Founder Jack Goldman handpicked each book, taking into account personal taste and what literature the community responded to.

After 45 Years, The Bookery Will Close

In 1975, Ithaca resident Jack Goldman — who spent a year as a graduate student at Cornell in 1967 — opened The Bookery, now located in the Dewitt Mall. Now, it’s time to turn the page.

Two C-Town Eateries Close


High rent cited as one reason for businesses closing

It’s getting tougher to find a good meal in Collegetown these days.

When students returned to Cornell this August, they found that yet another two longstanding Collegetown eateries — Smoothie Hut and The Greek House — had shut their doors for good. These latest vacancies join the veritable laundry list of Collegetown closings in recent years.