Right in the heart of New York, Syracuse is conveniently located near other large cities like Buffalo, Rochester and New York City. Today, the city is considered an economic and educational hub. It is home to Syracuse University, a major research university, and Le Moyne College, known for its liberal arts. The Oncenter, a major convention center located in downtown Syracuse, is a popular destination for business conventions and local sports events. With over 6,000 seats you can get great seats to see local hockey, football and lacrosse teams.
With a low cost of living, great nearby amenities and low crime rates, University Hill is a popular neighborhood for singles and college students, though plenty of families enjoy the area as well. With convenient public transit stops located all throughout the neighborhood, it's easy to get downtown or anywhere else you need to go. When you don't want to go far to get your shopping done you can check out great options like Some Girl Boutique and Down Under Leather, both located off of Marshall Street near Syracuse University. If you want to find some great new dining options, Bleu Monkey, Sweet Basil and Faegan's Cafe and Pub all come highly recommended. For a fun night on the town, there are also some great entertainment options, like the Su Art Galleries at Syracuse University and Taylor Made Fossils on Irving Avenue. When you want to hit the books or need a quiet place to study, there are more than five libraries right in the neighborhood.
You will never have a dull day when you live in this neighborhood. Known for the vibrant nightlife and entertainment options, you'll always find something new to do. The Landmark Theatre on Salina Street is just a short bus ride away and is home to some of the city's best live performances and acts. When you're looking for great, live entertainment, the Landmark Theatre is the place to go. If you're looking for something a little quieter, the Everson Museum of Art is highly recommended by all who visit. The museum houses famous American paintings, sculptures and drawings. Downtown is just a short bus ride away and easy to access from one of the many public transit stops throughout the neighborhood.
Eastwood combines a low cost of living, plenty of amenities and great summer weather. It's not hard to see why it's a favorite neighborhood for many, no matter what age. There are a few highly-rated schools in the area, from Cherry Road Elementary School to Onondaga Hill Middle School. There are plenty of great stores right in the neighborhood, perfect for your everyday needs and more. Boulevard Books, Walgreens and Paper Dollz are all popular choices. When you want a new restaurant to try you can never go wrong with Tony's on Burnet Avenue or Mark's Pizzeria on Grant Boulevard. To get downtown or the next neighborhood over is just a short ride away, with public transit stops located all over the neighborhood. Many residents in the area commute regularly for work and school.