On a painted mural behind the small stage of Pittsburgh’s newest jazz club, a singer in a dark red, strapless gown with a black bob hairdo sings to a sketched cityscape resembling Pittsburgh’s skyline at dusk. The real thing — Etta Cox — was there too, crooning standards “Teach Me Tonight” and “Misty” with the Harold Betters…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Jazz is alive and well — here’s where to find it
In his Westmoreland County office, Scott Tomlinson displays a photo of four men with camouflage-​painted faces and a pile of dead deer in their blue pickup truck. As a state wildlife conservation officer, Tomlinson has apprehended dozens of poachers over the years, and the image has come to symbolize the bravado he has…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Could there be an end to poaching in Pennsylvania?
There is a relationship that regular patrons have with Johnny’s Restaurant in Wilmerding that is a lot like the one shared by old married couples. They promise each other not to be the first to go, because the survivor will be lost until the end. And after a yearlong hiatus, Johnny Fusilli is…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading A dining respite in Wilmerding
Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, are twin cities, with nightclubs and great musicians in both places. The only thing that separates the two cities is a bridge.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
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