BENRUS has resurrected in OUR city

When it comes to a large brand opening its first retail location, Rochester is not usually tops on anyone's list. Major brands open in NYC, LA, San … [Read More...]

Balloon Manor

What 40,000 Balloons, 5 Stories, & 3 Minutes Looks Like at Balloon Manor

Sibley's, one of our favorite places in the city, has been over taken for the second year in a row by more than 40,000 balloons. In just 4 days, … [Read More...]


Best Things to Do

March is upon us and with it brings a new set of events and a hope for Spring. We know how hard it is to decide between too many events happening at … [Read More...]


13 New Media Creatives You Should Be Keepin’ Tabs On In This City – Pt. 2

There is no shortage of creativity in this Part 1…and continuing on - 7. Post Rochester (Online Magazine) Post is a bi-monthly … [Read More...]

the Rochesteriat

Best Ways to Keep or Break Your New Year’s Resolutions

Let's be honest, when January kicked off, we were all pretty gung-ho about the New Year. "This year will be different. This year I'll eat better and work out more. This is the year." Yes, we've all been there and we sure do start strong. Sometimes good practices turn into habits...and sometimes they don't. February is almost over and the year presses where are you with your New Year's resolutions - steadfast, barely holding on, or long … [Read More...]

the Rochesteriat

13 New Media Creatives You Should Be Keepin’ Tabs On In This City – Pt. 1

Some of you may know that there are news channels 8, 10, 13, and 31 (WXXI and PBS, too!)…well, at least that's according to our no-frills, bunny-eared TV set that hasn't seen a day of cable since being purchased in 2008. From time to time - or when running the treadmill at the gym - we still catch a glimpse of these broadcasts when we get a minute in front of the ol' tube. And then there's also our favorite radio stations that we listen to in the … [Read More...]

John's Tex Mex

5 Classics to Warm You Up

Classics: Rochester has a lot of great restaurants, it's definitely a good problem to have. Whether it's sunny or snowy, we have no lack of choices around here. In no particular order, here are just 5 of the classics in ROC to get you to forget the … [Read More...]


This Map Shows Downtown Rising

If you haven't seen this map yet, or if you don't know who or what RDDC is, you should. Tracking everything from big, blockbuster type projects to even the smallest residential works in the pipeline, the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation are … [Read More...]


You Can Overcome Any Obstacle

Tired of that old gym regimen yet? Are you even still going now that we're well into February and the coldest days of the year are upon us? Maybe you just need to try a different kind of sport, gym, physical conditioning…enter Rochester Parkour. … [Read More...]


We Tried The New Hart’s Delivery Service…it’s AMAZING!

Are you stuck inside and can't get out the door without trampling through 2 feet of snow covering the walkway? Need food, maybe um, to … [Read More...]

Pour Coffee Parlor

Valentine’s Day in the City!

Valentine's Day may be just around the corner, but you still have plenty of opportunities to make plans and find the perfect gift for your beloved. If … [Read More...]


“a Waltz in Rochester”

Have you been missing the warmer temps by now? At this point, there's so much snow on the ground that it can be hard to even remember what this city … [Read More...]

Parlour Hair Salon

Grand Opening: Parlour

We love to see creative and talented entrepreneurs open up shop in the city and this is no different. Founded by stylist and image consultant, Andrea … [Read More...]