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Butcher brings past back to Bloomfield

  By Lauren Dantella, Point Park News Service: With full-scale grocery stores typically carrying many common meat items, butcher shops aren’t neighborhood staples anymore. “When they were young, there were four in the neighborhood, now there are none,” said D.J. Smulick. Smulick said he’s bringing them back — at least in Bloomfield where he runs the neighborhood’s only butcher... Read More

Restaurant adds more beef to vegan options

By Gregg Harrington Photos by Allie Wynands Point Park News Service Since its August 2008 opening, Spak Brothers Pizza and More has offered an assortment of foods such as pizza, wings, hoagies, tacos and more.  However, traditional pizza shop food is not the only thing the shop is known for. The shop, located at 5107 Penn Ave., Garfield, is gaining... Read More