Genesee County, NY
A fun and friendly destination! Conveniently located halfway between Niagara Falls/Buffalo and Rochester, Genesee County has three major exits off the NYS Thruway (I-90): Exits 47, 48, and 48A.
We’re located less than an hour from the Canadian border and Niagara Falls to the west, and the Finger Lakes Region to the east.
With over 1000 hotel rooms, great dining selections, and interesting things to see and do, Genesee County offers something for everyone!
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Thomas the Tank Engine on track for Medina
April 21, 2014
Young and old alike can get the thrill of their lives when Thomas the Tank Engine makes a return visit to the Medina Railroad Museum May 9 to 11 and 16 to 18. Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 will have a unique feature this year. Continue reading
Bar & Music added to the mix at Yume Asian Bistro
April 19, 2014
Tonight, Yume Asian Bistro, on Veterans Memorial Drive, celebrated the opening of its bar with music played (as a DJ) and performed (vocals and guitar) by Brent Persia. The owners say if music on Friday and Saturday nights after the dinner hour goes over well, they will continue to offer it. Continue reading
Towne Center Plaza adds another national retailer
April 18, 2014
Another national retailer is coming to Batavia at Towne Center Plaza in the town of Batavia. Five Below is a Philadelphia-based company that offers consumer goods priced between $1 and $5. Continue reading
You don’t need a golden ticket at this chocolate factory
April 17, 2014
When I first developed the idea for this column — to write about the events, people and places that make the Genesee-Orleans-Wyoming region unique through the eyes of a newcomer — my wife, Kerri, told me “You have to go to Oliver’s.” Continue reading
Genesee Chamber sponsoring Local Restaurant Week
March 28, 2014
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to enjoy its annual Local Restaurant Week in Genesee County, from March 31 to April 6. Area Chamber of Commerce member restaurants have created special menus for this promotion, and welcome families to their table to sample these offerings. Continue reading