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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Winter Wellness

Day Spas, Yoga Studios, and Wellness Centers to Heal Yourself This Season Let’s face it, we often don’t give ourselves enough rest, relaxation, and time to rejuvenate. When we get caught up in the chaos of life, it can be easy to forget the toll this can take on our bodies. And sometimes, resetting…

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Indoor Adventures

Winter Fun for Everyone Winter is prime time for exploring the best of LivCo, with plenty of adventure and few crowds. Plan a fun-filled getaway of indoor adventures in the Genesee River Valley. You’ll leave with memories and stories of one epic family vacation. Geneseo, New York Unleash your…

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It's Not Snow Bad

Make the most out of winter in the outdoors It’s easy to stay cooped up inside when it’s 20 degrees outside, but you won't want to miss out on the snowy adventures you'll find in LivCo. Going into hibernation as soon as the first flurries fly is tempting. Although it’s nice to enjoy the warmth of…

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Rainy Day Activities in the Genesee River Valley

As the change of the season rolls around, things start to get wet in Livingston County. The in-between of summer and winter is fall, a rather wet season in this part of the country. The rain is important for the plants and animals (and even people) who call this area home, but, admittedly, it’s not…

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