Explore the Best of Rochester

The results for our annual scavenger hunt are in. We asked you to respond to our 2019 Best of Rochester readers' poll with your favorite people, places, and things as you've explored our fine region, and you delivered.

Best Food & Drink

BEST FOOD AND DRINK BEST PIZZA

Best Goods & Services

BEST GOODS AND SERVICES BEST BIKE SHOP

Best Local Color

BEST LOCAL COLOR BEST LOCAL ACTIVIST GROUP

Best Arts & Entertainment

BEST ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BEST LOCAL ORIGINAL BAND

Best Nightlife

BEST NIGHTLIFE BEST NEW BAR/CLUB

Best answers

OFF-THE CUFF, SOMETIMES OFF-COLOR RESPONSES TO OUR BEST OF ROCHESTER 2019 PRIMARY BALLOT

Critics' Picks

BEST YOUNG FARMER: Eric Houppert of Deep Root Farm There are myriad categories featuring food in the Best of Rochester awards, but nothing about the people growing (and supplying) local ingredients behind the scenes. Several years ago, Macedon resident Eric Houppert made the jump from graphic designer to farmhand at Mud Creek Farms in Victor.

GALLERY: Best of Rochester 2019 Party

Over 500 Best of Rochester party-goers decended upon the atrium at Village Gate to celebrate the winners of the 2019 Best of Rochester reader poll. See the full list of winners here!

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9th Annual Reshaping Rochester Awards Luncheon @ Harro East Ballroom

9th Annual Reshaping Rochester Awards Luncheon @ Harro East Ballroom

Awards will be given for Urban Innovation and Activism. This year's Urban...
"Cracked Up: The Long Arm of Childhood Trauma" @ St. John Fisher College, Basil Hall

"Cracked Up: The Long Arm of Childhood Trauma" @ St. John Fisher College, Basil Hall

Panel discussion. Registration required....

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  • Boom Chicks @ JCC of Greater Rochester

    • Thu., Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
  • 9th Annual Reshaping Rochester Awards Luncheon @ Harro East Ballroom

    • Thu., Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $55
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  • In Memoriam, Douglas Crimp: "A Study in Choreography for Camera" (1946), "New York Portrait, Part I" (1979), "Rebels of the Neon God" (1992) @ Dryden Theatre

    • Thu., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10
  • "Boyz N the Hood" (1991) @ Dryden Theatre

    • $5-$10
  • "The Wrecking Crew" (1968) @ Dryden Theatre

    • Wed., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. $5-$10

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