Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 24, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Commons construction project has potential to create jobs

By | Nov 8, 2012

The project, headed by L Enterprises, LLC in Horseheads, N.Y., will renovate a block on The Commons known as “Harold’s Square.” The project is currently under site review by the Planning and Development Board.

State Diner begins repairs after fire

Three weeks after the State Diner fire, the owners are beginning to repair the Ithaca landmark.

Hold me closer contra dancer

By | Sep 19, 2012

An ongoing tradition in the community, contra dancing continues to step its way into the culture of Ithaca.

Entrepreneurial duo begins artful foundation

By | Sep 18, 2012

Local artists Olivia Royale and Heidi Brown open the doors to their new sustainable boutique in Center Ithaca.

Marriott proposed for South Aurora

By | Sep 13, 2012

The new location for the 159-room Marriott hotel is awaiting approval this month.

Proposed legislation targets tobacco dealers

By | Sep 13, 2012

The Downtown Ithaca Alliance has proposed legislation to increase oversight and tighten regulations on local tobacco dealers.

New business adds to bar scene

By | Apr 10, 2012

One of the newest additions to The Commons’ business scene offers a combination of services that, its owners say, is not available elsewhere in the Ithaca area. Lot 10 Kitchen & Lounge, which occupies the space at 106 South Cayuga St. formerly leased by Delilah’s on Cayuga, opened its kitchen last week to add to…

Hotel renovations expected to stimulate business

By | Apr 9, 2012

The addition of a conference center and renovations at the Holiday Inn in downtown Ithaca is expected to increase activity in the area, potentially stimulating hotel and local business.

Do-it-yourself duo: Funky couple leaves their mark on new town with old goods

By | Mar 21, 2012

Nestled inside the Race Office Supply store on The Commons, colorful chain-linked rings of construction paper swoop from one end of the new storefront display to the other. Soft indie-rock tunes fill the air, glossy red chandeliers dangle from the ceiling and mustard tweed couches huddle around a polished oval coffee table.

Chili festival keeps it local

By | Feb 21, 2012

Amid a mild winter, thousands of locals and tourists flocked to The Commons yesterday for the Great Chili Cook-off of 2012 to eat a seasonal favorite and support local businesses.