For two centuries, American whale oil lit the world - powering the start of the industrial revolution and laying the groundwork for a truly global economy.
Arts and Culture
Rochester native Renée Fleming plays the mythological sorceress in Rossini's Armida.
The faces may have changed but New York's immigrant population's capacity for hard work and entrepreneurship has not changed.
The African American playwright's work is getting attention on Broadway featuring Denzel Washington. Rochester's Geva Theatre Center is also producing Wilson material on stage.