CITY Newspaper put together a Rochester themed time capsule to be opened in the year 2050.
What would you put in a time capsule for the future residents of Rochester to open and remember this generation by? Comment below.
1. OPTICS & PHOTONICS
Sure to be the great savior of Rochester.
2. KODAK MODEL-C
Those who forget the past are sure to make the same mistakes in the future.
3. ABBY WAMBACH
The real Abby wouldn't fit in the
Because we need some jams to listen to while we zip around in our flying cars.
5. THE INNER LOOP
6. RED WINGS TICKETS
There's no better way to spend $8.
7. WALL\THERAPY BOOK
The only 100% legal and “still not a housing development” way to enjoy graffiti in Rochester.
8. GENESEE BOCK BEER
Bock-mas comes but once a year.
9. THEATER TICKETS
Long-live Rochester's vibrant music, art, and theater scene.
10. THE LITTLE
There's nothing Little about these
big screens downtown.
11. DINOSAUR BBQ SAUCE
Bikers, Beers, and BBQ sauce.
12. LILAC BUSH
Is that the smell of lilacs or fried dough?
13. JAVA'S COFFEE
You try getting anything done in Mid-January Rochester without coffee!
14. WHITE HOTS
Still not sure why these are so popular...
15. JAZZ FESTIVAL PASSES
The Club Pass may be for the super fan, but people watching is free.
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.
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.