SWQ Summer 2014

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Grilled Caesar Salad

SWQ Summer 2014

For the Caesar dressing:1 clove garlic, peeled and minced4 anchovy fillets, rinsed and minced3 egg yolks2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon red-wine vinegarKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteFor the vinaigrette:1 tablespoon ... read more

Grilling Outside the Box

Sarah Westendorf SWQ Summer 2014

I’m sure I’m not the only one excited about the gorgeous, sunny days we’ve been having this summer, and my grill especially loves all the attention. It gets so lonely by itself in the corner of my garage, covered in ... read more

Highland Hospital Expansion

barbara ficarra SWQ Summer 2014

This year Highland marked the 125th anniversary of its founding on South Avenue; during its history, it has grown from a tiny community hospital to a regional destination for specialty surgical services. The numbers help tell the story: each year ... read more

Music to their Ears

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Summer 2014

Like many neighbors in the South Wedge, violist Mona Seghatoleslami, travelled a long and winding road to get here. Mona moved to Rochester to join the staff at WXXI Classical 91.5 as afternoon host three years ago.“In addition to announcing, ... read more

Mr. Alfonso

Lori Bryce SWQ Summer 2014

Anyone that has walked or driven past the corner of South Avenue and Rockingham Street at the start or close of the school day at James P.B. Duffy School #12 has encountered Alfonso Hilliard.  Mr. Alfonso, as he is known ... read more

A Secret Garden

Emily Lidie SWQ Summer 2014

Everyone loves a secret garden. Tucked away in Rochester’s Mt. Hope-Highland Park area stands Warner Castle. Former private residence, sanitarium, and County Parks office; the castle and grounds remain county ... read more