Meet Verity Woitach at V’s Salon 

Since Verity Woitach was a teenager, she dreamed of becoming a master hairstylist and opening her own salon.

Verity studied cosmetology while attending Ithaca High School to achieve these goals, and she accrued nearly 20 years of experience as a licensed hairstylist. (That’s a lot of hair maintenance!). She’s spent half her career working at her friend Akoko’s salon, Akoko@Ithacacuts, on Cayuga Street.

Meet Christopher DelCollo at The Brain Shoppe

Man standing among various types of puzzles

If you love challenging your mind while simultaneously having fun, then you’ll enjoy what’s in store for you at The Brain Shoppe, one of downtown Ithaca’s newest stores. Located on the Commons (look for the giant green brain on the storefront window) since July 2019, The Brain Shoppe offers a grand selection of wooden and metal puzzles, code games, STEM … Read More

Meet Cindy Brashear at Cobblers Cottage

Cindy Brashear, owner of Cobblers Cottage, standing among the shop's winter boots collection.

Meet Cindy Brashear at Cobblers Cottage Locating a store where you can find comfortable yet stylish footwear for daily use or special events and receive stellar customer service to help you accomplish this task can be a challenge. But, it doesn’t have to be. Cue in Cobblers Cottage, where you’ll find a variety of the latest brand name, quality made … Read More