In and Around Rochester

The World's Image Centre
This page contains a brief summary of Rochester, New York and links to online Web guides, Rochester sports, local media, area shopping, and regional businesses in the Monroe County and Rochester, New York area. You can get an idea of life in this great city by exploring some of these sites.

Summary of Rochester, New York

Rochester is the third-largest city in New York State. It lies at the mouth of the Genesee River on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, between Buffalo and Syracuse. It is a cultural, educational, commercial, and technological center of upstate western New York. Although it is a major metropolitan area, there are many parks, farmlands, and open spaces here. The city is world-renowned for its annual lilac display, and has been given the nickname of "The Flower City". It is also known as "The World's Image Centre", because Rochester is home to a variety of high-tech industries such as Eastman Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Xerox.

Rochester offers events and activities of all kinds to participate in. There are many historical sites, museums, art galleries, and shopping malls to visit. In the winter, there are many areas nearby for skiing. Our 1996 Calder Cup champion hockey team, the Rochester Americans (Amerks) play at the newly rennovated and expanded War Memorial Arena, and are the AHL farm team of the Buffalo Sabres. In the warmer seasons, all kinds of water sports are available. There are many outdoor festivals and concerts to attend. The Rochester Red Wings baseball team play at the newly constructed Frontier Field, and are the AAA farm team of the Baltimore Orioles. The Rochester Raging Rhinos soccer team is the most recent addition to the list of our local sports clubs. Yes, Rochester is a great place to live, or just to come for a visit sometime.


Online Web Guides


Rochester Sports

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Rochester Amerks
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Rochester Red Wings
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Rochester Raging Rhinos


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Area Shopping


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