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.

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.