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Shawarma with a Side of Culture, Controversy: Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen Feels the Heat

Dawn Weleski was on a flight to Houston to attend a conference when she got word that Conflict Kitchen, the

Life Without Bats

I grew up in a tiny rural township, ten minutes outside of Akron, Ohio in a neighborhood surrounded by looming

From Carpet Joints to Racinos: How Midwest Gambling Went Legit

Wherever my paternal grandfather is – and if it’s his idea of Heaven, it probably looks like the old Dairy

Why I Left Los Angeles For This

Why I Left Los Angeles For This

“But … why?” she asks me in equal parts disgust and curiosity. Her words linger between us, like a sour stench waiting to dissipate up into the air and away from where we stand, locked in unlikely confrontation.

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