Category Archives: Syracuse University

Our 5 Favorite Bars Near Syracuse University

Al’s Wine & Whiskey Lounge

College life goes beyond all the classwork and sleepless nights; it’s a time to meet new people and create memories that will last you a lifetime! Things like Friday nights and “Cuse” wins call for a celebration. And what better way to celebrate than by heading the bars, of course!

We all know Marshall Street and Armory Square are popular hangout spots near Syracuse off-campus housing, but the city of Syracuse has a lot to offer when it comes to nightlife. Here are the top five places to eat and drink near Syracuse University.

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14 Things You Need To Do Before Graduating From Syracuse University

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College is a time that you’re going to remember for the rest of your life, and you’ll be creating some of the best memories that you’ll hold onto for a lifetime. It’s the last stop before you really have to “adult.” Every college campus is unique, and each has their own traditions. We’ve created a list of 15 different things that every college student attending Syracuse University needs to do before they graduate! So what are you waiting for? Get going on this list of absolute must-dos in Syracuse.

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Landlord Profile: Andre’s Syracuse University Apartments and Houses

Andre El-Amir has been serving Syracuse students for over 25 years, but he’s been a member of the community for far longer.

El-Amir’s family emigrated from Syria when he was a child in 1970. He grew up on Lancaster Avenue and hasn’t strayed far since. Growing up in the shadow of Syracuse University, he learned skills from his carpenter father that would pay off a great deal later in life. El-Amir purchased his first house in 1989 and was able to kickstart his housing business ten years later. His biggest asset in the student housing business is the knowledge and ability to keep his properties well-maintained. Continue reading

10 Reasons You Know You Went To Syracuse University

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A hefty plate of food from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Syracuse, NY (Flickr)

1. There’s only one Grocery store that has your heart: Wegman’s

Native to the upper east coast, Wegman’s offers a wide selection of food, household items, floral supplies, and anything else you could ever want or need. Whether you’re grabbing some ready-to-eat pizza or hunting for the best deals on organic food, Wegman’s is your grocery chain of choice if you’re a student attending Syracuse University. The crowds might drive off some, but the amazing sushi rolls will have you clamoring for this store when you’re back home for the holidays. Continue reading

5 Top Rated Syracuse Landlords: Syracuse Off-Campus Housing

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‘Cuse. Flag. (Flickr)

With all the horror stories you hear about crumbling apartments and shady rental practices, finding the best off-campus housing can make you feel a bit like Nicholas Cage trying to locate the treasure (or a legitimate movie role … Ba-Dum-CH!). The odds seem to be wildly stacked against you, and the pressure of it all can cause you to look and feel a bit nuts.

Lucky for you, you don’t need to solve cryptographs to find what you want. We crawled through hundreds of reviews on Google, Facebook and ApartmentRatings and settled on a list of the top five apartments near Syracuse University. According to our research, we think these Syracuse apartments are a pretty safe bet. Continue reading