Riverway plans head toward the start line
The city took the first step today on an ambitious plan to redevelop the riverfront from the University of...
TV show being filmed in Rochester starting next week
A production company will begin filming a television show in Rochester next week. Greetings Media, LLC will have a...
2018 Inaugural ROC the Taste Food and Music Festival to be held July 27 & 28 in Downtown Rochester
ROC The Taste is a brand new free festival which blends the best of what Rochester has to offer...
Take it greasy: Best cheap burgers in Rochester
Looking for a great burger that won’t bust your bank account? So is Adam Wilcox. The Cheap Eats writer has been on a hunt, choking down two-bit burgers at one-bit dives that reek of desperation and last year’s grease. You may be surprised by how the local patties are stacking up and who’s not on... Read more
RPD Chief Ciminelli resigning, mayor appoints interim leader
Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli is stepping down. Mayor Lovely Warren announced Tuesday that she has named deputy chief Mark Simmons as the interim Rochester Police Chief. Simmons will take over on September 16, one day after Ciminelli’s resignation. Ciminelli has accepted a position with the U.S. Drug Enforcement... Read more
Most Greece Odyssey students to get free school supplies
Back-to-school shopping can be costly and time-consuming but this year Greece Odyssey Academy is helping slash costs and putting more time on the clock. Greece parent Darlyn Harris said she couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a school supplies list this year for her seventh-grade daughter. This year Odyssey is supplying... Read more
83-year-old woman hosts her 19th Community Block Fair
This past Saturday a Community Block Fair was held at St. John Missionary Church on Edwards Street in Rochester. Mary Butler is 83-years-old but that hasn’t stopped her from putting on the fair for the last 19 years. Butler created the outreach event to inform people about things available... Read more
Local husband and wife duo help hundreds of Rochester students graduate
A local pastor and his wife have found a way to help hundreds of children in the City of Rochester with what started out as a simple breakfast has turned into a lifelong bond. Michael Peace and his wife Julia have dedicated the last 30 years of their life... Read more
Rochester Rhinos to leave Marina Auto Stadium, looking for new stadium site
The Rochester Rhinos will no longer call Marina Auto Stadium home and could see a new multi-purpose stadium within Monroe County. The announcement came Wednesday from Rochester Stadium Operations, the company that operates the stadium and the Rhinos soccer team. Wendy and David Dworkin, co-owners of the Rhinos, said... Read more
Netflix confirms car series ‘Hyperdrive’ filming in Rochester
A car racing series being filmed at an Eastman Business Park property in Rochester has a name: Hyperdrive. Netflix confirmed Tuesday that the series has been filming ten episodes at the industrial site. Most of the filming took place during overnight hours, from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m In... Read more
Girls take over Frontier Field for 2nd annual Girls Sports Festival
Monroe County’s 2nd annual Girls Sports Festival was held on Saturday at Frontier Field. The event provided an opportunity for girls aged 6-12 to participate in a variety of traditional and non-traditional sports throughout the day. Some girls played lacrosse, others tried out yoga. In all, each girl got... Read more
90s kids rejoice: Double Dare Live coming to Rochester in November
Double Dare Live is coming to the RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre in Rochester on November 16. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Original host Marc Summers and his sidekick Robin Russo will be on the tour. Two teams of audience members will be brought up on stage to compete for... Read more
See new attractions, old favorites at Great New York State Fair
The Great New York State Fair kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 22, and will continue through Monday, Sept. 3, as a showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education and technology. More than 1 million people are expected to attend this 13-day celebration of food, exhibits, entertainment and great fun. General admission tickets... Read more