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"Collegetown Dryden" Project Proposed

The Manhattanization of Collegetown continues. I’ve been waiting to post this one because the city was taking its time with uploading the supporting documentation; given that they had about eleven different projects at the six-hour marathon Planning Board meeting last Tuesday, I’m not going to fault them for taking a breather. 543 more words


Ithaca - Island Notes

A primary palette; green, white and blue

Awake, view through open shutters, a crystal clear glinting bay, dreamlike

Walk onto balcony, searing heat and luscious light, incredibly intense.   447 more words


The Uphill Climb

Throughout this summer, my little brother Jesse has set many goals for himself (or rather, my mom has determined many tasks which he must complete each day).   530 more words


Taste of Ithaca: Authentic El Salvadorian Food at Pizza Aroma

On today’s post I wanted to feature one of my favorite places in Ithaca, Pizza Aroma. Not only do they make my favorite pizza in town, but Mauricio, the owner, also has a full menu of authentic Salvadorian food including delicious pupusas  and tamales which are two of my all time favorite Central American foods. 286 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac: The Egg and I

July 24, 1934

Ornithologists at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, having precious little to do in 1934, hatched – or rather engineered the hatching of, since they didn’t actually sit on the eggs themselves or do much of anything other than whisper words of encouragement to those actually sitting on the eggs – the very first ptarmigans in captivity. 178 more words