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Five Star Bank sets its sights on downtown

Five Star Bank’s plan to move downtown represents a critical step toward expansion in the Rochester area, bank officials say. The bank, which operates under parent company Financial Institutions Inc., last week said it was relocating its regional administrative center ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Accommodations

Bed & Breakfasts and Luxury Rentals 7 on Strath: 461-5010; 7onstrath.com A B&B at the Ellwanger Estate: 314-1793; ellwangerestate.com A B&B at the Genesee Country Inn: 538-2500; geneseecountryinn.com Abner Adams House: 657-4681; abneradamshouse.com Adams Basin Inn B&B on the Erie ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Andrew Gallina

Andrew Gallina, president, Gallina Development Corp. and a Rochester native with fond memories of downtown’s heyday The Metropolitan (formerly Chase Tower, which Gallina is converting): It is simply a beautiful building with such a rich history. Architecturally, I love the ...

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At the helm

Rochester ranks 10th among U.S. cities for female entrepreneurs. Using 2015 census data, financial organization Merchant Cash USA ranked some of the nation’s largest cities based on the number of small businesses per 10,000 people, rental costs and unemployment rate. ...

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Explore: City living

Downtown’s biggest news continues to be residential development. The luxury apartments in Tower280 at Midtown, below, are housed in a former 1960s office building that was connected to the first enclosed downtown mall in the country. Generations of Rochesterians remember ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Clement Chung

Clement Chung, chairman, Roc City Coalition, representing 50 young professional groups “Rochester is a city built on entrepreneurism and innovation, dating back to George Eastman and beyond. Today, that spirit is alive and well—no more so than among YPs, who, ...

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Explore Greater Rochester: Drink

Wine & Cider Bars / Retailers Apogee Wine Bar: 151 Park Ave., Rochester; 755-0457; facebook.com/apogeewinebar Brunello Wine Bar: 663 N. Winton Road, Rochester; 441-9571; brunellowinebar.com Chocolate & Vines: 757 University Ave., Rochester; 340-6362; chocolateandvines.com Finger Lakes Wine Center at Sonnenberg ...

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Graduate Degree Programs

1    Simon Business School 2    School of Medicine and Dentistry 3    Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences 4    Kate Gleason College of Engineering 5    Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences 6    Warner Graduate School of Education 7    Health ...

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Mixed message

For the second straight year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers in Albany stretched the definition of “on-time.”

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Portfolio: ITT Corp. (New York Stock Exchange–ITT)

Portfolio is a weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area. View this week’s Portfolio.  

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Comments from 2016 Best of the Web judges

Banking and Financial Services teamdkb.com DeJoy, Knauf, & Blood Extremely content-rich site with a wide variety of client resources. Good responsiveness for variety of screen sizes. Easy/consistent navigation. At max screen size, interior page text content is lengthy and difficult ...

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Best of the Web Buzz Award finalists

This year’s Best of the Web Buzz Award finalists are Blackfriars Theatre, Premium Mortgage Corp. and Roberts Communications Inc. The award goes to a local business or organization generating the most buzz on social media platforms—such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, ...

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2016 Best of the Web finalists

Banking and financial services teamdkb.com DeJoy, Knauf & Blood LLP Website went live: Approximately 2000 Last major overhaul: September 2015 Average number of page views per month: 2,264 Percentage of site traffic that is mobile: 78 percent of new sessions ...

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