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Jan 12, 2023

Eagle Vale Golf Club has a new owner

JPV3 Real Estate, LLC, an enterprise managed by John Vail of Pittsford, purchased the 18-hole golf course and banquet center for $3,905,000 on Jan. 9, according to documents filed with the Monroe County Clerk's office.

Jan 12, 2023

State grant will pave way for expansion of ROC City Skate Park

A $3 million New York grant will allow Rochester to move forward with phases two and three of the ROC City Skate Park.

A Request for Proposals has been issued for an operator of the restaurant and bar at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex in Brighton (file photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Dec 15, 2022

Iceplex seeks new naming-rights partner

The MCSCC has announced a request for proposals (RFP) to replace Bill Gray's as holder of naming rights. In 2013, Bill Gray's had entered into what could have been a 30-year agreement, with options after every 10 years. The options won't be renewed.

Nov 28, 2022

Community Design Center recognizes top projects

Motion Junction Inclusive Playground in Canandaigua and 1007 Monroe Avenue Restoration and the Rundel Library Terrace Renovation were design projects honored with Reshaping Rochester Awards from the Community Design Center of Rochester.

Nov 15, 2022

Alum gift enhances SJF’s intercollegiate athletics program 

St. John Fisher University has announced a gift from alumnus Kevin Dugan, a long-time supporter of the university’s nationally ranked baseball team, to fund the construction of the Dugan Family Practice Facility. 

A Request for Proposals has been issued for an operator of the restaurant and bar at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex in Brighton (file photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Nov 14, 2022

Lawsuit alleges Bill Gray’s delinquent on rent, naming rights fees to rink operator

In a complaint filed Friday in state Supreme Court in Monroe County, the Monroe Community Sports Centre Corp. alleges Bill Gray's, Inc., hasn't paid monthly rent for the bar, restaurant and snack bar since June 2019 and hasn't paid monthly naming rights fees since October 2019.

DICK'S House of Sport with skating arena at Eastview Mall 11-9-2022
Nov 14, 2022

REIT not playing around; pays $22M for Dick’s House of Sport property

A Florida-based Real Estate Investment Trust has paid $22 million for the property that is home to Dick’s House of Sport in Victor. Pine22 ACQ3 LLC, an affiliate of Alpine Income Property Trust and its parent company, CTO Realty Growth, completed the purchase from Seritage Growth Properties on Oct. 28, according to the deed filed […]

Nov 9, 2022

New York State’s big score on mobile sports wagering: $542M and counting

New York leads the nation in tax revenue from mobile sports wagering, according to data compiled by the state.

Medals for the 2023 FISU World University Games in Lake Placid were created at Alfred University and are being packaged at the Rochester Rehabilitation Center
Oct 28, 2022

Local organizations have hand in World University Games medals

When medals are handed out at the FISU World University Games in Lake Placid this winter, folks in Rochester and at Alfred University will feel a sense of pride.

Oct 28, 2022

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection launches healthy living passport

It includes a collection of curated attractions, retailers and experiences that offer healthy activities as well as deals and discounts, designed to enable users to choose healthy living options in a mobile-friendly way.

Oct 25, 2022

Downtown stadium changes name for at least 3 years

One of the country's longest stadium naming-rights deals is ending, with Rochester's downtown stadium set to change names in 2023.

Aug 30, 2022

Wilson Foundation provides grant to Rochester Rookies program

The grant enabled the Rochester Rookies Wheelchair and Ambulatory Track & Field Sports Program to participate in the National Junior Disability Championships in Denver.