Historic East Utica Library Guidebook

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Historic East Utica Library Guidebook

Food scene

- Best Italian place in Utica and located right across the street.
Ventura's
787 Lansing St
- Best Italian place in Utica and located right across the street.
Authentic Iraqi Food, right next door
905 Albany St
905 Albany Street
Authentic Iraqi Food, right next door
Where you can find the best tomato pie in the world (our humble opinion) a Utica specialty
Roma Sausage & Deli
2029 Bleecker Street
Where you can find the best tomato pie in the world (our humble opinion) a Utica specialty
Italian Pastries and cookies that are out of this world
Florentine Pastry Shop
667 Bleecker St
Italian Pastries and cookies that are out of this world
- Excellent Seafood with rooftop bar and views, a little pricey
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Ocean Blue Restaurant and Oyster Bar
118 Columbia St
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- Excellent Seafood with rooftop bar and views, a little pricey
The Tailor and the Cook- Local focused restaurant, may need a reservation or sit at the bar
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The Tailor and the Cook
94 Genesee St
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The Tailor and the Cook- Local focused restaurant, may need a reservation or sit at the bar
Nostro- Excellent Modern Italian food, large portions, and great atmosphere (in a refurbished bank)
Nostro Restobar and Lounge
268 Genesee Street
Nostro- Excellent Modern Italian food, large portions, and great atmosphere (in a refurbished bank)
Nail Creek Pub- Great Selection of beers, excellent food, hip vibes
Nail Creek Pub & Brewery
720 Varick St
Nail Creek Pub- Great Selection of beers, excellent food, hip vibes
Bella Regina- Excellent Italian food, would recommend the Chicken Riggies (a Utica Staple)
BELLA REGINA
239 Genesee Street
Bella Regina- Excellent Italian food, would recommend the Chicken Riggies (a Utica Staple)
Golden’s- Great Breakfast/Lunch spot during the week, Jeff (the chef) is fantastic and it is a hidden gem.
Golden's
244 Genesee Street
Golden’s- Great Breakfast/Lunch spot during the week, Jeff (the chef) is fantastic and it is a hidden gem.
Utica Coffee- Great coffee and drinks locally roasted on site.
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Utica Coffee Roasting Company
92 Genesee St
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Utica Coffee- Great coffee and drinks locally roasted on site.
Utica Bread- Excellent bread, and pastries. The Croissants de Chocolate are next level.
Utica Bread
412 Main Street
Utica Bread- Excellent bread, and pastries. The Croissants de Chocolate are next level.
Hemstrought’s Bakery- Excellent Bread (provided by Utica Bread), fantastic Cheese Counter, freshly made donuts on the weekends, a real gem. Home to the Original Half Moon Cookie (not quite as good as some of their other offerings)
Hemstrought's Bakeries
900 Oswego Street
Hemstrought’s Bakery- Excellent Bread (provided by Utica Bread), fantastic Cheese Counter, freshly made donuts on the weekends, a real gem. Home to the Original Half Moon Cookie (not quite as good as some of their other offerings)
Farmer’s Market- At the Train Station on Saturdays lots of local food, flowers, and vendors.
Oneida County Public Market
Farmer’s Market- At the Train Station on Saturdays lots of local food, flowers, and vendors.
Café Dominico- Great place to sit down and have a cup of coffee and do work or read, fantastic family run business. Right across the street from the Uptown Theater.
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Cafe Domenico
2011 Genesee St
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Café Dominico- Great place to sit down and have a cup of coffee and do work or read, fantastic family run business. Right across the street from the Uptown Theater.
Green Onion Pub- There isn’t even a sign (they are too cool for that) just a hanging green onion in the window. Great hangout, the best beer selection, creative cocktails, lovely people.
The Green Onion Pub
2018 Genesee St
Green Onion Pub- There isn’t even a sign (they are too cool for that) just a hanging green onion in the window. Great hangout, the best beer selection, creative cocktails, lovely people.
Polish Community Club- Restaurant and Bar open Thursdays and Fridays with Authentic Polish Food and beers on Tap
Polish Community Club
810 Columbia Street
Polish Community Club- Restaurant and Bar open Thursdays and Fridays with Authentic Polish Food and beers on Tap
*Kossuth Fish Market- Fresh Fish and seafood, Great Fish fries to go on Friday, the line is worth the wait.
Kossuth Fish Market Inc
300 Kossuth Avenue
*Kossuth Fish Market- Fresh Fish and seafood, Great Fish fries to go on Friday, the line is worth the wait.
El Barajo- Great cafeteria service style Dominican Food. Rice and Beans and your choice of meats. Try the Empanadas. The best fast food around
El Barajo Restaurant Corporation
672 Bleecker St
El Barajo- Great cafeteria service style Dominican Food. Rice and Beans and your choice of meats. Try the Empanadas. The best fast food around
O’Scugnizzo Pizzeria- 2nd Oldest Pizza place in the USA (according to the sign) Home of upside-down Pizza (the cheese is on the bottom with sauce on top) *pro tip- Pronounced Oh-Skin-Eets*
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O'Scugnizzo Pizzeria
614 Bleecker St
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O’Scugnizzo Pizzeria- 2nd Oldest Pizza place in the USA (according to the sign) Home of upside-down Pizza (the cheese is on the bottom with sauce on top) *pro tip- Pronounced Oh-Skin-Eets*

