Genesee County Blog

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

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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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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Beertavia Logo

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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Storefront on Main Street

Chic shopping in downtown Batavia

by dsitler

Downtown Batavia became a little more stylish with the recent opening of Pollyana & Dot clothing store and The Hidden Doorhome…

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Nature trail serves as an outdoor classroom

by dsitler

  The Swallow Hollow Nature Trail, located on Knowlesville Road inside Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is a fun, little adventure for nature…

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Greg'ry's Bakery

Three decades of culinary virtue at Greg'ry's Bakery in Bergen.

by dsitler

Greg'ry's Bakery has resided at 13 North Lake Street in Bergen since 1986. There is one thing for sure in the culinary world, places like Greg'ry's…

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Earth Day! Give back and celebrate this Saturday in Batavia

by dsitler

If you want to feel really super good this weekend, make your way to the Earth Day clean-up and celebration at Dewitt Recreation Area in Batavia this…

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Holland Land Office Museum spring exhibits

by dsitler

The Holland Land Office Museum in Batavia is known as the "Birthplace of Western New York." Where the museum resides today 131 W. Main…

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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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Immersive Art!

by dsitler

 The Roz Steiner Art Gallery at the campus of Genesee Community College, is hosting a very interesting and immersive art…

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New Year's Eve Fireworks in Le Roy

by dsitler

For the seventh straight year, Le Roy, NY will celebrate New Year's Eve with a fireworks display. What's also neat, is that the fireworks display…

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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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Get into the season with the Wonderland of Trees

by dsitler

A seasonal tradition in Genesee County, the 14th Annual "Wonderland of Trees" is open until January 2nd at the Holland Land Office Museum (131 West…

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P.W. Minor's pop-up store in Downtown Batavia

by dsitler

 This holiday season, you’ll want to make P.W. Minor’s downtown Batavia pop-up store a ‘must-visit’ destination. The…

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