Anti-abortion group can protest in front of Planned Parenthood office

The city has agreed with a conservative legal group that a local pro-life group is allowed to protest in front of the Planned Parenthood office on University Avenue without regard to an older court-ordered  15-foot buffer zone. Jim Havens and ROC Sidewalk Advocates have been protesting in front of Planned Parenthood peacefully in accordance with a 2005 federal injunction.


Downtown will have a 'Holiday Village' in December

Much of Martin Luther King Park will become a Holiday Village for every weekend in December, with a raft of family-oriented events and attractions.


Collins stays in

Chris Collins has become the unwanted guest Republicans just can't get rid of.


Urban Action 9/19

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

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Feedback 9/19

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Nazareth opens new arts center

A gala on Saturday, September 22, will mark the grand opening of Nazareth College's Jane and Laurence Glazer Music Performance Center. The $15.5 million facility will be the new home for the school's Department of Music, a space for both performance and rehearsals, serving one-fifth of Nazareth's student population.


Beechwood's bump in the road

Parsells Avenue is, at its heart, a neighborhood street. But the street – a former trolley car route – is wide and straight with no stop signs, so drivers feel comfortable going faster than they should.


No surprises

Dems' establishment wins the primary


Whole Foods project gets go ahead

Daniele Family Companies now has all of approvals it needs from the Town of Brighton to build Whole Foods Center. But the project faces lawsuits.


Rochester school district awaits yet another study

I hope the Distinguished Educator will tell us more than just what’s wrong. I hope he’ll be able to tell us why.

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Walking on Sunshine @ Veterans Memorial Park

Walking on Sunshine @ Veterans Memorial Park

Vino Noir @ Comedy at the Carlson

African American Wine Makers & live jazz....

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  • Re: VOTE NOW: Best of Rochester 2018 Final Ballot

    • That's what the nomination phase was for, voting for whomever you like.

    • on September 21, 2018
  • Re: VOTE NOW: Best of Rochester 2018 Final Ballot

    • I need an "other" option. How about Unkl Moe's Barbecue? Rochester Black Pride's Prom?

    • on September 21, 2018
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    • We can be thankful that in this error, I mean era, of Trump, "the worst…

    • on September 19, 2018
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