- North American Breweries breaks ground on Eco-Brewery District
North American Breweries Inc., the parent company of the Genesee Brewing Co., broke ground Tuesday on a 13,000-square-foot brewery “cold block” on St. Paul Street. The groundbreaking is part of the brewery modernization project.
- RPO records another annual deficit in 'transition year'
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. ended fiscal year 2015-16 with its fifth consecutive deficit, yet President and CEO Ralph Craviso said there are more positive signs than ever that the orchestra is on a path to stability with a balanced budget and growth through new audiences.
- Submissions sought for 2017 Fringe Festival
The 2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival is slated to begin taking submissions from artists and art producers on April 1.
- Rochester downtown development event draws nearly 500 attendees
More than 490 people attended the downtown development event Tuesday morning, part of the RBJ Power Breakfast Series. The panel included Buckingham Properties LLC managing partner Ken Glazer, who said: "I can see Rochester on the cover of a magazine in five years with the headline, 'Here’s a city that did it right.'"
- Women in Games initiative launched by the Strong
The Strong announced the launch of a Women in Games initiative to highlight the contributions of women to the development of electronic games.
- Ice wine event slated for Saturday
The ninth annual New York Ice Wine & Culinary Festival is Saturday and the host, Casa Larga Vineyards, is debuting three new ice wines.
- Geva to receive federal tax credit for renovations
The Geva Theatre Center Inc. is in line for federal support to help cover the cost of $11 million in renovations.
- Area wines win recognition, awards
Wines from the Finger Lakes are in the national spotlight. They include several Finger Lakes wines that took top honors in the 2017 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition.
- Visit Rochester, Wetelainen honored by industry publication
Visit Rochester, the agency that promotes tourism across Greater Rochester, and a member of its team, have been recognized by a major resource in the meetings industry.
- Casino resort opens in Seneca County
The $440 million del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, Seneca County, opened Wednesday.
- Casino ready to roll
- Rhinos to play at newly named Capelli Sport Stadium
The Rochester Rhinos have partnered with Capelli Sport, a sportswear and team-wear brand based in New York City, as the exclusive uniform supplier and stadium naming rights, officials said.
- Tourism total tops $1 billion
- Canal designated as a National Historic Landmark
The New York State Canal System, which includes the Erie Canal in Rochester, was designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Parks Service on Jan. 11.
- Rochester Rattlers to play 2017 season at Rhinos Stadium
The Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse will play 2017 season home games at the Rhinos Stadium, officials announced Thursday.
- Final headliner acts for jazz festival announced
The remaining headliner acts for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival were announced Tuesday. The acts include the United Kingdom rock group King Crimson and British soul singer Joss Stone (at right). All performances are scheduled to take place at 8 p.m. in Kodak Theatre during the nine-day festival, June 23 to July 1.
- New spa opens on East Ave.
- The Inn on Church opens in Fairport
The Inn on Church, located in Fairport in the historic Newman-Dean House, has opened after a year of renovations, officials said Thursday.
- RPO tops $500,000 in community challenge
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Inc. on Tuesday said it raised twice its goal in a recent call to the community.
- Report: Western New York Flash sold, to move to N. Carolina
The Western New York Flash Women’s soccer team will be sold and moved to North Carolina, according to The Equalizer, a professional soccer news outlet.