Bartenders of the South Wedge

Article courtesy of South Wedge Quarterly. View the original article here: . The drink I am pouring the most lately is… Whisky and Hot cider. it’s the perfect drink for a cold night. My LEAST favorite drink to make is… any drink that’s spilled or regurgitated in the bar. My current personal favorite beverage […]


Posted on February 4th, 2017

2015 Best of Rochester Awards

Thank you to City Newspaper for naming Lux the winner of: Best Neighborhood Bar Best Happy Hour …and a runner up for: Best Juke Box Best Place to Meet Singles Best Cheap Night Out


Posted on November 4th, 2015

South Wedge bar with devilish address is like no other

Lux Lounge is unlike any other bar or lounge in Rochester, something that’s won it a loyal following. It’s the type of place you’ll either love or hate. But check it out next time you’re looking for a break from the usual. The Place: Lux is in Rochester’s South Wedge neighborhood at 666 South Ave. […]


Posted on August 21st, 2008

BYO popcorn and makeout date

Karrie Laughton, headmistress of Lux Lounge, is a rabid movie buff who counts among her favorite filmmakers men like Wes Anderson and Jim Jarmusch. Yet despite quality taste in film, she readily cops to a soft spot for B movies, or flicks “so over-the-top ridiculous that you can’t help but chuckle.” Laughton doesn’t think that […]


Posted on August 3rd, 2005

Running a bar one hell of a job

Despite the ominous “666” on the building of Lux Lounge in Rochester’s South Wedge, the bar can easily be compared to Cheers, with a funky, eclectic, ultraphip aftertaste. Thanks to owner Karrie Laughton’s creative energy, the once-gutted space at 666 South Ave. has provided many Rochester bar-goers with an alternative to “meat markets.” After recently […]


Posted on November 22nd, 2004

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