I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (yep – I'm a Steelers fan, but I've warmed up to the Vikings) and graduated from Point Park University in 2012. I've been part of CBS Radio in Pittsburgh, Studstill Media in Illinois and now call the Med City home! She and her husband, Will, enjoy Rochester’s craft beers and wine, hiking, and city/country balance. She also has a cat named Pantera – an adorable, long-haired black cat with green eyes! If you want to talk cats (or any animal really), hiking, movies, concerts, or pizza, Val is your girl!
3 Rochester Fashionistas You Should Be Following On Instagram
You could just follow me on Instagram to stay up on fashion trends, but my shopping habit is getting expensive! I don't know how much longer I can hold out!
Why Does Summer’s ‘Cutest Handbag’ Smell So Bad!?
If you've ever shopped for anything online, you'll understand that sometimes you're disappointed when you receive the purchase, right?
Buffalo Wild Wings Tests ‘Self-Serve Beer Wall’ in Minnesota
Apparently, Buffalo Wild Wings just wanted to prove they're still really good at wings, beer, and sports.
Is This Woman The Best Selfie-Taker In Rochester?
Relax, I'm not talking about myself here...
Opinion: A Traffic Compromise Rochester Needs
If we've seen it once, we've seen it a thousand times.
3 Rochester Things Nobody Else Would Understand
Let's be honest, they're silly... but they are oh so us.
Is This Rochester Scenario A Pain In The ‘Butt’?
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 14% of Minnesotans still smoke. I must be running into all 580,000 (or more) of them.
Which Emoji Is Minnesota’s Favorite?
We use them every day! Or, at least I do...
Did Yelp! Get It Right?: Rochester Restaurants
I'm sure I'm not the only one who is completely turned off by reviews. I just find some of them to be overly negative and not conducive to keeping a newcomer's mind open.
Rochester Water Park Teams Up With Music Festival?
I can't believe I didn't think of this first! Then again, that's why I'm not organizing the thing...