Contactless pick-up. Six-foot distance. Mask required.
If we had heard any of these phrases back in February our eyebrows would have shot up in confusion. Now they are part of our local shopping vernacular. It’s common knowledge by now that businesses of all stripes have been struggling since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, or at the very least have had to make big changes in how they operate.
Ithacans pride ourselves on our strong foundation of local establishments and community support is key to their survival. Ithaca.Community checked in with some area business owners to see how they’re doing.Read More
Women in Ithaca have been upending social norms, contributing valuable insights to their fields, and proving their strength for a long time. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are some of the remarkable women who have called Ithaca home.Read More
Here at Ithaca.Community we love highlighting local businesses. And when one of those local institutions buoys other small businesses in the community it’s the icing on the cake. Business Leaders of Colors (BLOC) offers varying levels of support for Ithaca’s entrepreneurs, with a special emphasis on owners of color.Read More
Some of the hallmarks of Ithaca culture are a slightly off-center quirkiness and a supportive community. But before present-day Ithaca came to be, indigenous groups had been shaping their community throughout the Finger Lakes for centuries.Read More