Columbus Bakery is all set for its preparation of long lines on Christmas and Christmas Eve. The little bakery on the Northside will be open 6 AM to 6 PM on Dec. 24th and 6 AM to 3 PM on Dec. 25th.
Shifty's Bar & Grill will be providing tickets and transportation to and from the Dome for SU vs. Notre Dame on New Years Day and will be hosting 6 hours of live music and SU Basketball during the day starting at 1 PM and ending at Midnight. A $50 ticket includes a seat in Section 306, bus transportation, and a lunch buffet prior to the game. Check their website or stop in and ask the bartender for more details.
For those looking to keep cozy during the snowiest December on record in the history of the city, don't forget Pulled Into Syracuse's Top-5 Places to Stay Warm During the Winter post from last year. Among many other restaurants that could easily have made it to this list, there are plenty of local bookstores, coffee shops, and other places around the city to stay warm inside with great company and surroundings. For as much as most complain about the snow, it's pretty impressive how well the city and its residents generally handle it with it ease everyday.