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Fall Camping in Western New York

Although summer is (unfortunately) coming to a close, there is still plenty of time to appreciate the great outdoors before the temperature drops. One of the most authentic ways to appreciate the great outdoors is packing up and spending the weekend camping with friends and family. We are fortunate to live in a region of…

What It Takes To Be MINIMALIST

What It Takes To Be Minimalist

How nice would it be to sort through your old things and only keep the items that are absolutely necessary? Articles, biographies and even Netflix documentaries are flooding U.S. pop culture and breaking down exactly what it takes to live only off of the essentials. This is known as living ‘minimalist,’ and we’re about to break…

Here's What's Happening with Homes in Penfield NY

Here’s What’s Happening with Homes in Penfield NY

It’s August, and it’s the first Saturday of the month.  No worries, there’s still plenty of summer left.  Grab your favorite beverage and have a look.  We’re ready with the Penfield Housing Stats for July and the highlights from the 2nd Quarter Report from Greater Rochester Association of Realtors.  Here’s what you need to know…

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Foodie Finds – Penfield, NY

There are so many places in Penfield, NY to dine, but there is no doubt that there are quite a few hidden gems. Itacate, a traditional, home-made Mexican restaurant, is among so many diverse, cultured, and family-owned eateries in Penfield. Their menu features the same items this family has grown up eating in their abuelita’s…

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3 Tips You Should Know When You Bring Your Dog Outside This Summer

This summer has been one for the record books, which means that we have been taking extra precautions to keep cool! Not only do we need to crank the A/C and lather up with SPF 50, but we need to make sure our furry friends are comfortable, too. It can be easy to forget that…

Major League Baseball 2018

Major League Baseball 2018 Mid-Season Report and All-Star Game

However this MLB season winds up, one thing is for certain: the television executives at ESPN, FOX, TBS, and the MLB Network are surely hoping that good pennant races maintain until the end of the year – and one race in particular.  The execs must be thrilled that the Yankees and Red Sox rivalry, by…

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Check Out The Real Estate Market in Penfield, NY

July has finally arrived and we are in the midst of a beautiful(hot) summer! It’s the first Saturday of the month, so let’s take a look at what the Penfield Real Estate Market has to offer. There’s still low inventory which means that sellers are going to continue to have the upper hand in the…

Fourth of July

Fourth of July Events in Penfield, NY

Believe it or not, summer is officially here and we are breezing through the year 2018. Although time flies, there are a few checkpoints throughout the year that we can always rely on for a good time with friends, family and food. One of those events is right around the corner! You guessed it; the…


State Parks You Need to Visit

When you live in a place where the warmer months are not to be taken for granted, summertime means that it’s time to soak in as much nature as possible. Western New York is filled with so many scenic hiking spots, campgrounds and lakes, but nothing beats our state parks. Whether you’re on the hunt…

PerfectGraduation Gifts

Perfect Graduation Gifts

June is the season for graduations — or at least some of the graduation parties for the college grads.  Whether it’s a high schooler or college graduate you’re celebrating, here are some suggestions.  Of course, just like any other gift-giving event, the cost and utility of the present depends a lot on your relationship with…

Penfield is a lively town, located on the southern tip of Irondequoit Bay and just outside of the City of Rochester. Follow this blog to discover more of what our town has to offer; from great local businesses to awesome events, we'll cover it all!

Courtney Dudek Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


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