Roasted Coffee Beans, Photo Credit: Daten Hamster
Located near the Destiny USA Mall in Syracuse, Bohemian Bean has been making coffee lovers happy since 2005. Bohemian Bean’s mission is to support other local businesses in their effort by doing their part and purchasing their products locally. All of their coffee is locally roasted fair trade/organic from around the world.
Bohemian Bean is known for hosting creative events and having an over all fun atmosphere. Their walls are continuously being updated and decorated with talented artwork of local students and adults from around the area. The artsy decorations and their peculiar cups and teapots definitely give it its different community feel and bohemian vibe.
Right Outside of Phoebe’s, Photo Credit: Jorden Meltz
For a gourmet cup of coffee make your way to Phoebe’s on East Genesee. This restaurant has a small lounge that provides a coffee experience like no other. Their comfy couches make it easy for customers to grab a book and spend the day with just that and a cup of coffee. The fancy seating arrangement, warm shades of burgundy, and lounge decorations give it a welcoming vintage look and feel. They also provide free wifi and have even set up tables for group work or discussions. Phoebe’s is a great place to do some quiet reading and relaxing all over a delicious cup of coffee.
An Assortment of Gelato, Photo Credit: Ian Ransley
Tyme-Out Café is a gluten-free cafe located inside Natur-Tyme grocery market. It is especially known for being vegan friendly. They offer a variety of beverages including smoothies, fruit juices, organic tea, milkshakes, and coffee. Their food menu essentially consists of 3 daily soup options, chili, and a few flavors of gelato. Some of their soup options include zucchini curry or lentil spinach and they offer turkey chili as well as vegetable chili. For vegans, the gelato options are raspberry and blood orange.
A Fresh Cappucino, Photo Credit: Cluri Chaun
If you’re looking to support a local coffee shop, Freedom of Espresso is the place to go. For both long or short coffee breaks, Freedom of Espresso’s friendly customer service and its a relaxing laid back feel to it begs customers to just take a moment and have a seat. While the service is prompt and quick Freedom of Espresso offers a slower paced vibe for when you just need some time off and a place to unwind.
Built in1984, the Schine Student Center was opened by Syracuse University on May 19,1984. The Schine Student Center has been described as a “reflection of the diverse intellectual, cultural, and social interest of the Syracuse University community. It will provide the space for students to gather, along with faculty and staff, in an atmosphere conducive to social, leisure, and educational purposes.” Schine Student Center, often just referred to as “Schine,” cost $15 million and was made with brick and red sandstone. The Student Center was established to be the central hub for Syracuse University’s services, offices, and student activities. Often time student organizations set up tables in the center to promote their latest events. This building is located East of University Avenue between Waverly Avenue and University Place. It was named after Reneé Schine Crown who donated $2,500,000 for construction of the Student Center. Schine accommodates large, medium, and small venues for a variety of events. It has hosted world-renowned artists and speakers such as Idina Menzel, John Legend, Vice President Joe Biden, Cornell West, The Dalai Lama, Spike Lee, and many more.
The Sheraton Hotel, Photo Credit: Ema Shoune
A very convenient place of accommodation right on the Syracuse University campus is the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center. It is located on 801 University Ave Syracuse, NY 13210.The hotel has been providing accommodations for visitors since its opening in 1985. It offers 235 guest rooms, ranging from a regular to a suite. The hotel also offers the additional services: 24-Hour fitness center, 24-Hour business center, an indoor heated pool, a sauna, airport pick-up and drop-off, 24-Hour front desk, and room service. The check-in time for the hotel is 3:00 PM and the check-out time is 12:00 PM.
Syracuse University South Campus Buses, Photo Credit: Writing Program PTW
Transportation is a vital part of the Syracuse Community. The transportation options available in Syracuse are many: the Centro Bus Company provides short distance travel within Central New York, and the Regional Transportation Center and Syracuse Hancock International Airport are available for long distance travel.
The Centro Bus Company transports students and commuters to and from SU campus as well as around the community.
American Cuisine, Photo Credit: Reece Jackson
A campus favorite Chuck’s Café is a bar located on 727 S Crouse Ave behind Marshall Street. Chuck’s Café is one of the 4 major dive bars on the Syracuse University campus. If you’re looking for a funky bar with a lot of character, Chucks is definitely a staple for the nightlife on the SU hill. Feel free to bring a sharpie and tag your name on the wall to leave your mark when you visit!
Starbucks Coffee, Photo Credit Ivana Di Carlo
With perhaps one of the most extensive coffee menus on the Syracuse campus, you can be sure to find a blend of coffee just right for you at Starbucks. Starbucks offers a variety of different types of coffee including hot, cold, espresso beverages, frappuccino blended, and freshly brewed. They also offer an assortment of bottled drinks, smoothies, and Tazo teas. Pay attention for their seasonal drinks and promotions!
Dunkin’ Donuts, Photo Credit Gaurav T.
At Dunkin’ Donuts you can expect to find a variety of baked goods and assorted donuts along with a range of breakfast meals. Dunkin’ Donuts offers a variation of breakfast sandwiches on Texas toast, English muffins, croissants, and more. Oatmeal and hash browns are also available and franchise locations even offer bakery sandwiches like ham and cheese; turkey, cheddar and bacon; and Texas toast grilled cheese.
Dunkin’ Donuts, a very well-known franchise in the North East, can be found around the Syracuse University campus at two locations.