The word “trendy” has been surgically attached to the word “Shadyside” since days of yore — far more yore than you think. That most elegant and affluent neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s East End is home to what Andy Warhol dubbed the Beautiful People, and the upscale shops that cater to their needs.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading A walk on the shady side
Andrew Carnegie was America’s first great industrialist, the nation’s quintessential philanthropist, and, closer to home, Pittsburgh’s favorite son. He was also, however, a man of startling ethical and moral contrasts, and those paradoxes threaten his reputation.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading He took some and gave more
Geography comes first. Close upon the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, one gets a sense of westward flowing waters, but a map of Western Pennsylvania shows the Allegheny flowing south and the Monongahela north, almost at right angles to the Ohio.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading For Pittsburgh, geography and geology have been destiny.
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