New dining room at Main St. Pizza is a bit of home, a bit of big city bistro

Aug 18, 2016

Ever since he opened Main St. Pizza Company on East Main Street 11 and a half years ago, Vic Marchese has wanted to serve pasta dishes featuring his…

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'Summer Serenade' at Mercy Grove this Sunday will benefit United Way and GSO

Aug 17, 2016

Shade Zajac makes his official debut Sunday as the full-time conductor of the Genesee Symphony Orchestra in a special performance being sponsored by…

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Signature Dish: North Pole goes classic comfort food with meatloaf

Aug 16, 2016

One might expect a restaurant called The North Pole to feature and entire menu of Christmas-themed offerings. Eggnog ice cream, anyone? What about…

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Valle Jewelers marks 65th anniversary

Aug 15, 2016

For 65 years, Batavia has been the perfect setting for Valle Jewelers. Spouses together for 65 years have reached the blue sapphire anniversary, and…

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Batavia Players go old school with 20th youth production

Aug 12, 2016

How does a group of teenagers in 2016, iPhones glued to their hands, relate to the gambling scene of 1950s New York City? They couldn’t ask their…

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The original scapegoat: Fainting goats swoon in East Bethany

Aug 10, 2016

EAST BETHANY — One part of the herd filters in through the small opening of the pen fence at Duffy Fainting Goat Farm. But two kid goats run back…

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New coffee shop opens Monday at Clinton Street Road and Seven Springs Road

Aug 1, 2016

t's been months and months of planning and work, but Jeff Price and Dawn Van Nostrand are ready to open their new coffee shop Monday morning at the…

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‘Jade’ a rural retreat for pottery

Aug 1, 2016

PAVILION — With a small kiln and 50 orders from parents in her daughter’s kindergarten class, Sara Manurung leapt at the chance to quit her day…

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A gathering of vintage Fords drops by Batavia

Jul 28, 2016

If you saw a lot of nice old Fords last week, it was no coincidence. Sixty members of the Ford V8 Club spent last week touring Western New York and…

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Josh Groban bringing powerful baritone voice to Darien Lake

Jul 22, 2016

DARIEN CENTER — Josh Groban is an unlikely pop music star. With combined sales of his first four albums released from 2001-2007 of over 20 million…

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‘Pokémon Go’ builds community camaraderie

Jul 15, 2016

A week ago, the butterfly bench in the Batavia Peace Garden, just past the Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia, only saw a handful of people on any…

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Former Wiss Hotel awning restored and hung at the Smokin' Eagle

Jul 12, 2016

The journey for the old awning on the former Wiss Hotel to the Smokin' Eagle was a lot longer than a trip across the street and down the block. It…

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Classic car lovers coming to Batavia next week

Jul 7, 2016

Two prominent automobile clubs will be visiting Genesee County starting this weekend, bringing classic Chevrolets and Fords to Batavia on week-long…

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Ramble, Picnic bookend weekend of events in Batavia

Jun 30, 2016

The summer events calendar took some major hits this year with the cancelation of popular festivals, including Summer in the City. But Batavia will be…

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New downtown restaurant, Carter's

Jun 29, 2016

Yes, dreams can come true, and so far, they have for Brenden Mullen, who eight years after going to work in his father's restaurant, formerly Larry's…

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Jackson Square Concert Series kicks off Friday with St. Joe's Brass Ensemble

Jun 28, 2016

Starting this Friday, July 1st, the Jackson Square Concert Series is set to begin with St. Joe’s of Batavia Brass Ensemble as a celebration of…

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Signature Dish: New owners improve upon Red Osier’s classic prime rib

Jun 20, 2016

Steve Foster and Tim Adams knew two things when the purchased the Red Osier Landmark Restaurant in April: they wanted to update the look of the iconic…

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Retro Jam returns music fest to Stafford

Jun 17, 2016

As one tradition dies, another is born. When news broke that the Stafford Fire Department had to cancel its annual carnival on Father’s Day weekend,…

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Flowers, fruit, veggies, coffee, crafts and more at Downtown Batavia Public Market starting this Friday

Jun 7, 2016

The Batavia Business Improvement District (BID) is pleased to announce the beginning of the season for the Genesee Country Farmers’ Market located…

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June Marks Start of Local Farmers’ Markets

Jun 6, 2016

It’s that time of year when local Farmers’ Markets re-open for the summer season. Thanks to farmers’ markets, we can buy the freshest produce…

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