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RocLinks 5/28/16

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By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

Now You See it…

It seems the artwork at the airport is disappearingexternal link at an alarming rate. While I do think we need to keep it fresh, at least announcing some kind of rotation would set minds at ease. It would be a shame to see the works completely gone, especially for just ads.

Charlotte

Hey, remember Charlotte? I do. Well new plans were shownexternal link this week. If the hotel comes out half as nice as these renderings, I’ll be impressed.

Size Matters

…But maybe not how you might think. A local builder is taking a swingexternal link at the tiny house trend. It’s not bad, but I am not sure it’ll work in Rochester without some zoning changes or a really above average design.

It Lives!

The Twilight Criterium ride is backexternal link this year. Give it a spin, and have a good time out there.

Send More Parks

Are you one of the people who thinks there just isn’t enough green space in the city despite never using any of the parks in town? Well you’re in luck, as the Preservation Society threw open the gatesexternal link to St. Joseph’s Park this year.

The Best, Jerry

And finally, Rochester recently had not one, but two of it’s stellar watering holes named best in the country.external link I know what you’re thinking, “Swan’s isn’t a bar!” And you’re right, but if you’re going there and not drinking beer, you might be doing it wrong.

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One Response to “RocLinks 5/28/16”

  1. Justin says:

    I was actually mad the first time I ate at Swan’s. Not because it was a bad experience, but I was mad that I hadn’t known it existed before.

    Seriously, it’s unique enough that people could treat it as a destination.


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