media Company

Founder: Tammy Reese

Visionary Minds Public Relations and Media is a publicity and entertainment media company that can help with publicity, press and videography for your next event!

Email: VisionaryMindsNY@Gmail.com

Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

Upstate Boss Chicks

Upstate Boss Chicks offers an annual calendar featuring women in Upstate, New York.

Buy Current Calendar / Instagram / Facebook

 

NAIL SALONS

Fresh Spa Lounge

Owner: Jamila Cross

Full-service Spa

220 Green St, Syracuse, New York

Fresh Spa Lounge is “provides you with the most relaxing spa services in Syracuse, New York. Our artistic and hygienic nail, foot and facial services are the best in the area.”

315-385-7771

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

NAIL TECHS

Davina Nelson

Instagram

 

Natasha Cherrelle

Instagram

 

Keema

Instagram

 

NONPROFITS & CAUSES

100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc.

Nonprofit

100 Black Men of Syracuse, Inc. is “committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.”

2610 South Salina St # 27, Syracuse, NY 13205

Email: 100bkmsyr@gmail.com

(315) 443-8749

Website / Facebook / Youtube

Donate

 

Black Nurses Rock Syracuse

Nonprofit

Black Nurses Rock Syracuse is “here to empower, educate & uplift our community and nurses”.

250 South Clinton Street Suite 200, Syracuse, New York

Email: bnrsyracuse@gmail.com

(315) 308-1812

Facebook / Instagram

 

Doula 4 A Queen Scholarship Fund

Fundraising

Doula 4 A Queen’s “mission is to provide support to women and their families before, during, and after childbirth, to provide knowledge that helps mothers make informed decisions throughout their pregnancy and delivery. D4Q also aims to reduce disparities in maternal and child health of women of color and women from low socioeconomic backgrounds.”

Donate (Cash App) or (PayPal) / GoFundMe Campaign / Facebook / Instagram

 

Fearless Queens

Nonprofit

Fearless Queens is “a community of women seeking to explore, encourage, and affirm the empowerment and solidarity of sisterhood by recognizing the importance of womanhood, fostering personal and professional development, and nurturing the inner woman to forever love herself for the betterment of us as a whole.” Fearless Queens hosts workshops throughout the year and also an annual brunch every fall.

Website / Facebook / Instagram for more information on events!

 

NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County

Non-Profit Organization/Cause

NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County is the official Syracuse/Onondaga County Branch of the NAACP.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

Syracuse University STEP Program

SU STEPprovides academic support services and enrichment activities to students in grades 7 –12”.

Facebook / Instagram

 

Team A.N.G.E.L Movement

Cause

Team A.N.G.E.L Movement offers motivational speaking services at schools, churches. Team A.N.G.E.L MOVEMENT means AVOID NEGATIVE GARBAGE ENJOY LIFE.

Email: TeamAngel1310@yahoo.com or Tangel1310@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

The Kia Foundation

Nonprofit

Founder: Kate Berry, Director

The Kia Foundation “is a non-profit organization that focuses on assisting families in need of pet care needs through a variety of programs including financial and basic pet needs.”      

(315) 436-6897

Make checks payable to:

The Kia Foundation Inc.  P.O. box 6937 Syracuse, NY 13217

Facebook / Instagram

 

The Out Crowd

Nonprofit

Founders: Tenekqua and Quadasia Cauthen

The Out Crowd was “developed by Tenekqua and Quadasia Cauthen (two sisters), to shed light on real-life substandard experiences that appear ‘not cool’ to typical youth.”

To Donate or for more information email: theoutcrowdest.2016@gmail.com

Facebook / Instagram

 

The U

Cause

The U is “a Syracuse -based community organization that’s here to provide Male role models, encourage great self-esteem, respect for yourself and others, and to promote positive self-image among the men and the youth in the Syracuse community. Our work is focused on Brotherhood, fatherhood, financing, social development while planting a new mindset of accountability within the men in our community. Our motto is ‘Changing the community one man at a time’”.

Join their Facebook group!

 

Village Birth International Community Doulas

Community

Village Birth International Community Doulas “serve women and families in Syracuse NY. We are committed to decreasing alarming rates of maternal and infant mortality in our African American community. Our doula care also serves Latina, refugees, undocumented, and underserved families who face systemic hardships in pregnancy and birth. We support informed, empowered and liberating transitions to motherhood.”

info@villagebirthinternational.org

(315) 925-7891

Donate / Website / Instagram / Facebook

 

We Rise Above The Streets Recovery Program

Nonprofit Organization

We Rise Above The Streets Recovery Program “delivers high energy messages that encourage people to live up to their full potential by breaking the cycles of homelessness and crime many face daily”.

