Eden Cafe moving to the city’s south side

Jan 7, 2022

Eden Cafe & BakeShop will be closing its Main Street site on Feb. 1, but don’t worry, manager Nicole Dellapenna says.  The vegan…

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Batavia Players continue ‘Hometown Christmas’ this weekend

Dec 9, 2021

BATAVIA — Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Batavia City Centre this weekend. Batavia Players Hometown Christmas will be continuing this…

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Alexander entrepreneur adds liquor and fish fries to her business menu

Dec 8, 2021

There was a time when Jenny Wall thought practically about being a prison counselor, which is why she obtained an associate degree in human…

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'Our Hometown Christmas,' a crafts and vendor fair from 56 Theater, starts Friday

Dec 7, 2021

We're busy gearing up for our 2nd weekend of Our Hometown Christmas at Main St. 56 Theater in Batavia City Centre both Friday, December 10 from 4…

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A spirit of Christmas in Le Roy Saturday

Dec 6, 2021

LE ROY — The spirit of Christmas was alive and well in Le Roy on Saturday. The annual Le Roy Winterfest was held this weekend with storewide…

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Batavia celebrates Christmas in the City

Dec 6, 2021

BATAVIA — After being absent last year due to COVID, Batavia’s Christmas in the City kept Main Street busy on Saturday afternoon. People…

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Batavia Downs announces 2022 Rockin' the Downs concert series

Dec 1, 2021

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced the lineup for their fifth Rockin’ the Downs concert series, presented by Pepsi, which…

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HLOM Wonderland of Trees Gala is Friday, with music provided by GSO

Nov 17, 2021

Press release: Come and experience the 20th annual Wonderland of Trees, sponsored in part by Tompkins Bank of Castile and WBTA! The opening gala will…

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From Here to There: Batavia coffeeshop serves up theater

Nov 12, 2021

Theater is on the menu at Pub Coffee Hub, 56 Harvest Ave.. An anaphoric verse drama written by Eric Zwieg and performed by Richard Ferris, “From…

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Sweet Betty’s offers a bite in Le Roy

Nov 11, 2021

LE ROY — Sweet Betty’s on Main Street is offering something sweet for people to eat. Although it opened in August 2020, Sweet…

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From burgers to cheesecake, new Le Roy restaurant is a sweet addition

Nov 10, 2021

Sweet Betty’s grand opening was a long time in coming. In fact, about 14 months long. Blame it on Covid-19, that insidious virus that closed a…

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A gift that keeps giving: Charlie Flagg and friends creating his largest mural ever

Nov 9, 2021

CORFU — It’s 10:30 Sunday morning and no one is certain whether Charlie Flagg is coming. “It’s Charlie. You never know with…

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GSO celebrates 75 years of ‘Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow!’ with anniversary concert

Nov 8, 2021

As the Genesee Symphony Orchestra was preparing for its 75th anniversary celebration show, Conductor and Music Director S. Shade Zajac’s first…

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Two friends build hobby into serious business as sports cards hit a fever pitch

Oct 4, 2021

When Timothy "TJ" Woodward realized that sports cards were becoming more popular, he reached out to friend Doug Sicari, an avid collector over…

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Master chef Nick Rada back home serving authentic barbecue at Batavia Downs and (soon) Village of Corfu

Sep 23, 2021

He has worked in kitchens throughout the United States as well as Australia and Indonesia. He has prepared dishes for four presidents and, for a…

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Wiener dog race added to Batavia Downs' card next month

Sep 22, 2021

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel announced today that Batavia Downs will be hosting their famous wiener dog races on Sunday, October…

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Cars, trucks and fun: Hundreds of vehicles participate in Kiwanis Car Cruise and Fall Festival

Sep 22, 2021

Hundreds of cars and thousands of people swarmed Pembroke’s Town Park Sunday afternoon for the Kiwanis 14th Annual Car Cruise and Fall Festival.…

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Expansion allows Pizza 151 to add dining area, Beer Wall

Sep 3, 2021

BATAVIA — When space in Tops Plaza next to Pizza 151 became empty this summer, Eric Levan was ready to take it. “When Family Video went…

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On Tap: Pizza 151 expands dining room, adds craft beer to menu

Sep 2, 2021

Doubling the space, adding a self-serve beer wall, and providing international entertainment might just put Pizza 151 on the map for craft beer…

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GO ART! holds its first Explore Art! Festival in Batavia

Sep 1, 2021

The Explore Art! Festival started out with a partial shutdown of Bank Street this afternoon, but the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council’s (GO…

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