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Raymond Mikesell: Breadmaker for Ballplayers and Presidents

By Alex Mell Shaking the hand of Raymond Mikesell is like gripping the hand of a professional football player. It...

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Penn Pottery: Heart Like a Wheel

By Alex Mell After Gary Pletsch prepares the clay purchased from his hometown Standard Ceramics in Carnegie, he sits at...

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Kim Đô Serves Thriving Vietnamese Community

By Anastasia Farmerie and Victor Essel After you grab a quick jumbo egg roll, a side of fried noodles and...

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Stamoolis Brothers: After 103 Years, It’s Still All About Family

By Maggie Pavlick Traditional Greek music and the smell of spices from metal bins greet you and give you the...

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Street Vendors Add Sidewalk Spice To a Saturday Morning in the Strip

As you walk along Penn Avenue on a busy Saturday morning, the sidewalks of the Strip District are not only...

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A Taste of Latin America at Lucy’s

By Sarah Blaisdell Dresses blow in the wind outside Lucy’s Hand-Made Clothing Shop, beckoning customers to step into the unique...