10 Businesses That Opened in Rochester in 2017
While we had many stores and restaurants close this year, we also gained some amazing new ones. Here's a list of the new businesses that have popped up in Rochester over the past year.
This store has everything from clocks, mirrors, lamps, kitchen & bath decor plus, all the latest in fashion and accessories! Real Deals opened in October in Northwest Rochester. To read more, click here.
Taking over the old Sports Authority location, two new stores:
- A second location Petco
- A new to this area teen shop - Five Below
While neither of them are open YET (I believe), they are rumored to be opening before Christmas.
Chuck & Dons
Speaking of pet stores, we did welcome a new pet supply shop known as Chuck & Dons. Chuck & Dons has nearly 40 locations in the Midwest, including their latest in the Barlow Plaza here in Rochester.
Earlier this year, a new 24 hour gym opened in Rochester. It's located in the same shopping center as Glynners on North Broadway.
The new coffee shop took over the Snappy Stop location in Northwest Rochester on 55th Street.
Abe got a shop!
People rave about Old Abe's Coffee, and now he has a shop that you can enjoy year round. He's whipping up the same coffee concoctions you fell in love with, plus other beverages, local beers and vegetarian food. You can find the shop/cafe at 832 7th St NW Rochester
Rochester welcomed a new radio station in 2017 - The musical doctor, 103.9 The Doc.
Corona's Taco Truck
Still serving up tacos in the cold on the corner of Hwy 14 and Broadway.
Pancheros Mexican Restaurant
Pancheros quickly became the new loved restaurant in town after opening in April this year.
Pizza, pizza!! It opened at the very beginning of the year, but still worth mentioning. The popular chain opened the new location in Southeast Rochester.
Five Rochester Restaurants That Closed in 2017
It's never fun to see restaurants close, especially those family-owned "been in Rochester forever" restaurants. Sadly, we had a few of those this year. Here are the 5 restaurants that closed up shop in 2017.