Winter Recess: Ithaca Loves Teachers Festival

RELAX, REFRESH and RENEW among friends in a city built on education! The Ithaca Loves Teachers Festival, now in its 15th year, is a celebration of preK-12 public educators and school district employees. The greater Ithaca, NY community will come together for a week to show appreciation for educators with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout Tompkins County. Look forward to special discounts … Read More

2019 Bite of Ithaca

This year’s Bite of Ithaca presented by: Maguire Hyundai Subaru Bite of Ithaca returns to Tompkins County for Year 5! Mark your calendars, June 17 – 22, 2019. Invite your friends and family to plan a trip to Ithaca for the week for this foodie spectacular! Restaurants around the county will offer a $5 bite menu of small plates and … Read More

Downtown Living Tour presented by City Centre Ithaca

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PRESENTED BY: Returning after a 2-year hiatus, the Downtown Living Tour presented by City Centre Ithaca is a great way to get a feel for what it might be like to live in Downtown Ithaca. The tour is a self-guided tour of multiple apartment complexes including a hard hat tour of soon-to-open City Centre apartment complex on E. State St. … 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.

Last-minute Mother’s Day gifts

So, you’re still searching, or just started looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Don’t worry. Downtown Ithaca’s has got you covered.  Our unique shopping boutiques, dining establishments, and service providers offer something your mother is sure to appreciate. Here are a few last-minute items to consider for your mother this year. A Greeting Card or specialty item from Amuse … Read More

Celebrate Grilled Cheese Month, and National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12th, in Downtown Ithaca

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