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Student blogger turns her lifestyle into a business by partnering with local and national companies

| December 1, 2012 | 1 Comment
Student blogger turns her lifestyle into a business by partnering with local and national companies

by Ligaya Scaff Point Park News Service In a popular Glam and Graffiti blog post, Stephanie Campbell solves a common dilemma most young women will eventually face––what to wear on the first date. In another, she shares her secrets for the best strawberry banana smoothie. Readers also receive an insider look into the fashion industry […]

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Dagorhir Battle Games joins residents looking for a good, clean fight

| November 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Dagorhir Battle Games joins residents looking for a good, clean fight

by Ligaya Scaff Point Park News Service On an unseasonably warm November day in Schenley Park, a group of warriors and soldiers waged battle . One fighter, a fearless samurai, jabbed at enemies with an 8 ft. glaive while blocking body shots. Clad in handcrafted leather armor, another fighter “died” after receiving one too many […]

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Handmade Arcade inspires attendees and expands opportunities for crafters

| November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
Handmade Arcade inspires attendees and expands opportunities for crafters

By Ligaya Scaff Point Park News Service Visitors to a Downtown marketplace in December will find quirky screen-printed T-shirts, handcrafted plush toys and letterpress greeting cards in styles ranging from homespun to avant garde to retro-inspired chic. Crafters and consumers alike can exchange trade secrets, and perhaps a first time vendor’s collection of $8 handmade […]

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Pittsburgh residents gear up for Diwali, “The Festival of Lights”

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Pittsburgh residents gear up for Diwali, “The Festival of Lights”

By Ligaya Scaff Point Park News Service Later this month, bursts of fireworks will light up the sky as children excitedly wave flickering sparklers. Families throughout the city and across the globe will prepare mouth watering sweets and exchange gifts of silver and gold jewelry. This is not some out of sync Independence Day celebration […]

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Underground supper club excites guests with daring dishes and covert dining venues

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Underground supper club excites guests with daring dishes and covert dining venues

Underground supper club excites guests with daring dishes and covert dining venues By Ligaya Scaff Point Park News Service Michele Marrinan still remembers the multi-course feast buzzing with energy as guests, at first, politely savored such appetizers as pork cheek meatballs and hearts of palm. After a while, she noticed everyone diving in heartily, some […]

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