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Game of chess empowers women, communities through strategic thinking

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Ashley Lynn Priore was four years old when she began playing competitive chess. Now she runs her own nonprofit, The Queen's Gambit Chess Institute,...

Mini-grant applications now open for small-scale community projects

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New Sun Rising’s One Northside (ONS) Mini-Grants are back. Story and photo by Alyse Horn-Pyatt Sometimes a lot of funding is needed to get a project...

Art exhibit centers on human experience through lens of Blackness

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BREATHE is a new art exhibit curated by Pittsburgh artist Grits Capone and featuring exclusively black artists. It's on display at Iamb Gallery at...

Northside German club crowns new Radish King

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“Radish Night” at Teutonia Männerchor has been a tradition for over 20 years. The event is a way to pay homage to Munchener Bier...

Fineview’s Dolores Swartworth led a life of service

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Dolores Swartworth, longtime Northside activist and resident of Fineview, died on May 24. In her 88 years, she was a dedicated volunteer, community activist,...

On the Scene: Deutschtown Music Festival 2019

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This year's Deutschtown Music Festival was back and better than ever. The seventh annual Deutschtown Music Festival (DMF), held in the Historic Deutschtown neighborhood of...

Chef Alfredo, formerly of Bistro To Go, celebrates 80th birthday

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Photo: Chef Alfredo with his granddaughter, Chandler, on the day after his surprise 80th birthday party. Photo courtesy of Marilyn Russell Chef Alfredo Russell, formerly...

Northside bar showcasing nearly 200 local beers this month

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Mike’s Beer Bar on Federal Street is turning over all 80 of its rotating taps this month to beer produced in Pittsburgh. By Amy George Photo...

Zen and the art of screen printing

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Photo: Artist Natasha Neira says it wasn’t until she started screen printing at Artists Image Resource (AIR) in the Northside that she felt a...

Steelers’ official drumline holds auditions for next year’s ensemble

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Photo: The first of two annual auditions for the Pittsburgh Steeline, the official drumline of the Pittsburgh Steelers, took place on June 2. Members of...