Virtual Event!!! ~ Couples Night In

Couples Night In Enjoy an intimate evening of music and laughter with singer SingTrece, and comedian, Kenneth McLaurin. When the husband and wife duo share a stage, you know they are Singing Notes & Slinging Jokes. The on-stage connection between the two is cute and charming because they got it honest. Partners in life, and creativity they merge, music, song, … Read More

VIRTUAL EVENT! MaMa Live From Your Living Room

Ithaca based musicians Ginny Maddock and Hannah Martin combine their illustrious vocals and join magical forces on keys and drumset to bring some fresh takes on your favorite classics. Join them this Friday at 5:30EST for their first (free!) online concert. ***Please consider tipping your musicians, as half of the proceeds made will be donated to your favorite local feline … Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE: TCAT reducing bus service effective March 30

MARCH 27, 2020 — Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT),  Tompkins County’s transit service and a primary transportation provider for the Downtown Ithaca community, will be reducing service for the second time this month starting Monday, March 30, while still maintaining as many travel options as possible for those who need to go out for essentials. Ridership is about 10 percent … Read More

Take-Out & Delivery Dining

Take Out & Delivery Options from Downtown Restaurants & Bars during COVID-19 Page Last Updated: April 2, 2020 Business hours of operation are subject to change.  Please call ahead to the business in advance.  Please call ahead to confirm the details & service. Asian Cuisine: Take Out Only Cafe Dewitt: Orders available through Grub Hub, all fees waived. Cafe Dewitt … Read More

Closed Until Further Notice

The following shops are closed until further notice for COVID-19.  Please check business websites for updates and re-opening dates. Angry Mom Records Autumn Leaves Used Books Bramble Cat’s Pajamas Cobblers Cottage   Comics for Collectors Contemporary Trends Handwork Artisans Cooperative Ithaca Guitar Works Ithacamade Pastimes Antiques Pack N’ Ship Trader K’s Urban Outfitters  FOOD & BEVERAGE AngelHearts Diner Argos Warehouse Bike … Read More

Essential Services

Essential Services  Food & Beverage Commons Market: 122 N Aurora St. (607) 273-3236 GreenStar: 215 N. Cayuga St. (Dewitt Mall) Dewitt Shortstop Deli (and grocery store) 204 W. Seneca St. Open 24 hours https://www.shortstopdeli.com Halal Meat and Grocery 110 W. Green St. www.ithacahalalmeatgrocery.com Cellar d’Or Wine and Cider Shop 136 E. State St. (The Commons) www.thecellardor.com Sam’s Wine and Spirits … Read More

Online Shopping & Gift Cards

Downtown storefronts may be temporarily closed, but businesses are still open for business online and providing alternative ways to shop without stepping foot in-store. Manys shops in Downtown Ithaca are still providing service and shopping online and over the phone for customers. The following shops and businesses are conducting business online and selling gift certificates for future orders when normal … Read More

Special Services & Resources Available During COVID-19

With the growing need to adjust service and provide special services for those in need during this difficult time, the following special new services have been brought online to help our local community.   Curbside Farm Food Transfer Hub  Customer Pick-Ups will be available weekly starting on Thursdays March 26 from 3 to 7 pm at 110-1 Green St., Ithaca … Read More

Downtown Businesses Find Creative Ways to Deliver Product and Service to Customers Without Interaction Amid Fast-spreading Pandemic

Downtown Ithaca Logo

ITHACA, NY MARCH 19, 2020 — Home to over 100 locally owned, independent shops and restaurants, businesses in Downtown Ithaca have been particularly hard hit by business flatlining as people take to their homes and social distance themselves for the next couple weeks. While state mandates and guidelines continue to trend toward as few social interactions as humanly possible, many businesses in … Read More