Ray Weaver and Jim Potocki stand in front of their new puzzle room, Escape the Abominable Snowman.

Escape Ithaca in Commons Releases New Puzzle Room

Weaver and Potoki are constantly dreaming up ideas for new escape rooms, developing a new puzzle every three to six months. Their first escape room featured a Harry Potter theme, catering to Ithacans participating in Ithaca’s Wizarding Weekend.

The Ithaca Commons, where a protest of ICE's detainment of a local farm worker was held.

New Bar, Restaurant Open in Downtown Commons

The Range is a laid-back Western-style bar, ideal for socializing and entertainment, according to the Downtown Ithaca Alliance. Due Amici is a Mediterranean-Italian fusion restaurant which serves delicious options from both cuisines.

A new location of the Cornell Store will open at 102 East State Street on Thursday.

Cornell Store Will Open Downtown Ithaca Branch

“Hosting a store location downtown provides a unique opportunity for us to develop special events for Cornell alums, to support the Cornell staff population at Seneca Place, and to promote Cornell Athletics to our passionate local fan base,” she said.