Fall 2014|volume 8|Issue 1

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    On the outskirts of Lawrenceville and in the shadow of the Bloomfield Bridge winds a venerable Pittsburgh roadway hidden well below street level. Off Liberty   Read More ...

    These days in the Strip there seems to be a new residential project under development every few months. Constructed in 1865, the Otto Milk building   Read More ...

    Walking into Dulcinea Bakeshop, the unmistakable aroma of cinnamon, sugar, and flour sails past your nose, blotting out all other senses, while putting your taste   Read More ...

    At a time when a generation welcomes the undead into their living rooms—think AMC’s The Walking Dead—and in a region that’s been primed for the   Read More ...

    Like many good stories, this one begins with a life-changing experience. Sam (Sammy) Sing Jr. worked as a UPS delivery driver for over 12 years,   Read More ...

    On the outskirts of Lawrenceville and in the shadow of the Bloomfield Bridge winds a venerable Pittsburgh roadway hidden well below street level. Off Liberty Avenue is Sassafras Street, which leads into Neville/Lorrigan, once a main thoroughfare but now boasting only a few industrial and business buildings, much overgrown foliage, and an extraordinary enterprise called Iron Eden. This is is John Walter’s labor of love, the centerpiece of an ever-expanding   Read More ...

    These days in the Strip there seems to be a new residential project under development every few months. Constructed in 1865, the Otto Milk building was one of the first industrial-use structures to be converted to luxury spaces that offers convenient city living to its residents. It housed the Phoenix Brewing Company for several decades before being used by the Otto Milk Company as a dairy-processing and storage facility. When   Read More ...

    Walking into Dulcinea Bakeshop, the unmistakable aroma of cinnamon, sugar, and flour sails past your nose, blotting out all other senses, while putting your taste buds on high alert. Dulcinea Bakeshop, located at 2627 Penn Avenue, is the newest kid on the Strip block. Since its grand opening on June 14, Dulcinea already has attracted regular customers, who gobble up the bakery’s signature cinnamon rolls and other equally delectable offerings.   Read More ...

    At a time when a generation welcomes the undead into their living rooms—think AMC’s The Walking Dead—and in a region that’s been primed for the zombie apocalypse since George A. Romero’s grisly Living Dead series, Pittsburgh should be ready for a new nightmare called Meltdown. Lawrenceville-based filmmaker Jake Mulliken adds a comedic element to the blood-and-guts hysteria of his brainchild zombie film, which he describes as a cross between Shaun   Read More ...

    Like many good stories, this one begins with a life-changing experience. Sam (Sammy) Sing Jr. worked as a UPS delivery driver for over 12 years, and although he enjoyed his work and the company, he always aspired to follow in his father’s and uncle’s footsteps by owning his own business. After suffering a mild heart attack, Sammy’s resulting realization of life’s fragility and brevity gave him that final push to   Read More ...

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