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Fairport Brewing Co. introducing meads to beverage lineup (access required)

Fairport Brewing Co. is the now the state’s newest farm meadery, with today’s release of just-bottled Beekeeper’s Secret. The addition of meads — often called honey wine — adds to an already diverse beverage lineup that includes Fairport beer, Timbucha ...

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DraughtLab of Webster wins $250,000 in Grow-NY contest (access required)

DraughtLab of Webster was awarded $250,000 in the third annual Grow-NY competition. DraughtLab was founded in 2016 by sensory experts and problem-solving software designers and produces tools for every level of sensory expertise, providing practical and approachable sensory analysis solutions ...

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Facehead Digital merging into Tipping Point (access required)

Pittsford-based Facehead Digital is joining forces with Tipping Point Communications in a merger of marketing firms. Facehead Digital, which was founded in 2018, will maintain ties to its roots moving forward as Facehead Digital Creative Studios at Tipping Point. Ed ...

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Former Business Hall of Fame honorees on how to find meaning in your work (access required)

Given the number of hours we spend at work, it’s natural to want more than a paycheck. Feeling fulfilled, having a sense that one’s work has meaning, is another precious dividend. As Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to ...

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Vendors sought for holiday celebration at La Marketa (access required)

The International Plaza at La Marketa, the Latin-themed community gathering and event space on North Clinton Avenue, is soliciting vendors for the inaugural Holiday Market at La Marketa. Artists, designers, jewelers and other makers and small businesses are welcome at ...

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Former IT professional opens area’s first Firehouse Subs (access required)

A former information technology professional has made an abrupt career change and entered the restaurant business. Jenny Blaine today opened the first Firehouse Subs in the Rochester area, revamping the space once occupied by Tim Hortons at 2830 West Henrietta ...

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