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Love Hate Tattoo Hosts 11th Annual Roc City Tattoo Expo

April 19th, 2019
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By Samson Weinberg

Tattoos are becoming more and more popular every year, with 47% of Millennials and 36% of Gen Xers saying they have at least one tattoo. In total, that turns out to be 45 million Americans with ink. This turns out If you have yet to get your first tattoo, your best chance might be quickly approaching, as local tattoo shop Love Hate Tattoo hosts the 11th annual Roc City Tattoo Expo. The expo features a variety of local and visiting tattoo artists, piercers, vendors, and more, and will take place between April 26th and 28th this year.

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Tongue-Tie and Breast-Feeding: Rochester Doctor Discusses Ankyloglossia

March 30th, 2019
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By Sammi Cohen

Ankyloglossia is a condition present at birth that can lead to serious problems for both a child and mother. Ankyloglossia is a scary medical term that not too many people are familiar with. This condition is more commonly known, simply, as tongue-tie, which affects between 4% and 11% of newborn babies.

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NYS Construction Industry Has A Major Racial Disparity, Study Shows

March 20th, 2019
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By Sammi Cohen

People of color in central New York aren’t getting a fair number of jobs in the construction industry, a local study finds. According to a new study by the Urban Jobs Task Force and the Legal Services of Central New York, there’s a major racial disparity in the New York construction industry despite people of color making up a quarter of the state population.

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Aldi’s In ROC: Grocery Chain Eyeing North Winton As New Store Location

February 28th, 2019
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By Sammi Cohen

Aldi is the common brand of a German family-owned discount supermarket chain with over 10,000 stores in 20 countries. The grocery chain was founded by Karl and Theo Albrecht in 1946 when they took over their mother’s store in Essen, which had been in operation since 1913.

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As Opioid Addiction Crisis Persists, Local Greece Dentist Takes Action

February 26th, 2019
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By Melissa Brewer

Local dentist Dr. Susan Bracker is taking action in the face of a national addiction crisis. She has vowed to run an opioid-free clinic in an attempt to lower the number of people who first experience the addictive drug through the prescriptions dentists give out after surgery. Of the 20.5 million Americans 12 or older that had a substance use disorder in 2015, 2 million had a substance use disorder involving prescription pain relievers and 591,000 had a substance use disorder involving heroin. Sadly, as of 2016, about 948,000 Americans reported using heroin.

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Here’s How Rochester is Celebrating Black History Month

February 21st, 2019
Posted in Art + Culture, Rochester History, Rochester News | 1 Comment »

By Sammi Cohen

February is Black History Month, and this year’s celebration is a special one for Rochester residents in particular. That’s because February 2019 is also the bicentennial anniversary of famed abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass, who later made his home in the Flower City. Not only is Douglass immortalized throughout Rochester in the form of statues for all to see throughout the year, but the University of Rochester’s Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies will partner with the school’s Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation library facility to showcase Douglass’s work and life.

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Rochester History Reflected in Collection of Bus Passes

August 15th, 2017
Posted in Rochester History, Rochester Images, Rochester Subway, Rochester Subway Stories, Train/Railroad Stuff, Transit + Infrastructure | 2 Comments »

Gilbert Hunt was a trolley and bus operator with Rochester Transit Corporation for 40 years. His collection of transit passes is up for grabs. [IMAGE: From the collection of Gilbert Hunt]
By Mike Governale

Gilbert Hunt was a trolley and bus operator for Rochester Transit Corporation (the predecessor organization of RTS) from 1907 to 1948. When Gilbert retired in 1948 the Democrat & Chronicle published a story about him and his impressive collection of Rochester transit passes which he amassed over his long career. That collection is now up for grabs…

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Bike Share and You

January 9th, 2017
Posted in Rochester News, Transit + Infrastructure, Urban Development | 5 Comments »

Map of potential bike share stations [PHOTO: Zagster]
By Matthew Denker

As some of you may have heard, bike shareexternal link is coming to Rochester.external link I’ve considered writing about it all sorts of ways. I thought about mentioning how manyexternal link other cities have it. Or how safeexternal link it is. Or even the specific plansexternal link for Rochester (warning: PDF). As you may have already guessed, I’m not about to do any of that. Instead, I’d like to discuss what bike share has meant for me over the past decade, and what it might mean for you too.

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Notes from the Fringe 2016: The countdown begins!

December 8th, 2016
Posted in Art + Culture, Rochester Destinations, Rochester News | Comments Off on Notes from the Fringe 2016: The countdown begins!

