Shop and Win with Mad Money March in Downtown Rochester

Come April 3, there will be four lucky winners, all with Shopping Sprees in Downtown Rochester. How? Shoppers who spend $100 at one or more participating businesses during the month of March can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree, a $500 Shopping Spree or one of two $250 Shopping Sprees. “Mad Money March has become a really exciting promotion in downtown Rochester,” said Stephanie Hellebuyck, Rochester Downtown Development Authority events coordinator. “By March, everyone is … [Read more...]

Cold Weather Safety

The Fire & Ice Festival is here! There are a huge variety of activities to do so make sure you're ready to hang out all weekend. The temperatures will be plenty cold to keep those ice sculptures looking beautiful but you will need to take a few extra cold-weather precautions, especially for young children. 1. Eat smart. Staying healthy begins with a healthy diet that nurtures a healthy immune system. Read this if you need some great ideas. 2. Stay hydrated. It's easy to get dehydrated … [Read more...]

“F” is for Father’s Day and Fun!

Father's Day is quickly approaching with the big day being Sunday, June 16. Don't forget to plan something special for the father in your life. I have a few gift ideas from two of my favorite spots in downtown Rochester, as well as some fun events taking place at the police station and the library. Moon River Soap Company The Moon River Soap Company makes their own soap on-site right downtown. They pour every day around 10:00 a.m. and I plan on watching sometime this summer because it … [Read more...]