Summer 2017|volume 10|Issue 4

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    Whether you’re looking to buy or lease, residential properties in the Strip District and Lawrenceville neighborhoods are drawing people in. “Pittsburgh’s going through a new   Read More ...

    Janet L. McCall, longtime director of the Society for Contemporary Craft, is convinced this privately funded high-quality exhibition and design space made the right choice   Read More ...

    Ray Sugden, alias Tampa, as he appears on the cover of the bookSugden the Magician: The Wonder Show of the Century by Gary R. Frank—whose   Read More ...

    Where are you from? I am from a French-speaking country in central Africa called Cameroon. It is also known as mini-Africa because one can find   Read More ...

    Whether you’re looking to buy or lease, residential properties in the Strip District and Lawrenceville neighborhoods are drawing people in. “Pittsburgh’s going through a new renaissance right now where many people are looking to move back into the city,” says Sarah Madia, a realtor with RE/MAX Select Realty. “There has been a lot of housing demand just in the past two years.” Lawrenceville in particular, Madia says, is one of   Read More ...

    Janet L. McCall, longtime director of the Society for Contemporary Craft, is convinced this privately funded high-quality exhibition and design space made the right choice in 1986. The SCC, now generally referred to as Contemporary Craft, relocated that year to 2100 Smallman Street at the eastern end of the former Pennsylvania Railroad produce terminal in the Strip District. The organization had operated a fine-crafts gallery in the Allegheny River town   Read More ...

    Ray Sugden, alias Tampa, as he appears on the cover of the bookSugden the Magician: The Wonder Show of the Century by Gary R. Frank—whose other book is Tampa, England’s Court Magician, reflecting the two names by which the Lawrenceville performer was known. Although he is largely forgotten, in 1894 six-year-old Ray Stanley Sugden thrilled Lawrenceville children with card and mind-reading tricks.  Little did they know that the boy they   Read More ...

    Where are you from? I am from a French-speaking country in central Africa called Cameroon. It is also known as mini-Africa because one can find almost every tribe, culture, and food there. Consequently, a visit to Cameroon can make you feel as though you have visited all the countries of Africa. In addition, the Cameroon national football team has been known for being one of the most successful in Africa   Read More ...

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