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.
City of Ithaca working on widespread brown water issue - The City of Ithaca's Water & Sewer Division is working on resolving an issue with brown tap water throughout the city, especially in downtown and northside neighborhoods, that's lasted over a week, according to Common Council member Seph Murtagh. Remembering a Child of Ithaca, twelve years later - The statue on the Commons draws smiles from passers-by. People pose with her for group shots or selfies. She's worn a Santa hat and festive ribbons. Some walk by without ever knowing who she was. Ithacans will gather downtown this afternoon for aerial photo for Orlando - “Ithaca is Love” organizers are gathering as many people as possible this afternoon for an aerial photo to show our support victims of this month’s shooting in Orlando. It’s the first official event to come out of the brainstorming session earlier this month. First come, first served! Ithaca is Love shirts go on sale at 4. Photo provided. T-shirts will go on sale starting at 4pm with a design based on the famous “Ithaca is Gorges” logo created years ago by local advertising guru Howard Cogan. “Please pack your patience if we don’t have your preferred size or color,” says City of Ithaca acting mayor Deb Mohlenhoff, who spearheaded the brainstorming gathering and is helping to promote today’s event, scheduled for right before the weekly summer concert series. There are a total of 400 shirts in six rainbow colors and sizes from adult S-2XL, and they’ll be sold for $10, cash only, at a table at the south end of Bank Alley, near the trolley circle at the center of the Commons. “We cobbled together our own personal resources to make this happen,” says Deb, who expects they will run out of shirts. “Our hope was that this would spark a [...]
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