Spring 2017|volume 10|Issue 3

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    May 31, 2002, started as a usual Friday in Lawrenceville. Toward the top of 45th Street one could hear the eternal drone of St. Francis   Read More ...

    For many Strip District shoppers and residents, stopping by the Mike Feinberg Company on Penn Avenue has become part of their routine, and so is   Read More ...

    When I was initially asked to write about Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle in the Strip, I struggled with how to approach it. After all, I   Read More ...

    GalleriE CHIZ, nestled along Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside, is a diamond in the rough. The gallery entrance boasts a ceramic-and-mirror mosaic that was done by   Read More ...

    We caught up with a terrific Lawrenceville artist whose striking color illustrations have over the years graced important promotions and who has recently gained much   Read More ...

    May 31, 2002, started as a usual Friday in Lawrenceville. Toward the top of 45th Street one could hear the eternal drone of St. Francis Hospital’s HVAC system mingled with songbirds and cawing crows from St. Mary Cemetery. Folks went shopping along Butler Street and Penn Avenue.  They cut their grass, watched TV, talked with neighbors, and did a hundred other things that fill an ordinary day; however, this Friday   Read More ...

    For many Strip District shoppers and residents, stopping by the Mike Feinberg Company on Penn Avenue has become part of their routine, and so is talking to owner Marcia Feinberg and her 88-year-old mom, Sylvia. But after 65 years, the Feinberg family is saying goodbye and closing its landmark store later this spring. The company was founded by Mike Feinberg, along with his wife Sylvia, in 1952 in a seven-story   Read More ...

    When I was initially asked to write about Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle in the Strip, I struggled with how to approach it. After all, I have been visiting them regularly since they opened 25 years ago. Whether it was listening to some Irish music (and later, more varieties) on Saturday night, grabbing some fish and chips and a Guinness with friends, or—my favorite of all—enjoying some live music on the   Read More ...

    GalleriE CHIZ, nestled along Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside, is a diamond in the rough. The gallery entrance boasts a ceramic-and-mirror mosaic that was done by local artists Laura Jean Miller and Bob Ziller. For over 20 years, owner and director Ellen Chisdes Neuberg has operated her art gallery in the building that once housed the Shadyside laundromat.  Inside the renovated three-level, approximately 2,000-square-foot space, visitors are welcomed to see life   Read More ...

    We caught up with a terrific Lawrenceville artist whose striking color illustrations have over the years graced important promotions and who has recently gained much attention for his two volumes of adult coloring books with Pittsburgh themes. Rick Antolic may not be a household name in the city, but he certainly should be. In interviewing him for this profile, it became apparent that he had an interesting story to tell—and   Read More ...

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