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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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Darien Lake has its Ticket to Rock

Feb 8, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — We don’t know the date yet, or even the participating bands, but Darien Lake will be one of 19 concert venues to offer the…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: See who will be Rockin’ the Downs this summer

Feb 7, 2019

BATAVIA — The popular Rockin’ the Downs summer concert series will once again bring some familiar names to Batavia Downs for its third…

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The Batavia Society of Artists hosts free Artist Mixer at GO ART! on Feb. 12

Feb 4, 2019

The Batavia Society of Artists will host its kick-off event for 2019-- a free Artist Mixer -- from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at…

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CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Zac Brown Band returning to Darien Lake

Feb 1, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — You had to expect this announcement was coming: Zac Brown Band will perform at the Darien Lake Amphitheater this summer. The…

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Rubik’s Cube competition returning to Pembroke

Jan 31, 2019

EAST PEMBROKE — Since National Puzzle Day was Jan. 29, it seems fitting that the announcement came this week that a Rubik’s Cube…

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North Java artist first student to receive solo exhibit at GCC

Jan 27, 2019

BATAVIA — Six years ago, Matt Liebler picked up a graphite pencil, stared into the steely, majestic gaze of Aragorn and the rest of the…

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Concert Announcement: See who’s coming to Darien Lake on the Country Megaticket

Jan 25, 2019

DARIEN CENTER — Country music fans have five reasons to be excited about the 2019 summer concert series at the Darien Lake Amphitheater.…

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There’s a murderous ‘Incident’ at Harvester 56 Theater

Jan 24, 2019

BATAVIA — Matt Stevens, by his own assessment, is a happy, confident high school senior who doesn’t really let a lot bother him.…

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Mixed (media) message: Buffalo artist blends painting with calligraphy in new GCC exhibit

Jan 24, 2019

BATAVIA — A message — both literal and figurative — exists in each of Muhammad Zaman’s paintings. They often speak of love,…

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GCC's spring lineup for arts and theater announced

Jan 23, 2019

Press release: The Genesee Center for the Arts at Genesee Community College has released its spring lineup of events and opportunities, and it is…

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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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Professional actor taking residence with Batavia Players

Jan 19, 2019

BATAVIA — Incredible talent grows in Batavia, and with a little watering, it can bloom. For the second year in a row, an artist in residency…

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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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Batavia student second to receive solo art show

Jan 10, 2019

BATAVIA — Last week, Dominic Grazioplene stayed up past midnight, surrounded by bright, vibrant colors and blaring music. No, he wasn’t…

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'Winged Jewels of the Nile' topic of GCC History Club lecture Feb. 6

Jan 9, 2019

Press release: The Genesee Community College History Club is excited to invite the public to the first Spring 2019 Historical Horizons Lecture Series…

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Batavia Players Inc. presents Harvie Awards Saturday night

Jan 7, 2019

BATAVIA — The Harvie Awards portion of the Batavia Players Inc.’s gala Saturday night lasted roughly two hours and included recognition of…

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Braille menus now available at Original Red Osier Landmark Restaurant

Dec 28, 2018

Submitted photo and press release: The Genesee Regional Advisory Council (GRAC) for people with disabilities at the Independent…

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There’s a ‘Heat Wave’ at GO-Art!

Dec 20, 2018

BATAVIA — Just like the famous Irving Berlin song, the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council is “having a ‘Heat Wave.’”…

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