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Six Giant Companies You Didn't Know Were From Rochester

Six Giant Companies You Didn't Know Were From Rochester

1. Xerox Best known for its photocopiers the business was established in Rochester, NY under the name “The Haloid Company”. It was first in 1938 ...

Seven Inventions You Didn't Realize Were From Rochester

Seven Inventions You Didn't Realize Were From Rochester

Rochester has been at the helm of innovation since it was founded in 1817, housing some of the brightest people and most innovative products of the...

The Charlotte Pier: A Reminder of Rochester's Economic Past

The Charlotte Pier: A Reminder of Rochester's Economic Past

The Charlotte Pier is one of Rochester's most recognized landmarks. Along with the George Eastman House and the remnants of a few flour mills along...

Frederick Douglass and His Connection to Rochester, NY

Frederick Douglass and His Connection to Rochester, NY

Frederick Douglass (February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, social reformer, writer, orator and statesman. He began his li...

The Genesee Brewery in Rochester, NY

The Genesee Brewery in Rochester, NY

When Nathan Lyman opened his Aqueduct Spring Brewery on South Water Street in 1819, he couldn't have foreseen that by the turn of the century, R...

George Eastman's Connection to Rochester, NY

George Eastman's Connection to Rochester, NY

A lot of famous people have called Rochester their home at one time or another. George Eastman was one of them. As an inventor and entrepreneur, ...

Susan B Anthony and Her Connection to Rochester, NY

Susan B Anthony and Her Connection to Rochester, NY

Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a social reformer and women’s rights activist. She played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. She was born in Adams, Massachusetts, the second oldest of seven children. Several family members also shared the passion for social reform. Her father was an abolitionist and a temperance advocate and two of her brothers were supporters of the anti-slavery movement and moved to Kansas to be a part of that. Her sister was also a women’s rights activist.

What to Know About Screen Printing Your Own Work

What to Know About Screen Printing Your Own Work

Before you jump in to the screen print world ask yourself these questions. Are you comfortable being uncomfortable? There is a work load involved ...

The Purple Painted Lady Art Festival 2017

The Purple Painted Lady Art Festival 2017

A bit of "The Dean's List" starting off The Purple Painted lady Festival. If you're looking for that "country feel art festival" this is the one ...

Forge Fitness - CrossFit Chilli-Summer Smackdown

Forge Fitness - CrossFit Chilli-Summer Smackdown

As the compositions continue a request from some friends to provide an American flag themed shirt was just in time for me to be able to have it rea...

Kill Cliff Granite Games 2017

Kill Cliff Granite Games 2017

Being an athlete may mean you are more of an artist than you realize. Having to take your body to the next level is no easy task. This requires tim...

Bethany House Donation

Bethany House Donation

It feels good being able to donate an art piece that directly benefits women and children. A small donation that can do some good. Great work done ...