Brick and Mortar strong! Mother and daughter still believe in the storefront.

LOCAL- Tell us about yourself and your families small business ties? My name is Victoria (Tori) Barrett Cingolani and my mom is Marcie Lynn Cingolani;...

Training Tip Tuesdays with Karon Hawkins: #1 – The Golden Rule of Weight Loss

Here is the Golden Rule of Weight Loss: Caloric Deficit​. The first step to losing weight is burning more calories than you consume. It's as...

Songbird Artistry Transforms a Small Family Business to a Magical Community Space

“When in doubt, craft it out.” This is the motto of Jacklyn and Jenn Orefice and their mom Debbie Jacknin, the family trio behind Songbird...

We revisit Sharif Rasheed & Safi Juice

We first met Sharif Rasheed two years ago as he was just launching his business. He is young, has a determination like few others...

From the Ground Up: John Eastman Leads the Way for Art-Centric Community Development in...

In Swissvale, like many other Pittsburgh neighborhoods, there’s a series of old brick houses, a quaint little public library, a couple convenience stores, and...

A flourishing small business with roots in the Northside: The Farmers Daughter……

It’s not hard to fall in love with flowers if you only take the time to learn and appreciate their beauty.  They are bold,...

Woven Words: A Fashion Event For The Greater Good

Guest Post by Karen Page This big idea combines weaving and words. My dream performance project is to create a stitched and assembled blanket constructed...

April Showers Bring May Styles

Well, it's raining every other day, and city folk have been forced to dart down the street with a coat over their heads while...

Couple Wins Yinzburgh Superbowl, Gets Married in Eat N’ Park.

It's not everyday that we get to witness Pittsburgh in all of its glory, but Cort Hodil and Janet Blystone made our collective dreams...

History Lesson: Love Doesn’t Cost a Thing, Except on Valentine’s Day.

When I asked my boyfriend if we were doing anything this year, I got an eye roll along with a monologue of how Valentine’s...

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