About the Area

Who we are, what to see, where to eat and what to do!

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About the Area:

Binghamton University is located in Broome County, New York in the Town of Vestal, about one mile west of the City of Binghamton limits in the southern tier of upstate New York. Binghamton is 50 miles from Ithaca, 72 miles from Syracuse, and about 200 miles from both New York and Philadelphia. Binghamton University is nationally recognized for its strong academic programs, distinguished faculty, and talented students. Thirteen specialized research centers attract scholars from around the globe to Binghamton's modern

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Arts, Culture and Special Events:

Gorgeous Washington Street Association

116 Washington St., Binghamton, NY, 13901
FIRST FRIDAYS ... a Taste of SoHo in Binghamton! ... a “Gorgeous,” arty event highlighting the area’s growing arts community. First Friday ... Is The Place To Be on the first Friday of each month from 6-9 pm in Binghamton ... for gallery hopping, art openings, music and theater shows to fine dining and entertainment.

Art Mission and Theater

128 Gorgeous Washington St.
Binghamton, NY 13901
Email: artmission@stny.rr.com
Phone / Fax: 607-722-6914
The Art Mission is a not-for-profit downtown community art space supporting contemporary artists working in the visual arts.

Binghamton Philharmonic

(607)722-6717 or (607)724-0007
Enjoy a kaleidoscope season of perfectly blended music.

Tri Cities Opera

315 Clinton Street, Binghamton, NY 13905
(607)729-3444 e-mail: tco@tier.net
Nationally renowned artists perform opera favorites - in their original languages, with English opera titles.

Anderson Center for the Arts

Binghamton University 607-777-ARTS
A constantly changing collage of artistic performances, the Anderson Center's schedule features everything from international performing artists to popular acts to student recitals. Seating either in the acoustically perfect auditorium or outside on the manicured lawn.

Broadway Theater League

Forum, 236 Washington Street, Binghamton
Nationally touring comedic and dramatic musicals such as Guys and Dolls, Jesus Christ Super Star, Oklahoma, A Chorus Line, and Oliver

Cider Mill Playhouse

2 South Nanticoke Avenue, Endicott
Comedies ... thrillers ... musicals ... Enjoy local theater at its finest as this repertory group puts on your favorite, and some experimental, shows.

Forum Theatre, Broome Center For The Performing Arts

236 Washington Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 778-2480
A 1,500-seat theater-style performing arts center in downtown Binghamton. The Forum is home to the Binghamton Philharmonic, Broadway Theatre League, Tri-Cities Opera and assorted dance groups.

Broome County Arts Council

Decker Art & Cultural Center
Binghamton, NY 13905-4703
(607) 723-4620

Endicott Performing Arts Center

102 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY
607- 785-8903

Magic City Music Hall

365 Harry L. Drive
Johnson City, NY 13790
(607) 729-2323
The Magic City Music Hall is a Genuine Music Joint and is a celebration of Music of all Genres. The Music Hall is an incredible place to see and hear your favorite artist and it's also an incredible place for the Artists to play for their fans. The bands love the intimacy and the closeness of their fans

Binghamton Summer Music Festival

Binghamton University Anderson Center
The best of pop, jazz, classical, and dance artists perform in a summertime series of concerts during July and August.

Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally

P.O. Box 275 Westview Station Binghamton
New York 13905-0275 607-761-2475

The Bundy Museum, Galleries & Showrooms

129 - 131 1/2 Main Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 222-0921

Kopernik Space Education Center


Roberson Museum and Science Center

30 Front Street, Binghamton 607-772-0660
A nationally recognized regional art museum and science center, Link Planetarium, exhibitions, collections, educational classes, lectures and workshops.

Ross Park Zoo

60 Morgan Road, Binghamton, NY 13903
The fifth oldest zoo in the nation.

Discovery Center

60 Morgan Rd., Binghamton, NY 607-773-8661


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Sports and Recreation


Binghamton Mets


Binghamton Senators


Dick's Sporting Goods Open

Skate Estate

Skate Estate

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Greek Peak Ski Resort

BC parks and Recreation

Broome County Parks and Recreation

Chenango Ice Rink & Event Center
614 River Road
Binghamton, NY (607) 648-9202
Greater Binghamton Sports Complex
1500 Airport Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 435-4600 Scott Craig
Binghamton University Bearcats
Vestal Parkway Vestal, NY
(607) 777-4255
Chris Thater Memorial Races
Chenango Valley State Park
Rt. 88 to Exit 3, Binghamton (607)648-9700
Conklin Players Club Conklin Road,
Conklin (607)775-3042
Endwell Greens Golf Club
Sally Piper Road, Endwell (607)785-4653
Dimmock Hill Golf Course
Town of Chenango, 3 miles east of Binghamton Regional Airport (607)729-5511
EN-JOIE Golf Club
W. Main Street, Endicott (607)785-1661
Ely Park Mount Prospect,
Ridge Road, Binghamton (607)772-7231
The Links at Hiawatha Landing
2304 Marshland Road, Apalachin (607)687-6952
Traditions at the Glen
4101 Watson Boulevard, Johnson City (607)797-2381

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Dining Out in Vestal

West of the Campus  
Fuji San Japanese Restaurant
Japanese Cuisine and Sushi Bar
4105 Vestal Parkway E, Vestal, NY 13850
2540 Vestal Pkwy
Vestal, NY 13850-2063
Tel: (607) 797-0846

Texas Roadhouse
Cuisine: Casual Steakhouse
4399 Vestal Parkway, Vestal 607-729-8200

