October 2017

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True Grit: Homestead Mayor Betty Esper Just Won't Back Down

Homestead’s first and only woman mayor has worked tirelessly for her hometown during her 35-plus years in public office. As she faces reelection unopposed next month, the 84-year-old contemplates her role as the symbol of a gritty town fighting its way back.

Photo Essay: Silence on the Cell Block

A look inside the now-empty penitentiary on the banks of the Ohio.

Made in Pittsburgh: 5 Great Ideas

Modern-day creation in Pittsburgh doesn’t just involve physical products; we also have a knack for hatching new ideas that can solve problems in innovative, unexpected ways. These locally based thinkers are applying big thoughts to bigger problems.

Restaurant Review: Scratch Food + Beverage is King of the Hill

The Troy Hill neighborhood spot matures into a casual destination restaurant.

Daytripping: Touring The Region's Most Notorious Prison

Plan an overnight escape to the eerie edifice of Moundsville’s West Virginia Penitentiary.

Can This Steelers' Defense Hold the Line?

Early in the 2017 campaign, the Steelers’ defense has been tasked with coming together and growing up fast.

Zumba in the Pool Erases Poor Attitude, Gluttony and Vanity

Water Zumba promises to add a splash of variety to your normal workout routine.

Kaufmann's Clock: The History of Downtown's Iconic Timepiece

The Kaufmann’s Clock is not only a piece of urban decor and a massive, bronze timekeeper; it has famously been used as a meeting spot for generations of Pittsburghers.

At Home with Pittsburgh's Style Setters

Take a peek inside the stylish homes of some of the city's most well-known home-decor boutique owners.
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Why You Should Know: Vivian Lee Croft

Croft, founder of Girls Write Pittsburgh, mentors teenage girls.

Historic Men on an Ordinary Roadtrip Through Pittsburgh

Following the trail of the Vagabonds, a quartet of prominent travelers who journeyed to Pittsburgh and beyond.

True Grit: Homestead Mayor Betty Esper Just Won't Back Down

Homestead’s first and only woman mayor has worked tirelessly for her hometown during her 35-plus years in public office. As she faces reelection unopposed next month, the 84-year-old contemplates her role as the symbol of a gritty town fighting its way back.

Photo Essay: Silence on the Cell Block

A look inside the now-empty penitentiary on the banks of the Ohio.

Made in Pittsburgh: 5 Great Ideas

Modern-day creation in Pittsburgh doesn’t just involve physical products; we also have a knack for hatching new ideas that can solve problems in innovative, unexpected ways. These locally based thinkers are applying big thoughts to bigger problems.

Ron Molinaro is Dean of the Dough

The Il Pizzaiolo owner is two decades into his quest to perfect Neapolitan pizza.

Restaurant Review: Scratch Food + Beverage is King of the Hill

The Troy Hill neighborhood spot matures into a casual destination restaurant.

Daytripping: Touring The Region's Most Notorious Prison

Plan an overnight escape to the eerie edifice of Moundsville’s West Virginia Penitentiary.

Can This Steelers' Defense Hold the Line?

Early in the 2017 campaign, the Steelers’ defense has been tasked with coming together and growing up fast.

Zumba in the Pool Erases Poor Attitude, Gluttony and Vanity

Water Zumba promises to add a splash of variety to your normal workout routine.

Kaufmann's Clock: The History of Downtown's Iconic Timepiece

The Kaufmann’s Clock is not only a piece of urban decor and a massive, bronze timekeeper; it has famously been used as a meeting spot for generations of Pittsburghers.

At Home with Pittsburgh's Style Setters

Take a peek inside the stylish homes of some of the city's most well-known home-decor boutique owners.
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