Downtown Ithaca & Community Partners introduce Ithaca Promise

Downtown, City, Chamber and Local First Ithaca partner to institute commitment to health and safety as businesses reopen. ITHACA, NY JUNE 12, 2020 — Public health and safety are among the top priorities in the Ithaca and greater Tompkins County community. With this sentiment in mind, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA), Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, City of Ithaca, and … Read More

State of Downtown Ithaca

Downtown Ithaca Logo

An Important Message for the Downtown Ithaca Alliance Executive Director  We live in troubling times… unrelenting and heartbreaking racism and violence against people of color, a global pandemic that has killed over 100,000 people in this country alone, and an economic downturn that has put 40,000,000 Americans (including some 9,000 Tompkins County residents) into unemployment. Isolation has begotten cynicism. The … Read More

Downtown shops selling face coverings

Visiting downtown Ithaca, but forgot your facial covering?  No problem, our businesses have got you covered! You can purchase a quality made, fashionable facial coverings at these downtown shops:  Breathe: Bandeaus and scarves are for sale. There is a display at the front of the shop. Sewgreen Handmade cloth masks and mask making kits. Sunny Days of Ithaca: Handcrafted cloth … Read More

PPE & Hand Sanitizer Resources

Where to buy PPE Supplies & Hand Sanitizer for your Business Form to Requests Mask from Tompkins County DOH – The Tompkins County Health Department is helping to provide masks and sanitizer to businesses  in need. Tompkins Mask Makers – order custom made masks of various sizes and fits made locally. Adminders – Providing bulk orders on PPE and Hand … Read More

List Your Services During Covid-19

Everyone in the community gets their information a little bit differently. Make sure your business is listed everywhere possible to reach as many people as possible. WSKG WSKG Public Media is launching a new, completely free online directory this week called “Business Unusual.” It is a platform on the WSKG website for all local businesses and organizations to let the public … Read More

SBA Resources & Relief Loans

Small Business Administration (SBA) Support for Small Businesses The Information on this page has been excerpted from the Empire State Development website and additional useful PDFs and Resource Links have been provided by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance for your benefit.  The original content from ESD can be found HERE. As part of the $2 trillion federal stimulus bill (CARES Act) … Read More

Alliance COVID-19 Safety Measures

Downtown Ithaca Alliance Safety Measures during COVID-19 outbreak. In an effort to mitigate the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Downtown Ithaca Alliance Organization and staff are following the guidance of our health experts and the local and state officials. Here are the measures we’re taking to protect our staff, members, and community: We are postponing events, such as … Read More

Closed Until Further Notice

The following shops and restaurants are closed until further notice for COVID-19.  Please check business websites for updates and re-opening dates. SHOPS Pastimes Antiques, Fibers. Bars Chanticleer, Lot 10 Bar & Lounge, Moonies Bar & NightClub, Pete’s Cayuga Bar, Silky Jones, The Range Restaurants Argos Warehouse, Kilpatrick’s Publick House, Pasta Vitto, SERVICES Beau Visage European Skincare, , Finger Lakes Fitness, … Read More


Services BANKING CFCU Transformation Center: 202 E State St, The Commons. Open: Mon-Fri 9am-2pm, Sat 10am-1pm. Call Branch at (607) 257-8500. Bank online at Chase Bank: 301 E State St Ste 2. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm. Call Branch at (607) 645-3119 M& T Bank: 118 North Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY.  Open Mon-Wed 9am-4pm, Thurs-Fri 9am-5pm. ATM is available 24 … Read More