Denny's Restaurant
4024 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850 607-798-9660
Casual dining, eat in or curbside takeout
Route 434 West In Campus Plaza. 729-4311
China Wok Parkway Buffet
(Campus Plaza) Vestal Parkway
Vestal, NY 13850 607-798-8060

Panera Bread
Cuisine: Bakery/Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Soups
3700 Vestal Parkway E, Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 797-2163

Kampai Japanese Steakhouse

Cuisine: Japanese, Steak, Sushi
108 Jensen Rd. (Corner of Vestal Parkway)

Plaza Diner
Casual Dining: American and Greek Diner
3605 Vestal Pkwy E
Vestal , NY 13850
(607) 770-0012

Outback Steakhouse
Casual Dining, Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Ribs, Seafood
3140 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal  (607)766-9915
Pizzeria Uno Chicago Bar & Grill
Casual Dining
2503 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal  (607)770-7000
Casual Dining
2445 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal   (607)798-0200
Red Lobster
Casual Dining - Seafood
1200 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal  (607)754-3787
P.S. Restaurant
Fine Dining - Cuisine: Continental, French, Seafood, Thai, Vegetarian
100 Rano Blvd, Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 770-0056
The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Casual/Fine Dining
1112 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal   (607)748-5840
Lemongrass Restaurant
Fine Dining - Cuisine:Seafood, Asian Fusion, Vietnamese, Thai
1550 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850
Tel: (607) 785-0688

Cuisine:Pancakes, American
3720 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850

Speidie and Rib Pit 
Cuisine:  Sit down and Take Out Sandwich Shop
3908 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY  13850
Phone: (607) 729-2679

East of the Campus  

Casual American Cuisine and Sports Bar
4700 Vestal Parkway
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 644-1030

Moghul Fine Indian Cuisine
Indian Cuisine
4700 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850
Tel: (607) 729-2266

The Mediterranean Gyro
Casual Greek and American Cuisine
 4700 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal, NY  

4706 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal   607-797-1208

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Dining out in Binghamton...

Number 5
Fine Dining - Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steak
33 S. Washington St., Binghamton   (607)723-0555
South Side Yanni's
Corner of South Washington St. and Vestal Ave., Binghamton, NY
Casual bar and restaurant
Grande's Bella Cucina
1171 Vestal Avenue, Binghamton, NY
Phone: (607) 772-3106
Little Venice Resaurant
Casual/Fine Dining - Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood, Steak, Take out available
111 Chenango St., Binghamton  (607)724-2513
Remlik's Grille and Oyster Bar
Fine Dining - Cuisine: French, Seafood, Steak
31 Lewis St.., Binghamton  (607)217-4513
Lost Dog Cafe
22 Water Street, Binghamton
Full menu, many unique items, a NYC type café.
Cortese Restaurant
Casual/Fine Dining - Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Take Out Available
117 Robinson St., Binghamton  (607)723-6440
Uncle Tony's Tavern
Casual Dining - Cuisine:  Specialty sandwiches, soups, salads, snacks
79 State St., Binghamton    (607)723-4488
Tom & Marty's Town House Restaurant
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Take out available
89 State Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 722-9823
Thai Thai Cuisine
(607) 775-9499
584 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13904

The Beef
Casual Dining - Cuisine: American, Steak62 Leroy Street, Binghamton, NY 13905  


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Dining out in Johnson City, Endwell and Endicott....

Wegman's Market Cafe (inside supermarket)
Fresh Hot and Cold Buffet, Sushi, Sub Shop, Pizza, and more for sit-down or take-out
(607) 729-7782
650 Harry L Drive
Johnson City, NY 13790



Fast Food Spiedies, (pronounced "speedies")
marinated cubes of meat cooked on a skewer.
Originally from Italy, this delicacy seems to be
found only in the Broome County area of
New York State.
1001 North St., Endicott    (607)785-3220

Tony's Italian Grill

2315 E Main St
Endicott, NY 13760

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The Shoppes at Pierce Hill
1308 Vestal E. Parkway.
Vestal, New York 13850
Joseph A Bank, Ann Taylor Loft, Coldwater Creek,
Chico's, and Acacia Aveda
Shoppes at Vestal
3101 Shippers Rd, Vestal, NY
Old Navy, HomeGoods, Michael's, Dress Barn,Catherine's,
Famous Footwear and Bath & Body Works.
Parkway Plaza
Parkway Plaza at Rano Boulevard and
Vestal Parkway, Vestal, NY
Bed, Bath & Beyond, Circuit City, Sears Hardware, Video King,
Kohl's, Target and Men's Wearhouse.
Oakdale Mall
74 Oakdale Mall,
Johnson City, NY 13790, 607-798-9388
Sears, J.C. Penney, the Bon-Ton; Kaufmann's, Burlington Coat Factory, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, The Gap, Eddie Bauer, Victoria's Secret, The Limited, EMS and American Eagle, Lane Bryant, NY & Company, Yankee Candle, Bath and Body Works and many more.
Town Square Mall
Vestal Parkway E.,
Vestal, NY 13850, 607-770-1021
Wal-Mart Supercenter, OfficeMax, Dick's Sporting Goods, Barnes & Noble, Sam's Club, T.J. Maxx, Fashion Bug, A.C. Moore, Lowe's Home Improvement Center, Ethan Allen Furniture, Van Cott Jewelers, Pet Depot, Payless Shoes, Pier 1 Imports, Montana Mills, La-Z-Boy and Hallmark Cards.

11 Court Street,
Binghamton, NY 13901

Antique Row
Clinton Street,
Binghamton, NY 13904

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Last Updated: 11/26/13