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Bright Side Sweets’ Dynamic Baking Duo | Episode #8

On today’s episode we welcome the powerhouse baking duo Jennifer Check and Christine Bernhardt the owners of the gluten free bakery Bright Side Sweets.  We discuss friendship and business,  favorite baked goods and so much more.   Make sure to stay tuned at the very end for our outtakes where they reveal their secret ingredient! For more information, follow them on …

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Get Ready, We’re Talking Disney | PubGPS Episode #7

Today I am joined by Sarah Canzano who is a certified Mouse Counselor!  Sarah’s passion for helping families make the most of their Disney experience rings proudly throughout our conversation today. We discuss how she got into this awesome line of work, tips for planning your Disney trip and invaluable advice to others looking to make the most of working …

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Bit of Brian Wisdom | PubGPS Minisode

No guests this week, but in their place is the best gift of all…two pieces of Brian’s wisdom! The first involves not “marching toward the weekend” and making the most of the forgotten time during a busy work week.  The second is a phrase Brian uses when things don’t go according to plan as a reminder to stay positive to …

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The Perfect Granola | PubGPS Episode #6

Today, I am joined by Michele Liddle the founder of The Perfect Granola company.  Michele and I discuss her background, family life and then the amazing work being done at her company.  Michele founded The Perfect Granola in 2016 and in this short period of time she has built an incredible mission based organization who’s tagline “creating a better world …

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Victor Doodle Bugs Main Man Himself | PubGPS Episode #5

Today I am joined by Mr. Herb Ego who started the Victor Doodle Bugs childcare center with his wife Karen in 2012.  Herb and I discuss his story and how he came to land in the Rochester area.  From there, we discuss family traditions, what makes Doodle Bugs so special and he shares some invaluable lessons he has learned along …

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The Raggi Christmas Light Show | PubGPS Episode #4

On today’s episode we have Mr. Bruce Raggi, the man behind the wonderful neighborhood light show located on Buckskin Drive in Farmington, NY.  Bruce and I discuss the origin of the light show and all the great causes they collect donations for.  Visit their Facebook page @RaggiChristmasLightShow to learn hours, location and much more! Subscribe to PubGPS on Apple Podcasts! …

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The Champ of Champion Hills | PubGPS Episode #3

On today’s episode we have the lucky lady charged with the overwhelming task of fixing my golf swing.  Darlene Sommer is the Head Golf Pro & General Manager at Champion Hills Country Club located in Victor, NY.   Fortunately for me, Darlene is a patient and awesome sport!  We talk about the history of golf, the state of the game today …

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Dads of Daycare | PubGPS Episode #2

We welcome my “Dads of Daycare” friend Mr. Dan Ryan of Ryan & Sons Painting to the Pub today (check them out on Facebook @ryansonspainting).  Dan and I dive into the world of running a family-owned business and his backstory of growing up in the Rochester area.  It was great chatting in studio with Dan instead of the Victor Starbucks. …

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Roc Lights at Victor Hills | PubGPS Episode #1

We welcome Mike Broker to the Pub today as we discuss the 2019 grand opening of Roc Lights at Victor Hills!  We uncover how this is no run of the mill light show you might seeing driving home from the mall.  It was awesome having Mike in studio to hear about this truly unique and special family event.  They’ll be …

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Introducing the PubGPS Podcast – Local Wisdom On Tap

My normal operating speed for new projects is roughly a two year turn around time.  The PubGPS blog was hatched in the spring of 2016, but didn’t grow wings till the spring of 2018.  In the fall of 2017, the podcast idea was born and with much excitement today we kick it out the PubGPS Podcast – Local Wisdom On …