Tag Archives: Ithaca

I believe in Ithaca, its mayor, and its people

Recently Ithaca has come to the attention of major media outlets such as the NY Times, NPR, and the Guardian for a radical proposal – to establish the first “supervised injection facility” in the US, a place where people can go to legally inject … Continue reading

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Why I follow Svante Myrick on social media

Svante Myrick isn’t a celebrity. He’s not a close friend, we were never classmates, and I’ve never even met him. But Svante Myrick is the Mayor of Ithaca, and we have one important thing in common: we both love Ithaca. About … Continue reading

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A love letter to Ithaca

“Ithaca is Gorges” The message is ubiquitous as bold white text on green tshirts. And it is. But to me, Ithaca is a great number of things. Ithaca is Gorges. Ithaca is literally gorges – gorges that were carved out over … Continue reading

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There’s a whole world out there

My parents tell me that when I was younger, and they were younger, our family used to travel. We would go sightseeing everywhere from Boston, to Washington DC, to New York City, to Toronto. Unfortunately, I was too young to … Continue reading

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Cayuga lake from above, on a cloudless day

On Friday I had the perfect flight out of Ithaca airport. I’ve never flown out of Ithaca before (always out of Syracuse or Binghamton previously), but I chose the perfect day to do so. I had a window seat and … Continue reading

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Summer things to do in Ithaca

To those who tell me that Ithaca is boring and there’s nothing to do: – Go swimming at the state parks, in the gorges, in outdoor pools – – Go mini-golfing – – Get brunch and groceries at the Farmers’ … Continue reading

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