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Two Upsets In One Year? Not Likely.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

RochesterSubway.com and CITY Newspaper will go head to head in CITY's 'Best Of 2013' contest. (see line #74 on the ballot)
In what’s being called one of Rochester’s biggest election upsets, City Council President Lovely Warren handed Mayor Tom Richards his hat in this week’s Democratic primary for mayor.

In another, unrelated election race, Rochesterians are now asking if RochesterSubway.com has any shot of upsetting CITY Newspaper for Best Local Website of 2013 in CITY Newspaper’s own “Best Of” contest external link (on line #74).

Spoiler alert: The answer is NO! — N… O.

I mean, come on! It’s CITY’s own contest. This ain’t no mayoral race.

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Mayor Richards Launches a Full Scale Assault on Preservation

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Mayor Thomas Richards has launched a full scale assault on preservation in Rochester. Tommy says,
It had been assumed among some preservationists that Mayor Thomas Richards was directly responsible for pressuring the Zoning Board and Planning Commission prior to their respective votes to allow the demolition of the historic Cataract Brewhouse. That was the unofficial word coming from people inside City Hall, and it’s no secret that big business executive types like to stick together. Now, after the dust from that battle over preservation has finally settled, and the rubble has been cleared away, the Mayor is affirming those assumptions and declaring all out war on preservation.

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