Category: PA Towns
Nov 11

A buzz in the valley

The towns along the Monongahela River in southwestern PA have banded together to support local economic development, increase tourism, and improve quality-of-life. Their work is paying off.

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Nov 11

The Elect Few: Marita Garrett of Wilkinsburg, PA

Welcome to Keystone Edge's new series where we chat with Pennsylvania's mayors. Whether they're innovating in big cities or building community in small towns, these engaged public servants have a lot to say about moving the state forward. First up is the mayor of an up-and-coming borough outside of Pittsburgh.

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Sep 9

Creativity blooms in downtown Altoona

Now in its second year, the Cre814 Festival aims to spotlight this PA city's increasingly vibrant urban core by bringing together small businesses, local makers, live music, and artisanal eats.

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Jul 15

Allegheny Outfitters expands in downtown Warren

The veteran-owned, independent outfitter is putting all of its services — kayak/canoe rental, outdoor gear, trip-planning — under one roof. A local brewery will soon join them. It's a big moment for the company and also for this PA Wilds town, a gem for nature lovers.

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May 20

Rooster Street Butcher expands in Lititz

A Lancaster County stand-out, this artisan butcher/eatery is prepping a third location and rethinking its headquarters. That's great news for anyone seeking out a local, sustainable, scrumptious meal.

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May 14

A floating field trip on the Mon River

This year, hundreds of students from the area will climb aboard Explorer, an amazing interactive classroom that also happens to be a boat. In addition to conducting experiments and observing wildlife, the kids will learn about the history of the Mon and how to be better stewards of the river.

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