Culture in the time of COVID-19

Museums and other cultural nonprofits have been hit hard by the pandemic. Their strategies for surviving it focus on prudent financial management and programming innovation.

Bristol Harbour Resort is closing

Owners Todd and Laura Cook cited the COVID-19 crisis in disclosing their plan to cease operations at the facility overlooking Canandaigua Lake.

A time to explore where you live

The coronavirus pandemic has put long-distance travel on hold indefinitely, but that doesn’t mean you need to be stuck inside. Get away for a day and discover some of the best parts of the Rochester-Finger Lakes region.

Recipes for survival

Local restaurants are shifting business models overnight to stay alive. Says one owner: “There’s no precedent for what we’re witnessing right now.”

Bristol Harbour restaurant closes

The owners plan to add the space to the resort’s wedding venue while pursuing approvals for their planned Everwilde Inn and Spa.

Travel hacks from Vietnam and Cambodia

International travel—even to adventurous destinations—has gotten much easier as technology provides new tools for navigating day-to-day needs.

Music for the moment

The resurgence in Rochester of ska music, a mix of joyful sounds and social awareness, brings with it a message that remains an ideal, not yet reality.

Community over competition

The collaborative spirit that infuses Rochester’s thriving coffee scene offers a lesson for all businesses.