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Night in The Tropics 2014

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.

Dan Rugh and his Children

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.

Choderwood has an indoor pool that Airbnb guests are welcome to use.

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.

The Hinterlands at Play House

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.

We will grow

Breaking Braddock

Though this eastern borough of Pittsburgh may be small, its ideas are big. With a forward-thinking mayor and new businesses opening up, Braddock is poised to rise from the soot of the Edgar Thomson Steelworks stronger than ever.

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Have a great Fourth of July

We're taking off next week for the holiday. We hope you enjoy some grillin', chillin', fireworks and all things Fourth of July.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: 'Drag Me Home' zine and compilation release show

Local music scene mainstay, Rick Moslen releases his fanzine and compilation, Drag Me Home, with a show at Mr. Roboto Project.

Dick Zhang, founder and CEO of Identified Technologies

State of PA: Five companies looking beyond the bottom line

Whether they're disrupting summer reading, crafting a heat-producing window or inventing novel ways to save ink, these five ascendent entrepreneurs are growing their businesses, while also keeping an eye on their social impact.

PNC Bank in Lawrenceville

Over a century of startups: the top ten Pittsburgh-founded businesses of all time

Recently, Pittsburgh has become known as a great city for tech startups, but its history as a prime location for founding a business is much longer. Read on to learn about over 100 years of top businesses that started their booms in the 'Burgh.

Chris Hale

Q&A: Chris Hale of Victory Media talks about what's next for veterans returning home

With five media brands under the Victory Media umbrella, Hale and his troops are working to help veterans bridge the gap between active duty and active employment.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Sharon Van Etten and her volatile love

The Brooklyn-based chanteuse arrives in Pittsburgh on the heels of her critically lauded fourth album Are We There.

Lehr consults with a pregnant patient.

Making 'Burghers: How Pittsburgh innovates for pregnant women and babies

There are many reasons why it's great to have a family in Pittsburgh, not least of which are the many novel resources available to pregnant women and young children. From pharmacological research to the first milk bank in Pennsylvania, giving birth in the 'Burgh has never been better.

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Q&A: Dan Savage talks about the HUMP! National Tour

Nationally syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage talks about the national tour of his sex positive amateur adult film festival HUMP! which makes a stop in Pittsburgh on Fri., June 13.

Jan Beatty, director of Madwomen in the Attic.

Literary evolution: Madwomen in the Attic shakes up the model for creative writing workshops

Since 1979 the Carlow University writing group has empowered women to take a bigger place in the literary landscape by sharing their work.

Dr. Stanley Samuel of OcuSano Inc.

National roundup: Detroit's wind economy, Memphis' startup symphony, Toronto's Silicon Valley

Issue Media Group publications such as 83 Degrees in Tampa, Confluence in Denver 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.
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