Category: BLOG POST

540 Hires Freelance Writer Chris Thompson as First Regular Blog Contributor

We are pleased to announce that we have hired freelance writer and blogger Chris Thompson as our first 540Blog regular contributor. Chris Thompson is a mechanical engineer by day and blogger, writer, and comedian his spare time. He has contributed to 540Blog in a…

540WMain Hosts RCSD Student Art Opening | 2nd Saturday

540WMain has the pleasure of hosting a special Opening Art Reception featuring the art of Rochester City School District​ students whose work has been selected to be featured in the 2019-2020 district calendar. Sat. May 11th // 11am-2pm 540WMain – This show is your…

What I’ve Learned One Year After Going Car-Free (And Why I Plan to Continue) by Calvin Eaton

If you’ve followed my journey over the last couple of years you probably know that I sold my car in June 2018 and became a car-free professional. There are so many reasons why going car-free was the best decision for me and you can…

Why Cycling Works for Me | Guest Blog by Roger Levy

I was learning about the environment at East High School during the 1960’s. The over-paving of the suburbs, the students who sacrificed their education to buy a car and work on it and the habitat loss due to the automobile culture were factors that…

First Friday Artist Spotlight + Interview | Najhay Quick

“We are pleased to spotlight Najhay Quick our First Friday Featured Artist for May 2019” Douglass Auditorium will showcase Najhay’s art exhibit “U Gotta Love Yourself” Friday May 3rd | 6pm-10pm About Najhay Quick Najhay Quick was born in Rochester, New York and describes…