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Best of Rochester 2013: Local Color 

Best Local Politician Louise Slaughter. @louiseslaughter (Runners up: Lisa Jacques | Tom Richards | Joe Robach)

Best Local Philanthropist George Eastman (Runners up: Tom Golisano | Matt MD Piccone | Danny Wegman)

Best Local Activist Group PAWS. Pawsofrochester.org. (Runners up: Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley | Metro Justice | Pitty Love Rochester)

Best Local Historical Site George Eastman House. 900 East Ave., 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org. (Runners up: High Falls | Mt. Hope Cemetery | Susan B. Anthony House)

Best Local Eyesore Irondequoit Mall. 285 Medley Centre Pkwy, Irondequoit. (Runners up: Downtown Rochester | Kodak Park | Midtown)

Best Local Library Central Library. 115 South Ave., 428-7300, libraryweb.org. (Runners up: Brighton | Greece | Pittsford)

Best Place to Take an Out-of-Towner Wegmans. Many area locations. wegmans.com. (Runners up: George Eastman House | High Falls | National Museum of Play)

Best Neighborhood Park Ave (Runners up: Neighborhood of the Arts | North Winton Village | South Wedge)

Best Local Park Highland Park (Runners up: Cobbs Hill | Ellison | Mendon Ponds)

Best Local Golf Course Oak Hill. 145 Kilbourn Road, 586-1660, oakhillcc.com. (Runners up: Durand Eastman | Ravenwood | Shadow Lake)

Best Local Sports Team Rochester Red Wings (Runners up: Amerks | Knighthawks | Rhinos)

Best Recreational Sports League Roc City Roller Derby (Runners up: GRADA Ultimate Frisbee | Hot Shots Volleyball | Kickball League of Rochester)

Best Local Radio Personality Brother Wease (Runners up: Bob Lonsberry | Jeremy Newman | Scott Spezzano)

Best Local TV Personality Scott Hetsko (Runners up: Don Alhart | Rachel Barnhart | Doug Emblidge)

Best Local Website 13wham.com (Runners up: rochestercitynewspaper.com | rochestersubway.com | rocwiki.org)

Best Local Twitter Feed @rachbarnhart (Runners up: @KevinRicotta | @runthedive | @Suzie_B_Anthony)

Best Local Podcast Rochester Insomniac (Runners up: 2nd Prints Podcast | Airwreck Radio | Rocpodcasts.com | Stuart Bedasso Show)

Best Local News Story of 2013 "Amazing Spider-Man 2" filming (Runners up: Obama's Visit | PGA Championship | Wall\Therapy)

Best Local News Story Ignored in 2013 Monroe County Corruption (Runners up: Benny Warr Assault | Knighthawks Championships | Police Brutality)

In This Guide...

  • Best of Rochester 2013

    Here's the deal
    Normally I start out the introduction to City Newspaper's annual Best of Rochester issue by blathering about the awesomeness of Rochester and making terrible puns based around that year's theme. I'm taking a different tactic this year — although there will probably still be puns.

  • Best of Rochester 2013: Food & Drink

    Best Pizza Mark's Pizzeria. Many area locations.

  • Best of Rochester 2013: Goods & Services

    New Retail Store Little Bleu Cheese Shop. 684 South Ave., 730-8296, littlebleucheese.com.

  • Best of Rochester 2013: Arts & Entertainment

    Best Local Band Something Else (Runners up: Bogs Visionary Orchestra | Cherry Bomb | Sirens & Sailors) Best Solo Musician Mikaela Davis (Runners up: Johnny Bauer | Hieronymus Bogs | Ted Nicolosi)

  • Best of Rochester 2013: Nightlife

    Best New Bar TRATA. 145 Culver Rd., 270-5460, tratarochester.com.

  • Best of Rochester 2013: CITY Critic Picks

    Best Way to Fool Others Into Thinking You Cooked From Scratch Newbury Park Pastries' Chicken Pot Pie

  • Best of Rochester 2013: Best Answers

    Off-the-cuff, sometime off-color responses to our Best of Rochester 2013 Primary Ballot
    Spelling bee "La Petite Pouting"; "La Petite Pouring"; "Pouting Truck"; "Me Petite Poutine"; "Poutite Poutine"; "Poutine: Have fun sorting through all of the spellings of that" (Best Food Truck)

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