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Hens and Chicks specializes in custom floral arrangements.

Spring blossoms in the Strip District: Three florists abloom in this ever-growing neighborhood

Long known as Pittsburgh's epicenter for gourmet and specialty food items, the Strip District is also becoming the go-to spot for burgeoning floral businesses. The vibrant neighborhood's flower shops and flower wholesalers play a large part in nurturing the history, current landscape, and future of the neighborhood.

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How the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's global student body contributes to city's educational offerings

In a city renowned for its institutions of higher education, the pre-professional division of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School contributes its own type of student to the texture of Pittsburgh’s diverse campuses. Marked by intense discipline and a rigorous schedule, the program instills professionalism, self-care, and mental and physical fortitude into its student body.

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The Pop Filtercast Episode #5 - 3/25/15

On this week's episode of the Pop Filtercast, we preview upcoming shows from Perfume Genius, Title Fight, Alvvays and local act Balloon Ride Fantasy, and share new music from Earl Sweatshirt and local act Cold Weather. Listen up!

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Happening around town: Happy hours with a twist

From bottle labeling parties to drinks with dinosaurs, Pittsburgh's beloved cultural institutions are redefining the rules of attraction. Pop City curates the city's most innovative mix-and-mingle experiences.

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Start With Art gives Pittsburgh newborns a baby step toward culture

More than 3,500 babies born throughout 2015 at local facilities will go home with an early appreciation of art, thanks to Start With Art: PGH. The project distributes signed, original photographs from local artists to newborns. 

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The Pop Filtercast Episode #2 - Local Music Round-up

In this week's episode of Pop Filtercast, we round up our favorite local music of the past few months and introduce a new segment. Listen up! 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic at Altar Bar

Underground hip-hop legend Aesop Rock comes to Altar Bar with partner in crime Rob Sonic, as well as opener Homeboy Sandman. 

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Pop City presents the Pop Filtercast podcast

Pop Filter Editor Patrick Bowman and music journalist Brandon Forbes host the inaugural episode of the Pop Filtercast podcast, where they do a deep dive into the best crop of concerts coming to Pittsburgh for the month of February. Listen up. 

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Shop local, eat global: Broaden your palate with Pittsburgh's ethnic food markets

Whether you're a home cook looking to spice things up in the kitchen or an expatriate craving a taste of the homeland, Pittsburgh's ethnic markets offer a rich taste of worldly cultures. 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: The Strip District Music Fest

The first-ever Strip District Music Fest showcases 70+ bands across a handful of traditional and alternative venues. 

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Once a trend, creative church reuse is now a modern tradition in Pittsburgh

Creative entrepreneurs have been resurrecting former Pittsburgh churches and turning them into all manner of gathering spaces for years. The movement has gained such momentum in the region that lately, the trend has turned into a kind of modern tradition. 

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: WYEP's 7th Annual Holiday Hootenanny

WYEP-FM rolls out the seventh incarnation of its Holiday Hootenanny at Stage AE on Dec. 11, featuring local musicians performing holiday standards.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Attack Theatre's Holiday Festival

Attack Theatre rings in the holiday season with a weekend of dance performances and seasonal merriment.

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Three Pittsburgh bakeries redefine wedding cake traditions

Want to know what you'll be eating for dessert at the next wedding you're invited to? Pop City gets a taste of three Pittsburgh wedding cakes that aren't really even wedding cakes, exactly. 

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Candy + local craft beer = Halloween heaven for adults

Pittsburgh brewers treat us to their tricks for pairing local craft beers with classic Halloween candy.
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