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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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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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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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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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Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Center

Wintertime Recreation

          For recreation lovers, Genesee County has a variety of experiences in all four distinct seasons. The winter season…

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O'Lacy's Irish Pub

Five Cozy Places on a Cold Winter's Day in Genesee County

For some people, the winter time can be some challenging months. The cold temperatures and snow are often a challenge for those who prefer to stay…

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The Hotel at Batavia Downs makes its debut!

            Batavia Downs Gaming complex has welcomed a major addition with the opening of The Hotel at Batavia Downs.…

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Fall Destination: Pully's Farm Market

by dsitler

On a foggy morning earlier this week, we paid a visit to Pully's Farm Market, located at 8160 Lake Road (Rt. 19) in LeRoy. It's just one-mile off…

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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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Monarch Butterfly Watch

by dsitler

Genesee County Park & Forest is back at it with yet another awesome educational event. Join the county park for Monarch Watching on…

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Investigate the Hauntings

by dsitler

Genesee County and New York State are not just a places to play – it’s a place that can play to your fears and make you believe in ghosts.…

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The Return of Vinyl

by dsitler

The advent of digital music has had a rough effect on record stores the past 10-15 years. For music lovers, it was always pure joy to cruise the…

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Batavia Peace Garden

The Garden with Deep Roots

by dsitler

In downtown Batavia, NY, you will notice a beautiful and charming park right on Main Street sitting on the banks of Tonawanda Creek. The colorful…

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"Meteor Shower in the Meadow" at Genesee County Park & Forest

by dsitler

Hear the stories behind summer's celestial constellations and watch for fireballs in the sky far away from city lights. On Friday, August 12th,…

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A visit to the Jell-O Museum in LeRoy, NY

Take a walk down the Jell-O brick road all the way back to 1897 when the ever famous dessert was invented in LeRoy, New York! You’ll find…

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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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Beertavia Craft Beer Festival returns this weekend

by dsitler

Batavia and Genesee County are stepping their game up in the culinary and beverage circles of late. In addition to our beloved restaurants, Genesee…

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Batavia Muckdogs

See tomorrow's Major League Baseball superstars, today!

by dsitler

The Major League Baseball players you see on television all got their starts in the minor leagues. Take it one step further and current Major League…

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Five outdoor adventures in Genesee County

by dsitler

Spring is here and it's time to get outside!  There are numerous opportunities to have some outdoor adventures in Genesee…

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