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Mom and Pop-Up Shop puts creativity on display

By Emily Bastaroli, Point Park News Service: Amid the bars, restaurants and tattoo parlors on Pittsburgh’s South Side, residents have taken over an empty storefront at 1711 Carson St. Colorful chandeliers hang from the ceiling. Shiny multi-colored glasses in blue and orange sit atop handmade wooden tables. Graphic T-shirts printed with unique Pittsburgh images are folded on the ledge in... Read More

Pittsburgh native “snuck” into fashion scene

By Emily Bastaroli Point Park News Service Tori Mistick recalls coming down the stairs of her Squirrel Hill childhood home showing off her latest outfit put together from clothes from her mother’s closet. She would also dress up her Barbies in outfits she made from common household items including band aids and wrapping paper. “People always say I was really... Read More

Art trends, crafts taking Pittsburgh by storm

By Emily Bastaroli Point Park news Service A gray brick warehouse sits along Penn Avenue tucked away from the street. A spunky woman wearing two braids in her strawberry blonde hair under an orange, pink, blue and green knit cap and a white dog with black spots greets its visitors. The space is open, but filled with various pieces of... Read More