Night drivers in western Pennsylvania will know the quickening experience when a deer is caught by the car’s headlamps. Usually it’s a momentary, harmless event, but always a bit of a shock. Filmmakers (Jean Cocteau, Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch) use the same kind of device to sometimes devastating effect. In black and white,…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Action at the Carnegie
When you think that you must have taken a wrong turn, you are almost there. The Mighty Oak Barrel sits at the end of a little twig of a road that is also the last chance for anyone who panics at the approaching Hulton Bridge and swerves to the right.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Oakmont’s welcoming and delicious respite
Mayor Tom Murphy used to decry the lack of risk-​tolerant Pittsburgh developers willing to invest in the city. In Damian Soffer, the city found the perfect partner. Together, the Urban Redevelopment Authority and Soffer turned blight into beauty and created the dynamic Southside Works. The URA bought and remediated the land, and Soffer…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh Parking Authority & Damian Soffer
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