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Dine On The Rooftop Of The Strathallan

Do you remember the old Changing Scene restaurant, the very first ever revolving restaurant in New York State, on top of the First Federal Building? … [Read More...]


#1 – A Luthier On East

We make judgements about everything, every day - about every person we meet and see - whether we know them or not. It's just human nature. This can be … [Read More...]


ROCtheShot: taking our city by storm, one camera at a time

Our city is full of talented people following their passions. We see that in the recent endeavor of photographers and friends Rachel and Lindsay. … [Read More...]


Congratulations Wegmans, You Did It!

Not too long ago I was living in the East Village of Manhattan, as a single guy with not a care in the world, but also very little money after the … [Read More...]

RocCity Coalition

Young Professional + RocCity Coalition Survey = Change Your City!

RocCity Coalition As a young professional in this city, whether or not you know it, you have a lot of influence as to how this community will shape up in the next 10 years and beyond. And that means having a voice - a place to put your thoughts and ideas together - and being able to be a part of the process. While there are many ways to go about this here in our city, one of the simplest and fastest ways that the RocCity Coalition has presented … [Read More...]

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RAPA brings it back Old School with Kodak

Recently, RAPA (Rochester Association of Performing Arts) invited us into their new home at the Kodak Center for the Performing Arts, previously named Kodak's Theatre on the Ridge. Not only did it give us a chance to learn about our city's past and the history of Kodak and George Eastman, but to see this building's future again here in Rochester. We all know that Kodak was a major company here, as many of us have heard it from relatives … [Read More...]

Our Dreams For These 6 Spaces…

Here's a FUN exercise we like to do quite often: City DREAMING. When all this snow melts, and it IS currently melting away, we have dreams of uncovering a brand new Rochester - a city that is lively, bright, and bursting with energy. And while the … [Read More...]


Greentopia Film Fest is Back

There are many great aspects to Greentopia - there's the FILM, the FEST, and the FUTURES SUMMIT. In the past, the Greentopia Film Fest and outdoor EcoFest were held in conjunction in September. Now, Greentopia is gracing us with its presence … [Read More...]

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Spring Again for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day 2012 was a memorable one for us, do you remember it? We shed our coats, hats, gloves and scarves and donned tees, some even wore shorts. Mid 60's and sunny in March felt like a dream. Will we have something like that again this … [Read More...]

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TEDXFlourCity 2015 Kickoff Event: March 11th, 6pm-9pm

Question: What is FREE, presents a different perspective of the city, and gives you access to some of our area's leading thinkers? The TEDXFlourCity … [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...]


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...]