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The digital version of the 2016-17 Explore Greater Rochester is now available! To access it, click on the image above. 



Some notable Greater Rochester residents reflect on what they like best about the city and its surrounding area:

  Sixteen Ton president and and musician in the Tommy Brunett Band Tommy Brunett 



  VisitRochester CEO and president Don Jeffries 



  Monroe County County Executive Maggie Brooks



  Former RPO music director Christopher Seaman 



  Geva Theatre Center artistic director Mark Cuddy

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