RocLinks 9/17/16

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490 and Inner Loop Progress [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 5/26/57]

     By       Matthew Denker

Don't Call it a Loop

The City     announced

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the Inner Loop RFP winners. The three proposals that won aren't bad. No Great Wolf Lodge, at least. One of the sites is being held for a future RFP. Best of luck to all the winning proposals.

Read on for more of this week's RocLinks...

Living on the Edge (Again)

The Rochester Fringe Festival

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is happening now (9/15 - 9/24 to be exact)! It looks to be as good this year as ever, so be sure to check it out for me. Just a few days left.

Late, but Wired

Coffee, amirite? I completely missed this a few weeks ago, but Rochesteriat     recommends

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a formidable list of coffee joints in the city. If you need to stay up late, try one, or maybe all of them.

Proposals out for Harambe Reprise

And finally, proposals for Parcel 5 at Midtown were due Friday.     Here

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are the four proposals submitted. I'll try to write about all of them soon. No casino, though. I found that interesting. Also interesting was that Wilmorite didn't bother to submit a formal proposal after their comical one pager earlier in the year. Go figure.    * * *

As always, use the comments below as open discussion for anything in these links - or let us know if there's a topic you'd like to see us hit more aggressively in future RocLinks. Have a great weekend!

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Chris Gemignani

Chris Gemignani

Rochester, NY, USA