Tag Archives: Heidi Zimmer-Meyer

Construction begins on kitchen incubator in Sibley Square (access required)

The Commissary will feature a performance kitchen like this rendering. (Illustration provided by The Commissary.)

City, state and federal officials held a ceremony Thursday afternoon to mark the start of construction on the Commissary Downtown Kitchen Incubator in Sibley Square. The incubator kitchen is expected to open in the spring. The former Sibley’s department store will ...

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Retail business arising in new forms downtown (access required)

Ken Greene

Where Rochester’s downtown once featured four department stores and two grocery stores, now there are none. A quarter century after the last department store closed, in the places where all of Rochester once shopped, there’s a car museum, a large ...

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Eat Up Rochester lays out a second round of special meals next week (access required)

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Eat Up Rochester kicks off again on Monday, featuring 22 restaurants that are offering special menus at special prices. From a nationally known steakhouse (Morton’s) in the heart of downtown to casual Jamaican restaurants on both the east (Peppapot Flava) ...

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Disability Rights New York expands Rochester presence (access required)

Disability Rights New York this week welcomed city officials and community members to the not-for-profit’s expanded downtown offices. (Photo: Velvet Spicer)

Disability Rights New York this week welcomed city officials and community members to the not-for-profit’s expanded downtown offices. “We chose Rochester to expand,” DRNY Executive Director Timothy Clune said during the event. “We also chose this location so that we ...

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New restaurant near Geva to open this summer (access required)

Well-wishers, investors and owners of the new Native Eatery and bar cut the ceremonial ribbon outside the restaurant

When Rochester’s weather is good, it’s glorious. And such was the case when Native Eatery and Bar held a ribbon cutting Tuesday at 3 City Center, the former Frontier building at 180 S. Clinton Ave. One of the restaurant’s features, which ...

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