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Working for a better Homewood - Journey Washington, 1, spent much of the first year of her life at meetings. Her mother, Demi Kolke, was the city planner assigned to Homewood. Throughout Kolke's pregnancy and for her entire life so far, Journey has gone to meetings about the neighborhood plan and for the Homewood-Brushton Business Association, so it was no surprise to see the toddler pushing the Passport to Homewood coupon books on Small Business Saturday. The Passport is a $5 book with coupons for Homewood businesses. Journey's pitch is nearly irresistible. Find out more about what's happening in the East End by picking up Print at one of our retailers. Never miss another issue by subscribing to Print today.

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Small Business Saturday helps local merchants

Saturday, Nov. 30, was the annual shopping day known as Small Business Saturday. Shadyside celebrated with Santa Claus, or at least a close approximation thereof.

 

It turns out that the jolly St. Nick is awfully busy this time of year, but Richard Rattner is less so. So Rattner donned the suit. Here he is, posing with his daughter, Rose.

See the full story in the Dec. 5 edition of Print

From bowties

to billboards

Two years ago Google made a video about Nisha Blackwell, who grew up and startedKnotzland Bowties in Homewood, about her working in her neighborhood. Now YouTube is using that video as part of a national campaign showing that you can learn anything on YouTube. As part of that campaign, Blackwell is in magazine ads and on billboards across the country.

Read more about the East End by checking out Print every week. 

CMU to add a market to

its planned dormitory

 

The administration at Carnegie Mellon University really like the new Forbes Street Market in the middle of the University of Pittsburgh's campus. They decided to copy that success and add a new market to the corner of Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street in the new 265-bed dormitory the university is planning to build.

Full coverage is available in Print, on newsstands in the East End. 

Plus ...  Whatever happened to the DeLuca Shop? . . . And our regular features: What's Happening in Our Community, School Lunch Menus, the Police Crime Blotter, Sudoku and Crossword Puzzles.

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