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Art & Community

Monessen Rising Siteplan

Monessen is continuing to make progress on its redevelopment project. Here is a glimpse at some of the goals and ideas that are guiding the process.
Download pdf of Riverfront Siteplan Concept
Guiding Principles
A guiding principle of this redevelopment plan is sustainability. Sustainability w…

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Art exhibit on Feb. 11 to feature works of Tim Daley, who photographs performers playing music on platforms and trains throughout the New York City. The 4 St. Paul’s Café in Staten Island will celebrate melodies – in photos – when the popular artist venue features “Subway Music,” a showing on Feb.11 by noted photographer Tim Daley. As a child, native New Yorker Daley spent a good deal of time viewing landscapes from the backseat of a car, during his family’s travels.

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The great thing about traveling is, you never know what you might find.
On a recent trip to Asheville, NC I took a detour off I-81 and made a pass through the one-traffic-light town of Floyd, Virginia. This on the advice of a friend who told me it was ‘a cool, quirky little place’. With a …

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All right, so Mr. Twain himself will not be present (we hear he’s on retreat in the Appalachians penning his latest novel, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Survive the Foreclosure Era), but his spirit is alive and well right here in our beloved borough, and will be right through March. This all thanks t…

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Reprinted with the author’s permission.
Hello Sabrina,
I have been meaning to write you since the night I tended bar at The Saint
Paul’s Cafe. It was such a pleasure to meet you and your husband, George.
You guys are really fun and you are an amazing artist. I loved your
photographs of the Verraz…

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By the time I’d hauled all our bags up to our hotel room my wife had the kids – crazy as dogs after being trapped in the car all afternoon – sitting at the window table with a mess of crayons and some paper. The calm, I knew, wouldn’t last long. So I dove into …

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