Shop the Downtown Holiday Expo

Christmas will be here before we know it. Honestly, how could we forget? Kroger was selling pumpkins alongside decorative snowmen last week! ABC Family has released their 25 Days of Christmas list already, and our downtown crew has been busily hanging the beautiful Christmas lights for The Big, Bright Light Show. Personally, I love Christmas and think it's the most beautiful time of the year. I love all the decorations and hustle and bustle of town so I don't really mind the Christmas season … [Read more...]

Holiday fun is coming to town!

The flakes haven’t started falling, but of the holiday spirit is calling! Like cherished family traditions, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills will once again bring good will and cheer to its merry citizens with a festive variety of holiday events. Check (twice, if you must) and see if your favorite made the list. God bless us, everyone. Don’t be a Scrooge. Spend a delightful evening in the company of Meadow Brook Theatre’s talented actors as they bring Charles Dickens’ classic … [Read more...]

Donations Accepted for Community House Community Kitchen at Big, Bright Lights & Lagniappe in Downtown Rochester

ROCHESTER, MI –November 21, 2011 -- Join EB Cosmetics, tonight, November 28 for the launch of Big, Bright, Light Show at downtown Rochester's annual Lagniappe event. Stop in during the event for a free lip gloss or lip stick with any purchase. Also, drop off non-perishables or canned goods for a free gift! Donations can be dropped off during the month of December. Give-away quantities are limited. Looking for a night out with the girls? EB Cosmetics offers a Girls Night Out package including … [Read more...]


ROCHESTER, Mich. – Nov. 9, 2010 – Join the merchants of Downtown Rochester on Monday, Nov. 29 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year. The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) also will offer some Lagniappe with the debut of The Big, Bright Light Show.  The program will begin at 6:45 pm on E. Fourth Street with help from the Mayor; Channel 7’s Dave LewAllen; and a … [Read more...]