Spots for Hot Chocolate & Seasonal Drinks in LivCo

‘Tis the season for hot chocolate. Among holiday adventures, we always love to stop for a seasonal sip. Although these drinks are not caffeinated or part of your daily rituals, they are still worthy of a stop. Whether you’re maxed out on pumpkin spice lattes or just looking for a “you earned it”…

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How to Spend a Snow Day in LivCo

If you’re excited about the prospect of playing in a winter wonderland, you’ve come to the right place. Despite the chill in the air, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in the snow in LivCo. How to enjoy winter weather If you’re not familiar with winter weather, come prepared. You’ll want…

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2022 Winter Weekend Itinerary

You're the main character. As the snow starts to fall and the cold weather of Upstate New York sets in, there is still a lot to do in the Genesee River Valley to stay warm and kick off the holiday season and beyond. A winter vacation will help you forget all about the cold...or inspire you to…

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Must-See Winter Events

Celebrate the season with annual traditions, festive parades, bright lights and more. Festivals and events are our favorite way for locals and visitors to celebrate together during the holidays. There’s nothing we love more than an excuse to celebrate and enjoy the company of our neighbors during…

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Shop Local This Holiday Season

Do your holiday shopping at local businesses this year and Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is. Shop local and you’ll not only conquer your holiday gift list, but also give back to your community. Small Business Saturday is about giving back to your community, celebrate on November 26th this year…

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Meet Our Makers, Creators, and Shakers: Stacey Mrva

Accessible art that blends functionality with fine craft. When most people think of art, drawing and painting come to mind. But for artist Stacey Mrva – a professional metal sculptor – art comes in the form of welding, taking a cold, rigid material and transforming it into something with fluid and…

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Winter Getaways: Cozy Bed & Breakfasts

'Tis the season for staycations and winter getaways. What could be cozier than a winter getaway? LivCo is home to a host of options that offer cozy rooms and comfort food to the winter-weary traveler. When you visit the Genesee River Valley, you can escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a…

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Putting Down Roots

The Black Families Who Helped Build LivCo Just after the Civil War, more than 20 Black families made their way north from Culpeper, Virginia. They’d heard there might be farms and land to work in a place called Caledonia, just outside Rochester, NY. It was a new beginning – freedom. Nearly four…

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Live Music to Warm Your Winter

Unique venues are going intimate with live bands, songwriters and drinks that warm from the inside out. Cozy up and unplug at intimate music venues all winter long. Think small. Low ceilings and bar tops covered in photos. A platform stage in a historic theater. Listeners gathered in a venue…

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Layer Up: Fresh Italian Fare at Questa Lasagna

Comfort Food is a Must-Eat During the Winter Months Winter means it’s time for layers – and in the quaint village of Mount Morris, there’s more than one good way to achieve that. Right on Main Street is one of Livingston County’s most beloved Italian dinner destinations: Questa Lasagna, a charming…

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