Supportive fans? Check! Need to feed an army? No problem! With over 1000 hotel rooms, easy access to the NYS Thruway, and a variety of fields and facilities, Genesee County is a natural hub for sporting events and the legions of fans who cheer them on. And thanks to our central location between Buffalo and Rochester, you’ll be yelling, “Go team!” in no time.

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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