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Rescued animals find second chance in northern shelters

By Ashley Kolumban, Point Park News Service: Bogart, a bull-terrier beagle mix, and his littermates might not be alive today without Jennifer Bird. After the Pittsburgh woman went on a 768-mile journey from a high-kill shelter in Memphis to Pittsburgh, the 4-week-old puppies now have another chance at life thanks to a private home-based rescue. “Ninety percent of our dogs... Read More

Wood Street boutique brings European styles to Pittsburgh

By Ashley Kolumban, Point Park News Service: Hidden along heavily traveled Wood Street in downtown Pittsburgh is a rare European gem: Boutique La Passerelle, owned by Adele Morelli. Q: What is Boutique la Passerelle? Morelli: Boutique la Passerelle is a boutique in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s at 417 Wood St. It means “boutique of the runway” in Portuguese, Spanish and French.... Read More