Armory Square / Shopping / Uncategorized

Elsbeth Rose

Elsbeth Rose is a boutique in historic Armory Square. Located at 191 Walton Street, Elsbeth Rose is around the corner from its previous location, but still next to Starbucks, just on the opposite side. The boutique is open from 11 am – 6 pm Monday through Thursday, and 11 am – 7 pm Friday and Saturday. It’s closed on Sunday. Armory Square itself is an exceptional place for shopping and dining, and Elsbeth Rose adds a wonderful touch. Located across from the museum of Science and Technology, this boutique is home to clothing labels – Ronen Chen, Cut Loose, and Hazel – that are not available in most department stores. There are also selections of styles from several small U.S. and European designers. Not just clothing, Elsbeth Rose offers vintage home goods, local hand-made jewelry, scarves, wraps, belts and shoes. The atmosphere at Elsbeth Rose is warm and welcoming, with a small and cozy layout. Elsbeth Rose specializes in current classics and attention to detail, and is geared more to women in their 30’s and 40’s. If you visit its website Elsbeth Rose also has a blog offering fashion hints for the upcoming season.

Area / Fun / Marshall Street / Shopping

Ellie Mia

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This is a picture of the outside of Ellie Mia.


Ellie Mia is located on 754 South Crouse avenue in Syracuse, New York. It is a small boutique with high end brands, but there is something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a great gift, or an outfit for a date you can find it all at Ellie Mia.


American / Entertainment / Food / Fun / Marshall Street / Nightlife

Chuck’s Café

American Cuisine, Photo Credit: Reece Jackson

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!


Cultures / Entertainment / Events / Fun / Histories

Cultural Festivals

Part of Syracuse’s love for festivals comes from it’s appreciation for diversity and culture. Throughout the summer, many weekends are devoted to festivals that celebrate a culture with respect to both its heritage and its Syracuse roots. All of these festivals are free, non-profit organizations that are built and created by passionate locals and frequented by Syracuse natives from all walks of life. Offering live music, delicious authentic food, and plenty of activities for both adults and children, the variety of culturul festivals hosted in Syracuse is a great thing to check out on a beautiful summer day.


Lakes / Winter Activities

Salmon River Falls

The Salmon River Falls Unique Natural area is a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation protected space located approximately 1 hour north of Syracuse NY. At 100′ high and over 200′ wide, the falls are an impressive site that have drawn visitors to the region for over one hundred years. There are a few short multiuse hiking trails that lead hikers to the waters above the falls and to the deep pool at their base. Ideal for picnics, short hikes, and ice-climbing, Salmon River Falls is a great spot for an afternoon adventure in the Central New York region.


Onondaga Lake Park

Onondaga Lake Park is the lake’s five-mile shoreline that flows down to the eastern shore. Onondaga, which is known for its beautiful walking trails and family friendly environment, is a great place to bring children and pets. There are several amenities in which kids and adults alike will enjoy doing. A few great family fun-filled activities include kickball, archery, walking trails, skating, and Lights on the Lake.


Pratt’s Falls Park

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Entrance to Pratt’s Falls, featuring the historic plaque honoring the mill erected at the end of the 18th century.

Pratt’s Falls Park is a trail park in the town of Pompey, New York. Located in Onondaga County, it is home not only to a beautifully tall waterfall, but several facilities that offer a wide range of both outdoor and indoor opportunities for prospective hikers, campers, and recreationalists. Some of these include Camp Brockway, archery, and orienteering.


Jamesville Beach

Jamesville Beach Park in Jamesville, New York offers a variety of activities for all to enjoy. Located off of Apulia Road in Jamesville, NY 13078 just minutes away from Fayetteville.


Jamesville, New York the town 6 miles east of Syracuse, often more commonly referred to as Jamesville Dewitt was founded on April 12, 1835 following the Revolutionary War. The name Dewitt was derived from the town of Manlius, which is now also more well known as Fayetteville Manlius.


Green Lakes State Park

Green Lakes is one of the beloved recreationalist attractions in central New York. Consisting of two large lakes and a canal many miles long, the park is home to a variety of sights and activities. The park welcomes walkers, runners, hikers, campers and golfers to its large inhabitants. It also hosts regular fund-raisers as well as its famous annual triathlon.


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The famous teal glow that emanates from Green Lakes.