Brass, beat, and summer heat

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By Carol Fryday, Bloomfield Development Corporation

Though he’s best known for Pandemic, his long-running series of raucous dance parties, Bloomfield resident Pete Spynda, is now taking the festivities from the club scene to a number of outdoor, family-friendly venues.

This DJ, concert promoter, and party-thrower, will be introducing an eclectic mix of world music to Pittsburghers of all ages with a summer of foot-stomping events.

Spynda kicks off the merry-making on May 2nd with Pittonkatonk,

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Looking for Work?

Summer earn learn program

City’s ‘Earn and Learn Program’ offers job opportunities for adults and teens

Are you 14 -21 years old and looking for a summer job?
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Are you an energetic adult interested in recruiting teen applicants for the City of Pittsburgh’s Learn and Earn Program?
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Are you an employer seeking young adults for summer jobs?
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Woolslair Elementary Moving Full STEAM Ahead

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By Dave Breingan, Lawrenceville United

A year ago, the future of Woolslair Elementary was uncertain. Pittsburgh Public Schools had recommended closing it, and although the school board rescinded the closure, parents and staff worried that this was only a temporary situation.

Today, the outlook for the school is much brighter. Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, Woolslair will be a partial magnet school with a new curriculum focused on STEAM (Science,

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An alluring proposition

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By Carol Fryday, Bloomfield Development Corporation

It’s a cold, grey February day on Liberty Avenue, but you only have to step inside Allure, Ellen Levick’s warm and inviting boutique, to see the world in bold, bright technicolor.

For over twenty-three years, this Pittsburgh artist has curated a multi-colored, multi-textured, and multi-cultural collection of women’s apparel at her storefront in Bloomfield.

Levick, a petite blond with a pedigree that includes Fine Art degrees from both Seton Hill and Carnegie-Mellon Universities,

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Allegheny Health Network Market Wrap Up

By The Employees of West Penn Hospital 

As the first year of the Bloomfield Saturday Market concludes, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Bloomfield Development Corporation for their vision and hard work in hosting this impressive 23-week community event.  At Allegheny Health Network, we share your vision to invest in the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve.

By partnering with the local farmers and entrepreneurs,

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