A long time coming, Bitter Honey opens on Railroad Street

Zack Mikida's enthusiasm is contagious. On the day we sat down to talk, everyone who walked into Bitter Honey (127 Railroad Street), Mikida's new venture with SCN Hospitality (The Revelry, Branca), whether it was an employee or a customer, was greeted with a high five or a hug.

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Upcoming kitchen incubator The Commissary to give food businesses a leg up

In the lobby of the Metropolitan, formerly known as Chase Tower, the buzz of power tools echoes off the high ceiling as hard-hatted construction workers intermingle with downtown nine-to-fivers coming and going from the new arched glass entrance on South Clinton Avenue. One of the most recognizable landmarks in the Rochester skyline, the Metropolitan is undergoing a substantial makeover, and more changes are coming.

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The Spirit Room revels in Rochester lore

Rochester has an intriguing spooky side. You've probably heard the stories about the Lady in White, the haunted stacks of the Rundel Memorial Library, or the Fox Sisters.

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