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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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Nick's Picks: Native

Native Eatery and Bar stretches for miles, at least that’s what it looks like from some spots within this new restaurant at 180 South Clinton Avenue. An eighty-seat dining room with a very open floor plan and minimalist design is separated from a patio by floor-to-ceiling retractable windows. On a sunny day, when these massive …

Sun daze

   

Soaking it all in

I’m dating myself here, but I’ve been around Rochester long enough to have spent my twenty-first birthday at Lloyd’s—which became Fenlon’s, Lloyd’s again, the Jungle, Two89, Benedetto’s, and Havana Cabana. Chances are great that if you live here and have an Instagram account, you’ve managed to catch a glimpse of 289 Alexander Street’s latest transformation: …

Where the Twenties are still roaring

Many Rochestarians have preconceptions about Syracuse. It’s the place we get up early to haul the kids to for the New York State Fair. It’s our favorite basketball team. It’s got a gigantic mall. It’s where our sleep-deprived spouses have to pick us up after our flight is rerouted. Beyond this, what does Syracuse have …

The glamping gourmet

Letchworth State Park, Castile 493-2622 glenirisinn.com   You love the sound of birdsong in the morning, the crackling campfire, and the hiss of propane as you boil water for coffee. Since childhood, you have loved the weekend ritual of pitching a tent and making a shady patch of ground into your home for a few …

The secret to Dinosaur Bar-b-que's success

Photo by Michael Hanlon On a sweltering summer day, we walk past bikers in blue jeans and t-shirts by their shiny Harley-Davidsons parked in the courtyard lot near the entrance. It was the first time I visited Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, overlooking the Genesee River in downtown Rochester. The look and feel of the place was enough to …

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