Surely one of our region’s most colorful anomalies is the phenomenon of a celebrity coroner. Where else but in Pittsburgh would proximity to corpses carry such cachet? Of course, these corpses are media sensations, and the high-​profile pathologist who enjoys their reflected glory is rather sensational himself.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading A Question of Murder
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
Unlike most of the homes designed by architect Brandon Smith, the stucco, brick and limestone residence in Squirrel Hill isn’t large or imposing. It was built in 1948 for a retired couple who were downsizing, but who wanted an elegant and formal town house.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Detailed living in Squirrel Hill
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