- 'A lot of hard work': Garth Fagan on 45 years
In 1970, Garth Fagan launched a dance company with untrained dancers--the first of many dauntless steps taken by the renowned choreographer over the last 45 years. See the full-length Q&A from today's print edition of the Rochester Business Journal.
- Black Button to launch Lilac Gin next week
Black Button Distilling plans to launch its limited edition Lilac Gin on May 1. The first grain-to-glass craft distillery in Rochester is launching the product as a tribute to city’s botanical heritage and the annual Rochester Lilac Festival.
- Renovations complete at hotel in Greece
The DelMonte Hotel Group announced Thursday the completion of major renovations to its Rochester Residence Inn West. The work involved 90 guest rooms and the lobby.
- Finalists announced for Young Women of Distinction Award
The Women’s Council, a Rochester Business Alliance affiliate, announced 20 finalists for its 16th annual Young Women of Distinction Award.
- Debut performance set for Lyric Theatre
The Rochester Lyric Opera Inc. is holding its first performance at the newly announced Lyric Theatre on Friday. The concert will be a benefit to help raise funds for the new venue, organizers said.
- Splyce eSports wins 2015 Rochester Venture Challenge
The winner of the 2015 Rochester Venture Challenge is Splyce eSports, a gaming company that builds websites to stream information for fans, game developers and event organizers.
- Rooney's again tops fine-dining picks
RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents appear to really enjoy Rooney’s Restaurant. The Rochester eatery again this year ranks as readers’ favorite place for fine dining in the Rochester area.
- MCC students honor victims of Holocaust
Monroe Community College students pay tribute to Holocaust victims as part of the college’s 25th annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration.
- Career panel set for Equal Pay Day
The Susan B. Anthony Center at the University of Rochester will hold a career panel Tuesday that will feature women with careers in community health, direct action and community organizing, journalism and media, and law and public policy.
- Fast Start: A viral blog post--and new friends in Utica
- Fifteen finalists are selected for annual award
Fifteen financial executives from the business and non-profit sectors have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Financial Executive of the Year Award, which recognizes contributions to their organizations and the community during the past year.
- New owners set to tee it up at Blue Heron
- Public art gallery opens at Sibley Building
The Sibley Building on Thursday kicked off the opening of the new public art gallery with the work of two of Rochester’s internationally renowned metal sculptors.
- Rochester Lyric Opera to turn church into performing arts venue
Rochester will have a new major performing arts venue, the owners announced Wednesday morning. Rochester Lyric Opera Inc. has purchased the former First Church of Christ, Scientist at 440 East Ave. for $1.2 million. The opera group plans to spend an additional $6 million to renovate the 100-year-old landmark structure.
- Fairport Brewing receives trio of honors
Fairport Brewing Co. LLC has earned gold, silver and bronze medals from the 2015 World Beer Championships, officials announced.
- RBJ earns 10 N.Y. press awards
The Rochester Business Journal received 10 awards—including four first-place honors—and an honorable mention in the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for work published in 2014. It is the most NYPA awards RBJ has earned in a single year.
- Non-Profit Report: The Irish Children's Program of Rochester
- Injuries rise with interest in athletic activities
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