City offers more than just nightclubs

Rachael Lewiton

Everyone knows that the scenery around Quinnipiac is beautiful and some have even explored the town and surroundings. With graduation approaching, take your friends and family into New Haven; not everyone knows about all of the activities, restaurants and shopping that are located just 15 minutes away.

When students think of New Haven, they mostly think of night clubs, but there are many attractions for daytime visitors as well. With Quinnipiac offering free shuttle services to New Haven, students should take advantage of the service and the opportunity to learn more about the city.

Looking for a place to eat? In downtown New Haven there are a wide variety of restaurants, offering a range of American food to an assortment of ethnic foods at reasonable prices. Local New Haven residents find great Italian food at Consiglio’s, located on Wooster Street. If you’re in search of a bargain, you can still enjoy some of the best homemade pizza around at Brick Oven Pizza on Howe Street.

To find great American dishes at affordable prices, the Blue Pearl is the place to be. With a lounge, bar area, delicious fondus and plenty of seating in the back for regular dining, the restaurant creates a trendy ambience and is a perfect place for the average college student looking to go out and have some fun.

For sushi fanatics, Miso Japanese Restaurant on Orange Street is a solid choice. Though it may take some work to find, hidden in the streets of New Haven, Louis’ Lunch is well known for its hamburgers. Of course, no meal is complete without dessert. After dinner, make sure to travel to Cold Stone Creamery on Temple Street or Caf