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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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Paradise sauced

Swan Dive 289 Alexander St.  413-3306 swandiveroc.com A kid who bootlegged rum with his grandpa during Prohibition and then raveled the seas looking for adventure. A savvy Californian with an eye on trends and a missing leg he attributed to shark attack (it was tuberculosis). A carved idol roughly resembling a man with a garish …

The beachcomber

I love the short hair! Where do you go? Thank you! You know, I randomly just wander into barber shops. What happens is, I wake up one day, and being this creature of habit and planning I am, I think, “I want to be bald-headed today. Right now, immediately, I don’t want any more hair.” …

Talk the talk and walk the lock

Port Byron Old Erie Canal Heritage Park 1575 Rooker Dr., Port Byron 776-4601 paththroughhistory.iloveny.com   After a hundred years without a canal, Port Byron Old Erie Canal Heritage Park restores the culture that surrounded the waterway and gives us a taste of nineteenth century living.  In 1819, Bucksville, New York, saw the first boats wind …

Growing food

The Commissary  250 E Main St.  263-6954 www.rochestercommissary.org   If you have an interest in the culinary arts, the Commissary will soon offer an outlet to develop your passion. Scheduled to open in the spring of 2020, the food-based incubator will cater to those with an interest in developing businesses within Rochester’s culinary industry. Headquartered …

On the banks of the scenic Erie Canal

Richardson Canal House 1474 Marsh Rd. 248-5000 richardsonscanalhouse.com   On a warm summer day in July, there’s nothing quite like sitting by the canal in Bushnell’s Basin. Better yet, having lunch or dinner with a cocktail or glass of wine alongside the 200-year-old waterway on the patio of Richardson’s Canal House—a    building that predates the …

Wasted away again on Lake Ontario

Marge’s Lakeside Inn 4909 Culver Rd. 323-1020 margeslakesideinn.com    With Seabreeze to my back, I climb the stairs to a small Caribbean-style bungalow standing in stark contrast to the residential properties lining the strip. Fran Beth, Marge’s seasoned owner, sweeps the floor and tells me they just got back from their annual trip and “I …

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