SWQ Holiday 2018

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ME Real Estate

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Holiday 2018

It may be hard to tell from the quiet exterior that ME at 644-648 South Ave. is one busy place. As owner Jim Marchegiano says, “Honestly it is a very hectic business. We cover many aspects of the real estate ... read more


John Magnus Champlin SWQ Holiday 2018

While the usual paranormal or supernatural occurrences tends to happen when the observer is seemingly alone at home or on a dark poorly lit street, there have been cases that break those molds. Times that not just a couple witnesses ... read more

Drinks: The Classics

Evvy Fanning SWQ Holiday 2018

My first love was cocktails. I grew up in my grandparents’ center city loft in the old world and in the old time. They hosted brilliant parties: I remember women in pearls, with fragile glasses of fizzy drinks. Men at ... read more

Allstate Agency

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Holiday 2018

Who doesn’t agree that it’s a pleasure to see the storefronts on South Avenue fill up? The latest is the Allstate Agency at 661 South Ave, owned by Jon Yaeger, a western New Yorker born and bred. Jon has been ... read more

A Feast for Everyone

Bridgette Pendleton-Snyder SWQ Holiday 2018

Days are getting shorter and the sweaters and gloves are back out. The smell of woodsmoke is in the air and leaves are crunching underfoot. It’s time to plan the menus for your holiday parties and family gatherings.This used to ... read more

Olivia Kim: Bringing Frederick Douglass to Life

Paula Cummings SWQ Holiday 2018

STATUES of beloved Rochester resident Frederick Douglass have been stationed all about town. One of the likenesses stands at the site of the old Douglass Family Farm on South Avenue, beside Anna Murray Douglass School #12.The statues are being created ... read more