Letchworth’s Road Now Open from Mount Morris to Falls

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The way is now open from Mount Morris to the Glen Iris Inn and the park's three biggest waterfalls. Letchworth's main east-west vein of travel, closed in the area of the Perry entrance every winter, is now completely open to vehicle traffic. This means that vehicles can enter in Mount Morris and drive past the dam, Hog's Back and St. Helena to access the park's most grandiose scenes: lower, middle and upper falls, … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: No Joke, Mae’s Opened April Fool’s Day in Geneseo

GENESEO – We're not kidding, Lakeville Road's newest business really did open its doors this April Fool's Day. Owner Mariah Ezard got the restaurant up and running in just under 2 months by purchasing all of the equipment from the previous establishment at auction. "For our regular customers, this is like a second home," said Ezard. "I was really looking forward to seeing the customers I used to see on a daily basis. I just saw so much … [Read more...]

Kelly’s Saloon Opens St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

GENESEO – Kelly's Saloon will open its doors St. Patrick's Day weekend. The sign is up, the paint is dry and the glasses are clean. This means that Kelly's plans to be open for the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. "So many people have come together to make this place possible," said Sarah Dieter, owner. "I can't thank everyone involved enough. I hope everyone stops in this weekend. It will be good to have smiles back in this place … [Read more...]

North Shore to Reopen as ‘Hook and Spoon’ by Owners of Rabbit Room

LIVONIA – The restaurant at 5870 Big Tree Road, Lakeville, formerly the North Shore Grill, will soon be the Hook and Spoon. According to the Lake Country Echo, the restaurant is to be extensively renovated. The Hook and Spoon hopes to be open in February or March. The Rabbit Room restaurant, wedding and event space in Honeoye Falls is one of the region's culinary gems. Reviewers on weddingwire.com, for example, consider the old mill … [Read more...]

Jack Quinns’ Irish Pub Opens in Lima to Friendly Neighbors

LIMA – Over the last two weeks, a quiet, bare-beamed pub peeked its doors open for friends and neighbors on West Main Road. Now, all are invited to gather and chat over a drink and a snack. Jack Quinn's Irish Pub at 6659 West Main Road, formerly the long-closed Jack and Jill's, is a haven for the weary traveler, family-oriented eatery and meeting place for friends old and new. "My dad Jack was a real character, the best man I ever knew and … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s Millennium Drive Now Links Town Office to Walmart Plaza

GENESEO – The Millenium Drive Extension project has been completed and is open for traffic. According to a press release from Livingston County, this extension, funded by Livingston County and a County priority project for 2016, creates a second access point to the Millennium Drive Complex via Veteran Drive. "The road connects the complex directly to the Wal-Mart Plaza, especially timely given that the holiday shopping season is in full … [Read more...]

Dancers Step into History at National Warplane Museum

GENESEO – Dancers took a step back in history at the National Warplane Museum on Oct. 15 at the first annual Living History Day Swing Dance. Though iPhones and Droids took the photos, the Museum's hangar looked like it was straight out of the 1940's. After a delicious steak dinner, dancers donned attire of the period and took the dance floor. "Living History Day is part of our endeavor to offer monthly events at the museum," said Dawn … [Read more...]

Avon’s Rte. 39 Reopens with New Culverts

AVON – After about two months to install two new culverts, Rte. 39 (Avon-Geneseo Road) is back open for traffic. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) originally planned to close the road from July 6 to Sept. 4, making this project completion two days early. The $1.1 million project began Monday, April 4 with the closure of a portion of Rte. 20 in Caledonia and Rte. 39. Economy Paving, of Cortland, Cortland County, … [Read more...]

National Warplane Museum’s ‘Living History Experience’ Drops Visitors into WWII

GENESEO – The National Warplane Museum in Geneseo launched The Living History Experience and school field trip program on Friday with a ribbon cutting at its new WWII briefing room. The program will put visitors directly into the seats of soldiers briefing for harrowing missions on D-Day, June 6, 1944, in Normandy, France. Reenactors with H Company 505th 82nd Airborne in full WWII gear will brief participants on the mission, the gear and the … [Read more...]

¡Vamonos! Bar-Eat-O Opens Geneseo to Mexican Cuisine

GENESEO – The long wait is over. After meticulously crafting its spacious dining layout and diverse menu since early summer 2015, the authentic Mexican eatery and bar at 3 Bank Street will open its doors in time for lunch on Tuesday. With quick line-service to burritos, bowls, salads, tacos, queso, salsa and a kid's menu, complimented by a 60-foot bar, Bar-Eat-O seeks the sweet spot between family restaurant and happy-hour hotspot. "The … [Read more...]