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Hollowed Out

By |March 19, 2024|Features|

How Pittsburgh-based EQT’s expansion in West Virginia set four families reeling, while state regulators trusted the company to answer their complaints.

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Consider the Pawpaw

By |February 15, 2024|Features|

Not everyone knows what a pawpaw is. Until more recently, it has been discarded and forgotten, falling in and out of favor over the years. For some, it is a luscious dessert, a delightful treasure hiding in the woods. For others, it is, to say the least, an acquired taste (and texture). It is an enigma.

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Bird in Kansas City

By |January 23, 2024|Features|

Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, globally considered one of music history’s geniuses, is under acknowledged in Kansas City, say fans. A renewed remembrance of Bird is pondered in a city overtaken by Mahomes magic.

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Psychedelia in the Burgh

By |December 6, 2023|Features, Pittsburgh|

The Psychedelic Club of Pittsburgh is an open-to-all monthly discussion group geared as a free-form way for anyone with an interest in psychedelic substances to trade experiences, tips and tricks.

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Bard in the Belt

By |November 13, 2023|Features|

That observation made me wonder if there might not be something particularly “Shakespearean” about the Rust Belt, the arc of success and devastation, the clashing of all of those villainous characters during the Gilded Age and the nobility of those who resisted them, and the narrative culmination of the post-industrial landscape as blasted as Lear’s heath.

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