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City Newspaper's 2012 South Wedge-Ucation

Get Wedge-Ucated on Thursday, September 13

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City Newspaper's South Wedge-Ucation is back! This year's event, presented by Visit Rochester, will feature RIDICULOUS offers from South Wedge merchants, deals and information from some of Rochester's top arts & cultural organizations, and more.

South Wedge-Ucation is FREE and open to the public, and is an especially good time for local college students. Why's that? The first 250 students to show up with valid college IDs will get FREE goody bags stuffed with awesome swag.

Come on down to the South Wedge

neighborhood Thursday, September 13, 5-8 p.m. for a night on the town that's light on your wallet. Offers are still coming in, but so far you can look for:

-Solera (647 South Ave.): Select glasses of wine for $4

-Genesee Co-Op Credit Union (395 Gregory St.): FREE credit-union membership ($10 value)

-ROC City Sammich (mobile food truck, parked in the Houseparts lot at 540 South Ave.): ALL Roc City Sammiches for $5, plus FREE side of deep-fried pickles

-Coffee Connection (681 South Ave.): Half-off large coffees and $1 off any coffee beans by the pound

-South Wedge Spirits and Wine (661 South Ave.): Three-glass mini wine box for $6; FREE wine tasting and select pints for $10 or less (21 and over only)

-Caverly's Irish Pub (741 South Ave.): $2.50 pints of Dundee Oktoberfest or Saranac Pumpkin Ale (21 and over only)

-Boulder Coffee Co. (100 Alexander St.): $1 medium brewed coffees

-Mise en Place (683 South Ave.): Buy 1 meatball, get 1 free ($1.50); $1.50 pommes frite with chili cheese; $3.75 jumbo chili cheese dogs

-Napa Woodfired Pizza (573 S. Clinton Ave.): $3 wood-fired 6" pizzas: Margherita, Simply Red with pepperoni, or Simply White

-Zeppa Bistro (315 Gregory St.): Half-off any draft beer selection

-Little Venice Pizza (742 South Ave.): $1.50 cheese or $2 pepperoni pizza slices

-Tap & Mallet (381 Gregory St.): $3 pints of seasonal draft beer (21 and over only)

-Cheesy Eddie's (602 South Ave.): Buy one carrot-cake cupcake, get one FREE (limit a TOTAL of 4 cupcakes per customer)

-Peppa Pot Restaurant (133 Gregory St.): $2.50 Peppa Pot sampler (rice, meat or veggies, fried plantains)

-John's Tex Mex (489 South Ave.): $1.50 empanadas, $1.50 Mexican "mush" and chips, $1.50 Tecate beers

-Equal Ground (750 South Ave.): Buy one drink (hot or cold), dessert, or ice cream and get the second (equal or lesser value) FREE

-Period Bath Supply Company (528 South Ave.): Buy-one-get-one-free select soaps

-Historic Houseparts (540 South Ave.): 50 percent off select merchandise

-Swedge Shop (732 South Ave.): 50 percent off South Wedge pint glasses

-Echo Tone Music (571 South Ave.): $29.99 Diamond Head ukuleles (assorted colors)

-Magix (653 South Ave.): 50 percent off select merchandise and FREE cupcake with any purchase

-Le Petit Poutine (mobile food truck): $3 poutine (traditional and vegetarian/gluten free)

-Harry G's (678 South Ave.): Full-sized subs at half price

-Chowder Up Seafood Truck (mobile food truck): FREE 4 oz. clam chowder w/purchase of lobster roll, crab sandwich, seafood burrito, soft seafood taco, or jambalaya skewer

-Tango Cafe (389 Gregory St.): FREE dance lessons every 20 minutes, and $1.25 empanadas

-Surface Salon (661 South Ave.): $7 haircuts for men, $15 haircuts for women (walk-ins only). Plus, wax one eyebrow, wax the other for FREE

-Now and Zen (658 South Ave.): 50 percent off select items

-Thread (654 South Ave.): Discounted fashions for $10 or $15

-Open Face (651 South Ave.): Half-off half-and-half cookies, $1 home-brewed gourmet-flavored water

-Premier Pastry (433 South Ave.): A Sweet Surprise, a box of goodies for $3 (limit 1 per customer)

-Hedonist (674 South Ave.): $1 mini scoops of Hedonist Ice Cream and 25 cent chocolate medallions

-Lux Lounge (666 South Ave.): $1 PBRs and $2 Atomic Wedgie shots (21 and over only)

-Nathaniel Square Store (495 South Ave.): $1 off six-packs regularly priced $6 or more

-Glover's Barber Shop (700 South Ave.): $8 haircuts

-Plastic (650 South Ave.): 50 percent off select merchandise

-TellTale Tattoo (656 South Ave.): Buy a $100 tattoo gift certificate for only $50, and get entered to win a $200 tattoo gift certificate. Plus: live D.J.

-Mellow Madness Tattoo Parlor (435 South Ave.): Get a bonus 50 percent on gift certificates purchased noon-8 p.m.

-Full Moon Vista (661 South Ave.): Bike light set for $9.99 (regularly $20; while supplies last)

-Zak's Avenue (661 South Ave.): 40 percent to 50 percent off select merchandise

-South Wedge Spirits and Wine (661 South Ave.): FREE wine tasting and select pints for $10 or less! (21 and over only)

-Bauman's Barbershop (697 South Ave.): $6 haircuts

-Needle Drop Records (304 Gregory St.): 40 percent off used LP's (excluding consignment stock) and 20 percent off all new LP's

The following arts groups will be on hand to tell you all about their upcoming offerings: Rochester Fringe Festival, Geva Theatre, ImageOut Lesbian & Gay Film and Video Festival, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, George Eastman House/Dryden Theatre, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Water Street Music Hall, the Bug Jar, Abilene, Writers & Books, TheatreROCs, and more to come!

City's South Wedge-Ucation event is also sponsored by the Genesee Co-Op federal Credit Union and the Business Association of the South Wedge.

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