books

Emergency meeting called for Buffalo Street Books owners

October 2, 2017

Six years ago, an effort to turn a declining independent bookstore in Downtown Ithaca into a community-owned cooperative saved Buffalo Street Books, and now the store's executive board has called an emergency meeting to decide what's next. [...]

Book signing and tasting event for the latest Moosewood cookbook

September 28, 2017

It's been 40 years since Mollie Katzen's “Moosewood Cookbook” took the revolutionary ideas of a natural food eatery and put vegetarian cooking on America's dinner plate, and this week, Ithaca's Moosewood restaurant celebrates the release of an all-new cookbook. [...]

Carrie Fisher was the Princess we need

December 27, 2016

Carrie Fisher, when I saw her speak in person a little over five years ago, was the essence of “acerbic wit.” Forthright about her career, her mental illness, and how “Star Wars” had treated her, for good and ill. [...]