- The city is a leader in job growth, adding more new positions than Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany combined.
- A teen doused his two-story family home in gasoline and set it on fire early Wednesday morning.
- Mayor Tom Richards allowed Occupy Rochester protesters to stay in a local park around the clock, making it the "only city in New York to provide a legal basis for an Occupy encampment," according to the Washington Post.
- Just in case you were tempted to question the city's pride, this is an amazing ode to Rochester's best. You're welcome.