Summer 2019|volume 12|Issue 4

    Featured articles

    Salem’s Market and Grill, an international food emporium and restaurant at 2923 Penn Avenue, opened in 2010 as a larger version of the Salem family   Read More ...

    As transplanted New Jerseyans, I and my family have spent the last 12 years becoming familiar with an area of the country that had captivated   Read More ...

    Bombardier Transportation’s Rail Control Solutions (RCS) group began relocating its Americas headquarters to the Strip District from West Mifflin in April, bringing 425 jobs along with   Read More ...

    It was serendipitous that I was asked to write this article. Usually, I pitch story ideas; but not knowing anything about the subject of the   Read More ...

    Jim Nied is a warm, humble guy with a bright smile and infectious laugh. It was truly a pleasure to while away a Tuesday afternoon   Read More ...

    Salem’s Market and Grill, an international food emporium and restaurant at 2923 Penn Avenue, opened in 2010 as a larger version of the Salem family store that had originated in Oakland. During the past eight years it has been warmly welcomed by locals plus the lunch crowd from nearby tech giants. Muslim shoppers from around Pittsburgh have been especially appreciative of the wide selection of religiously correct halal meat. What   Read More ...

    As transplanted New Jerseyans, I and my family have spent the last 12 years becoming familiar with an area of the country that had captivated us via several Pittsburgh vacation visits in the 1990s and early 2000s. What we fell in love with in southwestern Pennsylvania impelled us to choose to permanently live here (perhaps in part due to Rick Sebak’s very effective videos). Pittsburgh became our adopted hometown, loved   Read More ...

    Bombardier Transportation’s Rail Control Solutions (RCS) group began relocating its Americas headquarters to the Strip District from West Mifflin in April, bringing 425 jobs along with it. The RCS group will occupy about 90,000 square feet of space in the former Seagate building at One Waterfront Place, a 200,000-square-foot class A office building within the Buncher Company’s Riverfront Landing in the Strip District. The entire move should be completed by the   Read More ...

    It was serendipitous that I was asked to write this article. Usually, I pitch story ideas; but not knowing anything about the subject of the piece, I was just told, “It would be a fun article for you. It’s a garden shop in Lawrenceville and their sound therapy is really interesting.” My publisher was right! This was a fun article to write, and a fun place to visit, too. Gardenalia   Read More ...

    Jim Nied is a warm, humble guy with a bright smile and infectious laugh. It was truly a pleasure to while away a Tuesday afternoon with him at his now-closed family-owned business, Nied’s Hotel. As one hour turned into two, then three and almost four, it was clear that the hilarious and poignant stories about this Lawrenceville institution and the people who loved it are endless. That’s not surprising—although the   Read More ...

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