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Cooking club student Sam works with chefs from Spoon. Photo by Alaina Webber

Food Revolution Pittsburgh Cooking Club fundraises to close gap between quality food and city youth

The group is also looking to put on the largest Food Revolution Day in the world at Barack Obama Academy. 

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State of PA: Meet five faces of manufacturing in Pennsylvania

This essential industry remains an integral part of Pennsylvania's economy. Meet five people working to move manufacturing into the future.

Main Street, Carnegie, PA by Lee Paxton

Carnegie: Borough on the brink

As small businesses flock to Carnegie's idyllic Main Street, ten years after Hurricane Ivan flooded their streets, the borough just six miles ouside of Pittsburgh is starting to bounce back.

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State of play: Record Store Day in year eight

Pittsburgh area record stores are gearing up for the eighth year of national Record Store Day. But is the holiday helping or hurting their businesses?

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Laugh into the abyss with the Wham City Comedy Tour

Baltimore's Wham City Comedy Tour brings their deconstructive, multi-media sketch comedy show to Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Melwood Screening Room on Wednesday.

Bike Arch by Tylur French at Overton Park

National roundup: Cincy's beer boom, Cleveland's new leaders, Toronto's female founders

Our sister publications such as Yonge Street in Toronto, High Ground in Memphis and Model D in Detroit cover "what's next" for urban centers. In this recurring feature, we highlight the top stories in urban innovation from all across our national network.

Espresso a Mano in Lawrenceville

Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings

Pittsburgh is getting younger according to recent census data. We've rounded up some of the neighborhoods millenials are calling home.

Tyler Crumrine, the founder of Plays Inverse. Photo by Brian Cohen

Plays Inverse creates a literary experience for readers of the printed play

After years of reading poorly produced editions of his favorite shows, Tyler Crumrine indentified an opportunity to improve the printing quality of theatrical literature by starting a small press here in Pittsburgh.

Beers of the Burgh

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Beers of the Burgh Festival

Over 30 local and regional craft breweries come together in Lawrenceville for a unique, Pittsburgh-only beer festival.

Anna Martemucci, director of Hollidaysburgh. Photo by Sarah Cunningham

'The Chair' project demonstrates the film industry's impact on the Pittsburgh economy

The Chair, a 10-part documentary film series, depicts two directors making a film from the same script here in Pittsburgh. Hollywood producers partnered with Steeltown Entertainment and Point Park University to showcase the Steel City's versatility for shooting a feature film and benefit our local economy.

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What smart cities can learn from Memphis

The City of Memphis is on the rise thanks to a growing startup community, investments in bike lanes, a burgeoning arts district and people moving back to the city. Through it all, the city has listened to its residents and embraced ‘lean urbanism.’

Geek Art Green Innovators Festival Returns to Penn Avenue for Fifth Year

Pop Filter Hot Pick: The Geek Art Green Innovators Festival

The fifth anniversary of the Geek Art Green Innovators Festival brings together arts and culture, tech, education and economic development for one weekend on Penn Avenue.

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Developing a place for new Pittsburghers

Mayor Peduto has a goal to bring 20,000 new residents within the Pittsburgh city limits over the next 10 years. How does he plan to do it? By investing in residential development and thinking young.

Rachel Carlson on the Gateway Clipper

Connecting local businesses with the Pittsburgh community: A Q&A with Rachel Carlson of Yelp!

Carlson uses her passion for Pittsburgh to bring the online experience of Yelp! offline, connecting business owners with their communities in a visceral way.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Obvious Productions celebrates its two-year anniversary

Event production, artist management and streetwear designer, Obvious Productions celebrates its second birthday with a show featuring electronic musician Natasha Kmeto.
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