Tag: Lawrenceville

Gentrification can both threaten and help local artists

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Gentrification can both threaten and help local artists

By Andrew Henderson, Point Park News Service: Seth Clark sits in a beat-up, repurposed armchair, one of a mismatched set arranged around a makeshift meeting table.  He leans back and puts his feet on the table, the very image of relaxation.  And he should be comfortable.  He’s in his kingdom. Clark is the studio director […]

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Artists’ Studio Tour in Lawrenceville

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Artists’ Studio Tour in Lawrenceville

By Ralph Musthaler | Point Park News Service: The 10th annual Lawrenceville Artists Studio Tour featured 31 artists at 14 studios throughout the neighborhood for the daylong event.

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Row House Cinema highlights zombies, horror films

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
Row House Cinema highlights zombies, horror films

By Justin Varney, Point Park News Service: Despite its single screen, Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville has mastered the week-long retrospective, whether focusing on a single actor or actress or a specific genre of film. “Picking the retrospectives comes from all the employees brainstorming together and choosing the best one,” said Deena Hower, assistant manager […]

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Lawrenceville bead shop grows out of desire for small business

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Lawrenceville bead shop grows out of desire for small business

By Flannery Joyce, Point Park News Service: Joanne Yalch had been interested in starting her own business for several years until her husband John told her to make it a reality during a drive through Lawrenceville 10 years ago. He said to quit talking about it and to start something, thinking it might be a […]

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Lawrenceville brewer brings worldly tastes to ‘Burgh

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lawrenceville brewer brings worldly tastes to ‘Burgh

By Lauren Dantella, Point Park News Service: Pumpkin spice beers, the hoppiest IPAs and other creative concoctions are outdoing one another as the latest fad in the still-growing craft beer industry – but one local brewer isn’t buying it. “I just want to use quality ingredients to bring fresh, local beer to my neighborhood,” said Steve […]

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An unusual happenstance: Monsters remake history

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
An unusual happenstance: Monsters remake history

By Lauren Dantella, Point Park News Service: Whenever Matthew Buchholz watched his friend’s Lawrenceville gift shop, he would send her emails saying, “Everything is alright” – along with computer-edited images of monsters wreaking havoc. Interested in history, the New York University film graduate would research old maps and prints while working at the store. Then […]

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Homemade soap bars help clean Lawrenceville

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Homemade soap bars help clean Lawrenceville

By Alexandra Perry Point Park News Service Since 1999, the only manufacturer of handmade soap in Pittsburgh has produced thousands of natural, homemade soap bars in the traditional small-batch, three-day process in a quaint shop in Lawrenceville. The shop, near the corner of 46th and Butler Street, Jay Design is easy to spot as one […]

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Cookie Monsters: Lawrenceville carries on thirteen year tradition

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Cookie Monsters: Lawrenceville carries on thirteen year tradition

By Alexandria Perry PointPark News Service Lawrenceville hosted its 13th “The Joy of Cookies” cookie tour this past weekend on Butler Street. A combined 26 small businesses shared homemade cookies with their customers on the four-day, 20 block tour to celebrate the Christmas season. Hundreds of shoppers of all ages made their way through the streets […]

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Pittsburgh woman comes home, brings painting with a twist

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Pittsburgh woman comes home, brings painting with a twist

By Lori Pometo Mary Lou Bradley lived and worked in New York City for decades but after a lifetime of achievements she didn’t want to stop there. She didn’t let age stop her from pursuing a new chapter in life but instead she attended culinary school in Orlando and started a new business with her […]

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Lawrenceville art event prepares for spring exhibition

| November 27, 2012 | 1 Comment
Lawrenceville art event prepares for spring exhibition

By Sarah Smith Point Park News Service Organizers for the Lawrenceville Art All Night show are encouraging a new realm of artists to submit all types of artwork to the free, 24-hour event. Artwork will also be available for bid and purchase to anyone who is looking for new and local artwork. The annual event […]

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