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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.

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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.

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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.

Anne Lopez and Kylie Walker of Romeo Delivers at AlphaLab

The battle for talent: What cities are doing to attract urban professionals

For today's top talent, the job market is only one thing to consider when choosing where to live. They also want a vibrant city to plug into, a creative place where they can network with other smart people, and a dynamic place where they can find their next job.

On the beach in Erie.

Great weekend getaways in Western PA

Looking to get the heck out of dodge for the weekend? We’ve got three itineraries for two- to three-day trips that will satisfy summer wanderlust.  

Lake Erie Wine Country

Vino-vation

Lake Erie vintners are exploring new ways to keep tourists coming to the ever-growing Northwest, Pa. wine region, including more than just grapes.

Mountain Top Music Festival

Pop Filter Hot Pick: Mountain Top Music Festival

The Mountain Top Music Festival hosts some of the region's best indie rock at Mt. Washington's Grandview Park. 

Downtown Pittsburgh

What smart cities can learn from Pittsburgh

With a culture of collaboration, a willingness to change and a focus on creating the kind of urban environment that attracts creative talent, the Steel City has moved from gritty to green and is now poised for the next wave of growth.

The Baron family Croatian tamburitza band, Dormont, 1930.

Photographic memory

The Hillman Photography Initiative is collecting Pittsburgher's photos to construct a visual history of the city called A People's History of Pittsburgh.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: 1,2,3 return with ambitious double album "Big Weather"

Pittsburgh garage pop quartet 1,2,3 reemerge after label strife and personal crisis to release their most ambitious album yet, Big Weather.

See you after the holiday!

We'll be off next week celebrating Memorial Day, but we'll be back on June 4.
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