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Wonderful place to live - 4/6/2009
It's true, the weather is less than ideal. But if a lot of weather doesn't bother you, Ithaca is a unique and beautiful town. As a college town, hosting Ithaca College and Cornell University, it is culturally far more urban and cultured than most towns its size. Small business that know how to address the local market can thrive here, despite the small city growth rate. People take personal freedom, the environment and education very seriously here, which means of course that Ithaca is liberal politically and quite socially conscious. It is blessed with beautiful natural features, especially Cayuga Lake and many stunning waterfalls. Near Ithaca you can enjoy farmland, woods, and vineyards, since this is also Finger Lakes wine country. Crusty conservatives might not agree, but Ithaca is a great place to live and raise children if your values are so Read More

outdoors - 1/24/2009
Ithaca really is gorges. Beautiful place for winter activities, camping, kayaking, swimming, running, hiking. Read More

Cost of living in Ithaca - too high - 12/2/2008
Ithaca is a great place to live and raise a child, but if you want to live within the city limits plan on spending a lot of money on housing/taxes Read More

Ithaca - 9/29/2008
Lovin' Read More

Quality of life...poor. - 6/23/2008
Don't believe the safety, the crime reports, the business reports. It is in the middle of no where. Socialistic. Many homeless. The pretty gorges not worth the trade off. Poor qualiy or life. Hide Read More

Not how it appears online. - 6/23/2008
Many people disappointed in moving here, especially if starting a business. Very closed minded, socialistic environment. Not happy with hard working individuals trying to make a living. Happier with poor people. Would like NY to be annexed to Canada...embarrassed about their country and their policies. Much more crime than ever reported. High School has vast racial issues. So leftist, socialistic, that no one can make any decisions about anything. If you are thinking about moving here, visit for at least a week first. Check out The Commons, their "vibrant" downtown, which they do nothing to help. If starting a business, be sure to notice the fact that noone goes downtown, but drunks, beggers and the homeless. There isn't any free parking...meters, garages. The list goes on. It is really sad. I hope that you don't get caught in the same trap that I got caught in. Oh, so beautiful. If you want beauty or a family environment, go to the real upstate NY. Go to the Read More

Not how it appears online. - 6/23/2008
Many people disappointed in moving here, especially if starting a business. Very closed minded, socialistic environment. Not happy with hard working individuals trying to make a living. Happier with poor people. Would like NY to be annexed to Canada...embarrassed about their country and their policies. Much more crime than ever reported. High School has vast racial issues. So leftist, socialistic, that no one can make any decisions about anything. If you are thinking about moving here, visit for at least a week first. Check out The Commons, their "vibrant" downtown, which they do nothing to help. If starting a business, be sure to notice the fact that noone goes downtown, but drunks, beggers and the homeless. There isn't any free parking...meters, garages. The list goes on. It is really sad. I hope that you don't get caught in the same trap that I got caught in. Oh, so beautiful. If you want beauty or a family environment, go to the real upstate NY. Go to the Read More

Jobs - 3/9/2008
Finding a job in Ithaca is close to impossible. Although this is a national problem, it has been a problem in Ithaca for Read More

Acts of Racism and Discrimination allegations are - 1/12/2008
This is by far the most racist place I've ever lived... Both Cornell and the Ithaca School District are constantly being sued for their non-liberal behavior-This is definitely not a place for Asians, African Americans, Hispanics, Mixed Race families (w/adoptees)etc.
Dont put yourself in harms way here...
Call the Human Rights Office and get the statistics for Read More


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