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Author: Hugh Ferguson

Wednesday’s “Flip Night” at Faegan’s Pub

Wednesday, the work is piling up and you are just looking to get through the week. So why not blow off some steam by playing a game where you can win a free drink? All you need to do is go to Faegan’s Pub on Wednesday nights after 9pm, make your way to the bar, pick a drink, call heads or tails and see where your luck takes you. For students with a schedule mainly concentrated in the beginning of the week, flip night serves as a much-needed reward for hours of back-to-back class time. It’s also a great...

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The Kind Coffee Company: The Best Coffee You’ll Ever Have

If you’ve ever gone to a coffee shop, you might expect to find some tables, decorative light fixtures, shelving full of ground coffee and mugs, and possibly even free Wi-Fi. But you won’t find any of those things at the Kind Coffee Company – located at 715 West Fayette Street – because it is a roasting company. Here you will find a bare bones storefront adorned with three barstools, some old furniture, trinkets and stacks of books spuriously categorized throughout the shelves. You will also find owner Doug Nicolaisen, prepared to give you the best cup of coffee you’ve...

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A Caffeine Fiend

The longest Claire Dunderman has ever gone without a cup of coffee was nearly three weeks. But since this Syracuse University undergrad returned to campus, her daily coffee intake ritual has revived with the help of a local caffeine stop. Mello Velo, located in the Westcott neighborhood of Syrcause, offers a quirky combination of a quaint coffee shop and rustic bicycle repair center only two blocks from Claire’s home. As fall approaches, caffeine fiend Claire starts many of her days with her favorite drink of the fall, a warm pumpkin latte. Claire first discovered Mello Velo two years ago as a...

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