Press Bay Alley is downtown Ithaca’s latest retail development. It’s a unique downtown shopping experience consisting of a series of micro-retail spaces in a converted row of storage bays. The Alley is a fabric of things that weaves together to create a vibrant and engaging environment by combining the energies of many entrepreneurs, makers, and doers in one place we build a more exciting and resilient environment than what would be with a single large tenant. The Press artisan expresso bar, Sweet Melissa’s, and Bramble community herbal apothecary. Press Bay Alley is connected with Press Bay Court which will include another series of micro retailers including Gee June Bridal, Hair Color Art, and One Ring Donuts. Press Bay Alley is also home to Circus Culture, the region’s only circus performance school.