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Dunkin’ Donuts is Getting Cozy in the East End

Ok, we've said it before - our city definitely has a love affair with coffee going. Without a doubt, we have some of the BEST cafe's throughout our … [Read More...]


Slow Road: episode 2

Slow Road Travel has once again brought us a great episode that shows what taking the "slow road" can be like. This episodes takes Monroe Ave … [Read More...]

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5 Unique Gift Ideas For This Holiday Season

Sometimes it's hard to distinguish quality among the clutter. In a world of shopping centers and strip malls we often end up purchasing something that … [Read More...]

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Main Street Holiday Window Displays Coming Back!

Once upon a time, Main Street Rochester was was the place to be. Sibley's, McCurdy's, Woolworth's and many other prosperous businesses … [Read More...]

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Easy Speaking Rochester’s Liquid Libations

Looking for something special to do this Friday? Do you enjoy coffee, beer, photography - and maybe a general sense of community and place on how these all fit within our city culture? Then come celebrate with us at Joe Bean Coffee Roasters! Easyspeak - the expression of Rochester's liquid culture "A gallery dedicated to the process and culture of Rochester’s liquid libations featuring photography from Kurt Brownell. Join us as we celebrate … [Read More...]


Like a Christmas Morning – a Little Present, Happy Surprise

Check out this video, courtesy of Fish & Crown, of ceramic artist - Katie Carey - creating works of art in our city. This may just be something to check out to fill up your shopping lists this Holiday season. More Information: Website Etsy Shop Fish & Crown Related Post: FREE + Video Production = You're a Genius! (and quite possibly a movie star)     Jason is co-Founder and … [Read More...]

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Holiday Festivities in Historic Corn Hill

Ever walk through the Corn Hill neighborhood and wonder what the inside of those beautiful historic homes look like? Well, this Saturday, December 6th, about 600 people are going to get to do just that. But, we have to tell you... all 3 tours are … [Read More...]


Post-Thanksgiving Shopping – Buy LOCAL this Year

Tis' the season - the season to head out and look for the perfect gift for your favorite people. Here are just a handful of deals happening after Thanksgiving right here in the city. No need to head to the big box store, try local first. Shop … [Read More...]

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Bathrooms, Heated Floors, Free Rides (and More)!

As you may (or may not) know, the new RTS Transit Center in downtown is about to open its doors for the very first time - operating a full schedule of buses - on Black Friday. Yep, that's this coming Friday after Thanksgiving, November 28th. If you … [Read More...]


Best Things to Do

Check out our list of CITY Things to Do for December, check back often as we will continue to add to it all throughout the month! Monday, 12/1: 8pm … [Read More...]


Slow Road, City Sights, and the MINI Spotlight

Congrats to Ben Woelk and his team at Slow Road for getting the international spotlight directed towards Rochester (and surrounding areas) in the MINI … [Read More...]

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Little Barrel Bourbon – Here’s One Great Shot to Get You Out on Black Friday

If you're anything like me, you could care nothing about Black Friday and whatever time Walmart, Target, and Best Buy are opening up (pretty much … [Read More...]

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Custom Tees to Novelties at Crazy Dog T-Shirts

Bill Kingston, founder of Crazy Dog T-Shirts, has an interesting story. From a college class project in 2004, to a fully functioning, creative t-shirt … [Read More...]