Downtown Ithaca is at the heart of 14850.com
We’ve published 14850 Magazine since 1992, 14850 Dining since 1999, and 14850 Today since 2001, providing timely news and information to the Ithaca and Tompkins County community.
Downtown Ithaca is the neighborhood that stretches a few blocks from the Ithaca Commons, the pedestrian mall in the middle of the City of Ithaca. State Street, running through the middle of the City, was closed off for two blocks around 1970 to create this scenic downtown pedestrian mall where shoppers and diners can stroll. State Street also links Ithaca (as Route 79) to Richford and Whitney Point to the east, and Mecklenburg and Watkins Glen to the west.
Our company was founded in Downtown Ithaca, and we encourage you to visit.
Food as science in upcoming Ithaca is Foodies tour - We've all heard there are “five basic tastes” we can discern (sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami), and this month’s Ithaca is Foodies culinary tour sets out to explore Downtown Ithaca’s flavors in a way that highlights each. Cornell and Ithaca police investigating indecent exposure and assault cases - The Cornell University Police Department and Ithaca Police Department are investigating a trio of incidents that could be related, involving indecent exposure and groping. Cornell Police notified the campus community Thursday of an early morning incident in which a man entered a bathroom and exposed himself to a female student who was showering. The victim said the white man appeared to be 30-35 years old, about 5’8″ tall, with an oval shaped face and faint blond stubble, wearing a gray sweatshirt with black sleeves, a blue flat-brimmed hat, blue pants, and possibly white high-top sneakers. CUPD asks that anyone who might have information about the incident call them at 607-255-1111. The Ithaca Police Department announced Thursday night they were investigating a pair of “possibly related” incidents that occurred in the city early this evening. At about 7:20pm, police responded to a report of a man walking up behind a woman and forcibly grabbing “intimate parts of her body” in the area of Cascadilla Street and North Geneva Street. The woman yelled for help, and “other pedestrians in the area” came to her assistance, but the suspect fled southbound. Almost 20 minutes later, police responded to an incident in the 400 [...]