Cirque du Fringe: MIRACLE CURE & Other Wonders from the Vagabond Caravan. [IMAGE: Provide]
By Joanne Brokaw

Rochester’s arts and entertainment community is in the final stages of preparation for the 2016 First Niagara Fringe Festival external link, which takes place Thursday, September 15 to Saturday, September 24, all across Rochester. There will be more than 500 performances at more than 25 venues in and around the city. And 170 of those performances are totally free!

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RocLinks 10/29/16

October 29th, 2016
Posted in Architecture, Art + Culture, Rochester News, Urban Development | 10 Comments »

Rendering of Parcel 5 Proposal by Fraser Smillie [PHOTO: DeWolff Partnership Architects]
By Matthew Denker

50 Shades of Eh?

Somewhat unexpectedly, a fifth proposalexternal link for Midtown Parcel 5 was submitted. Spoiler alert, it’s, how to be polite about this, different. Ok, fine, it’s terrible. It’s bad. It’s terribad. It might even be a false flag operation to make the submitted proposals look better. I don’t know, but inexplicably it’s being taken seriously by parts of the city which is creating unrestexternal link with other parts of the city. I’d be calling for the popcorn if this weren’t the future of the middle of our town on the line.

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Rochester 1982

October 19th, 2016
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Downtown Rochester from the Cascade District [PHOTO: Rochester City Hall]
By Matthew Denker

While poking around the Rochester Image Database that the Monroe Public Library so lovingly maintains, I bumped into a series of 24 aerial photographs taken in 1982. That in and of itself wouldn’t be the most interesting thing ever, except the images portray Rochester in the middle of an incredible transition to be much closer to the city we know now than the one anyone might have recognized from before.

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RocLinks 10/15/16

October 15th, 2016
Posted in Opinion, Rochester News | 6 Comments »

Belnord Apartments in 1921 (now the Rite Aid at Monroe and Goodman) [PHOTO: Rochester Museum and Science Center
By Matthew Denker

Baby Steps

If you spend any amount of time looking at real estate in Rochester, you might discover that there are a non-zero number of vacant properties (although not as many as you might think). Others have noticed too, and a reportexternal link on them has been written by Monroe County. While some of their solutions are laudable, it seems that access to capital for renovations isn’t there. This is one of the biggest problems, whether it’s for home owners themselves or investors.

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RocLinks 10/8/16

October 8th, 2016
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Donuts Delite Ad. [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 8/29/60]
By Matthew Denker

Yum Part 1

It’s that time of year again. Fried cakesexternal link are in. And here are a bunch of delicious sounding ones.

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RocLinks 10/1/16

October 1st, 2016
Posted in Architecture, Events, Urban Development | 2 Comments »

Unbuilt SOM design for Riverside North of Main Street. [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 4/3/66]
By Matthew Denker

The Other Other Other Shoe

Gallina and Dutton showed offexternal link their proposal for Parcel 5. It’s a pretty flashy mid-rise proposal with some open space to boot. Color me intrigued.

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Filling In: re:Main Social

September 25th, 2016
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Overhead view of Main Street from Clinton to St. Paul [PHOTO: RPL Local History Division]
By Matthew Denker

Today’s Filling in is just a little bit different than usual. Instead of looking at one building or one site, we’re going to take a look at a whole block. Namely, Main Street from Clinton to St. Paul. If you hadn’t already heard, there is a huge event called The re:Main Socialexternal link taking place there on October 1st. I hope all of you are able to make it. In the lead up to it, let’s discuss some short to long term visions for the area.

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RocLinks 9/17/16

September 17th, 2016
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490 and Inner Loop Progress [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 5/26/57]
By Matthew Denker

Don’t Call it a Loop

The City announcedexternal link the Inner Loop RFP winners. The three proposals that won aren’t bad. No Great Wolf Lodge, at least. One of the sites is being held for a future RFP. Best of luck to all the winning proposals.

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Not In My Front Yard

September 11th, 2016
Posted in Opinion, Rochester Images, Rochester News, Transit + Infrastructure | 6 Comments »

Some neighbors who live along this road in Irondequoit would like sidewalks. Others would not. [IMAGE: RochesterSubway.com]
By Mike Governale

When Andrea Chervenak received a letter earlier this year from the Town of Irondequoit notifying her that a sidewalk was being proposed for her street, she was thrilled. Unfortunately for Andrea, her neighbors’ front lawns are more important than her children’s safety. To hammer this nonsensical point home, some people even made lawn signs…

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