You can take the boy out of Kentucky, but you can’t take Kentucky out of the boy. – Mamaw Vance

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading On Hillbilly Elegy, Part II
Every first and third Sunday of the month, at around 5 p.m., the front door of Hambone’s, a bar and restaurant in Lawrenceville, becomes a portal to an alternate universe. Standing on Butler Street you will see men and women disappear through that door carrying banjos, fiddles, guitars, mandolins and the occasional contrabass.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading It’s alive and well in the Steel City. After all, Pittsburgh is Appalachia.
Traveling east from our Pittsburgh plateau area to the central Appalachian Mountains in the middle of the state makes us aware of the vast and diverse lands of Penn’s Woods. Hikers and nature lovers can experience the unique characteristics of central Pennsylvania’s rugged mountain terrain by exploring the Cherry Run watershed and State…
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