Domino's says EVs provide ample battery life, zero tailpipe emissions, advanced safety features and lower average maintenance costs than nonelectric vehicles.Read More »
The Beer Market has a new name
Small restaurant and beverage franchise The Beer Market has rebranded to Beerhead Bar & Eatery. Beerhead combines the appeal of a rotating selection of draft beers from local and regional brewers, as well as wine and other locally sourced beverages and food offerings. The company says the rebrand is meant to expand the consumer experience from a haven for beer-lovers to more of a family friendly atmosphere.
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Wegmans receives final approvals for Long Island store
The village of Lake Grove recently granted special-use permits, setback and parking variances and site-plan approval for a 100,ooo-square-foot store on 8.5 acres of the DSW Plaza, according to Long Island Business News, a sister publication of the Rochester Business Journal.
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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.
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At last: DRI funding will restore Clinton & Main, other blighted downtown areas
Once a bustling center of commerce, the northwest corner of East Main Street and North Clinton Avenue for two decades or more has been a collection of blighted buildings begging for demolition or rebirth.
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State approves redevelopment funding for ‘abomination’ at East Main & Clinton, 4 other projects
"Until Main and Clinton is vibrant again, Rochester won't be fully back," Hochul said. "You go by this and it just taunts people. It tells you there was once a place where people wanted to be, and we lost the luster. That symbol of urban decay has been crying out for a vision for a long time."
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Birdhouse Brewing’s Outdoor Holiday Market returns
Along with the outdoor market, Birdhouse will have live music on Friday and Saturday evenings, three outdoor firepits and a seating in a heated barn adjacent to Honeoye Creek.Read More »
Craft Cannery, Sweet Pea win big in Grow-NY competition
Empire State Development funds the Grow-NY competition through its Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI), CNY Rising, Finger Lakes Forward, and Southern Tier Soaring.
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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.Read More »
Gaming-themed restaurant opens in the Neighborhood of Play
Customers can play the latest multiplayer video games, tabletop games and retro classics at their tables.
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Homechow meal service delivers whole enchilada, other culinary choices
First there was pizza delivery. Then came food delivery apps, followed by prepare-at-home meal kits. Now comes a service that rolls it all into one. With a motto of “Everyone’s private chef,” Homechow promises to bring hot, gourmet cuisine to ...Read More »
Employees at Eastview Mall Starbucks approve union vote
Workers at the Starbucks kiosk in Eastview Mall approved the formation of a union despite what labor leaders say was a concerted effort by the coffee company to dissuade employees from organizing.
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Vendor applications available for Holidays at the Market
Holidays at the Market will run for four days over three and a half weeks: for three consecutive Sundays (Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by Thursday, Dec. 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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Jersey Mike’s Subs set to open in Irondequoit
Jersey Mike's Subs will open its doors in Irondequoit for the first time on Wednesday, the third Rochester-area location for the nationally franchised sandwich shop to launch operations in the past 10 months.
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4th annual Roc Holiday Village kicks off Dec. 2
The city of Rochester's Roc Holiday Village presented by Five Star Bank returns in December for 16 days of merriment at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.
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