Meet Marie Sirakos at The Vintage Industry

At F. Olivers, shoppers can find an enormous selection of specialty vinegar, extra virgin and specialty olive oils that come in multiple flavors, along with shelves filled with many types of spices. Of course, Zack is more than happy to tell you the best use of each item.

Meet Nicole Pagano at Green Street Pharmacy

At F. Olivers, shoppers can find an enormous selection of specialty vinegar, extra virgin and specialty olive oils that come in multiple flavors, along with shelves filled with many types of spices. Of course, Zack is more than happy to tell you the best use of each item.

Meet Zack Fischl at F. Oliver’s

At F. Olivers, shoppers can find an enormous selection of specialty vinegar, extra virgin and specialty olive oils that come in multiple flavors, along with shelves filled with many types of spices. Of course, Zack is more than happy to tell you the best use of each item.

Meet Laura Bishop at Willow Boutique

Meet Laura Bishop at Willow Boutique If you are looking to shop small at a local boutique full of unique gifts, beautiful women’s clothing, and trendy accessories, you need to pay a visit to Laura Bishop, owner of Willow Boutique. Laura is originally from Homer, NY, where her love and drive for fashion led her to study fashion marketing during … Read More

Wynnie Stein

For downtown Ithaca visitors who have an affinity for vegetarian or vegan dining, you’ll definitely want to make it a point to meet Wynnie Stein and enjoy a meal prepared by her or one of the other talented chefs at the restaurant Stein co-owns, the world famous Moosewood Restaurant.

Bettsie Park and Ken Jupiter

In Downtown Ithaca, there’s no shortage of specialty shops carrying high quality, locally crafted goods. Among the community’s top sellers of exquisitely crafted wares made my highly skilled artisans are Bettsie Park and Ken Jupiter, founders and owners of 15 STEPS, a craft and gift shop that is cherished by the community.

Meet Peter Parkes

Meet Peter Parkes at Benjamin Peters For those seeking men’s fashion tips and/or a diverse selection of menswear, you’ll want to make it a point to visit Peter Parkes, the owner of Benjamin Peters and one of Ithaca’s most trusted retailers. Peter is downtown’s extremely knowledgeable haberdasher who comes with a wealth of experience— more than 30 years — in the men’s … Read More

Meet Jennifer Engel at Cat’s Pajamas

Want to meet one of Downtown Ithaca’s fun-loving business owners? Look no further than Cat’s Pajamas, a baby’s and children’s toy store and clothing shop in the historic Dewitt Mal where you’ll find shopkeep Jennifer Engel likely entertaining youngsters.

Melissa Kenny at Sweet Melissa’s Ice Cream Shop

Sweet Melissa’s serves some of the regions tastiest homemade hard and soft serve ice creams and gourmet baked goods. It even carries non-dairy options that are made from scratch using coconut milk.

Meet Shawn Burke at Nature’s Apothecary

In 2015, Shawn Burke opened Nature’s Apothecary at a spot on Route 13 in the city of Ithaca. He operated the drug store at that place for a year; however, limited foot traffic at that spot lead him to look for other locations to house his business. He found a vacancy on S. Cayuga St. in downtown Ithaca and relocated Nature’s Apothecary there last year.