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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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Changing times, moving online

Running a small business, especially in a field like retail, has always been a tough game. Add to that the effects of the pandemic, and many small local businesses have been forced to close. The Enchanted Rose Garden Boutique in Penfield has an eighteen-year history in the community, with customers they call family. The boutique …

Remembrances of things past

Tie-dye has long had a crunchy reputation. There’s that good old-fashioned hippy-dippy kind, done in a bathtub with dyes from who-knows-where. Then there are mass-market T-shirts in swirls of clashing toxic greens and safety orange. But lately we’ve seen a surge of elevated, artfully crafted tie-dye pieces. One artist producing such polished offerings is twenty-five-year-old …

Childhood above the arctic circle

A child in a poppy-patterned fuchsia coat plays outside with her two friends in Sisimiut, a city in western Greenland. Her cheeks are almost as pink as her winter jacket, eyes as brown and deep as the center of each flower. The three children play with a red jump rope on a carpet of clean, …

Comfort during COVID

F.L.X. Wienery at ROC Brewing Co. 56 S. Union St. 794-9798 Like most popular American foods, the hot dog has humble beginnings. While it’s descended from sausage, which is thought to date back to the first century A.D., the hot dog is a poor man’s meat tube, often made with leftover trimmings and spice combinations, …

Eyes on the prize

My checkered eyeglass-wearing past began at three years old. Included was an eye patch over a lazy eye that I’d peek out from under any chance I could. Starting kindergarten as the only kid with glasses led to a second-grade pronouncement to my parents that I would now, at age seven, no longer be wearing …

Jimmy Buntley: Master of none

When you first meet Jimmy Buntley, you are charmed. Charmed not only by his striking looks and demeanor, but by his authenticity and the passion with which he speaks. Buntley is passionate about everything he does. An educator in the Rush-Henrietta School District since 2018, Buntley works with students in grades ten to twelve. “It …

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