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Lawrenceville


Lawrenceville is one of Pittsburgh's hottest neighborhoods, filled with cool restaurants, galleries and retail shops along the impressive main street called Butler St. From lower Larryville to Upper, there's a place for all the young professionals flocking there, including the artists and creative folk. Here you'll find new townhouses and condos alongside old row houses, some renovated, some ripe for it. Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute is in one rehabbed old factory building, while the Ice Factory is housed in another. And behind castled gates from bustling Butler Street, the dreamlike Allegheny Cemetery reposes. 

Getting around Lawrenceville is easy with these PAT routes:

Butler Street: 64 from Lawrenceville to the Waterfront; 91 from Downtown to Waterworks; 93 from Lawrenceville to Oakland.
Penn Avenue: 54 from the North Side to the South Side via Oakland; 88 from Downtown to Bakery Square.
Liberty Avenue: 86 from Downtown to Wilkinsburg; 87 from Downtown to Morningside/Stanton Heights.

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Grandview Avenue

9 DIY fixes to spruce up your block on a shoestring budget

Fixing up the common areas in your neighborhood can have a butterfly effect that enlivens the whole community. Cheap and easy, these nine do-it-yourself tips can transform a street from so-so to showstopper.

Shopping al fesco

'Tis the season for shopping local: 6 can't-miss holiday markets

Support Pittsburgh's arts-and-crafts entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday and every day through the holidays. With so many choices for locally made gifts, you're sure to find a special something for everyone on your list.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Broughton's Rules album release party

Brillobox hosts an album release party for Anechoic Horizon, the sophomore effort from Pittsburgh supergroup Broughton's Rules.

Sleeping accommodations at Not Another Hostel.

Reddit saves Not Another Hostel

Jon Potter, 24, runs Pittsburgh's only hostel. After hosting a string of subpar guests this summer, he considered closing down. But the people of Reddit restored his faith in humanity.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Pop City Presents Wilco documentary at Row House Cinema

For the second installment of Pop City Presents at Row House Cinema, we are showing the music documentary "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: a Film About Wilco." To honor the band's Windy City home, we paired the film with a handful of Chicago beers. 
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Lawrenceville Founders

Emily Kaufman of Emport

Emily Kaufman of Emport

City: Lawrenceville

This blogger was looking for more info on a company that made a gluten detection kit and wound up forming a company to distribute GlutenTox.

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