Travel in Rochester, NY

The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival rolled into town over the weekend, and unfurled its tents across the downtown region. Rochester native Elizabeth Streb brought her STREB Extreme Action Company home […]

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I agree with T Boyd Moore’ s answer. We aren’t running out of helium any time too soon. But I’d like to add that
Very few balloons are filled with helium. Most balloons used for toys and decorations are filled with air.
While some balloons ARE filled with helium, the biggest users of helium are the medical and tech industries, not the balloon industry. Helium is used in manufacturing a lot…

FIRST OF ALL, I DID NOT TRY THE “GARBAGE PLATE.” Of all the things I saw in Rochester, my hosts did not see fit to put the famous Garbage Plate on my itinerary. I don’t know why – frankly, it sound…

Makey, the Maker Faire mascot, stands in front of Mt Fuji. The Airigami team built Makey while attendees of the Faire followed our plan and built the Bubble ...

This Airigami Bubble Mural was constructed by the crowd attending Canal Days at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center in Fort Hunter, NY. Special thanks to J...

Showcasing the largest expansion in Camp Cory’s 97-year history. YMCA of Greater Rochester also announces affiliation with Armed Services YMCA.

Happy National Doughnut Day! Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? Check out these local doughnut places around town and let RTS help you celebrate national doughnut day right.

Reimagine RTS is a planning process that is exploring changes to the RTS fixed-route transit system to better meet the changing needs of the region. This study focuses on transit service within Monroe County, NY, including Downtown Rochester and the surrounding suburbs.
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Parts of the Southeast will be faced with a new weather threat as the massive "bomb cyclone" moves away from the East Coast and frigid temperatures arrive in its place.
Officials are warning residents in the South of the possibility that black ice will form overnight as wind chills in the teens...

The Y is so much more than a gym; it's a family of members, participants, volunteers, and staff working together to improve the quality of life for all.