Busy Sunday night for Ithaca Fire Department, and a very lucky resident

Busy Sunday night for Ithaca Fire Department, and a very lucky resident

The Sunday night shift was a busy one for Ithaca's firefighters, and a resident of one of the buildings was lucky to have alert neighbors. Two of the incidents involved cooking mishaps.

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East Avenue on Cornell Campus, closed for over a year, reopening next week

East Avenue on Cornell Campus, closed for over a year, reopening next week

Much of East Avenue, the north-south thoroughfare that runs through Cornell University's central campus, has been closed to most traffic since last January. After this week, when it's fully closed for road repair, the street will reopen next week.

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Old Mexico Restaurant & Cantina

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Hours: 11am-10pm Mon-Thu, 11am-11pm Fri, Noon-11pm Sat, Noon-9pm Sun

Price Range
Moderate
Portion Size
Bar
Full Bar
Vegetarian Food
YES
Kid Friendly
YES

357 Elmira Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-379-6178
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Anniversary party this weekend for Triphammer Wines & Spirits

Anniversary party this weekend for Triphammer Wines & Spirits

Happy anniversary to Triphammer Wines & Spirits, the family-owned liquor store at the Triphammer Marketplace in the Village of Lansing in Ithaca's northeast. As they do each spring, the shop is hosting a storewide anniversary party this Saturday, April 11th, from 4-7pm.

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30,000 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

30,000 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Sabra Dipping Company, LLC, which bills itself as the producer of America's top-selling hummus, is voluntarily recalling 30,000 cases of their Classic Hummus variety, "due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes." No other Sabra product is affected at this time.

The company says five different SKUs, or stock unit numbers, of Classic Hummus, with "use by" or "best by" dates of May 11th and May 15th, 2015, are affected:

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Beer tasting at Agava this Sunday will benefit Tough Turtle and Ithaca Children's Garden

Beer tasting at Agava this Sunday will benefit Tough Turtle and Ithaca Children's Garden

Agava Restaurant on Ithaca's East Hill may be better known for its margaritas, but the focus is on beer this Sunday. Agava is hosting a beer tasting to benefit the Tough Turtle race and the Ithaca Children's Garden.

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Heart-pounding fun at PULSE 2015

Heart-pounding fun at PULSE 2015

You don’t have to be a Cornell student to check number 133 off the Cornell Daily Sun's list of 161 things all Cornellians should do. Campus taiko drumming group Yamatai presents their annual concert, PULSE, on April 18th. The event will also feature Bonten, Yamatai’s professional founding group from Japan, and student dance group BASE Productions.

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Coffee Confabs: Mayor Myrick and IPD Chief Barber will meet community members in coffee shops

Coffee Confabs: Mayor Myrick and IPD Chief Barber will meet community members in coffee shops

The City of Ithaca has been sending city officials out into the community to meet the public, and that continues as Mayor Svante Myrick and Ithaca Police Department chief John R. Barber plan "Coffee with the Mayor and Chief" at area cafes starting this week.

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Spring is back, and area farmers markets are springing up for the season

Spring is back, and area farmers markets are springing up for the season

It's been a long winter, but a sure sign of spring is that the Ithaca Farmers Market is returning to its waterfront home at Steamboat Landing starting this Saturday, April 4th. The Farmers Market at Cornell opens for the spring next Thursday, as well.

Saturdays at Steamboat Landing will be 9am-3pm through October, then 10am-2pm through December 19th. Sunday hours will run May 3rd through November 29th.

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