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Top public service recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“Huge store that has everything you need from hot food to pharmacy to fresh flowers to olive bar to groceries.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Library
“The TCAT busses pick up and drop off here -- this is a main bus terminal. Also, the Big Red Bullet bus from NYC picks up and drops off here as well. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“It's good to know where the closest pharmacy is. This one is a block and a half away. Open until 9pm.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“It takes just a few minutes to get any basic toiletries or medications you need at Kinney's Drug Store just a block away. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pharmacy
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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School
“Sewing and crafts store that sells materials that have been rescued from going to the landfill. Great selection and very quirky. Highly recommend if you are into crafting/sewing/knitting/any fiber arts!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“TCAT bus stop. Most main lines go through this station. Pay on bus or passes available from pharmacy or cafe. ”
  • 1 local recommends
School
“The playground at Fall Creek is incredible. It's all wood and turrets, and a bit old and rundown in some parts, but very different from most playgrounds. Other playgrounds at Belle Sherman Elementary, Cayuga Heights Elementary are also terrific. ”
  • 1 local recommends
College Quad
“In the summertime, Google "Cornell Summer Events" to look up free summer music concerts on the Arts Quad on Fridays. It's a great family event. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“The roof is a giant musical instrument. Toss rocks on the pitched tiles or sit down and play it like a drum set. So much fun. Take the outside stairs just to the left of the library entrance. ”
  • 1 local recommends
School
“Check out the Cornell Costume & Textile Collection on Level T of the Human Ecology Building (37 Forest Home Drive) -- always excellent exhibits of historical dress and textiles. ”
  • 1 local recommends
College Library
“A.D. White Library (under the clock tower) Also known as the Harry Potter Library, this is a special place to remember the past. A.D. White’s collections of materials on architecture, witchcraft, the Reformation, the French Revolution, Abolitionism and the Civil War were among the finest in the world during his lifetime. Bring a book, sit quietly and enjoy the scene.”
  • 1 local recommends