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Jul 18

Prism Episode 4: Planting the seeds for the arts to flourish

Arts are a driver of growth and vitality — that's the argument being made by economic development and local government leaders across the state. In a lively conversation, we heard from two such folks, one from Corry and one from York, about how their communities support, fund, and catalyze the creative sector, and how that work is paying unexpected dividends. 

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Jul 12

We Are Here Episode 1: Murals and moxie in Millvale

In the first episode of our new podcast, we’re heading to a small town across the river from Pittsburgh that is home to a spectacular set of church murals. Tackling themes such as social justice, poverty, and immigration, these stunning works of art, which are almost 100 years old, have a surprising amount of resonance in today’s world — and are playing an important role in Millvale’s renaissance.

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Mar 10

In Reading, Goggleworks looks beyond its walls

A changing world pushed this arts campus towards its own evolution, inspiring the team to focus on accessibility and the outdoors. The annual Spring Iron Pour and Forge Festival, a celebration of local blacksmithing, is happening on April 30. 

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Jan 18

Key Change Episode 10: Cheerleading for rural innovation

In the latest episode of our podcast series, we chatted with Ta Enos about returning to her hometown in the PA Wilds and dedicating her career to helping the region thrive, one business at a time. We've also got information on an exciting opportunity for local entrepreneurs.

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Dec 9

Our Top Five Stories of 2021

These are the features our readers responded to the most, and they cover everything from ascendent small towns to recreation amenities to high tech wizardry.

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Nov 12

The small town that could

Dublin is a Bucks County hamlet that has long been overshadowed by its neighbors. That is starting to change thanks to a raft of new businesses and The Square, a dynamic mixed-use development.

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Oct 18

A historic mill is reborn in Altoona

Originally built over 130 years ago, this 100,000-square-foot mixed-use commercial space is set to welcome tenants and boost the local economy. The thoughtful and ambitious rehab was a team effort.

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