Fall 2017|volume 11|Issue 1

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    Known for their innovative designs, gorgeous upholstery, and forward-thinking techniques, Gene Sanes & Associates has once again found a way to adapt to their clients’   Read More ...

    It’s here! The first-ever privately owned craft liquor store in the state has opened in the Strip District—thanks to Christian Simmons, president/owner of Pennsylvania Libations.   Read More ...

    Pittsburghers and other residents of Western Pennsylvania may be tempted each February to revel in the festivities at one of our area’s most renowned towns,   Read More ...

    Prolific artist and 2007 Carnegie-Mellon University graduate Genevieve Barbee-Turner has always known where she was going. At age 4 she decided to be an artist   Read More ...

    No one knew that Sennott and Atwood [streets, in Oakland] would later be the birthplace of Pittsburgh Rock ’n’ Roll. It was a fluke timed   Read More ...

    Known for their innovative designs, gorgeous upholstery, and forward-thinking techniques, Gene Sanes & Associates has once again found a way to adapt to their clients’ changing furniture needs with a creative approach. Harriet Zion, the owner, has recently expanded the business to include a new custom-furniture venture in the Strip—aptly named SOFA! SOFA! SOFA!—and there is nothing like it in the area. “Fashion, function, and flexibility” is the mantra here, with   Read More ...

    It’s here! The first-ever privately owned craft liquor store in the state has opened in the Strip District—thanks to Christian Simmons, president/owner of Pennsylvania Libations. After much work and anticipation, Pennsylvania Libations secured the license and officially opened for business a few months ago on Penn Avenue in the heart of the Strip District. Simmons, no stranger to entrepreneurship, first cofounded a brewery in Latrobe, and later was a broker   Read More ...

    Pittsburghers and other residents of Western Pennsylvania may be tempted each February to revel in the festivities at one of our area’s most renowned towns, Punxsutawney, to see what groundhog Phil has to say about the end of winter. If you are making such a trip—or just enjoying the bucolic wonders of this region at any other time—you might want to look for signs for the sleepy village of Coolspring,   Read More ...

    Prolific artist and 2007 Carnegie-Mellon University graduate Genevieve Barbee-Turner has always known where she was going. At age 4 she decided to be an artist because, she says, “it was the only option for me.” At age 16 she realized that the 9-to-5 grind was not for her. She only applied to CMU because, as she explains, “it has an art program inside the school. My art is so important,   Read More ...

    No one knew that Sennott and Atwood [streets, in Oakland] would later be the birthplace of Pittsburgh Rock ’n’ Roll. It was a fluke timed perfectly…. Iron City Houserockers’ roadie Jay Flory encapsulates the serendipitous nature of it all: “It was a Greek tragedy, everything about the human condition was at The Decade. Everyone was entranced by youth and it was a microcosmic moment in time that can’t be repeated.   Read More ...

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