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The New Year Looks Bright for Local Aritst DJ Dollar

The New Year Looks Bright for Local Aritst DJ Dollar

It seemed like 2016 was packed full of surprises on a weekly basis. For local artist and entrepreneur, DJ Dollar, it was business as usual. The Ghana native and West Virginia University graduate continued his success building and expanding his brand across the nation – focusing on customer retention and services for his clients. There

Arsenal F.C.'s Dan Law is joined by Justin Forzano, Dr. Chris Howard, Sam Ventura, and Karim Kassam discussing sports analytics, performance, and gaining the competitive edge.

Pittsburgh Welcomes the Nation’s Top Innovators

Health, art, sports, music, and culture were just some of the topics presented this week at Thrival Innovation and Music festival hosted at Alloy 26 inside the newly redesigned Nova Place on Pittsburgh’s north side. In the first three days of the five-day festival, attendees took part in various panel discussions, keynote speakers, interactive demonstrations, and

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Thrival Music Festival Preview: A Quick Guide

As the cool, fall evenings start to set in, and festival season comes to a close,  Thrival Innovation and Music Festival gives local residents a chance to see a few of the summer’s hottest acts along with some of Pittsburgh’s rising musical talent. While some patrons may have their schedules planned to a T, others

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Historic Carrie Furnaces Set To Host Two-Day Festival

Towering 92-feet over the muddy banks of the Monongahela River, sits a pre-World War II piece of iron-making technology that helped power the regions steel industry in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Built in 1907, and reaching its peak of production in the 1950s, Carrie Furnaces six and seven remain the only non-operative blast furnaces still standing

Attendees enjoying daytime keynotes in downtown Pittsburgh.

Thrival: Innovation & Music Festival Returns to Pittsburgh

  PITTSBURGH, PA – In less than a week, Thrival Innovation and Music Festival returns to the Steel City for five days of art exhibitions, keynote speakers, cutting-edge tech exhibits, musical performances, parties, and more. Conceptualized in 2013 by local-based group Thrill Mill, Inc., Thrival has expanded from 2,000 attendees its first year to roughly 10,000

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