SWQ Winter 2018

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Hippity Hip Community Play Space

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Winter 2018

If you pay attention to demographics, there’s a large group of 25 to 35-year-olds in and around the Wedge. With the need to play in mind, Jenna Chew has opened Hippity Hip Community Playspace at 131 Gregory St. It’s a ... read more

Auto Parts & Repair Shops

Morgan Flake SWQ Winter 2018

Photos by Dave Burnet, Heather McKay, & Dick BennettWith Rochester’s notorious winters, one local business you can hardly help but patronize is your local auto repair shop. Whether to purchase and install snow tires or get a fix for that ... read more

Boulder Coffee Under New Ownership

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Winter 2018

Michelle and Kanwal Singh, new owners of Boulder Cafe, at 100 Alexander St., know that Boulder has a loyal following. When Michelle looked at the menu, she aimed to keep most of it the same while sourcing more items locally, ... read more

Eat Your Heart Out!

Bridgette Pendleton-Snyder SWQ Winter 2018

Let’s get real, we all snack. And in all honesty, snacking isn’t bad for you if it’s done in moderation and by making healthy choices. With February being National Heart Health Month I want to share some of my favorite ... read more

Winter Warmers

Christina DiPilato SWQ Winter 2018

Most of us have a go-to drink. In summer, I like gin based cocktails like a classic Tom Collins or Gin & Tonic. In fall, I usually go for a toasty pint of Oktoberfest. Everyone loves a good seasonal drink, ... read more

Pure Sole Nails

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Winter 2018

When I met Jessica Lynn at Pure Sole Nails, she was in the thick of end-of-the-year holiday appointments, but I would guess Valentine’s Day appointments will keep her busy too. Jessica moved into the space at 684 South Avenue in ... read more