Tuesday 5/23: Iced Coffee Day at Dunkin’ & Local Proceeds Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital

May 22, 2023

Looking to get your coffee fix and support Golisano Children’s Hospital? Today, Tuesday, May 23rd, $1 from every iced coffee sold at Dunkin’ in the Rochester area will benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital through the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation! Source: 13 WHAM

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New York State Makes Recommendations For Changes To Alcoholic Beverage Control Law

May 11, 2023

New York State may make changes to the state liquor laws. Governor Kathy Hochul and state legislators created a panel to review the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law to offer suggestions on how to modernize the policies. One recommendation by the board would allow liquor stores to sell alcohol at 10 am on Sundays. Two other […]

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New Yorkers Struggling To Put Food On The Table

May 2, 2023

According to a new poll commissioned by No Kid Hungry New York, More than 70% of adults found it harder to afford groceries. Over the past 12 months and two in five adults reported not eating for an entire day, running out of food or experiencing another symptom of food insecurity. Families with kids in […]

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Astor on Main Opens in Rochester

April 29, 2023

Downtown Rochester has been given a fresh dose of excitement with the arrival of a new eatery and lounge. Astor on Main held its grand opening yesterday, located within the Hyatt Regency. With a promise of weekly live performances throughout the year, Astor on Main is sure to captivate visitors. Their menu blends comfort food […]

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Food Truck Rodeo Returns

April 27, 2023

It’s back! Yesterday, the City of Rochester kicked off its annual Food Truck Rodeo series at the Rochester Public Market. Each Wednesday at the end of every month, locals can enjoy some of the city’s best food truck cuisine while listening to some pop and rock tunes from local bands from 5 to 9 pm. […]

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Wegmans Gives Support to Whole Foods

April 22, 2023

After a lengthy battle, Wegmans has announced that they are giving their “support” to the new Whole Foods Market in Brighton. A Wegmans spokesperson stated: “We compete with Whole Foods in practically every other market we operate in. The plaza was never zoned for this size development and the traffic issues have been our concern […]

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Rochester’s First Whole Foods Opens

April 13, 2023

After years of waiting, Rochester’s first-ever Whole Foods has finally opened! Yesterday, excited customers lined up overnight to be the first ones in the store. The opening was once again approved on Tuesday after an appellate court judge rejected a last-ditch effort to delay the store’s opening. Despite the opening, legal efforts are still not […]

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Webster’s Hegedorn’s Upcoming Closure

March 29, 2023

Many local shoppers are saddened by the news of Hegedorn’s closure. About 120 employees will lose their jobs when they close at the end of June. The store has been a pillar in the Webster community since Bruce Hegedorn opened it in 1953. Store manager Jon Gonzalez, the grandson of the store’s founder, said competition […]

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Food Ban On Red Dye & Other Controversial Chemicals In California

March 28, 2023

A new proposed bill in California is looking to ban five chemicals frequently found in candies and snack foods claiming that they could be dangerous for consumers. AB 418, which is sponsored by Democratic California Assemblymembers Jesse Gabriel and Buffy Wicks, targets Red Dye No. 3, titanium dioxide, potassium bromate, brominated vegetable oil and propylparaben. The […]

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McDonald’s Big Mac Prices Increases 22%

March 23, 2023

Inflation is killing us especially if you want a McDonald’s Big Mac. Reports say the price of a McDonald’s Big Mac in the United States has increased nearly 22% percent since pre pandemic days. Hawaii is charging the most for a Big Mac $5.31 New York State comes in second place charging $5.23 while in […]

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