SWQ Holiday 2019

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Tru Yoga Open For All

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Holiday 2019

From her eyes, to her smile and handshake – it’s easy to like Imani Olear at first sight. She is exactly the kind of warm and welcoming person the world needs now. Since the spring of 2019 when Imani and ... read more

Roc Paper Straws

Katie Libby SWQ Holiday 2019

Karrie Laughton wasn’t looking to open another business. As the owner of the busy Lux Lounge on South Avenue, she had enough on her plate. But then she decided to make the transition from plastic to paper straws at Lux, ... read more

Deck the Halls

Betsy Harris SWQ Holiday 2019

In case you didn’t hear, Bradley James Designs has relocated to the South Wedge. The storefront, previously home to Flower Power Déco, has been in the hands of Bradley James and his captivating designs for a year and a half. ... read more

A South Wedge Feast

Philip Duquette SWQ Holiday 2019

An open house is my favorite type of party - both to throw and to attend. As the host you can invite anyone and everyone as you go about your daily life. You can send out formal invites, create a ... read more

Seasoned Greetings

Vicki Finnefrock SWQ Holiday 2019

With the holidays fast approaching, regardless of one’s culture or traditions, sharing good food is always involved. Whether it is food at work or gatherings with friends or family, in the next 2 months we will be surrounded by food. ... read more

Make It Sparkle

Evvy Fanning SWQ Holiday 2019

No matter what the situation, what the circumstances, the occasion, the relationship, two things are always appropriate: flowers and Champagne. I propose a new year’s resolution – let’s stop reserving these for other people’s weddings. I propose we drink more ... read more

It's a Wonderful Life in the South Wedge

Tracy Duquette-Saville SWQ Holiday 2019

The Business Association of the South Wedge Area is excited to present our annual holiday festival, It’s a Wonderful Life in the South Wedge, now in its 11th year, on Saturday December 7 from 11 AM to 4 PM in ... read more

Roc Salt Center

Toni Beth Weasner SWQ Holiday 2019

If you want to know where the action is in the South Wedge, head to the corner of Averill Avenue and Ashland Street and you’ll find it there. The ROC SALT Center has become the new heartbeat in the ... read more

Honky Tonk

Kevin Grant SWQ Holiday 2019

A honky-tonk bar is defined as a cheap and disreputable old bar or saloon commonly associated with ragtime music and the Old West. Lux Lounge, on the other hand, is a thoroughly modern bar and the watering hole of choice ... read more

Remebering RPD Officer Manuel "Manny" Ortiz

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Holiday 2019

Rochester Police Department Officer Manuel “Manny” Ortiz was remembered for his bright smile and exceptional service to the community many times at the Rochester Convention Center November 8. Hundreds of police officers, state troopers, sheriffs and thousands of people filled ... read more