Anytime Fitness has announced its intention to expand in the Rochester and Buffalo areas, boosting its numbers locally to as many as 13 gyms in three years. Currently, the 24-7 gym has three locations in Greater Rochester, including one downtown, ...Read More »
In April, Perry’s Ice Cream released a line of oat-milk-based frozen desserts that are dairy-free. In June they started sending out frozen yogurt laced with vegetable purees. This week craft ice-cream maker Eat Me Ice Cream was blending locally grown black currants into a ...
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Even while eateries are closing on the west side of downtown, new ones are springing up on the east side. Syracuse-based Original Grain has opened a second location on the Broad Street side of Tower 280. The restaurant at 280 ...Read More »
Four Target stores in the Rochester area are the latest to offer drive-up service. The service allows customers to purchase items online through an app and have them delivered to their car within two minutes of arriving at the Target ...Read More »
A new county law regulating grease traps could be in effect by the end of September. Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo on Friday introduced legislation to that effect in the wake of the death of a 3-year-old. The little boy ...Read More »
The owner of the former Medley Centre in Irondequoit is hoping facility maintenance and a facelift will entice new tenants to call the vacant property home. Developer Angelo Ingrassia, who bought the former mall three and a half years ago, ...Read More »
Charming Charlie, a chain of stores offering women’s accessories, clothing and jewelry, filed for bankruptcy last week and is planning to close its stores, including one at Marketplace Mall. The 261 stores began going-out-of-business sales on Saturday, conducted by a ...
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British retailer EG Group has completed the purchase of all 54 Fastrac convenience stores and gas stations in New York, including seven in the Rochester area. EG America LLC will now oversee operations of the stores, part of the company’s ...Read More »
As soon as a birthday party at Wickham Farms ended Sunday afternoon, the staff started dismantling the building in preparations to move. The popular agricultural-entertainment business closed last week temporarily to move around the corner to 1315 Sweets Corners Road ...Read More »
The transformation of the former Chili Kmart into a new retail center is well on its way to completion. Aldi opened its doors on Thursday, Dollar Tree has been open, Pet Supplies Plus will welcome the public into its new ...Read More »
It’s the wings. And the dome. And keeping the custard in a neat pile. Learning how to scoop Abbott’s Frozen Custard in the signature way, so it looks like the scoop in the logo that is familiar to Rochester residents, is arguably ...Read More »
Full-service hotels, especially those in small markets, don’t normally get adventurous with their restaurants. But the Ramada Plaza in Geneva, which changed hands in October 2017, has set out to do just that with the hiring of Finger Lakes culinary star ...Read More »