Ellis Hollow Fair, in its seventh decade, this Saturday east of Ithaca

September 6, 2017

It's not the oldest fair in the area, not by a long shot, but the Ellis Hollow Country Fair has a lot of things going for it. The annual event, scheduled for Saturday afternoon, has hay rides, a dunking booth, music, games, face painting, and food and crafts vendors, and perhaps best of all, admission is free. [...]

Slow-smoked meaty goodness at Ithaca’s Fat Jack’s BBQ

November 9, 2016

This week, we're visiting Fat Jack's BBQ, an outlet of a small Philadelphia area chain that serves up hearty portions of slow-cooked meats and suitable side dishes. They're in Ithaca's southwest, in the former home of Garcia's and, before that, Ralph's Ribs. [...]

Photos from the second annual Ithaca Police Department BBQ

July 18, 2016

The Ithaca Police Department held its second annual Community BBQ this Saturday at the Southside Community Center! Here are our photos from this wonderful event. Our favorite? The little girl who wants to be a police officer when she grows up! [...]