Winter 2017-18|volume 11|Issue 2

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    Chuck Hammel is often billed as the person who kickstarted the Strip District in its current renaissance phase. After all, it was his never-give-up attitude   Read More ...

    It is likely that no one knows Western Pennsylvania better than Ron Donoughe, Lawrenceville’s outstanding landscape painter. Donoughe (pronounced Donohew) is most at home away   Read More ...

    Home to an extensive array of nonprofits, foundations, and charities, Pittsburgh has been one of the country’s major philanthropic centers for over a century. After   Read More ...

    What are your fondest holiday memories? Are there any special traditions that you and your family and friends have been observing over the years? Maybe   Read More ...

    Chuck Hammel is often billed as the person who kickstarted the Strip District in its current renaissance phase. After all, it was his never-give-up attitude and his savvy business acumen that finally got the Cork Factory Lofts built nearly a decade ago. That was seen as the starting point for other developments throughout the Strip. He’s also the owner of the ambitious 2500 Smallman Street project, for which 11 condos   Read More ...

    It is likely that no one knows Western Pennsylvania better than Ron Donoughe, Lawrenceville’s outstanding landscape painter. Donoughe (pronounced Donohew) is most at home away from home, working outside in all sorts of weather. There he sets down his personal interpretations of this region’s countless aspects, its hills and houses, factories and fields, rivers and side streets. They are often captured in his oil paints in a day or less.   Read More ...

    Home to an extensive array of nonprofits, foundations, and charities, Pittsburgh has been one of the country’s major philanthropic centers for over a century. After all, it was Andrew Carnegie who said, “Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.” The wonderful people who inhabit our neighborhoods are quick to lend a hand when they see someone in need, but   Read More ...

    What are your fondest holiday memories? Are there any special traditions that you and your family and friends have been observing over the years? Maybe a certain place you visit during the season or a spectacular recollection from holidays past? We asked some merchants from Lawrenceville and the Strip District (and beyond) what their favorite holiday memories were. Naturally, for most, the pre-holiday season is one of the busiest times   Read More ...

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