Refucilo Winery

Refucilo Winery

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. -Louis Pasteur It’s not certain if Dr. Juan Antonio Lora believes as Louis Pasteur that wine is the most healthful and hygienic of drinks, but he and his wife, Cecilia, believe so much in the beverage that they purchased five acres in a managed vineyard in the Mendoza province of Argentina. They sell their wines

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Likes and Dislikes about Social Distancing

Likes and Dislikes about Social Distancing

It is said that every cloud has a silver lining, but the cloud of COVID-19 that has overshadowed the world is like no other we’ve seen in our lifetimes. Even a pandemic such as this has some bright spots. Here are some things we like and dislike about social distancing. Likes Dislikes Less Traffic We like less traffic. Rush hour and weekend traffic has been

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Robert Morris

Robert Morris

If George Washington had had his way, today, you may be seeing Morris on Broadway rather than the musical Hamilton. Robert Morris was known as the “Financier of the American Revolution” and was such a financial wizard that after the war, President George Washington offered him the position of Secretary of the Treasury in his cabinet. Morris declined the position and urged Washington to select Alexander Hamilton instead.

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Covid-19 Mother’s Day Gifts

Covid-19 Mother's Day Gifts

Although many things have changed with the arrival of COVID-19 and social distancing, some things haven’t—like how much we love and owe our moms and for that matter, grandmothers, aunts, or any special woman who has cared for us in life. With many of the stores closed for browsing, those who love to shop for that special gift are feeling a bit out of sorts.

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Boost Your Immune System

Boost Your Immune System

We all know to wash our hands and keep our distance from those who are sick to keep healthy. However, all those precautions take place outside our bodies. What can we do on the inside to keep from getting sick and to boost our immune systems? Two of the greatest influences on our immune system are our behaviors and our nutrition. Taking some simple steps

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Avoid the Quarantine 15

Avoid the Quarantine 15

It’s been over two weeks since Governor Wolf issued his stay-at-home order for Pennsylvania. However, many of us had already been sheltering in place or under quarantine orders before his official order was issued. Gyms and many parks in the area are closed, which means a fair number of Pittsburghers aren’t able to get out and exercise like we used to. What does that mean?

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Take Out Food for Quarantine

Take Out Food for Quarantine

It certainly goes without saying that our current situation in the world is unprecedented and it has been quite an adjustment for all of us. The good news for us “foodies” is that plenty of options exist to quench the need for mouthwatering, comfort food. With recommendations, government orders and guidelines changing by, what seems to be by the minute, restaurants and other businesses have

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Activities for Quarantine

Activities for Quarantine

Staying home is a new concept for many extroverts, especially when they weren’t planning on having to stay home for a long duration. Luckily, there are many local businesses offering solutions during life in the time of COVID-19. Whether you’re looking for a way to entertain your children while school is canceled or wanting to help support a local business, we’ve compiled a list of

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Community Support Beats Community Spread

Community Support Beats Community Spread

With the Coronavirus raging, we’re hearing a lot about “community spread” and how it passes along the virus. At Popular Pittsburgh, we know that we’re all in this together, and our greatest tool for beating this disease is practicing community support, helping those that we can in our community. Our web provider Chroma Marketing Essentials developed this useful resource to help their clients and the

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Driving Tours in the Pittsburgh Area

Driving Tours in the Pittsburgh Area

Back in the day, people used to take a Sunday drive to relax and get a change of scenery. If you are looking to expand your horizon, below are some driving tours that you can take to explore the area. Some are confined to city while others involve a bit more time in the car. With the help of GPS, you can simply search for

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