Category Archives: Upper Monroe Avenue Neighborhood (UMNA)

5/24 – Grand Opening of the New Art Division and Teen Central

Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00pm Reception on the 2nd floor of the Bausch & Lomb Building of the Central Library Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony announcing the grand opening of the newly renovated spaces, and see how the Teen … Continue reading

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Become a Member of the Zoning Board of Appeals

The City is seeking new members to represent the East District and some of our neighbors would be excellent candidates. If you are such a person, or you know someone who has been involved in these zoning issues please encourage … Continue reading

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6/11 – Little Kids, Big Rigs

How cool is this: Little Kids, Big Rigs Sunday June 11 11:00 – 2:00  Parcel 5 Main & Cortland Explore fire trucks, SWAT vehicles, police cars, city buses, garbage trucks, and construction equipment.  Tackle the obstacle course, paint on sidewalks, … Continue reading

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6/3 – The Big Lunch

5th Annual Show on Monroe / The Big Lunch / Spokes & Ink Saturday June 3 / 12:00 – 5:00 It’s an Annual Avenue Happening for Wicked Good Family Fun Call for Volunteers – will you lend a hand for … Continue reading

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Your Input Sought regarding 151 Mt. Hope Avenue

The South Wedge Planning Committee has been working with Rochester Housing Authority and Morgan Management on a proposal for 151 Mt. Hope Avenue, the vacant lot next to the South Wedge Farmers Market along the Genesee River. The proposal calls … Continue reading

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5/20 – ELLWANGER GARDEN

ELLWANGER GARDEN CELEBRATES 150 YEARS OPEN TO PUBLIC WEEKENDS DURING LILAC FESTIVAL The Ellwanger Garden, brimming with rare and beautiful perennials, is celebrating its 150th anniversary and is open to the public during the Lilac Festival weekends. Located at 625 Mt. Hope … Continue reading

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Spring Safety Notes

‘Tis the season when incidents of cars being rifled through become more frequent.  Remember to remove all valuables whenever you park your car in a drive or on the street. There have been reports in nearby neighborhoods of an individual … Continue reading

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Dave Kramer: Cobb’s Hill Park Photo Essay

Dave Kramer has added two more stories to his series on Cobb’s Hill Park Find them here at TalkeroftheTown.com: http://talkerofthetown.com/2017/04/24/adding-a-wooded-haven-to-the-cobbs-hill-series-with-a-stroll-through-washington-grove/ http://talkerofthetown.com/2017/04/25/the-graffiti-towers-of-washington-grove-a-photographic-gallery/

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4/29 – Washington Grove Work Party

Washington Grove News and First Work Party of the Season Saturday morning, April 29, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 or so. We will be planting what we anticipate will be beautiful young black, white, and scarlet oaks. So, if you love planting, please plan … Continue reading

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Now thru 5/12 – Safe Sober Site

Cast Your Vote is Support of a Safe Sober Site in Rochester Now through May 12 The Rochester Police Department is partnering with the D&C’s Unite Rochester and several other local organizations to win a $100,000 grant in support of … Continue reading

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