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Sep 5, 2023

Mehta’s $1M gift will help enhance RRH’s cardiac programs, services

Jett Mehta of Indus Hospitality Group has donated $1 million to the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute at Rochester Regional Health.

Jul 12, 2023

The Grove: Bringing downtown Rochester together for wining, dining and more

Formation of what Buckingham CEO Ken Glazer is calling The Grove is well underway in the courtyard space between Tower280 and the Butler/Till Building at 260 East Broad St.

The rendering provided to the city of Rochester of a proposed Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for East Main and Alexander streets.
Jul 11, 2023

Developer abandons plans for Popeyes at East Main/Alexander

Liberty Restaurants Holdings, headquartered in Bellerose, had planned to build a Popeyes restaurant with a drive-thru at 770 East Main St.

Apr 17, 2023

New jazz restaurant opens at downtown Hyatt

The Hyatt has served as a venue for the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival and now will provide weekly live music year round.

The 2023 PGA Championship will have an estimated economic impact of $190 million on the Rochester area, according to Greater Rochester Enterprise. (Photo provided)
Apr 11, 2023

PGA Championship a major driver of spending in the area

When Oak Hill Country Club hosts golf’s major events, it’s with the Greater Rochester in mind, not just the Pittsford club. “It happens to be at Oak Hill but we portray it as a community event,” says Ron Pluta, the tournament chair. The economic impact numbers validate that mantra. The 2023 PGA Championship, which runs […]

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).
Feb 20, 2023

Iceplex issues RFP for new restaurant/bar operator

The four-pad iceplex opened in 1998 is operated by Monroe Community Sports Centre Corp. and operates 360 days a year.

Jan 27, 2023

Salvatore’s to open pizza franchise in Florida

Fairport native Ferdinand Formoso will open the first out-of-state Salvatore's in Jacksonville. The target date for opening is July 5, the 45th anniversary of the first Salvatore's on East Main Street in Rochester. "I am honored beyond words that Sam and his team have accepted me into the Salvatore's family," said Formoso, a doctor of osteopathic medicine with two medical of[...]

Jan 16, 2023

Yonderplate brings vegan, gluten-free meals to food service industry

Heather Saffer knows how hard it can be to find meals outside of the home that follow one’s dietary restrictions or preferences and also taste good. Despite the growing demand, restaurants and food service establishments are largely failing to provide a variety of plant-based and gluten-free items, she noted. “It’s an obvious problem, yet there […]