Spring 18|volume 11|Issue 3

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    Sola Salon Studios opened its doors this winter at 2343 Smallman Street, and it seems like an ideal location for this cutting-edge business concept to   Read More ...

    Located just 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Johnstown has been a canal port, a railroad center, a steelmaking center, and a new home for   Read More ...

    Kathleen Zimbicki is an artist who has been an integral part of the art community in Pittsburgh for over 60 years. The Cultural Trust will   Read More ...

    If you stop by Bella Christie and Lil’ Z’s Sweet Boutique on Butler Street in Lawrenceville for your daily spoonful of sugar, you may notice   Read More ...

    Sola Salon Studios opened its doors this winter at 2343 Smallman Street, and it seems like an ideal location for this cutting-edge business concept to thrive. In the beautifully remodeled modern space, there are state-of-the-art two- and three-chair studio spaces lining the bright, open halls. Aside from suddenly realizing I desperately needed a haircut, during my visit I found myself wandering the salon and catching glimpses of stylists chatting with   Read More ...

    Located just 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Johnstown has been a canal port, a railroad center, a steelmaking center, and a new home for an assortment of European immigrants—in addition to being the Flood City. In 2015, Johnstown was proudly named the first Kraft Hockeyville USA, recognizing the community as the most passionate hockey town in the United States. If you liked the Rocky movies, you’ll love Johnstown. This   Read More ...

    Kathleen Zimbicki is an artist who has been an integral part of the art community in Pittsburgh for over 60 years. The Cultural Trust will present a show of her varied work at 707 Penn Gallery, opening July 6. Integral is not too strong a word to describe Zimbicki’s contributions. She has nurtured future generations of artists at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PCA), TouchStone, and Carnegie Mellon University,   Read More ...

    If you stop by Bella Christie and Lil’ Z’s Sweet Boutique on Butler Street in Lawrenceville for your daily spoonful of sugar, you may notice that the bakery has pared down its display cases. But don’t panic; you can still find a Hot Mess cookie (peanut butter, toffee, and white milk chocolate) or perhaps a HoHo cupcake (self-explanatory). What you will also notice are three interactive dessert stations that overflow   Read More ...

    On any given day, visitors strolling along Smallman Street in the Strip District are greeted with an instantly recognizable aroma: the enticing smell of hot, fresh donuts wafting through the doors of Peace, Love and Little Donuts. The business, which bills itself as “the grooviest donut shop this side of the Milky Way,” opened its doors to patrons in 2009. Originally located in a small, 204-square-foot storefront on Smallman Street   Read More ...

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