“There’s that feel that you get going into a small local store. People know you, and you go in, and there’s that intimacy that is very welcoming.”
Ithaca College professors have been asking students to buy their books through Buffalo Street Book’s “First Class” program over the college’s Bookstore.
October is National Co-op Month, and Ithaca has more than 80 years of cooperative history to motivate the community to continue expanding its co-op landscape.
There are bricks instead of cobblestones, Asian cuisine rather than porridge and sustainable dormitories in the place of decaying tenements. Ithaca may be a few centuries and an ocean away from Charles Dickens’ London, but that won’t stop Ithaca College’s English Department from celebrating his life and work this spring.