Spring 2016|volume 9|Issue 3

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    So, is it or isn’t it? That’s what many wonder when they hear the name Nied’s Hotel. Perhaps you first heard of the Nied’s Hotel   Read More ...

    If there’s any place in Pittsburgh where art and technology intersect, it’s at Paul Michael Design in Lawrenceville. The jewelry-design company’s founder and lead designer,   Read More ...

    Mention advertising to someone and Madison Avenue may quickly come to mind. For years, the Mad Men center of advertising has been an industry stronghold   Read More ...

    When Ryan Lammie walked into the front offices of Radiant Hall in 2012, he had no idea he was about to start a revolution in   Read More ...

    It took an hour and a half to ride the streetcar from Meadow Lands to Smallman Street. Wriggling on his seat in anticipation, Tim Urbanic   Read More ...

    So, is it or isn’t it? That’s what many wonder when they hear the name Nied’s Hotel. Perhaps you first heard of the Nied’s Hotel Band and assumed they just represented the house band at a bar. Maybe you thought Nied’s was simply a hotel. Perhaps you know Nied’s as a place to get a wonderful breakfast or a fish sandwich. Heck, maybe you were just standing outside and thought   Read More ...

    If there’s any place in Pittsburgh where art and technology intersect, it’s at Paul Michael Design in Lawrenceville. The jewelry-design company’s founder and lead designer, Paul Michael Bierker, has gained global recognition for his customized “geek” jewelry, which includes rings, pendants, bracelets, and earrings inspired by sci-fi, superhero, and fantasy pop culture. “We’ve become world famous for our geek work, particularly because we focus on the needs of our customers,”   Read More ...

    Mention advertising to someone and Madison Avenue may quickly come to mind. For years, the Mad Men center of advertising has been an industry stronghold along with cities such as Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Even though Pittsburgh has earned numerous accolades from major travel publications and media outlets as one of the most livable cities in the country, few would rank it as a top destination for   Read More ...

    When Ryan Lammie walked into the front offices of Radiant Hall in 2012, he had no idea he was about to start a revolution in the Pittsburgh arts community. An artist and Pine Township native, he had returned to Pittsburgh to escape from the skyrocketing costs of rent in Brooklyn. Now the executive director of Radiant Hall, Ryan did not plan on forming an artists’ collective when he first rented   Read More ...

    It took an hour and a half to ride the streetcar from Meadow Lands to Smallman Street. Wriggling on his seat in anticipation, Tim Urbanic was totally enthralled. He was on a great voyage and had no difficulty behaving. He wasn’t going to take a chance in being left behind. The sights and sounds were so different from home. In the bustle of the early 1950s Strip District, vendors hawked   Read More ...

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