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Brothers bring authentic Mexican food to Pittsburgh

By Don Noel Ranasinghe, Point Park News Service: Mevan Dissanayake picked up a soft-shell taco covered in hot salsa. Without any hesitation, he took a bite from it as the salsa and pieces of pork carnitas fell off the taco onto the plate. “Oh, man. This is delicious, so much flavor in one bite,” Dissanayake said with a mouthful. Dissanayake was... Read More

Catholic nun builds ‘Casa’ for Latino immigrants

By Lauren Dantella, Point Park News Service: In a small Lutheran church basement in Brookline, a Catholic nun is launching her dream of creating a haven for some of the area’s most vulnerable community members with the help of donors and volunteers from all over Pittsburgh. Sister Janice Vanderneck has been assisting Latino immigrants since returning from missionary work in... Read More