As Kermit the Frog says, “It isn’t easy being green.” Obviously, he’s never been to Equita, a Lawrenceville boutique specializing in “green, sweatshop-​free and Fair Trade” items. If this conjures thoughts of brown rice, scratchy, unbleached cotton and a sea of beige, rest assured: Equita is everything but.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
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Crocuses are peeking through the soil and the snow has melted, meaning just one thing — it’s finally spring! Those who love the outside might have spent the winter poring over seed catalogs and making big plans for their gardens. But for many, reemerging to the outdoors can be challenging.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
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In this age of emailing, texting, and tweeting, the art of letter writing could be lost. Fortunately, many people still enjoy holding a real book or magazine in their hands — and putting pen to paper for correspondence. Anyone who has ever packed up the belongings of an elderly relative or friend has likely found…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Stationery stores to complement any writer’s life
Soaring gas prices might have you reconsidering autumn travel, but much of it can be duplicated within an hour’s drive of Pittsburgh. If you are yearning for New England’s fall colors, Lancaster’s Amish countryside, a vineyard’s fall glory or a small town’s welcome, try a visit to Smicksburg, in northern Indiana County.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Cars share the road with Amish horses and buggies in Smicksburg, PA
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