Emily Mancini

Contributing Release Writer


37 Articles


LUMA illuminates Binghamton, brings digital art to the community

On Friday night, the streets of Downtown Binghamton became a beautiful canvas of light and sound during the much-anticipated LUMA festival. ...


Get Off: Release's guide to exploring the Binghamton area

If you’re in the mood for something cheap and familiar, Vestal Parkway is filled with almost every chain restaurant you can imagine. ...


Take a drink? Bingo!

Stop by the Pipe Dream table to take a Weekend Warrior photo ...

Arts & Culture

Cheap tricks for cheap trips

Spring Break is the perfect time to get some friends together and escape the Binghamton cold, but you don’t have to empty your bank account to get some fun in the sun....

Arts & Culture

A rice cooker can make so much more than plain, white rice

You’ve got a whole world of culinary possibilities contained within that little appliance, from mac and cheese to omelets. ...


When going on Tinder isn't awkward enough

Is it a sort of cultural offering? Is he trying to prove something? We will never know. ...


Snow has you snuck inside? Time to wake from that hibernation and get active

If you’re into skiing and snowboarding but don’t have a car or cold hard cash to spend on lift tickets, check out Snocats ...


Something new is brewing in Binghamton

Binghamton Brewing Co.’s bar is an upcycled bowling lane, the barstools are repurposed tractor seats (which Lyons affectionately calls “universal ass chairs”) and even the three walk-in coolers were custom-constructed to fit ...


Brevity is the soul of Whittier

It’s impossible to deconstruct her lectures into a bulleted PowerPoint that you can regurgitate into a bluebook on exam day. Her lectures are unique, engaging and interwoven with intelligent insights into Shakespeare’s ...


Pumpkin beers are causing brewhaha

The rising popularity of craft beer has allowed small independent brewing companies to produce their own unique, seasonal blends that are sure to delight those who just can’t get enough of the ...