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SONGS BARTENDERS HATE

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SONGS BARTENDERS HATE

What tunes really grind their gears…

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Rochester’s Bigamist and First Entrepreneur

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Rochester’s Bigamist and First Entrepreneur

HISTORY OF EBENEZER “INDIAN” ALLEN

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Oliver Culver: Early Rochesterian and Busy Man

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Oliver Culver: Early Rochesterian and Busy Man

It certainly took a particular type of person to leave all that they knew and carve out a new life here. Luckily for Rochester, one such guy was Oliver Culver.

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Leo Lyons, The Rochester Jeffersons And The NFL

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Leo Lyons, The Rochester Jeffersons And The NFL

The grand beginnings of Rochester’s past extend to the NFL, with a team called the Rochester Jeffersons and an ambitious leader by the name of Leo Lyons.

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Interview with Jon Chopan, Pulled From The River

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Interview with Jon Chopan, Pulled From The River

Interview with the writer of Pulled From The River

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You Should Read: Pulled From The River

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You Should Read: Pulled From The River

A brutally honest fiction tale of Rochester NY

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Why You Should Read A Bit of Clune

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Why You Should Read A Bit of Clune

The OG Insomniac writer

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Rochester’s First Murder

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Rochester’s First Murder

William Lyman Killed by Octavius Barron Murder isn’t new to humanity; it isn’t even new to Rochester, a city that experienced 36 homicides just last year.  The tale of William Lyman and Octavius Barron is vastly similar the tales of men living in Rochester today.  The first murder recorded here took place on October 20th…

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