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$50 Day in Rochester, NY

There is so much fun to be had during this time of year, but with the list of people you need to buy presents for constantly growing, it can be tricky to find the budget for a day of fun. But what if you could spend an entire day doing festive activities throughout Rochester, New…

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Rochester’s Latest: The Swan Dive

In the name of foodies everywhere, we decided to put one of the latest restaurants in Rochester to the test. Swan Dive, located on Alexander Street downtown, is nothing short of an Insta-worthy slice of Key West right in the heart of Western NY. Although we didn’t completely delve into the entrees(yet; we’ll be back…

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Spring Gardening Guide: Penfield, NY

Spring Gardening Guide

The weather in Rochester is finally reflecting warmer temperatures. It is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy it! Gardening is a great excuse to be outdoors and will also provide your family with fresh, home grown, fruits and veggies. There is nothing better than a fresh garden salad on a hot summer day with food…

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Small Business Saturday in Penfield

1. Register Your Own Business If own a small business, or know someone that does, register! There’s still time and you can create custom materials for your business for free, even if your business doesn’t accept American Express! 2. Rally Your Neighborhood You can create an event through Eventbrite and just let people know about…

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2016 Guide to Rochester Area Farm Markets

Summer is here, well almost and one of the surest signs is the opening of the farm markets.  We’ve made a list and checked it twice.  While it doesn’t include every farm market there is, #fortunatetohavesomany, it does include some markets on the eastside, westside and in the city if you happen to be out…

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How Sweet It is: Spring brings Maple Syrup Weekend

Spring is here! We’re ready to spring ahead, today!  How sweet it is, literally!  Spring brings all things maple syrup and there are plenty of opportunities to take advantage of in the Rochester area.  Here’s our updated guide to Maple Syrup Weekend, highlighting 5 places you can go to on March 19/20 or April 2/3…

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Valentine’s Day Adventures in Penfield NY

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  And it truly is the thought that counts.  In fact, it’s just spending the time together that counts.  Say what you will about what some might call a Hallmark holiday; it still a great reason to spend time with those that matter most. If homemade is your style,…

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Finger Lakes Wine and Beer Trails for Fall Fun

There is so much to love about the Greater Rochester Area region.  We’re looking forward to a fabulous fall. One of the best ways to enjoy the season, is to take advantage of the Finger Lakes Wine and Beer Trials. Not only do you get to sample some of the best wine and beer in the country, you…

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Outdoor Movie Fun

Outside movie fun?  Yes, there are awesome opportunities in Rochester.  Some venues even have a concert first!  The movies are a bit older, but you can’t beat the price:  free, which leaves you some cash for some a quick bite to eat at nearby restaurants or food trucks or at the very least some very…

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A Fabulous Fresh Guide to Farmers Markets in Rochester NY

Brighton Farmers Market:  May 24 – October 25 Brighton High School parking lot Sundays, 9am – 1pm   Brockport Farmers Market: June 21 – October 25 Market Street, Between Main St & Water St Sundays 8:00 am to 1 pm Chili Farmers Market:  May 29 – October 31 Chili Paul Plaza, 3240 Chili Ave Saturdays, 8am – 1pm  …

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