There’s more than just flowers at the Lilac Festival

Lilacs

When I first heard of the Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY, I thought there would be some flowers here and there. I would maybe munch on some food and enjoy some nice weather.

Turns out there are more than just flowers at this festival. Who knew!

Looking to check out the festival for its final weekend this year? Read on for what you can expect…

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Getting Lucky in ROC

I never really knew much about thrift shopping. I have some friends who are great at finding quality clothes for a good price. I’ve donated a lot of clothes I grew out of for people who probably got better use out of them. But never ventured into the world of thrifting.

That’s until I learned about The Lucky Flea Market.

If you’re in Rochester and you’re looking for a new look, here’s what you can expect from what I think is this summer’s hottest market.

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Check in on your journalist friends

If you’ve been living under a rock, maybe you haven’t heard anything about Rochester, N.Y. these past few weeks.

Maybe you haven’t heard about Daniel Prude, Mayor Lovely Warren or (now former) Chief La’Ron Singletary.

I’m not debriefing you on that. It’s my day off — I’m not reporting the news here. That’s up to you to educate yourself. I’m here to ask you one thing when you scroll through countless newsfeeds, websites and tweets…

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