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In Defense of the Mad Scientist

In Defense of the Mad Scientist - Meet Your Maker

“The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. ” – Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer From the title of this piece, one might think it odd that I would open my argument with a quote from a man who is commonly referred to as the father of the atomic bomb, but I ... Read More »

Featured Pittsburgh Kickstarter: The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co.

The Brew Gentlemen Beer Co Matt Katase & Asa Foster

Matt Katase and Asa Foster are Pittsburgh’s Brew Gentlemen. These CMU alums started kicking around the idea of brewing their own beer while in college. Since graduating in May 2012, they formed a company, leased a facility in Braddock, secured funding from the Allegheny County Economic Development Program, and have been learning as much as possible about the industry of ... Read More »

Made in Pittsburgh – Fiks:Reflective Gear That Reflects Your Style

Fiks:Reflective Clothing For The Night Made in Pittsburgh

We like stuff that’s Made in Pittsburgh. We like Fiks:Reflective (you’ve seen it advertised as the Featured Pittsburgh Kickstarter Project this month). We also like Nick Drombosky. He’s the kick-ass Pittsburgher behind Fiks:Reflective. Pitt graduate dropout, blogger, start-up founder, biker (pedals and motors), inventor, non-profit organizer… and now he’s a fashion designer. Nick’s current project: clothing for the night. Read More »

Love Front Porch

Love Front Porch in Homewood, Pittsburgh

From the creator of the “Stop Shooting ♥♥♥ We Love You” signs comes a new project out of Homewood called Love Front Porch. It’s the actual front porch of local artist Vanessa German, and it has become a place for the youngsters in the neighborhood to express themselves freely with some paint and a brush. So far, Vanessa has raised ... Read More »