Rochester Life

The shadow of Monterey Park cast on the Rochester community

“Lunar New Year is supposed to be a time of celebration and reunion, yet 11 families will forever remember this as a time of grief."

An inside look at the healthcare industry from the Simon Industry and Professional Club

With the Inflation Reduction Act kicking in this summer, a group of students at the Simon School of Business saw the opportunity in this political move.

Through fire and flames, local business Akimbo Bookshop has the community at its back

This outpouring of support from the community has emboldened Crawford to think about the future of Akimbo, including opening Akimbo 2.0.

Where to shop in Rochester for Small Business Saturday

Shopping from small and local businesses is a great way to support the owners and their staff and they are often home to more unique gifts than you may find at a national retail chain

Rochester Vintage Shop owner deciphers current fashion trends

If you are looking for a place to shop for your fall clothing, here’s an option for you: The Op Shop, a collective of vintage clothing and accessories next to the Eastman School of Music, home to more than 30 vendors and supplying all kinds of fashion styles.

UR affiliate aims to return Rochester to its former tech hub glory

NextCorps is a Rochester-based non-profit and UR affiliate helping local tech startups get off the ground. Their hope is to see our region become one of the nation’s top tech hubs.

Urban undoing: the flaws of the inner loop

Every city has some significant thoroughfare through which these transportation systems operate. Rochester has the Inner Loop.

From flour city to flower city: The rise and fall of flour mills in Rochester

Rochester owes much of its early growth to numerous flour mills.

Java Joe: The man behind Rochester’s favorite coffee bean

Slowly approaching its thirties, Java’s reputation is embedded in its local and ethically sourced coffee beans.

Nothing Beets College Night at the Westside Farmers Market

As a Genesee St. resident, this wasn’t my first time at the market, but I was excited to see the special events included for College Night.