Author Archives: Mike Dickinson

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Bucket List Many people in Rochester—particularly young people—already have notched a checkmark next to an item in a new bucket-list book. “100 Things to Do in America Before You Die” features a Rochester-only activity: “Find your favorite toy at the ...

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Keegan and Xerox One of the most viewed stories on the Rochester Business Journal website over the final week or so of May was one that rumbled with echoes of the Big Three era in Rochester. Xerox, with the retirement ...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7  “A Visit to the State Fair” for St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center: Join us for the 23rd Annual Auction & Party to benefit St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center. All proceeds support health care programs for the uninsured and underinsured.  ...

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What’s a catamount? The recent news that St. Bonaventure University’s men’s basketball team will return to Rochester for a game for the fourth straight year brought excitement to Bona fans and Division I hoops devotees. And the news that the ...

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In cider Cider and history fans can experience both at Genesee Country Village & Museum. The museum will be introducing its Flint & Steel Bourbon Barrel Hard Cider, produced in a 19th-century style, at History on Tap next Friday. The ...

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Sweet spot A recent report by Redfin, a Seattle-based residential real estate firm, lists Rochester as one of the best college towns in which to buy an investment property. Rochester, specifically the area near the University of Rochester, ranked No. ...

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Dog-tested lessons This week’s column will include a bit of self-indulgence, more than the usual amount, so please bear with us. Last week we said goodbye to an infrequent contributor to the Loop. Lucy, managing editor Mike Dickinson’s dog, had ...

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There’s a nap for that Oh, the wonderful twists life provides us. In kindergarten—we’re talking old-time kindergarten—we detested the forced naps, groaningly putting our heads on the desk as the lights were flicked off. Then for the rest of our ...

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