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Zac Brown Band and Will Moseley play to a full house at CMAC The Zac Brown Band performed CMAC on June 2. The opener, Will Moseley, was this year’s American Idol runner-up and did not hold back. With swagger, confidence, and joy Moseley played to a near sold-out crowd. At the end of his set, Moseley thanked the fans saying…
5.06.2024
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Powder room politics

The initial lockdown days of COVID had us all out of our minds, and it was no different at my parents’ house where I just happened to live during those unprecedented times. The mental burden manifested itself in strange ways, so every person took aim at something; my target happened to be the bathroom. As …

The proof is in the pudding

Shayla Johnson loves what she does, and the proof is in the pudding—in more than thirty flavors of banana pudding, to be exact. Her most popular ones are the strawberry shortcake, lemon pound cake, cookie butter Biscoff, and strawberry chessman cheesecake. How did she end up with so many? Well, as she recalls, she came …

Veggie tales

With the arrival of warm weather months, I’d like to focus on seasonal ingredients, to make that weekly trip to the farmer’s market a little more intriguing. Cocktails are often thought of in terms of either sweet or boozy, but what about vegetal, verdant, or fresh? Some would even go so far as to advertise …

Sope up your tears about returning to the office

Peach Blossom 9 East Main St. Rochester 287-6314 peach-blossom-mexican-restaurant.business.site The era of working from home where partners, plants, and pets were (annoying but usually cute) colleagues is coming to an end for many. Life is trickling back into downtown Rochester. While we may have to make our peace with the end of athleisure as business …

On lake time

Rose Tavern 770 S. Main St., Canandaigua rosetavern.com 394-1480 The Lake House is no secret in the Finger Lakes. Since the boutique hotel opened in 2020, everyone from Vogue to Travel + Leisure has sung its praises. The property once called Inn at the Lake received a Cinderella-like transformation with the help of New York–based …

Stop and smell the roses

Every summer the Maplewood Rose Garden in northwest Rochester bursts with vibrant color as more than 300 varieties of roses come into bloom. The one-acre garden is part of historic Maplewood Park between Lake Avenue and the Genesee River. The nearly 3,500 rose bushes have captivated passersby since the garden opened to the public in …

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