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Batavia Downs’ Gatsby Bar is ready to serve

Feb 9, 2019

BATAVIA — It was an area that was off-limits until midday Friday, when Batavia Downs was ready to cut the ribbon on its newest addition —…

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√State raise could mean more money for Batavia Downs, county; New Gatsby’s Bar to open in February

Jan 21, 2019

BATAVIA — There may be an increase in the revenue Western Regional Off-Track Betting (WROTB) keeps in vendor’s fees, leading to more money…

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Stop the presses: Another investment in Batavia with The Coffee Press

Jan 17, 2019

Derek Geib has a unique and popular restaurant in Batavia with Bourbon & Burger Co. on Jackson Street. However, while talking to his wife, Jen, he…

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The Coffee Press on Jackson Street, now open, aims to be hometown hangout

Jan 16, 2019

When there were no immediate takers for an empty storefront Derek Geib owned on Jackson Street, he started to think about what he could do with the…

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Tracy B’s is open for business

Nov 26, 2018

It was a Barsaloux family Christmas tradition to buy trees at Crnkovich’s Farm Market. While Crnkovich’s Farm Market is gone, Jim and…

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Photos: Le Royans dedicate memorial to 12 who died in World War I on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Nov 11, 2018

George Botts, Cecelia Cochran, Errol Crittenden, Leo Fiorito, Thomas Illes, Edward Kaine, Percy Luttrell, Patrick Molyneaux, Edgar Murrell, George…

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Batavia Country Deli conducting grand opening through Thursday

Oct 23, 2018

  BATAVIA — With renovations and a summertime”soft” opening under its belt, Batavia Country Deli has turned its attention to a…

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Sweet celebration: Oliver’s Candies marks official opening at Elba location

Oct 21, 2018

Jeremy Liles talked with visitors Saturday as excited crowds make their way through the new Oliver’s Candies facility on Main Street. Only a few…

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Photo: Oliver's celebrates new candy shop in Elba

Oct 20, 2018

Jeremy Liles, owner of Oliver's Candies, with the help of his family and employees, made the company's new production facility in Elba today official…

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Los Compadres opens its doors in Batavia

Oct 19, 2018

BATAVIA — Bringing a little bit of Mexico to Batavia is what Jose Castaneda had in mind when he signed a lease to rent the former Kati’s…

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EV charging station installed at Batavia Downs

Aug 1, 2018

Mike Nolan, executive VP and COO of Western OTB, and Tom Turnbull, president of the Chamber of Commerce, along with officials from the Town of Batavia…

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Foxprowl Collectables will hold Grand Opening Saturday in former location at 440 Ellicott St., Batavia

Jul 31, 2018

(File photos.) Foxprowl Collectables has come full circle. This Saturday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m., the toy and collectibles shop will host a Grand Opening…

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New entrepreneurs bring passion for the restaurant business to Cindy and Barb's in Texaco Town

Jul 24, 2018

After spending a couple of decades kicking around the kitchens of Batavia, Robert Rudnicki and Adam Horton decided it was time to strike out on…

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New paddleboat service debuts during Oatka Festival

Jul 16, 2018

When Jay Beaumont and his partners decided to buy the Eagle Hotel in Le Roy in 2012 and open the Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, Beaumont immediately…

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Morluski’s marks ribbon cutting in Attica

Jun 28, 2018

ATTICA — If you’re in Attica Wednesday, Thursday or Friday around lunch time and you find that your stomach is growling, Morluski’s…

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Oliver’s Candies moves main candy-making operations to Elba

Jun 14, 2018

The Oliver’s Candies on 211 W. Main St. in Batavia continues to be busy as ever. So busy, the candy-making end of the operation has moved to…

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Oliver's Candies to triple its manufacturing capacity by moving kitchen to Elba

Jun 14, 2018

Oliver's Candies is poised to triple its confectionary manufacturing capacity as it begins operating its kitchen in a newly acquired Elba…

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Throwing a ‘Tantrum’: Newest roller coaster draws huge crowd

Jun 2, 2018

DARIEN — Running down a wooden ramp, a student from the Alexander Music Band cried out, “I didn’t die!” before embracing a…

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Darien Lake's Tantrum expected to give thrill seekers what they want

Jun 1, 2018

One of the best parts of Chris Thorpe's job, which he readily admits, is getting to preview the rides before they're open to the public. He's already…

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The  Wild Rican joins EDEN in FreshLAB food hall

May 30, 2018

BATAVIA — As a mid-morning session of yoga concluded on the Eli Fish Brewing Co.’s bocce courts, scents of authentic Puerto Rican food…

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