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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Florida McDonald’s Sued for Serving Hot Food That Burned Child

May 16, 2023

McDonald’s was found liable for serving super-hot chicken nuggets to a 4-year-old child that got burnt pretty badly leaving them with second degree burns. The incident happened back in 2019 when one of the hot chicken nuggets fell and burned the child’s leg leaving it “disfigured and scared”. The McDonald’s franchise owner. Was found liable […]

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125th Lilac Festival Kicks Off

May 13, 2023

With the blooming of the lilacs comes the much-awaited Lilac Festival. The festival kicked off yesterday and will run for 10 days. Highland Park is expected to host over half a million visitors who will enjoy the delectable cuisine, enjoy fantastic music, and bask in the magnificent flora. The Lilac Festival is renowned as New […]

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Burger King Will Close Down 400 Locations By The End Of 2023

May 9, 2023

Burger King plans to close 400 locations across the nation by the end of 2023. Reports say Burger King sales across the world is growing but is struggling in the United States. Some say the company is struggling because of competition,  I feel  Burger King doesn’t reinvent the wheel like Wendy’s, McDonald’s and other fast food […]

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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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SNAP Benefit Reimbursement Program Aims To Help Offset Last Months Reductions

April 12, 2023

SNAP benefit recipients across New York State will be getting more bang for their SNAP benefit bucks. A new change announced by the Governors office Wednesday will allow an increase in reimbursement for healthy purchases made at certain farmers markets. The program is called the FreshConnect Fresh2You. It will give $2 checks for every $2 […]

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