Pittsburgh Spotlight: Getting to Know Joylette Portlock PhD & Sustainable Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Spotlight: Getting to Know Joylette Portlock PhD & Sustainable Pittsburgh

In recent decades, humanity’s impact on the environment has increasingly become a topic of interest-both on a global and local stage. And while leaders from across the world gather to discuss ways to incorporate sustainability and eco-friendly practices into national policy, it is important to recognize the efforts and groundbreaking movements happening on a local level. We reached out to Sustainable Pittsburgh, a nonprofit advancing

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Plots of Famous Pittsburghers

Plots of Famous Pittsburghers

Throughout our area’s history, people who have been born here or have come here and made an impact on the world—some for good, while others not so much. Here’s a look at some famous people associated with Pittsburgh and where they have been laid to rest. John Brashear Most people associate parks with fun, but Riverview Park on the city’s North Side is also a

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Creating America’s Best Front Yard

Creating America’s Best Front Yard

When Kevin Anthony Prall and his husband, Layne Bennett, bought their historic home in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, they knew there would be a lot of work to fix it up, but what they didn’t know was that their hard work and beautiful garden would eventually earn them the title of America’s Best Front Yard from Better Homes and Gardens. A Botanical Paradise Kevin and Layne’s

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Pittsburgh’s City Seal: The Black and Gold Source

Pittsburgh’s City Seal: The Black and Gold Source

We all know that black and gold are the colors associated with Pittsburgh. But did you know that it’s William Pitt himself–the city’s namesake–who gave those colors to the city? It all goes back to the city’s charter and the creation of the city’s official seal. In 1816, Pittsburgh was chartered as a city, and creating a city seal was a priority. The city fathers

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Business to Consumer Directory

Business to Consumer Directory

Cecilia Lora Refucilo Winery We produce high-quality Argentinian wines from our vineyard in the Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina. Our store is located at 907 Western Avenue in Pittsburgh’s North Side community.  Come enjoy our wine and tapas, which have been created to complement your wine tasting experience. Our wine bottles are also available to go. We have live music twice a month. Check our

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RMU Courts Headliners and Conferences With Its New UPMC Events Center

RMU Courts Headliners and Conferences With Its New UPMC Events Center

In May 2019, Robert Morris University debuted its new $43 million UPMC Events Center, which will not only serve as the home for both the Colonials men’s and women’s basketball teams and women’s volleyball team, but is also a state-of-art, gleaming venue that will play host to family-friendly shows and concerts. “The events center was constructed on the former site of the Sewell Center and

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Zambelli Fireworks

Zambelli Fireworks

Many immigrants to the U.S. brought recipes with them from the Old Country, but Antony Zambelli was a bit different. When he came, he didn’t bring recipes for his grandmother’s Christmas cookies or his mother’s delicious pasta; he brought his family’s recipes for creating fireworks. Thank goodness he did so, otherwise our skies for the past one hundred plus years would have been a lot

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Business to Business Directory

Business to Business Directory

Denise Sinkavich DDS Web Design LLC DDS Web Design LLC has been creating custom results-oriented websites for businesses and non-profits since 1999, with a focus on excellent responsive server. We offer a complete turn key solution for our clients with a major focus on having them rank in search engines. The secret to our success is the partnership we form with our clients and our

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Fielding 11 Fun Facts About Pittsburgh’s Riverhounds Soccer Club

Fielding 11 Fun Facts About Pittsburgh’s Riverhounds Soccer Club

Pittsburgh has had several soccer teams come and go, like the Pittsburgh Phantoms who lasted only one year, and the Pittsburgh Spirit, who played for seven seasons starting in the late 1970s. Outlasting them all are the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, who have been around for two decades. The following are some fun facts about the Hounds. Initially, the Riverhounds were called the “Riverdogs,” but the Minor

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Health and Wellness Directory

Health and Wellness Directory

Michael Ocilka, CLTC LTCEPP The biggest financial risk Americans face today is “not dying.” One’s Longevity Planning (retirement, life and LTC insurance, Medicare) should be a comprehensive, holistic process. As a Long-Term Care Education and Planning Specialist, I’ve discovered that paying for LTC services are another expense in life. The only two questions are where will the money come from and what will be the

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