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Perinton unveils skatepark designs

Perinton unveils skatepark designs

The town of Perinton has unveiled two designs for its new skatepark, mocking up a skate plaza unlike anything in the Rochester region.

Life

Michael Furlano wants to be every slumlord's worst nightmare

Michael Furlano wants to be every slumlord's worst nightmare

The city hired Michael Furlano, an experienced housing attorney, to ramp up residential code enforcement.

Jan 30, 2023

Arts & Entertainment

Behind the Glass Gallery brings art to The Mercantile-on-Main

Behind the Glass Gallery brings art to The Mercantile-on-Main

Photographer Richard Colón’s idea for a pop-up art event at The Mercantile has bloomed into a full-fledged gallery with monthly exhibits.

Feb 1, 2023

Arts & Entertainment

Artist Shawnee Hill invites self-reflection with RoCo wall installation

Artist Shawnee Hill invites self-reflection with RoCo wall installation

Shawnee Rebekah Morning Dove Hill's oracle card drawings at Rochester Contemporary Art Center are designed to center the soul.

Jan 31, 2023

Arts & Entertainment

Fad, friend, or foe? AI art is a Pandora's box for artists

Fad, friend, or foe? AI art is a Pandora's box for artists

As AI art flourishes, five portrait artists weigh in on the pros and cons.

Jan 24, 2023

Life

He fell from a plane as a baby — and lived to tell about it.

He fell from a plane as a baby — and lived to tell about it.

Brighton's Paul Vick became the youngest sole survivor of a plane crash in January 1947.

Jan 26, 2023

Eastman Performing Arts Medicine - Wellness at Eastman Speaker: Dagmar Kaufmann, Ph.D; “Taking Care of Your Mental Health” @ Eastman School of Music, Howard Hanson Hall

Eastman Performing Arts Medicine - Wellness at Eastman Speaker: Dagmar Kaufmann, Ph.D; “Taking Care of Your Mental Health” @ Eastman School of Music, Howard Hanson Hall

While music making is frequently associated with positive mental health, this association...

The Little Rock Crisis of 1957 @ Brighton Memorial Library

The Brown v. Board of Education case of 1954 called for the...
Margaret Explosion @ Little Cafe

Margaret Explosion @ Little Cafe

For nearly twenty years, Margaret Explosion has woven a unique musical fabric....

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