Nothing says summer like a classic banana split. For some of us, it recalls going to the neighborhood drug store/​soda fountain with no thought of caloric intake or cholesterol levels.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading As the summer heats up, cool off with a visit to this old-​time ice cream shop in the Strip
After a long winter bundling under layers of wool, braving icy sidewalks in slippery heels and cuddling under blankets beside the fireplace, nothing tempts like the promise of spring for dreaming of tropical colors, bare shoulders and skirts that flirt with the breeze.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Old is new: Spring fashion trends
As a child growing up in Pittsburgh in the ‘50s, I thought that Lawrenceville was named for our mayor and that the soldier statue at Butler and 34th Street was David L. Lawrence as a young man.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Old, new
As the great American playwright Tennessee Williams once said, “I think Italians are like Southerners without their inhibitions.” Williams could have made that observation from a table at Girasole, which combines the best of Italy and Pittsburgh: sometimes it can be a little bit pazzo, but it is always honest.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Dinner and a show
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