GrassRoots reunion concert a highlight of this week's Trumansburg Fair

GrassRoots reunion concert a highlight of this week's Trumansburg Fair

This week's Trumansburg Fair, running from Tuesday through Sunday at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds on Route 96, offers rides, demolition derbies, a zoo, horse shows, a parade, and even a Thursday-night Grandstand concert featuring many favorites from the GrassRoots Festival. Admission to the fair is just $5, with children 12 and under admitted free, and most evening Grandstand shows range from $5-7 per person beyond fair admission.

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OneRepublic concert at Tag's in Big Flats tonight has been canceled

OneRepublic concert at Tag's in Big Flats tonight has been canceled

Tonight's OneRepublic concert scheduled for the Tag's Summer Stage at Tag's Tavern in Big Flats has been canceled "due to unforeseen circumstances," say promoters. The show was to feature the Colorado rock band along with Mayer Hawthorne and Serena Ryder.

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Rachael Reichert fashion show at Cinemapolis this Friday will feature screening of short film

Rachael Reichert fashion show at Cinemapolis this Friday will feature screening of short film

This Friday night, Cinemapolis is hosting a fashion show of Rachael Reichert's collection of eco-fashion, along with a screening of "CyBelle Horizon," a short film featuring a cyborg exploring her consciousness. 

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Johnson Museum reschedules Back to the Future showing on museum facade

Johnson Museum reschedules Back to the Future showing on museum facade

Rainy weather may be vital to the plot of "Back to the Future," but it's not ideal for outdoor movie screenings. The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell has rescheduled its showing of the iconic time-travel film for this Saturday, August 3rd, after it was rained out last Saturday.

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Just Be Cause benefit dinner at Agava this weekend

Just Be Cause benefit dinner at Agava this weekend

This Sunday evening, Agava Restaurant near East Hill Plaza will host the "first annual" Just Be Cause Party, a benefit to raise funds for the newly opened Just Be Cause Not-for-Profit Development Center. The event, from 5-9pm on Sunday, July 28th, will include dinner and dancing with Little Joe and the Big Shots and The Destination.

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Music-Lover's Paradise: A preview of GrassRoots 2013

Music-Lover's Paradise: A preview of GrassRoots 2013

It’s almost that time again. That's right, the 23rd annual Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance is right around the corner. It starts on Thursday, July 18th and runs through Sunday, July 21st at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds.

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Beating the heat during Ithaca's hot summers

Beating the heat during Ithaca's hot summers

We've certainly faced hotter heat waves the last few summers, and may yet see hotter stretches this summer. The latest stretch of sunny days in the upper 80s, and nights not getting below 70, make it tough to stay cool without air conditioning.

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Opinion: Parking in Downtown Ithaca so frustrating it'll keep me away

Opinion: Parking in Downtown Ithaca so frustrating it'll keep me away

I have lived in Ithaca for most of my life. We moved here (for Cornell, I know that you're shocked) when I was two and other than the three years I spent in Boston, I've been here all these years. So I think it's safe to call me a townie.

Having spent many years in retail, and now working for myself, I find it interesting to study what works and what doesn't on “Main Street, USA.” I travel all over the state for my current job, and find myself working with clients with stores on main streets, in strip malls, and shopping malls.

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Opinion: Making the Minimum Wage a Living Wage is a sustainability issue

Opinion: Making the Minimum Wage a Living Wage is a sustainability issue

Tompkins County prides itself on holding sustainability as a community value. In addition to the environmental and development issues that typically come to mind, I believe that economic security should also be a goal of sustainability. It is a community responsibility to ensure that our fellow citizens have the wages and resources necessary to be self-sufficient.

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Homecoming Players show this weekend at Ithaca College will benefit Hospicare

Homecoming Players show this weekend at Ithaca College will benefit Hospicare

The Homecoming Players, a local theatre troupe, has four performances scheduled this weekend of "In the Car with Blossom and Len," a comedy that focuses a family dealing with aging parents. The performances, presented as concert readings at the Hockett Family Recital Hall at Ithaca College, will benefit Hospicare and Palliative Services of Tompkins County.

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