I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (yep – I'm a Steelers fan, but I've warmed up to the Vikings) and I 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! My husband, Will, and I enjoy Rochester’s craft beers and wine, hiking, and city/country balance. I have 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, I'm your girl!
Why Was Helen Keller In Rochester?
I so wanted the reason for Helen Keller's arrival in Rochester to have something to do with Apple To Apples, but it doesn't.
Can You Help This Rochester TV Reporter’s Dog?
"No amount of love will fix him. No amount of cuddling or even medicine will either."
‘Lego’ Check Out The Latest Rochester Art Series
That note was one of the most clever ways I've ever seen any band or artist promote an upcoming show. Why? Because it was attached to legos.
Milder Than Usual Winter Predicted For Southeast Minnesota
This past winter was brutal. I was hoping it'd be an "easier" winter this year, and it looks like I might get my wish.
Oronoco Duckling Asks Hen, ‘Are You My Mother?’ – [WATCH]
We've all read Are You My Mother? as kids, and now the story is sort of coming to life in southeast Minnesota!
Val Tried Her First ‘Gluten-Free’ Item And This Is What Happened
I just couldn't do it, captain, I DIDN'T HAVE THE POWER!
Can You ‘Pop A Collar’ In This Rochester Humidity?
I'll admit it - you probably haven't "popped a collar" since the Laguna Beach gang did 2004, but when it comes to layers, it seems like it's okay to do it again in 2018.
Val: A Letter To The Daughter I Don’t Have
Rochester is so family-oriented. Truthfully, that's one of my favorite things about it. I love the idea of putting family first. However, sometimes seeing so many happy children can be overwhelming for me.
Another Outdoor Concert In Rochester?
It's described as an "all day music, art, beer, and food festival."
Rochester Cat-Sitter Rescues Cat Mom And Kittens From Heat
Sarah Quincey is a popular cat-sitter in Rochester, so it's shouldn't be surprising to learn that she loves cats. She loves them so much that she'll rescue them herself!