Situated at the long wooden bar, visitors to Vino Lounge browse a list of more than 30 wines by the bottle and 15 by the glass, each displayed along tall racks before their eyes. On the quiet patio, they dine and drink al fresco, perhaps pairing house-made sangria with food from sister business Marvin Mozzeroni's, which occupies the building's main level. The Messenger Post wrote that the semi-subterranean room "begs for visitors to sit down, relax and melt the work week away" by tossing their briefcases into the fireplace, while bartenders help even novice wine-drinkers "no longer fear wine."
As a summer developmental team for college ballplayers, the Webster Yankees bring a slice of the national pastime to local communities and help prospective pros hone their hardball artistry. Budding sluggers and future fireballers take on their New York Collegiate Baseball League rivals in the verdant confines of Basket Road Stadium from June 3 through July 25, vying for the eye of major-league scouts and learning to wield wooden bats rather than the aluminum polo mallets used in the college game. Fans may catch glimpses of tomorrow’s big-league bruisers, as Yankees alumni include recent draft picks of the Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, and Cincinnati Reds. In addition to cheering on aspiring amateurs, audiences spend pregame moments rollicking to concerts on select dates or recruiting ringers for their company’s intramural piñata-whacking league.
The Art Stop is a fine art store with a gallery of all local artists and a frame center on the ground floor. Upstairs we have a studio where we have art lessons for adults and children as well as birthday parties and workshops like the glass painting workshops
After years of watching their youngsters climb furniture and scamper across front yards, moms Andrea and Danielle were struck by inspiration. They decided to design a safe play place where lively whippersnappers could frolic freely and parents could relax without worrying about sidewalk-scraped knees, broken lamps, or child-snatching birds of prey. Thus, Jungle Jolt—an indoor playground—was born.
The Jungle Jolt facility, described as a place with "an unusually serene atmosphere" that's "squeaky clean" by reporters from Kids Out and About, abounds with child-centric activities. There's a colorful, padded climbing structure with twisting slides and sturdy cargo nets, as well as a fenced-off racetrack rink bustling with tricycles and scooters. There's also an innovative virtual indoor playground that projects graphics, sounds, and interactive games, and a laser maze.
As youngsters cruise around on toy cars and play basketball in the sport court, parents relax in the Jungle Cafe—an onsite snack bar with coffee and kid-friendly snacks. And no matter where they are in the facility, they can take advantage of the free WiFi.
The Comedy Club sticks to the basics: nationally known acts; booze, burgers, fried foods; one microphone; and a brick wall. Renowned standups Jim Norton, Tom Green, Orlando Jones, and the late Patrice O'Neal have all graced the stage, and regularly scheduled Open Mic nights fuel an eternal search for undiscovered talent. The club proves its commitment to local humorists in its annual Funniest Person in Rochester Contest, semester-long classes on standup comedy, and always remembering their birthdays.
Since its 1965 founding in Venice Beach, California, Gold's Gym has dotted the globe with more than 600 locations where professional athletes and exercise newbies gather under the umbrella of personal strength. Nearly 3.5 million Gold's Gym members chart and aim for their fitness peaks, perspiring beneath the gaze of certified personal trainers or pedaling beside peers at cycling sessions. In a diverse lineup of group classes, patrons strengthen cores with Pilates, finger-paint pictures of ninjas in martial arts, and amp up heart rates along to the pulsating soundtracks of Les Mills routines.
Many Gold's Gym locations stockpile futuristic amenities, such as cardio machines with individual iPod docks and televisions that help keep patrons motivated.