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The kids are alright: Allegheny GoatScape is an eco-friendly landscaping alternative

A herd of goats clear brush on a hillside near Pittsburgh. They belong to Allegheny GoatScape, a non-profit organization that will supply the hungry animals to reduce unwanted or invasive vegetation. | Photo Courtesy of Allegheney GoatScape.

April 16, 2018 - 5:24pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sierra Smith

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Henry Stafford

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Amanda Brinkman

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Maneet Chauhan

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Sensory deprivation tanks help folks unplug, destress

Levity Float Studio in Squirrel Hill boasts two tanks that are 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 4 feet high. Although the space is relatively small, when guests lie down in the 93.8 degree-water away from all light and sound, their body begins to float like a cork. | Photos courtesy of Levity.

March 5, 2018 - 3:26pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ty Pennington

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Pittsburgh companies help revelers get into the 'spirit' of Groundhog Day

A.J. Dereume, a member of the Groundhog Club’s Inner Circle and co-handler of Punxsutawney Phil, visits Phil-a-Palooza, sponsored by Wigle Whiskey. The Pittsburgh-based distiller produces a rye whiskey called Phil’s Shadow, in honor of the weather-predicting groundhog. | Photo by Benjamin Filio. Courtesy of Wigle Wiskey.

January 30, 2018 - 11:57am

Pittsburgh-area couple makes a living selling the dead

A taxidermied bearded dragon is among the many formerly live products sold by Mz. Jones' Curiosities, owned by Neil and Britney Jones of Bovard, Penn. | Photo courtesy of Mz. Jones' Curiosities.

 

January 9, 2018 - 12:12pm

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