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Stronger Than Hate

Like many people who grew up in the States, I grew up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Although I do not have clear memories of specific episodes, I remember the calmness and serenity of his voice and his neighborhood. This past August, I learned that the WQED station near my residence was where my childhood show […]

Neighborhood Series – Cafes [Squirrel Hill edition]

Last month I began the neighborhood series on cafes around Pittsburgh and focused specifically on the Shadyside area. For this month, I will be featuring cafes in Squirrel Hill. Here are some of my favorites: Dobra Tea (1937 Murray Ave) As what its name says, Dobra Tea specializes in tea. With nearly 100 different types […]