You don’t need to love football in order to enjoy Art Rooney Jr.’s glowing tribute to his famous father. “Ruanaidh: The Story of Art Rooney and His Clan” is first and foremost about people — the odd and irascible, the magnificent and flawed, the drunk and devout — in the orbit of one of the greatest “people…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading The story of Art Rooney and his era
These are tough times for aspiring romantic heroines. Gone are many of the obstacles that for centuries prevented women from achieving personal freedom, sexual liberation, social mobility, financial independence, true love and an authentic voice. Society now tolerates a host of behaviors once deemed shocking.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading A modern-​day Anna Karenina
Renaissance, schmenaissance. To read Joe W. Trotter and Jared N. Day’s new book, “Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh Since World War II,” is to realize an inconvenient truth. The skies above our city may have cleared, but racial inequities of generations past still cast a pall on the quality of life…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading “Race and Renaissance” shows the tarnish on Pittsburgh’s progress
One of the most interesting historical sites in the Laurel Highlands is the Fort Necessity National Battlefield. And a new destination for hiking and exploring in the region is a property currently owned by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and about to be added to Forbes State Forest, adjacent to the national battlefield property.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Inside the world of Pittsburgh grande dame Helen Clay Frick
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