On Friday, October 18, City of Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick will join staff and Board members of the Downtown Ithaca Alliance to officially welcome one new business and one relocated business to downtown Ithaca.
At 11:00 AM, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for Norabloom Botanicals and Beauty Lounge’s new location above Mia Restaurant on the Ithaca Commons (130-132 East State Street Suite 201). Formerly located in Fall Creek, Norabloom has expanded from a one-woman skincare business to a full-service spa offering its own line of organic skincare products and a range of bodywork services including facials, waxing, massage, and cosmetics. Norabloom’s beautifully redesigned space will also accommodate more guests for events and parties. Proprietor Holly Green will host an open house on October 18 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
At 11:15 AM, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for Bonjour Coffee Shop at TCAT’s newly rehabilitated flagship Green Street Station between Green Street Pharmacy and the Tompkins County Public Library (131 East Green Street Suite 3). Proprietor Adil Griguihi, who is also co-owner of the popular Casablanca Pizzeria and Mediterranean Restaurant on the Ithaca Commons, will serve up hot coffee, cold drinks, soups, sandwiches, and other refreshments to transit passengers and the general public. Hours of operation will be 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Saturday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sundays.