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The History of Rochester

Rochester is the city on Lake Ontario and New York State’s primary port. In 1803, Col. Nathaniel Rochester, Maj. Charles Carroll, and Col. William Fitzhugh obtained the 100-acre Tract on which Rochester would grow and started a settlement there in 1812. In 1817, they joined their lands with other land owners (mainly Brown Brothers); the […]


Local Museums and Art Galleries

Memorial Art Gallery 4.6 Stars Museum Sprawling collection from medieval to contemporary works, with paintings by Rembrandt & Monet. 500 University Ave (585) 276-8900 ARTISANworks 4.9 Stars Art Gallery Renovated factory building housing many multidisciplinary art pieces & offering event space. 565 Blossom Rd # L (585) 288-7170 Rochester Contemporary Art Center 1 review · […]


Local Theatres

Rochester Broadway Theatre League / RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre 4.7 Stars · Performing Arts Theater Built as a Masonic Temple theater in 1928, this elegant space now hosts touring Broadway shows. 885 E Main St     Blackfriars Theatre 4.7 Stars · Performing Arts Theater Professional theater putting on 6 plays per year, from Broadway musicals to holiday […]

Bars & Restaurants

Dining Favorites

There are tons of places to eat in Rochester. We have listed some of your favorites below. The Owl House 4.5 Stars $$ · New American Restaurant Address: 75 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607 Phone:(585) 360-2920 Hours:Thursday 11:30AM–3PM, 5–10:30PM Friday 11:30AM–3PM, 5–10:30PM Saturday 11AM–3PM, 5–10:30PM Sunday 11AM–3PM, 5–9:30PM Monday Closed Tuesday 11:30AM–3PM, 5–9:30PM Wednesday 11:30AM–3PM, […]