Best Happy Hour And Networking Experience In Rochester
POWER HOUR is a new way of networking! This mid-week happy hour event is for local movers and shakers...
The Beat 1055 New Incentive Program for High School Students
WLGZ-FM The Beat 1055 will be at University Prep Charter School for Young Men (UPREP) this week to premiere...
Original Play to Preview at Avenue Blackbox Theatre on Joseph Ave.
Source: Avenue Blackbox Eventbrite The Avenue Blackbox Theatre closes its successful inaugural season with its most ambitious production to...
Puerto Rican Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary
It’s a big year at the Puerto Rican Festival. The festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Festivities will be taking place each day at Frontier Field until Sunday offering food, fun, music and more for attendees. The Puerto Rican Festival is the biggest cultural celebration in the city. The... Read more
Walk to End Alzheimer’s gets big boost from Bill Grays
The countdown is on to the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Rochester. Walk organizers got a big boost from Bill Gray’s restaurant. Restaurant staff donned the signature purple t-shirts promoting the walk, and Bill Gray’s handed out free custard to everyone who signed up for the walk. All... Read more
Rochester dance group working to keep kids off the streets
A dance group in Rochester is hoping to make a change in the community. FTF was created to help get kids off the streets. It gives them a chance to express themselves in different ways. Members of the dance group say they want to become role models for Rochester’s... Read more
National Night Out in Rochester builds trust with police, community
National Night Out helps police departments build relationships in neighborhoods across the U.S. Tuesday in Rochester, sections of the city had the police out in the community to meet the public and foster ties. “I mean, talk about building trust and legitimacy, that’s what it’s all about,” says Rochester... Read more
‘Don’t hesitate, vaccinate!’: health officials educate parents on new requirements before school starts
“Don’t hesitate, vaccinate!” is a campaign underway in Ontario County to educate families on school vaccinations. As August is National Immunization Awareness Month, public health officials are using it as a chance to inform parents on how to prepare their students for a healthy school year. The Ontario County... Read more
Water Street Music Hall set for a comeback
There are big plans in store for the Water Street Music Hall. Many of you remember the spacious venue in the Saint Paul Quarter of Downtown Rochester as a popular spot for live music. The venue can hold more than 800 people. Advertisement – Content Continues Below Peter Sewell... Read more
Eastman School of Music, URMC bring music to those who need it most
Patrick Peralta plays soothing music at Strong Memorial Hospital, to rooms of tense family members, some of whom are waiting for their own family members to come out of surgery. Peralta is a doctoral candidate in classical guitar performance at Eastman School of Music. He’s participating in the Eastman Performing Arts Medicine program,... Read more
RCSD parents react to judge nixing state takeover vote
 A judge shot down a plan to allow Rochester citizens to vote on whether the state should step in and take over the Rochester City School District. The decision means a referendum on state control of the district will not be on the November ballot. The mayor and Rochester City... Read more
School board members, city officials appear in court
Members of the Rochester City School Board and officials with the City of Rochester were in court Thursday. Mayor Lovely Warren wants voters to decide if the state should take over the school district. But the school board claims the proposal is illegal and is suing the city. Advertisement... Read more
Park Ave Fest 2019: Road closures, parking information
The 43rd edition of the Park Ave Summer Art Fest, featuring handmade local and regional arts and crafts, food, and entertainment, takes place this weekend! WHEN & WHERE Advertisement – Content Continues Below The festival stretches a full 1¼ miles from the west end of Alexander Street to the east... Read more