The Commons Kitchen opening in Downtown Ithaca next month

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.

Downtown Ithaca Awards Seven at Annual Dinner

The hardworking and dedicated downtown retailers, entrepreneurs, program partners, and the city’s latest developments were in the spotlight Monday night as the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DI
A) presented seven awards during its Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the Marriott on The Commons.

Art in the Air

Downtown Ithaca would love for you to create something special for Art in the Air, a sponsored seasonal banner program that adds color, variety, and beauty to the Ithaca Commons pedestrian mall.

March Gallery Night to showcase We Are Ithaca display

The We Are Ithaca portrait project, a series of individual portraits of people who compose Ithaca’s rich community, is making its way to March’s Gallery Night, a walking tour of downtown Ithaca’s galleries and other art display sites.

Five businesses win Downtown Ithaca’s Race for the Space II

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