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Religion in Collegiate America

By Bryan Partika, Point Park News Service A small building sits near the predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Squirrel Hill where one can find a community of young people giving back to their community during a youth service to educate and promote the Islamic religion. The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh (ICP) and similar worship centers have become a home to the closing... Read More

Pittsburgh’s Pickle Craze: How the city’s relishing the past and future of pickles

By Lauren Clouser The owner of Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop woke up in the middle of the night with an idea for pickle cotton candy. Wigle Whiskey created over 30 tests before finally getting the right combination for their pickle-flavored spirit. And, most famously, Pittsburgh is home to a three-day festival dedicated entirely to pickles. Since the time of H.J.... Read More