From December 6-8, the Commons will be packed with masterfully skilled ice carvers using chisels, chainsaws, and blowtorches to craft exquisitely detailed multi-shaped and -sized ice sculptures. Visitors will be able to watch the ice shaping competition while savoring beers, wines, or hot cocoa from a bar made completely out of solid ice.
“When money is spent at independent locally owned businesses, the money stays here and strengthens the economic base of where we live. Plus, patrons should support these specialty businesses because they contribute to the character of our community by offering exclusive shopping and dining options,” says Gary Ferguson, executive director of the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA).
Downtown Ithaca celebrating 36th Annual Apple Harvest Festival this weekend Tons of seasonal foods, live performances, and fun for all is coming to The Commons This weekend, the tastes and aromas of Fall goodies will perfume the Commons air as Ithaca’s premiere Autumn event, Apple Harvest Festival presented by Tompkins Trust Company, makes its way to downtown Ithaca. Apple Harvest … Read More
The Downtown Ithaca Alliance is pleased to announce that City Centre, a new multi-use complex currently under development on E. State Street featuring luxury apartments in the heart of downtown, is now accepting tenant applications.
ITHACA, JUNE 30, 2018 — Downtown Ithaca is pleased to announce the return of Art in the Air, a community sourced banner art exhibit installed on twelve light poles along the Ithaca Commons. It will be on display on the Ithaca Commons starting in July and running through October. An opening reception is planned for Friday, July 6th at 6:00pm … Read More