Robin L. Flanigan


Robin L. Flanigan is a national award-winning, freelance journalist for magazines and newspapers around the country, and author of the children’s book M is for Mindful. She was a beat reporter for 11 years in newsrooms including Rochester’s Democrat and Chronicle. Her essays have appeared in The Sun and other literary magazines and anthologies, and in 2009 she authored a coffee-table book titled Rochester: High Performance for 175 Years.


I have compiled a list of my favorite books about Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, and the surrounding regions, including the Genesee Valley, Finger Lakes, Western New York, Central New York, and the Southern Tier.

Robin L. Flanigan will be signing 100 Things To Do In Rochester Before You Die at The Bird House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. during its Jigsaw Puzzle Swap, 3035 Monroe Ave. She'll also have copies of her nature-based,

The Share Some ROC Love community initiative that celebrates the spirit of Rochester returns for its fourth year on Nov. 24.   The event encourages residents to explore their communities, discover local treasures and support Rochester’s small businesses.   This year’s initiative emphasizes