Spring 2015|volume 8|Issue 3

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    Living in the Strip and Lawrenceville: Part 3 of a Series Working on an old house is like a mystery, a puzzle waiting to be   Read More ...

    Senti Restaurant, located in the new Doughboy complex on Butler Street, is the latest reason why Lawrence-ville’s main thoroughfare is becoming Pittsburgh’s bustling restaurant row.   Read More ...

    One of the most exciting of the Strip’s recent innovative new-construction projects, destined to impart a transformative aura to the whole district, is fully underway   Read More ...

    “Key Drop” is a mystery set in contemporary Lawrenceville. As mentioned elsewhere in the story, the shops along Lawrenceville’s Butler Street have changed from butchers   Read More ...

    For 22 years, Palate Partners and Dreadnought Wines have been a Strip District fixture, occupying a 4,000-square-foot, two-story space at 2013 Penn Avenue. However, after   Read More ...

    Living in the Strip and Lawrenceville: Part 3 of a Series Working on an old house is like a mystery, a puzzle waiting to be solved. Pittsburgh has its share of homes that are diamonds in the rough just waiting to be restored. Lawrenceville is the place to be if you are into renovating and revitalizing these amazing pieces of history. Mike Oncea and Tamala Johnson-Oncea are two people who   Read More ...

    Senti Restaurant, located in the new Doughboy complex on Butler Street, is the latest reason why Lawrence-ville’s main thoroughfare is becoming Pittsburgh’s bustling restaurant row. With a sharp black-and-white décor complemented by a wine bar wrapped in a heavily textured gold material, jewel-toned furniture in the central lounge area, plus cushy, comfortable seating, Senti provides an elegant atmosphere in which to enjoy Italian cuisine. Just expect the unexpected, not the   Read More ...

    One of the most exciting of the Strip’s recent innovative new-construction projects, destined to impart a transformative aura to the whole district, is fully underway along the area’s riverfront. Oxford Development Company and its partners broke ground in December on 3 Crossings, a $130 million, 11-acre mixed-use development situated along Smallman and Railroad streets, bound by 25th and 28th streets in Pittsburgh’s vibrant Strip District neighborhood. The project will reconnect   Read More ...

    “Key Drop” is a mystery set in contemporary Lawrenceville. As mentioned elsewhere in the story, the shops along Lawrenceville’s Butler Street have changed from butchers and bars and Woolworth’s to art galleries and coffee shops and boutiques, and the term LOLA (Lower Lawrence-ville Area) has replaced Sixth Ward. But most of those rowhouses contain several generations of Lawrenceville stock and traditions and values—if you wish to call them that­—which are   Read More ...

    For 22 years, Palate Partners and Dreadnought Wines have been a Strip District fixture, occupying a 4,000-square-foot, two-story space at 2013 Penn Avenue. However, after a seven-year search, the opportunity to own a building prompted the business to move to a new location in Lawrenceville. As of February 1, Palate Partners and Dreadnought Wines can be found at 3401 Liberty Avenue, near the Church Brew Works and the old Iron   Read More ...

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