Posts Tagged “History”

The Arson Years

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The Arson Years

A look back at the time Rochester almost burnt itself to the ground for money.

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Following the Path of the Son

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Following the Path of the Son

Music, writing, and self discovery can be a journey within themselves. But, sometimes it takes another journey entirely to find them over again.

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The Great Cab Calloway

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The Great Cab Calloway

One of my favorite movies as a child was the Blues Brothers. Jake and Elwood were the coolest guys I had ever seen in my life. Black suits, black hats, and black shades that they never took off. Not even at night. And the music? The music changed my life! The Star studded cameos by…

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Prohibition in Rochester: An Era at It’s End

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Prohibition in Rochester: An Era at It’s End

Toward the end of Prohibition, the people of our lovely city became even more blatant in their refusal to get in line with the law of the land.

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Prohibition in Rochester

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Prohibition in Rochester

We drank a lot during prohibition.

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Prohibition in Rochester

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Prohibition in Rochester

How it started, and how we kept drinking.

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Before The Wolf There Was The King

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Before The Wolf There Was The King

The History of Leonard Jerome, The King of Wall St.

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Final Score: The Late Great Rochester Royals

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Final Score: The Late Great Rochester Royals

A brief look at Rochester’s NBA team.

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4 Fascinating People Buried in Mt. Hope

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4 Fascinating People Buried in Mt. Hope

Some of Mt Hope’s more interesting permanent residents

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A Union of Art and History

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A Union of Art and History

Talking with Thieven Stephen about art and riots.

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