Now that Pittsburgh has washed the soot from its buildings and reinvented itself for the 21st century, it is often easy to forget that our fair city was once a coal town, sitting atopone of the oldest and richest mineral deposits in the world.
After a year-​long anniversary celebration in 2008 and two national championships and a global summit in 2009, one might think that the city’s appetite for tributes would be pretty well sated. But there is always room for a little something more, particularly when the fare is as lovingly prepared and tastefully presented as…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Toker tackles Pittsburgh again
Anthony Cook has a name that carries responsbility. He is the fifth generation of the Cook family — and the fourth named Anthony — involved in the creation and preservation of Cook Forest State Park.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The magnificent old-​growth hemlock are in danger of an aphid assault
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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