Sure, these places are often called "creepy" but are they?

My year-and-a-half in Rochester has totally shown me that some folks tend to exaggerate, ESPECIALLY when it comes to things that are "bad" or "creepy"... but hey, you're talking to a girl originally from Pittsburgh. Let's just say I saw a lot of things there.

Anyway - I often find myself exploring the places in our area labeled as "creepy" and finding them to be pretty tame or endearing.

Here are my thoughts. Do you agree?

  • TSM Rochester
    TSM Rochester

    Quarry Hill Nature Center

    Sure, the cemetery is creepy... because cemeteries... but overall, it's really a cute family-friendly park that's got a great reputation for a reason.

  • Fall in Rochester
    Fall in Rochester

    SE Rochester

    Honestly, when I first revealed that I was moving to Rochester many told me not to move to SE Rochester.

    To this day, I don't see why. Crime happens everywhere in the city - not just that area.

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    Downtown Rochester

    I've heard, "After midnight - things get weird in Downtown Rochester!" I know it's because of the bars and restaurants in the area, but trust me - if you're not a total tool you'll be fine.

  • TSM Rochester: Val Kleinhans
    TSM Rochester: Val Kleinhans

    The Kahler Hotel

    I'll admit, this place definitely has a history. However, it's gone through numerous renovations and really shaped up!

    I'd stay here, if I didn't live in Rochester already.

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