Looking for home automation without the need for complex smartphone or wi-fi solutions? Mike Neilson's product allows users to easily change which outlets are controlled by existing wall switches, or to control a group of outlets with a single switch. A Kickstarter campaign is currently underway to bring Switcheroo to market.
Looking to get hands on? These community-centric spaces are giving Pennsylvanians young and old the opportunity to build, create, craft, manufacture and design. Whether you're in Altoona, Philadelphia or State College, there's probably a makerspace near you.
Keep your travel dollars close to home. From houseboats to historic abodes, luxury spas to camping in the great outdoors, the Commonwealth has a bounty of amazing places to stay. Check out a couple of our favorites from all across the state.
Across the state, the task of helping communities thrive financially, socially, architecturally and culturally is passing to a new generation. And if the five women under 40 profiled here are representative of that next wave, Pennsylvania is in good hands.
The president and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation is a MacArthur Fellowship winner, published author and community activist who has helped transform Pittsburgh through integrated workforce development and arts education for public school students.