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A Beer Four All Seasons

How local is your beer? Brewers add more fresh, locally grown ingredients

Despite our love of local brews, many of the ingredients in our favorite beers are not sourced locally. Learn how brewers in Toronto, The Twin Cities, Cleveland and Philly are tapping into the local farming movement in their communities to add more fresh ingredients.

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Pittsburgh famous: Davon Magwood

Local comedian Davon Magwood is on the brink. He's about to record his first album at the Rex then move to New York. Flying the nest means taking a risk, but it's one he is willing to chance given the prospect of bringing his brand of subtle, race-conscious comedy to the masses.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Drusky and VIA bring Kuenta i Tambu to Cattivo

Forward thinking production crew VIA lines up another excellent concert with internationally renowned island dance crew Kuenta i Tambu.

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Ridin' foodie: A day in the life of a Pittsburgh food truck

The words "street food" have gained new meaning in recent years with the advent of the modern food truck. Writer Caroline Gerdes boards new-on-the-scene Mac & Gold Truck for a day to find out what it means to run a restaurant on wheels.

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Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers

In America, women are significantly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math fields, but several Pittsburgh organizations are working to change the statistics. Through mentorship and hands-on experience these local programs are working to pave the way for a more gender balanced generation of STEM professionals.

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Where old-timey and online collide: A Q&A with Toby Greenwalt, CLP's director of digital strategy

From his blog, TheAnalogDivide.com to his new gig as the first ever director of digital strategy at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Toby Greenwalt is shaking the conservative librarian stereotype by using his interest in technology to keep the public library relevant to communities.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: River of Words inaugurates City of Asylum's Garden-to-Garden Artway

Venezuelan writer Israel Centeno and visual artists, Carolina Arnal and Gisela Romero collaborate on "River of Words," the first of five temporary public art commissions being installed along City of Asylum Pittsburgh’s Garden-to-Garden Artway.

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With space to grow, local food flourishes in Western PA

The area around Pittsburgh has everything it needs to foster a thriving locavore movement -- ample affordable farmland, creative community leaders and passionate chefs. Together, they're cooking up something powerful.

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With historic influx of urban residents, cities are seeing growth in amenities

After decades of population loss, many cities are now growing faster than the rest of their metro areas. Urban developers are trying to attract the right amenities to support the new wave of urbanites. So what’s needed to sustain a dense and vibrant city? The answers might surprise you.

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There's no place like home: A Q&A with Pittsburgh-born ceramic artist Nicole Aquillano

The Society For Contemporary Craft's summer resident, Nicole Aquillano, creates usable, ceramic art deeply rooted in place. Her inspiration comes from a longing she often feels for the home where she grew up in Beaver County.

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The best of Pop City in 2014

Pittsburgh keeps getting better and Pop City's not doing to shabby either. We took some time to reflect and compile some of the best, most well-read stories of 2014 so far.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: The National Aviary's 'Night in the Tropics'

The National Aviary's annual fundraising event "Night in the Tropics" remains a one-of-a-kind event featuring live music and food vendors.

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Local biz in da' Burgh: A Q&A with Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press

Commonwealth Press is the perfect example of the Pittsburgh startup dream—an entrepreneurial web designer made good. Learn more about how Dan Rugh translated tech and design skills into a successful branding firm and silk screen press.

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Finding a unique perspective of Pittsburgh through Airbnb

Airbnb is allowing Pittsburghers to redefine the staycation by opening their homes to travelers and helping them to see a more personal view of the Steel City.

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Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

Artists are often the first to move into urban neighborhoods, and also the first to move when rents escalate. Yet in the post-recession landscape, many communities are working together with artists to transform blight, engage residents and reimagine neighborhoods.
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