Rachel Barnhart discusses the “Headquarters Curse,” as it applies to Paetec’s recent dismal reporting. As yes, just what we need: yet another thing we have going for us in Rochester. I’ll be honest: the thought occurred to me as well. I mean, seriously, what does the Paetec plummet mean for their downtown headquarters and will people still be able to get cheap smokes there in the meanwhile? She misses a big one in the pantheon of failed enterprises in downtown, which is Frontier / Global Crossing.