404 Oak St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 491-7164

Facebook / Instagram

 

MARTIAL ARTS

Champions Martial Arts

Owner: Carlos Tearney

Champions Martial Arts “offers Total Martial Arts experience, Karate, Thai Boxing, and MMA self-defense with classes for 4 years old and up. Come and try it for FREE!”

228 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, New York

(315) 491-8822

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

MEDICAL TRAINING

Safety Care LLC

Owner: Rabiah Craig

Safety Care LLC provides first aid and CPR training at a low cost.

Email: letmelive5@hotmail.com

315-450-6038

Facebook

 

MUSICIANS

Dashé Cleopatra

Singer/Songwriter

Dashe Cleopatra is musician based in Syracuse with a live band.

Email: dashecleopatra@gmail.com

(315) 876-4136

Facebook / Instagram

 

Soft Spoken Band

Live Band

Owner: Reggie Seigler

Soft Spoken Band “is based in Syracuse New York, and in 2019 will celebrate a 35-year history of performing!”

Email: reggie@softspokenband.com

Meet the Band / Facebook / Instagram

 

TMSTAMP

Musician

Owner: Clavon Anderson

Anderson goes by the stage name “Clay Smoove” and owns TMSTAMP “that stands for (The Motivators) that want to make our stamp in the entertainment world.”

Instagram / Spotify

 

PET GROOMING

Sharrdon’s Pet Grooming Salon

Home-Based Pet Grooming Salon

Owner: Shiann Atuegbu

Sharrdon’s Pet Grooming Salon is a “full-service salon for cats & dogs. We offer Styling of coat; Trimming of nails; Shampoo & Conditioning and Care of Sanitary areas and ALWAYS loving and patient handling.”

208 Chaffee Ave, Syracuse, New York

(315) 383-5657

Facebook

 

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

Amariah Kylie Photography

Photography

Photographer: Shacora Billue

(315) 849-6437

Book / Instagram   Facebook

 

Capture It On Camera

Videography

Owner: Carlton Dowdy

Capture It On Camera offers video and digital cameras recording services.

Email: carlsvideo1999@twcny.rr.com

Youtube

 

Mirage Photography

Photography

Instagram (@MiragePhotographys)

 

S’Marie Photography

Photography

S’Marie Photography “offers professional, affordable options with great service and quality images”. Payments made faster and easier: paypal.me/smariephotography

509 W Fayette St, Suite 118c, Syracuse, US

315-497-7640

Book / Instagram (@SMariePhotographySYR) / Facebook

 

PODCASTS & WEB SERIES

ACCESS Global Enterprises: Ed Talk

Dr. Shanelle Benson Reid “ is the President and CEO of ACCESS Global, LLC. is a Consultant, Coach, Author, and Professional Speaker. Her expertise is in Education, Cultural Competency, Social Awareness, Entrepreneurship and Community / Individual Empowerment.

Listen on iTunes and Google Play

 

Black Cu$e is Black-Owned Syracuse‘s podcast hosted by founder Shavon S. Greene.

Listen / Instagram / Facebook

 

Sting Like ABa YouTube couple that makes fun and creative videos to evokes laughs and cheer while showing what true, healthy love can look like” hosted by Adly Enoicy & Briah Duncan.

Youtube / Instagram (@StingLikeAB_)

 

The Ladies Room is a podcast hosted by journalists and TV News anchors Jennifer Sanders and Iris St. Meran.

Listen on iTunes / Instagram / Facebook

 

The Leadership Journey: A Podcast About Living and Leading on Purpose by Gwen, Inc.

Listen / Youtube

 

Vibe with Jai and Tiff is a comedic talk show that airs live on Facebook at 7pm.

Watch Live / Instagram / Facebook

 

SCREEN PRINTING SERVICES

AMT Canvas, LLC

Owner: Art Williams

Screen Printing Company

AMT Canvas, LLC is a “full-service screen printing company that will help bring your design to life on screen printed or sublimated apparel.”

Facebook / Instagram

 

Checkz N Balancez

Owner: Boog Williams

Checkz N Balancez has “all your custom design & screen printing needs”. Established in 2017.

