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Vintage mixer proves satisfying for vendors, community

By Amanda Myers, Point Park News Service Entering Teamster’s Hall for the bi-annual Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer is like walking into an overloaded vintage candy land. On April 7, the two-floor space crammed with turquoise jewelry, flower-patterned 70s mugs and outrageous light fixtures, had plenty for the dedicated collector or first-time shopper to choose from. “We want someone on a budget... Read More

Carnegie Library of Homestead reaches another milestone

By Amanda Myers, Point Park News Service Built out of the ashes of the Homestead Strike of 1892, the 120-year history of the Carnegie Library of Homestead is rooted in both triumphant and tragic times. As the staff and patrons celebrate the building’s anniversary in the fall, a look back at its current and past proceedings shows the intent of... Read More

Vintage Style in the Steel City

By Amanda Myers, Point Park News Service The racks of Avalon Exchange in Squirrel Hill are filled with vintage and prime second-hand clothes and young people looking for the best finds. In recent years, younger demographics are buying older, vintage clothing, showing a shift in culture and consumerism. The definition of vintage varies, but it is most often a piece... Read More