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click to enlarge PHOTO BY BILL O'DRISCOLL
Photo by Bill O'Driscoll

 “Adjutant. A desolate concrete stretch of Downtown’s Allegheny River riverwalk (near Point State Park) has been revivified with this new, 850-foot-long mural depicting large-scale silhouettes of common weeds. It was designed by artist Kim Beck for Riverlife’s #TBD project. 

“Big Vacation. The local four-piece Run Forever released the first single from its forthcoming self-titled record just in time for vacation season. And the tune feels a lot like a hot mid-summer afternoon: a little hazy, a little lazy, with just the right amount of delicious melancholy. 

click to enlarge PHOTO BY LISA CUNNINGHAM
Photo by Lisa Cunningham

Gateway Clipper. Pittsburgh’s riverboat tours aren’t just great for visiting relatives: On a sunny day, admiring Downtown’s skyline from the top deck can make even a long-term resident fall in love with the city again. www.gatewayclipper.com

click to enlarge PHOTO BY RYAN DETO
Photo by Ryan Deto

Rachel Carson Blend from La Prima. This deliciously nutty coffee is extra satisfying, considering a dollar of each pound sold goes to the Rachel Carson Homestead in Springdale.




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