Facebook / Instagram

 

Go Smart Wireless

Owner: Deyon Smith

Go Smart Wireless is a mobile phone shop that also offers cell phone repair and screen printing services. You can also process cell phone payments and buy electronics and CD’s.

607 Wolf St. Syracuse, New York

Email: gosmart_wireless607@yahoo.com

(315) 424-6175

Facebook / Instagram

 

SPA SERVICES

Asia’s Lash and Brow Studio

Skin Care & Massage Services

Asia Matthews is a “licensed esthetician specializing in skin care, body treatments, waxing, and lashes”.

404 Oak Street Suite 340, Syracuse, New York

(315) 380-2616

Book / Instagram / Facebook

 

Fresh Spa Lounge

Owners: Jamila Cross

Full-service Spa

220 Green St, Syracuse, New York

Fresh Spa Lounge is “provides you with the most relaxing spa services in Syracuse, New York. Our artistic and hygienic nail, foot and facial services are the best in the area.”

315-385-7771

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

SpaZend

Owners: Shakia Kingg V Hamilton & Verlanna Hamilton

Day Spa

719 E Genesee St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 424-3772

SpaZend is all natural “full-service day spa offering massage, body treatment, facials, foot treatments, nails & waxing.”

Email: spazend@verizon.net

Website / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

 

SOCIAL CLUBS & ORGS

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the Iota Nu Omega Chapter

Sorority Organization

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the Iota Nu Omega Chapter’s mission is “To cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls in order to improve the social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind”.

Facebook / Instagram

 

GoodTime Gang Cigar Club

Social Club

GoodTime Gang Cigar Club is a social club that host events throughout the year.

Facebook / Instagram

 

Syracuse Elks Lodge #1104

Organization & Event Venue

Syracuse Elk Lodge #1104  is a fraternal organization established in 1909 that offers a venue for events.

3815 S Salina St, Syracuse, New York

(315) 428-0495

Website / Facebook

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Shades of Inspiration

Breast Cancer Support Group

Owner: Katrina DeLee-Jones

Shades of Inspiration is a breast cancer survivor groups that help “inspire, encourage, and lift those battling all stages (and types) of breast cancer.”

South Side Innovation Center

2610 S. Salina Street #16

Syracuse, NY 13205

Email: contactus@shadesofinspiration.org

(315) 863-3155

Website / Facebook

 

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

CareFare LLC

Owners: Jonathan Maxim and Rabiah Craig

Carefare LLC is a safe and reliable non-emergency medical transportation service that also accepts Medicaid.

(315) 751-3273

Website

 

VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY

Capture It On Camera

Owner: Carlton Dowdy

Capture It On Camera offers video and digital cameras recording services.

Email: carlsvideo1999@twcny.rr.com

Youtube

 

S’Marie Photography

Photography

S’Marie Photography “offers professional, affordable options with great service and quality images”. Payments made faster and easier: paypal.me/smariephotography

509 W Fayette St, Suite 118c, Syracuse, US

315-497-7640

Book / Instagram (@SMariePhotographySYR) / Facebook

WAX ESTHETICIANS

Fine China’s

Owner: Elexus King

Body Waxing  Services

Fine China’s offers “full body waxing for an affordable price”.

Email: Finechinaswaxing@yahoo.com

Instagram

 

WELLNESS

Holistic Desires

Wellness Company

Owner: Desiree Odom

Holistic Desires “specializes in stress reduction techniques, diet, and yoga for the mind body and spirit”.

Facebook / Instagram

 

Zen G Yoga

Yoga Instructor

Owner: Dr. Marcelle Haddix

Zen G Yoga is a wellness company that offers yoga workshops for adults and the youth, SisterCircles for women of color, and specialized workshops for caregivers, educators, and community organizers. All workshops and classes are instructed by Dr. Haddix. Dr. Haddix also instructs a class at the YMCA in Manlius on Sundays and Thursdays, and a free yoga class on Tuesdays at the Beauchamp Branch Library. See the website for more information.

Website / Facebook / Instagram

 

WINE & SPIRITS

Mother and Son Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits

Mother and Son Wine and Spirits is “a family owned store that provides your favorite adult beverages at a great price in a friendly environment.”

626 Butternut Street, Syracuse, NY 13203

(315) 802-6859

Facebook / Instagram