Living in Rochester

May 24, 2024

Memorial Day Weekend Events in Rochester, NY: A Comprehensive Guide

Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our country. This Memorial Day weekend, Rochester, NY, and its surrounding areas are hosting a variety of events to commemorate this important day. Here's a detailed schedule of events ...

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Sept. 14, 2023

Discover Autumn's Splendor: Five Scenic Fall Drives Within 100 Miles of Rochester, NY

Autumn in Upstate New York is a sight to behold, with nature painting the landscape in vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold. If you're looking to immerse yourself in the beauty of fall foliage, we've got a treat for you. Join us on a journey through five ...

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Sept. 13, 2023

Upstate New York Fall Home and Yard Maintenance Guide

As the leaves begin to change and the air turns crisp in beautiful Upstate New York, it's time to prepare your home and yard for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Maintaining your property's curb appeal during this transition not only enhances its beauty but also ensures your ...

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Aug. 23, 2023

the best Garbage Plate

So, back in the day, we're talking around the 1940s, there was this joint in Rochester called Nick Tahou's which is known as Nick Tahou Hots today.

Now, Nick Tahou, he was the man behind the magic. Legend has it that a bunch of hungry college kids rolled ...

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Aug. 8, 2023

Are your Neighbors playing Pickleball?

**Pickleball: What is it and why is it so popular?


If you've strolled by a local park or dropped by the community center lately, chances are you've witnessed the pickleball craze that's taken Rochester, NY by storm. This sport, which combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ...

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July 26, 2023

Best Chicken Wings in Rochester, NY

Buffalo wings, a delightful combination of fried goodness and zesty sauce, originated in Buffalo, New York, in 1964. Teressa Bellissimo, co-owner of the Anchor Bar, introduced this now-beloved dish, making it an instant hit.

The popularity of hot wings soared when wing prices dropped in the 1980s. Restaurants and bars ...

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June 15, 2022

Explore the Great Outdoors!

  As Summer heats up and the kids are out of school, we turn to ideas for entertainment. What can you do that will not cost a ton of money and keep everyone entertained? Why not try "Camping at Home"?

This is the perfect time to put down our phones ...

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Nov. 16, 2021

Let's Talk about Wintering your Home

The winters in Rochester, NY will put any home to the test.  Winters are cold and snowy which in turn can wreak havoc on your home if you are not prepared.  If you are new to living in cold weather or a new homeowner, figuring out how to winterize your ...

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Dec. 28, 2020

Where To Go in Brighton, NY

Hey, I'm Nora from NORCHAR Real Estate, and today I'm going to show you around my hometown, Brighton in Rochester, NY! I've lived here practically my whole life, so let me show you around my favorite spots. Okay. Now we're headed to Bagel Land. Brighton has ...

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Sept. 18, 2018

Park Ave Pop Up Walking Tour


We are very excited to share that our building will be part of the Park Ave Pop-Up Walking Tour with the Landmark Society of WNY this Wednesday evening.

Hurry, because tickets are going fast!  Your $25 ticket also gets you apps and drink specials at The Hideaway after the ...

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