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Lucky’s off the hook

On Sunday, November 22nd, as a birthday present to my dear sister Mo (just kidding, but happy birthday sis!), Ithaca’s gracious mayor Svante Myrick made a visit to the Farmers Market to pardon Lucky the turkey. Lucky will live the rest of his natural life at his home on Just A Few Acres farm, while…


Cranberry Colors

It’s getting to be that time of year when it seems like the best decision might be to just stay under the blankets on the couch or cozy up in my favorite coffee shop, eyes glued to a screen or a book. Luckily I have some amazing friends who I can’t resist joining for an outdoor…


Ithaca’s Wizarding Weekend

Welcome to Diagon Alley! On Halloween, blocks of Downtown Ithaca were transformed into a Harry Potter-themed world, drawing thousands of people. HP fans came from near and far– I even talked to some magical travellers from the Hudson Valley! Businesses and organizations from across Ithaca pulled this event together over the last two weeks, but…