Ten bucks says you didn’t know that Pittsburgh is a hotbed of small press activity.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh’s small publishing houses are flourishing
Standing in his new South Side studio, a patchwork of windows letting in the mid-​day light, glass artist Drew Hine reaches for a map to illustrate his connection to the early days of Pittsburgh glassmaking, an industry that emerged 210 years ago from a red-​hot amalgam of sand, ash, lime and coal.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading City of steel or city of glass? Pittsburgh shows its wares
We’ve been conditioned to think of beer as decision-making’s devoted contaminant, so when I tell you that beer almost single-​handedly explains Scott Smith’s current whereabouts, you might think this story won’t end well. Four years ago, Smith worked for a Fortune 500 company in a consumer products job.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Scott Smith, owner of East End Brewing Co., went from Fortune 500 to Fermentation 101
A recent Gallup poll revealed that up to 44 percent of us are frequently stressed, and 55 percent of us feel we do not have enough time to do the things we want. That’s 130 million anxious people, give or take a few basket cases. A little over an hour from Downtown lies…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading How does a western Pennsylvania resort earn that coveted five-​diamond status?
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