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Burger Mondays: Burgers with a twist

Name: Burger Mondays Food type: American, gourmet burgers and salads Price point: Moderate Restaurant Week: Lunch and dinner If you’re a stickler for ambiance, then Burger Mondays is definitely the place to...


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Cyber Cafe West: A hippie haven

Name: Cyber Café West Food Type: Diner/American Price Point: Low Restaurant Week: Lunch only Arriving to Cyber Café West, a usual favorite spot of mine, for Restaurant Week, I was taken aback...


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Lost Dog Cafe: Healthy conscience dining

Name: Lost Dog Café Food type: American, healthy and vegetarian-friendly Price: Moderate Restaurant Week: Lunch and Dinner You’ve heard your friends raving about the Lost Dog Café. Unless it’s the weekend, the...


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Crepe Heaven: A pastry delight

Name: Crepe Heaven Food type: Savory Crepes, Dessert Crepes, Soups, Cakes Price point: Low Restaurant Week: Lunch only As I opened the restaurant doors, deep in conversation, I was silenced by the...


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Looking for something to do: Week of Nov. 8, 2011

Tuesday, Nov. 8 Friedheim Memorial Lecture/Recital Series Debussy’s “Rhapsodies for saxophone and clarinet.” Enjoy the musical talents of saxophonist April Lucas, clarinetist Timothy Perry and pianist Margaret Reitz with lecturer Stephen Zank,...


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John Smelcer: Binghamton University creative writing professor and Alaskan native

Walking into his creative writing class, it’s immediately apparent that there is something different about professor John Smelcer. Maybe it’s his laid-back jeans-and-a-sweater style, or the way he speaks to his class...


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Laurie McCarthy: Binghamton University's horse expert, jewlery-maker & teacher

While some get their blue eyes from their mother or freckles from their father, Lauren McCarthy inherited something she likes to call a "horse ...


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Amanda Ho: Binghamton University Australian exchange student

Waiting with an "Aussie" chill at Jazzman's Café, her silver bracelet jingles a sweet melody while she turns the spoon around her coffee.  ...


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Kimberly Torres: Binghamton University student opera singer extraordinaire

With auto-tuned music running rampant these days, it seems as though anyone can be a singer, but opera-trained vocalist freshman Kimberly Torres is the real deal. ...


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Al Vos: The "Mr. Feeny" of Binghamton University, professor & mentor

With name tags from Hinman College’s various resident assistants covering his door, he flashes an inviting smile as he finishes reading an email from a Binghamton University alum requesting to see him...