From the classic grilled cheese on sourdough to one-of-a-kind creations, many Downtown Ithaca’s eateries have your favorite comfort food staple ready to enjoy. Ithaca Ale House, 111 N. Aurora St. They claim it’s “the best-grilled cheese you’ll ever have.” It’s made with three kinds of cheese — American, Provolone, and Cheddar and grilled to perfection on crispy rosemary focaccia bread. … Read More
Downtown Ithaca’s Commons, home to many excellent fine dining and fast food options, will soon have a family style restaurant added to its mix. Nadina Azzouay, a longtime home-cooker and the wife of Casablanca Pizzeria owner Adil Griguihi, is opening her own business, The Commons Kitchen at 124 East State St. (The Commons), the former Due Amici Ristorante site.
Halal butcher shop/grocery store claims top prize Five new retailers will join Downtown Ithaca’s vibrant business community very soon as a result of the Downtown Ithaca Alliance’s and Urban Core LLC’s Race for the Space II competition. DIA Executive Director Gary Ferguson and Urban Core LLC’s John Guttridge announced the highly competitive retail business contest’s five winners during a special … Read More
Downtown Ithaca’s traditional retailers are recognizing that online retail is causing a shift in consumer shopping habits and that brick and mortar shops now need to offer hands-on and authentic experiences to draw shoppers into their stores.
Downtown Ithaca boasts all sorts of holiday shopping and family-fun activities Small Business Saturday, Cider Monday, Santa’s visit, Ice Fest, Chowder Cook-Off and more will help get folks in the holiday spirit ITHACA NY NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – The holiday shopping season is upon us, and Downtown Ithaca’s many locally owned and operated shops and boutiques that we’ve all grown … Read More
Gallery Night Ithaca set to amaze this Friday We Are Ithaca portraits project and RESIST! exhibit part of this month’s tour Downtown Ithaca is thrilled to announce that this month’s Gallery Night will feature an impressive array of artworks including a community-orientated photography project, some politically motivated artworks, and Ithaca College student performances. Gallery Night is set for Friday, Nov. 3 … Read More