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Spring Hill, Mixing Past and Present for the Future

Natasha Dean stands infront of the WBU property, the new location of Rescue Street Farms and Spring Hill Brewing in Spring Hill. Photo credit: Victoria Stevans With a history of community residents work to recapture...

The Humble Barber Company finds success in modesty

Native Pittsburgh barber hopes to give Northsiders haircuts and one-on-one experiences By: Neil Strebig An hour and half before Bradly Richards opens the doors to his shop he sits on a wooden bench in the parlor’s...

Pittsburgh’s North Shore isn’t just a game day stop anymore

A new-look North Shore Avenue has more and more Pittsburghers visiting without their Steelers and Pirates gear on By: Neil Strebig Cover photo by Neil Strebig Decades ago Pittsburgh’s North Shore was home to the city's warehouse...

Allegheny City Brewing celebrates one-year anniversary

The Deutschtown microbrewery opened on Sept. 28 2016 and continues to be offer patrons a sensible, comforting atmosphere to unwind in By: Neil Strebig   Immediately as you stroll into the taproom at 507 Foreland Street you...

Chateau, a fragmented history and a colorful future

Outside of Johnny Angel's Ginchy Stuff in Chateau. Photo credit: Neil Strebig A historical hemorrhage from Manchester has left Chateau with a unique blend of cultural novelties despite a dwindling population By: Nick Eustis At first glance,...

Steel City Boxing fights for community, for Northside

The Spring Hill gym will pit its best boxers against the rest of the Greater Pittsburgh area in September 29 event: 'Northside vs. The Outside III' By: Charles Davis A boxing gym is judged by the...

Radiant Hall at Nova Place is a haven for artists and creators

Amidst the evolution of Nova Place a group of Northside artists find a sanctuary for their creative processes. By: Neil Strebig Outside of the former One Allegheny Center, a gaggle of businessmen strolls past the...

Troy Hill residents celebrate centuries of community and commerce

With a rich and diverse cultural heritage Troy Hill continues to preserve its neighborhood’s roots By: Bridget Fertal In 1842, a Catholic church started a cemetary on a plateau above the Allegheny River. German immigrants who...

Bistro To Go spreads communal message through food

  Owner, Nikki Heckman uses culinary program to empower local residents and strengthen community. By: Neil Strebig Bistro To Go manager, Brandon Jackson pauses himself mid-sentence, excuses himself from the interview and casually walks towards a homeless...

Carnegie Science Center Hosts Northside Neighborhood Day in August

Photo by Bridget Feral Inside Highmark SportsWorks new rope course By: Victoria Stevans Although summer maybe be winding down, the Carnegie Science Center is gearing up with new events, exhibits, and renovations that will take place throughout...