Rochester Cocktail Revival: May 1-7, 2017

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They're at it again, Rochester Cocktail Revival is back and soon to be serving up creative cocktails across the city.

Whether you're a cocktail enthusiast or not, you don't want to miss this week long craft cocktail celebration, because it's the only one like it in Upstate New York.

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From free events, to ticketed events, to seminars, you'll have a hard time picking what to go to. So put on your fancy pants and head to The Art of Imbibing Gala at the Memorial Art Gallery on May 4th or put on your Southern Derby finest and head to The Daily Refresher on Saturday the 6th for the Southern Derby Style Party.

Of course, not all events require festive wear, in fact, there are over 40 events to choose from (with many FREE events) and a portion of all proceeds benefits Gilda’s Club, a local nonprofit offering free support to men, women, teens and children affected by cancer. It's a win-win.

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Stefanie is Co-Founder of the Rochesteriat, she thinks a mid-week Gala at the MAG sounds pretty fun. Join the conversation on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.  

A Sneak-Peek Inside Woodbury Place

With all of the new apartment complexes coming available in the next year, we have a feeling we'll be keeping busy with many more of these "sneak peek" posts.

These are fun, because they give us a quick idea of what it'd be to live in these beautifully rehabbed buildings - one of which is the former Merkel Donohue Building near Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and the Washington Square Park in downtown - now called Woodbury Place

There are 26 one-bedroom units here boasting 12ft hight ceilings, hard-wood floors, open room layouts to give you a more lofty feel... brick and beams, modern amenities in the kitchens including stainless steel touches...

...industrial designer lighting...

...with expansive views of the city, river, and bridges below...

...the beauty of that gorgeous brick never gets old.

Here's a modern shower that keeps it simple and clean.

The hallways were made to feel cozy and home-y, with artwork decorating the walls...

...and plenty of lighting all around to add some color and brighten our city. 

More Information:

1 Woodbury Blvd
Rochester, NY 14604
Leasing: (585) 749-6001

The Power of Art, the Wall, Community - and YOUR Vote!

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With over 100 murals throughout the city of Rochester, our community has turned into a world-wide artists-canvas for all of us to enjoy without ever stepping into a private art gallery. In an annual event that takes place every summer here in Rochester, WALL\THERAPY is back - and growing its scope and influence bigger, and better than ever.

Help Ian, Erich, and the WALL\THERAPY Crew reach their fundraising goals this year for the 2017 season by taking a moment to vote - it takes all of 5 seconds to type your name and email address, but you could help them obtain some massive grant money to keep this community-wide project going.

Follow this LINK to make your vote count - and remember, you can vote once per day up thru May 12th, 2017.  

The Hack-A-Thon You Don't Want to Miss

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Do you love to learn new things, no matter how random they may be?

Well, we've come across something you may be interested in, on Earth Day the Central Library is holding the Life Hack-A-Thon: A How-To Festival.

If you're like us, you probably just said to yourself... "what is that?" Well, you're in luck, we've got all of the details for you:

1. The Date & Time

Most importantly, you'll need to know WHEN it is, so you don't miss it. This event will be taking place on Saturday, April 22nd, from 11am-2pm at the Central Library (both the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building and the Rundel Memorial Building).

2. What is it?

This is a "How-To Festival", a 3 hour event (you can go for as long as you'd like, 3 hours is not required), where you can learn a variety of things like how to play the ukulele, be an urban chicken farmer, how to make wine at home, how to fix a flat bike tire, origami, and so much more.

And, if you're up for the challenge, you can learn up to 25 things in 3 hours.

3. Where to Go & When:

The library has provided not only the SCHEDULE, but also a MAP to find all of the workshops, so you can be prepared before you go. A lot of the workshops are happening multiple times so take a look and see which ones you'd be interested in.

Ready to learn?

Details: Website, Workshop Schedule, Map

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Stefanie is Co-Founder of the Rochesteriat. She hopes to make it to the Hack-A-Thon to learn origami, how to fix her two flat bike tires and a number of other things! Join the conversation on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.  

Video: Little Mac's Spicy "K.O." Punch

Looking for a different kind of cocktail to spice things up? Here's a quick video from our partner's site, Beer Otaku, and the making of Mike's Little Mac's Spicy "K.O." Punch:

The Playhouse/Swillburger has been featuring a weekly punch where they let all their bartenders get creative. 

Every Friday they release a new punch that one of their bartenders has created, the crazier and more unique, the better! So far every concoction made has been original and hasn't been repeated.

Location: The Playhouse/Swillburger
Bartender: Mike Lake
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