Today is National Pizza Day

Feb 9, 2017

Pizza is an American staple, next to apple pie, baseball and the bald eagle. According to a 2014 study from the Department of Agriculture, 12.5…

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Darien Lake concert tickets include free park admission this year

Feb 7, 2017

In celebration of Darien Lake Amphitheater’s 25th concert season, Live Nation, the Amphitheater operator is partnering with Darien…

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A taste of Italy coming to Le Roy

Feb 6, 2017

Italy may be over 6,000 miles away, but for those hungering for food from the old country, Capish Pizza-ristorante in Le Roy delivers. “I hear…

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Concert Announcement: Third Eye Blind added to Darien Lake summer concert series

Jan 19, 2017

Fans of the 1990s rock scene will have another reason to visit Darien Lake this summer. LiveNation announced that Third Eye Blind will perform this…

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Provocative art exhibit explores black oppression

Jan 19, 2017

BATAVIA — A noose tied around the neck of a skeleton grows upward into the trunk of a tree. Hanging from that tree’s branches are a…

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Chamber’s new office, tourism center officially opens next week

Jan 18, 2017

After years of false starts and stops, Genesee County Chamber of Commerce will officially be opening its new offices and tourism visitor center…

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Green Day, Foreigner concerts announced for Darien Lake

Jan 9, 2017

Two big-name rock acts will perform at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center this summer. LiveNation announced Monday morning that punk rockers Green Day…

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Concert Announcement: Doobie Brothers returning to Darien Lake with Chicago

Jan 3, 2017

The ever-touring Doobie Brothers will return to the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center this summer for a July 18 concert. They are touring with…

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A Christmas tradition: Stafford lights continue to shine for the holidays

Dec 20, 2016

While everyone else may think Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, children from the area know better; St. Nick lives at 9180 Fargo Road in Stafford.…

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Ballet company bringing 'The Nutcracker' to Batavia

Dec 15, 2016

This weekend, a timeless classic will spring to life as the Land of Sweets once again opens its doors to welcome its prince. The New York State…

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GSO balances classics with challenges for holiday concert

Dec 9, 2016

An argument exists in the orchestral world about sing-alongs. They're fun for the audience, especially at Christmastime, but the more traditional…

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Batavia Players presenting original musical 'The Christmas Gift' this weekend

Dec 8, 2016

For being a last minute pinch-hitter, Murphy McDermott hit all the right notes during Batavia Players' rehearsal Sunday afternoon. The 13-year-old was…

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Forum Players present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' this weekend at GCC

Dec 2, 2016

How does an acting troupe take a play that has been performed thousands of times with just as many interpretations over the course of centuries and…

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Dewitt Park to have outdoor skating rink

Dec 1, 2016

Although it won't be available until the cold and frost set in, Dewitt Park now has an outdoor skating rink. An outdoor skating rink has always been…

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WNY Billiards show 'good thing for the industry'

Nov 21, 2016

The Western New York Billiard Show had people thinking about pool almost around the clock. Players of all ages and talents made their way to the Days…

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Foxprowl-Con coming to Batavia this weekend

Nov 17, 2016

Even though the city won't be in danger from extraterrestrial life or mad supervillains this weekend, Doctor Who, Jedis and superheroes alike will be…

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'Little Women: The Musical' up next at Harvester 56 Theater

Nov 3, 2016

As the Batavia Players prepared Tuesday to stage "Little Women: The Musical," the Harvester 56 Theater felt like a large family racing to get ready…

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Chamber office open, tourism center will follow

Nov 2, 2016

There isn't much to see inside Genesee County's future Visitor's Center, but tours were the order of the day as the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce…

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Excitement continues to mount as Creekside Inn slowly comes back to life

Oct 28, 2016

After a fire destroyed Creekside Inn on Oct. 29, 2004, people wondered what would happen to the historic building. The interior had been gutted by…

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Annual ‘Batavia Reads Gardner’ event reaches 20th year this weekend

Oct 20, 2016

John Gardner’s spirit continues to inhabit the small city of Batavia more than 30 years after his death. He is remembered, revered and…

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