Genesee County Blog

Check out our blog for hand-selected things to see and do in Genesee County direct from the experts

Coffee Karma ©Lauren Humphrey

Coffee Break: Stay & Sip Awhile at These Seven Coffee Spots in Genesee County

We’re convinced, there’s nothing better than a fresh cup of coffee. The fresh-ground, dark brown beans make all of your senses come alive…

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New Menu

Tasty New Courses At Local Championship Course

Terry Hills Golf Course & Banquet Facility has been a community staple for over 40 years. The 27-hole championship course draws locals and…

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Alex's Place

Staff Picks: Eight of Our Favorite Food Spots on Batavia's West End

On a daily basis, we are tempted by all of the delicious dining options in Genesee County. With so many restaurants to choose from, we often…

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Wild Rican Coming Soon ©MichelleFigueroa

The Tastes of the Caribbean, The Wild Rican Opens in Batavia on May 20th

This year is full of firsts for Genesee County! We've opened our first brewery in over 100 years, our first 100% vegan restaurant opened up shop, and…

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County Park

9 Things to do in Genesee County that are Free, Nearly Free, or under $10!

  1. Visit a farm - get to know our Alpacas!  (Nearly Free: donations accepted) Our Alpaca farms are open to visitors year round, just call…

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Eden Grand Opening ©Lindsey Turrell

A Grand Opening to a New Way of Eating

This Earth Day, the very first 100% vegan restaurant in Genesee County is opening up to share a different kind of delicious food with locals and…

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Darien Lake Tantrum

Hang on for the Ride of Your Life: Experience our Newest Rollercoaster!

Darien Lake’s wide variety of entertainment has made it “destination fun” since 1964. Located 45 minutes from Niagara Falls (between…

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Six Fun Winter Break Activities in Genesee County

President’s Week Recess is coming up next week for many local schools in Genesee County! That can only mean one thing: find enjoyable and…

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Take an Art Class!

Are you looking to try something new? Why not take an art class? Life can be hectic at times - slow it down a little by exploring some creative…

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Tour remnants of an ancient Native American fort in Oakfield

by dsitler

Did you know that the Town of Oakfield was the home to one of the largest Native American forts? For one day only - Saturday, October 15th - you…

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Main Street Pizza Company

Photos: new look for downtown Batavia restaurant

by dsitler

One of downtown Batavia's favorite restaurants, Main Street Pizza at 206 East Main Street recently completed a beautiful new expansion. The…

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Rolling Hills Asylum Paracon

by dsitler

Ghost hunters, Bigfoot researchers, paranormal enthusiasts, holistic healers, vendors and fans of the paranormal will gather at Rolling Hills…

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A beloved Batavia restaurant - T.F. Browns

Located at 214 East Main Street in the heart of downtown Batavia is the home of a local, family-owned restaurant, T.F.Brown's, the restaurant is named…

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Six Valentine's Day Dinner Date Destinations!

Valentine's Day weekend is upon us! You'll want to treat your sweetheart to a night they won't forget. Whether it's the food, the atmosphere or the…

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Midgard Winery: Making Honey into Wine

by dsitler

  The interest in the beverage known as mead is exploding across the United States. Three years ago there were 30 meaderies in the country, now…

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The Boys of Summer!

by dsitler

Crack! The ball flies into right field and over the fence at Dwyer Stadium in Batavia. Or at least that’s what the Batavia Muckdogs and their…

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Darien Lake debuts its newest ride "Rolling Thunder"!!!

by dsitler

Darien Lake Amusement Park's 2015 season opens tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. and a thrilling new seven-storey circular ride called "Rolling Thunder"…

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Discover what lurks in the water! Pond Discovery program this Saturday.

by dsitler

Delve into some wild creature encounters this Saturday, May 9, when the Genesee County Park & Forest hosts a “Pond Discovery” program…

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D & R Depot

D & R Depot – a cut above the rest

by dsitler

There are many of us out there who love a good bowl of French Onion soup. You usually keep a note of which establishments have great tasting or unique…

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Farm Tours in Genesee County

Living sandwiched between two fields my whole life, at least two barns visible from our front porch, farm life has always been just steps away. The…

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