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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue July 2020

Jun 30, 2020 09:36PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
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Summer is Still Happening, though it May Look a Little Different

Summer plans – what are summer plans? Whatever plans were made before COVID-19 have either been cancelled, or at the very least, altered. Read More » 


Say Their Names Black Lives Matter Mural Sends Powerful Message

Say Their Names: Black Lives Matter Mural Sends Powerful Message

If you haven’t seen the new Black Lives Matter mural downtown, make it a point to see this moving work of art, which is located along the Allegheny River wharf across from PNC Park. Read More » 


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Drive-ins Growing in Interest, but Facing Pandemic Issues of Their Own

As a teenager growing up in the North Hills, I was lucky enough that there were two drive-in theaters close to home—the Wexford Starlight on Rt. 19, and the Camp Horne Drive-in on Camp Ho... Read More » 


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Fresh Fest Digi Fest to Highlight Black Brew Culture Virtually

Craft beer is a $79 billion industry, with more than 7,400 craft brewers practicing the art throughout the nation. Yet fewer than 70 of these breweries are black-owned. Read More » 


Artist Ramon Riley at GPACs 2019 Annual Convening Photo by Randall Coleman

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Unifies Arts Scene, Provides Support during Pandemic

Pittsburgh has a vibrant, active arts scene. Although art is a crucial component to Pittsburgh’s culture, perhaps it has never been as important as during a pandemic. Read More » 


Apps Help Users Choose Black-Owned Businesses

Apps Help Users Choose Black-Owned Businesses

Amid protests, marches and increased focus on the need for racial justice, many Americans are wondering how to support the black community. Read More » 


pPeter Kochupura MD pulmonologist at UPMC Passavant and Ryan Levy MD chief of thoracic surgery at UPMC Passavant with the robotic bronchoscopy systembrp

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

At UPMC Passavant–McCandless, an exciting new robotic device—the first in southwestern Pennsylvania—is enabling doctors to navigate deep inside the lungs for earlier, more precise detecti... Read More » 


Photo courtesy Eisler Landscapes

Don’t Let Summer Pests Spoil Your Time Outdoors

After a long spring of being cooped up indoors due to coronavirus, western Pennsylvania has entered the green phase just in time for summer. Read More » 


pStephanie Scoletti and friends attend the annual Wig Out fundraiserPhoto courtesy Simply Sisters Photographyp

Young Adult Cancer Survivors Find Help, Hope through YASU

At 20 years old, you aren’t usually thinking about life and death situations. Unless of course, you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Read More » 


pMonte Cellos offers a range of take-out pick-up and in-house dining optionsbrp

Restaurants Slowly Returning to Normal, but Still Need Support

When the COVID-19 lockdown orders arrived months ago, it seemed almost everyone quarantined in the kitchen and started creating tasty meals worthy of Instagram glory. Read More »