Corner store

- Corner Grocery, drinks, snacks, small selection of sandwiches etc. city of Utica garbage bags, basic bathroom and pantry items
918 Albany St
918 Albany Street
- Corner Grocery, drinks, snacks, small selection of sandwiches etc. city of Utica garbage bags, basic bathroom and pantry items

Arts

The Uptown Theater- Standup Comedy and Improv. Lots of fun!
The Uptown Theatre
2014 Genesee Street
The Uptown Theater- Standup Comedy and Improv. Lots of fun!
The Stanley Theater- Home to many traveling stage and musical acts. Recently Restored
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Stanley Theatre
259 Genesee St
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The Stanley Theater- Home to many traveling stage and musical acts. Recently Restored
Saranac Thursdays- In the Summer Months live concerts on Thursday Nights next to the FX Matt Brewery
F.X. Matt Brewing Company
917 Columbia Street
Saranac Thursdays- In the Summer Months live concerts on Thursday Nights next to the FX Matt Brewery
Munson Proctor Institute Museum- Rotating collections and wonderful pieces from historic to Modern
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Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee St
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Munson Proctor Institute Museum- Rotating collections and wonderful pieces from historic to Modern
Tree of 40 Fruit- A living Piece of art, a fruit tree with 40 different varieties of fruit- at Sculpture Space
Sculpture Space Inc.
12 Gates Street
Tree of 40 Fruit- A living Piece of art, a fruit tree with 40 different varieties of fruit- at Sculpture Space
Turning Stone Resort- Live music from national touring acts
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Turning Stone Resort Casino
5218 Patrick Road
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Turning Stone Resort- Live music from national touring acts

Neighborhoods

Bars with Live Music- Nail Creek, Lukins, Celtic Harp, Sickenberger Lane, The Irish Cultural Center
Varick Street
Bars with Live Music- Nail Creek, Lukins, Celtic Harp, Sickenberger Lane, The Irish Cultural Center

Parks

*FT Proctor Park- About a 20 Minute walk to this park, nice walking and gentle hiking part of Utica’s Olmested Designed Park System
F T Proctor Park
*FT Proctor Park- About a 20 Minute walk to this park, nice walking and gentle hiking part of Utica’s Olmested Designed Park System
Utica Zoo- A city owned Zoo with all sorts of animals, snowshoeing in the winter and home to the World’s Largest Watering Can… and some lions, monkeys, and foxes.
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Utica Zoo
1 Utica Zoo Way
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Utica Zoo- A city owned Zoo with all sorts of animals, snowshoeing in the winter and home to the World’s Largest Watering Can… and some lions, monkeys, and foxes.
Roscoe Conklin Park- Hiking, great view of the city, next to a beautiful historic cemetery, Nearby Tennis Courts and sledding hill during the winter and a public golf course in the summer.
Roscoe Conkling Park
Roscoe Conklin Park- Hiking, great view of the city, next to a beautiful historic cemetery, Nearby Tennis Courts and sledding hill during the winter and a public golf course in the summer.
Osceola Tug Hill- XC Skiing- (Camden NY) beautifully groomed XC ski trails through the woods, lots of fun and a great workout and very peaceful.
Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country Ski Center Inc.
1486 Osceola Road
Osceola Tug Hill- XC Skiing- (Camden NY) beautifully groomed XC ski trails through the woods, lots of fun and a great workout and very peaceful.
BREIA XC Ski Trails- Very inexpensive rentals and a lot of fun on a snowy winter day
BREIA ski trails @ Egypt Rd.
BREIA XC Ski Trails- Very inexpensive rentals and a lot of fun on a snowy winter day
Erie Canal Trail- A trail the crosses all of New York State, great for a bike ride or a picnic along the water.
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Erie Canal
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Erie Canal Trail- A trail the crosses all of New York State, great for a bike ride or a picnic along the water.

City/town information

Old Forge- great day getaway in the nearby Adirondack mountains. Beautiful views, great hiking, summer fun!
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Old Forge
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Old Forge- great day getaway in the nearby Adirondack mountains. Beautiful views, great hiking, summer fun!

Outdoor Fun

Old Forge- great day getaway in the nearby Adirondack mountains. Beautiful views, great hiking, summer fun!
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Old Forge
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Old Forge- great day getaway in the nearby Adirondack mountains. Beautiful views, great hiking, summer fun!
Herkimer Diamond Mining- (Herkimer NY) Hunt for Quartz crystals in the world-famous Herkimer “Diamond” Mines
Diamond Mountain Mining, LTD.
5037 New York 167
Herkimer Diamond Mining- (Herkimer NY) Hunt for Quartz crystals in the world-famous Herkimer “Diamond” Mines
Enchanted Forest Water Safari- (Old Forge NY) Amusement Park and water park a summertime favorite
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Water Safari Resort
3183 New York 28
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Enchanted Forest Water Safari- (Old Forge NY) Amusement Park and water park a summertime favorite
Hiking in the Adirondacks- Lots of mountains to choose from, conquer the high peaks
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Adirondack
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Hiking in the Adirondacks- Lots of mountains to choose from, conquer the high peaks
North Star Orchards- Pick your own Tulips, apples, etc. Great locally grown produce.
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North Star Orchards
4741 NY-233
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North Star Orchards- Pick your own Tulips, apples, etc. Great locally grown produce.
Oneida Lake- State Park and Sylvan beach. great summer fun
Oneida
Oneida Lake- State Park and Sylvan beach. great summer fun