Rochester, NYWUHF

New kind of barbeque: 56 Underground

Rochester, N.Y. - A local business took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, by launching a new venture. 56 Underground was inspired by a love of barbeque and it's putting a twist on how it prepares its meat. They're no longer operating out of a building, but instead, popping up at...
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Readers Write: Banning Chick-Fil-A from NYS Thruway Rest Stops Makes No Sense

New York State Assembly members Harry Bronson of Rochester along with Deborah Glick and Danny O’Donnell of Manhattan recently sent a letter to the New York State Thruway Authority Executive Director Matthew Driscoll opposing the opening of Chick-fil-A outlets at the Thruway rest stops. They claim to represent the interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Queer communities, but calling for the denial of this free enterprise business to open new locations is intolerant in itself.
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Reasons To Go To This Cidery In Rochester

Cider season will be approaching us sooner than we think. Although ciders are usually most enjoyed in the Fall, it tastes just as good during any month or season of the year. Now just wait until I tell you about this cidery located in Rochester. More specifically, Blue Barn Cidery on 928 Manitou Road, Hilton, NY 14468.
Rochester, NYWHEC TV-10

Good Question: Is Wegmans going back to 24/7 stores?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) —First-- this is a question we've heard from a lot of people: Wegmans stores are still closing at midnight, will that change any time soon?. The short answer here-- no. News10NBC's Brennan Somers reached out to Wegmans for a comment, and a spokesperson told us:. “All of...
Canandaigua, NYMPNnow

Thompson Health Guild to host chicken BBQ

The Thompson Health Guild will host a chicken barbecue fundraiser on Aug. 7 to benefit its programs within UR Medicine Thompson Health. Meals are $12 and will be available at 11 a.m. in the parking lot of Runnings, 3191 County Road 10, Canandaigua. All preorders must be picked up by 2 p.m. Cash or checks will be accepted from those purchasing meals in person.
Rochester, NYNEWS10 ABC

Fireflies or lightning bugs?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Have you ever stood in a field on a warm summer evening, when all of a sudden you see tiny bright lights popping up in your field of view in the dark? Those glowing bugs signal the unofficial start of the season!. Fireflies, also known as...
Monroe County,

Connections: A fresh look at approaches to growing

Have you noticed colorful mushrooms in your yard or in local parks? It has been a very rainy July, and experts say fungi fruit under such wet conditions. It's a reminder of how much is happening underground, and perhaps, how little we think about that -- or how little control we have -- when it comes to caring for our lawns or green spaces.
Monroe County,

Ontario Beach Park closed for swimming due to potential e. coli after heavy rainfall

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Monroe County Parks Department officials say Ontario Beach Park is closed for swimming due to the potential presence of e. coli bacteria. Officials say in Facebook post Monday morning that the park has been closed since last weekend’s record-breaking rainfall. They say the park is closed due to the possibility of e. coli, but say more testing needs to be done to confirm if the bacteria is present or not.

Bold & Gritty coffee looks to make great brews and tell great stories about Black men

Dr. David Paul is one of a handful of finalists in a nationwide small business contest. A senior neurosurgery resident at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Paul began a new coffee business last fall called Bold & Gritty, which is about more than just a strong brew. Paul says he wants to tell the stories of Black men who have persevered against all odds to achieve their wildest dreams and visions.
Canandaigua, NYMPNnow

Eat, Drink and Be Murphy: Market visitors loving Love on the Inside

CANANDAIGUA — Here's how some of the conversations went for Tammy Bresette and friends, including a pivotal New Year’s Eve 2020 get-together that set in motion a sweet business plan for 2021 and beyond. “You should sell this stuff.”. Bresette, responding, “Nobody’s gonna buy my stuff.”. "Boy," she said while...

Club Pilates Canaltown opens in Perinton

PERINTON, N.Y. — When it comes to fitness these days, it’s all about the core. Club Pilates Canaltown is now open in Perinton to help you find your balance and strength. Moving platforms, springs and pulleys-that's Pilates. It's a focus on breathing, posture, balance and flexibility. At Club Pilates Canaltown, there is a class no matter what your age or fitness level. They have members ages 17 to 72.

Roc Women's Fest scheduled to return in August

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Roc Women's Fest is returning to downtown this year. On Saturday, August 7, women of all ages can head down to Parcel 5 Downtown for free events and activities that showcase women in the Rochester community. More than 30 women owned vendors will be present and free...

Ontario Beach Park remains closed for swimming due to bacteria

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Ontario Beach Park continues to remain closed because of the recent heavy rain in the Rochester region. The rains have caused an increase in E. coli bacteria developing in the water. The Monroe County Parks Department says when the region receives heavy rainfall, the Mount Morris Dam...
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'Play in Nature' event gets kids outside and running around

The first ever 'Play in Nature' event was held Sunday afternoon at Lower Maplewood Park in Rochester. The event was held on the future site of the Maplewood Nature Center, which is currently in the planning and development phase. Local nature-based organizations were there to help inform the community of...
Rochester, NYWHEC TV-10

Maplewood Garden Walk features beautiful neighborhood

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The coronavirus is turning a longtime Rochester neighborhood tour into an outside thing!. This year, the home tour in the city's historic Maplewood neighborhood kicked off Saturday as an outdoor garden tour. Traditionally, people in the neighborhood have opened their homes to visitors. This time the...

Rochester Play in Nature event teaches kids about the outdoors

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kids in Rochester got the chance to learn about nature found right in their backyards. The Play in Nature event was held on the future site of the Maplewood Nature Center in lower Maplewood Park, which is currently in the planning and development phase. Local businesses and...