Several Rochester Retailers Stores Closed For Thanksgiving

November 23, 2020

Walmart, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Costco and Target top the list of several retailers stores in the region have announced they will close for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Eastview, Greece Ridge and Marketplace Malls will each be closed for the holiday. Here is a Complete list of Stores closed on Thanksgiving. Abercrombie & Fitch Aeropostale Aldi […]

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The CDC Has Issued Joint Statements Regarding International Air Travel

November 23, 2020

The CDC has raised its warning levels to its highest degree regarding cruises and is also regulating international flights once more. The level 4 travel notice says that “all people” should avoid traveling by cruise ship because “the risk of COVID-19 on ships is very high.” In a statement on its website, officials said: “Cruise […]

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A New Chick-Fil-A Location Has Opened In Henrietta

November 22, 2020

A second Chick-fil-a has opened in Monroe County and Henrietta residents couldn’t be happier. Hundreds of people flocked to 100 Marketplace Drive in Market Commons plaza to grab breakfast, lunch and dinner at the new fast food chain location. The franchise’s hours are 6:30 am to 10 pm Monday – Saturday. Due to COVID-19, the […]

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City of Rochester Launched $1.5 Million Grant Program For Entrepreneurs

November 20, 2020

Mayor Lovely A. Warren has launched an Entrepreneur Resource Partner Enhancement Program. This program makes $1.5 million in grants available to six entrepreneur support organizations and six organizational coaches. The goal is to provide small businesses with case management support over a 24-month period. The organizations and coaches will help business identify funding and training […]

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Apple Agrees To Pay Settlement Over 2016 Software Update That Deliberately Slowed Down Older iPhones

November 20, 2020

Apple will reportedly pay out a $133 million settlement to 34 states over its previous practice of slowing down older iPhones on purpose. States like California and Arizona were not okay with Apple’s lack of transparency about its iPhone battery problems that made the devices shutdown unexpectedly. Rather than letting users know that there was […]

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Johnson & Johnson To Increase Black Managers In Company To 50% In 5 Years

November 19, 2020

Johnson & Johnson said they to increase the number of Black managers in the company by 50% within five years. The world’s biggest health company said it also would create college scholarships for Black students interested in science, business and health care. J&J is starting in house, where, Sneed said, Blacks make up just 7% […]

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John Legend Returns To Host The 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

November 18, 2020

The 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards Special took place last night and was hosted by John Legend for a second time. The digital pre-show was hosted by Access Hollywood’s Scott Evans and streamed live on Facebook and Twitter at 7:00 pm ET. According to a press release from the organization: “The Global Citizen Prize, which […]

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Peloton & Beyoncé Announce Multi-Layer Deal

November 17, 2020

Peloton has announced that they are teaming up with Beyoncé to create slew of themed workouts over their cycling app that include cycling, running, bootcamp, yoga, meditation and strength. In a statement, Beyoncé said: “Peloton and I both believe that the power of music can help uplift, motivate and inspire those on their fitness journeys. […]

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Salons and Barbershop Styling Chairs Lottery by UPBCA

November 16, 2020

Willie Lightfoot was on with the WDKX Wake-Up Club Monday Morning talking about the UPBCA Shop Talk. Willie also mentioned a lottery to win up to 3 salon and barbershop chairs for a beauty industry business. The Styling Chairs are donated by, Keller International to help inner city salons and barbershops. Lottery winners will be […]

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Venus Williams & K-Swiss Release New Athleisure Line

November 14, 2020

Venus Williams is teaming up with K-Swiss and launching a new, limited-edition capsule collection that represents the “Boldness of Women.” The collection features back-to-school references like the letterman jacket, plaid trims and a tennis sweater. The athlesiure collection includes 10 different items and a special Williams K-Swiss classic sneaker. Williams is no stranger to fashion, […]

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