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Rochester was a great place for someone hip to jazz in the mid-twentieth century. The city had six jazz clubs simultaneously in operation in the 1950s —the Cotton Club, Otmen’s, […]
We all love spending sunny summer days outdoors with our furry companions, but it is important to protect pets from the dangers of overheating. Here are some tips from the […]
Clarissa Street is one of Corn Hill’s most historic and oft-changed streets. Originally named Caledonia Avenue by Corn Hill’s early Scottish settlers, in 1844 the southern portion of this street […]
Corn Hill’s Third ward traits would be incomplete without mention of Third ward characters. There is a list of them long enough to fill a story book, if one dared […]
Since the early 1900s, the Elks Club was a Corn Hill mainstay. Located in a converted house at 285 Clarissa Street, Elks Lodge #91 Flower City Chapter and Eldorado Temple […]
Corn Hill is Rochester’s oldest residential neighborhood, long known as “The Third Ward.” Flour millers and merchants built impressive homes during Rochester’s first growth after the building of the Erie […]