Frank De Blase had a dream about a Rochester future with no guns, free parking, free health care, free pot, a new train, and cherry pie. It was raining hammers and nails when I stepped off the East Avenue EL Train — locals call it the "Slaughter Express" — and into the neon-dusted area called New Smugtown, just outside the high rises of center city.
Think you're seeing the same faces again and again in city and county government? You are. Take a peek behind the curtain.
Rochesterians fire up their crystal balls, and in some cases, their imaginations, to share what they think the world, and Rochester, will be like in 2050.
Rochester performance groups carry traditional art forms into the future The rich cultural diversity of Rochester's arts community shows in its various festivals and performance groups.
CITY Newspaper put together a Rochester themed time capsule to be opened in the year 2050.
How do you describe an ever-changing, breathing region in an annual guide like this one? One way is to describe things as they are, introducing recent transplants to their new home and reminding long-time residents that there is still a lot to uncover in our part of Western New York.
The historic neighborhood boasts plenty in the way of parks and community events Nestled alongside the Genesee River and I-390 in the city's southwestern sector is the 19th Ward, a largely residential neighborhood that's been home to Rochesterians since the late 1800's.
The last five years has seen a growth in local distilling, so City wanted to learn more about three growing companies
We take a trip on South Clinton Avenue