- Jazz Fest lineup announced
Organizers for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival announced the lineup Tuesday for this year’s event.
- Rochester ranks high for St. Patrick's Day frolic
Rochester is one of the best cities nationwide for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a new report from WalletHub shows.
- Convention center welcomes some 2,300 students for conference
The 57th Annual State Career Conference of New York State Distributive Education Clubs of America, known as DECA, is underway at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
- Rochester one of "most overlooked" cities for travel
Rochester is one of the most overlooked cities in America when it comes to travel, a new list from DK Eyewitness Travel reports.
- Reconnect Rochester to host screening at the Little
Reconnect Rochester will host a screening of short films about moving around Rochester March 15.
- Music hall announces 2017 inductees
Joe Beard, Uncle Roger and Samuel Adler are among 2017 inductees to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.
- 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.