We’ve been conditioned to think of beer as decision-making’s devoted contaminant, so when I tell you that beer almost single-​handedly explains Scott Smith’s current whereabouts, you might think this story won’t end well. Four years ago, Smith worked for a Fortune 500 company in a consumer products job.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Scott Smith, owner of East End Brewing Co., went from Fortune 500 to Fermentation 101
As the holidays approach, frantic parents stand in endless lines or buy online, getting the hottest high-​tech “made in China” toys. If that seems overwhelming, try visiting the Official Marx Toy Museum of Glen Dale, W.Va. Located in Moundsville, just south of Wheeling, the museum takes visitors down memory lane as they enjoy…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Pair up the Official Marx Toy Museum with a creepy state prison
Would you be shocked to learn that Sewickley — the patriotic, upper-​crust town just downriver of Pittsburgh — holds an annual American flag-​burning in broad daylight on public property?

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Home of the nicest kind of flag burning
One of the many paths through Frick Park wanders past the house, which sits on the crest of a hill overlooking acres of woodland. Each time he passed it, the current owner would tell his wife that if it ever came on the market, he would buy it.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Overlooking Frick Park is a modern marvel
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