Community over competition

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

It’s a wonderful week

Community is at the heart of the 1947 classic film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Starting this weekend, Rochesterians will be able to experience the film through theatrical screenings, plays, and festivals.

A table for the culinary elite

Seven women will combine their talents at the James Beard Foundation to create a dinner representing some of the finest gastronomic skills found in the Finger Lakes region.

Making a place for community

Kathryn Mariner, a cultural anthropologist, is researching placemaking in the city of Rochester, through Fertile Ground, a visual, large-scale, multi-year project.

Replacing a local restaurant institution

In the space Remington’s occupied for three decades, Lucca Kitchen & Cocktails aims to be a place for people who love food, family and Rochester.

The experience of war through a different lens

“First Light,” an exhibit of photography and writing by women combat veterans in Rochester, explores their stories and gives voice to a largely unacknowledged segment of the community.

Imagining Rochester in 2034 and beyond

For the last decade, the Rochester Speculative Literature Association has nurtured visions of the city’s future. Its members—whose works span fantasy, science fiction and horror fiction—write stories about Rochester that ask “what if?”