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In This Issue November 2020

Oct 31, 2020 04:13PM ● By North Hills Monthly Magazine

Classroom renovations and extensive safety protocols have enabled Shady Side Academy to offer in-person learning for every child, every day.

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Shady Side Academy: Delivering an Exceptional Education, in Person or Remotely

This year, in the face of a global pandemic, schools faced an unprecedented challenge—but also a profound opportunity—of reimagining the way they deliver an education to students effectiv... Read More » 


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Preserving Girty’s Woods Will Help Protect Communities, Enhance Quality of Life

It is a piece of undeveloped land—155 acres in an urban area. Some may not even know it is there and for others, it has always been there. Read More » 


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Local Businesses Help Customers Make that Perfect Handmade Gift

Artistic pursuits such as baking, knitting and painting have gained popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic as people have sought relaxing activities to pass the time. Read More » 


How to Indulge During the HolidaysWithout Going Overboard

How to Indulge During the Holidays—Without Going Overboard

’Tis the season for indulgent meals and desserts galore! While the holidays are wonderful, sometimes all of the fatty foods leave you feeling bloated. Read More » 


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Seasonal Flavors Spicing Things Up at Pittsburgh Cafés

One of the best parts of the holidays is finding new seasonal drinks to sip. Read More » 



Holiday Cocktails You Can Make at Home

While there’s no end to the lovely concoctions that you can find at local cafés, if you’re looking for something with a little extra—and we mean alcohol—this is the time to get creative! Read More » 


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Northside Still Going Strong Despite Pandemic

One of the most iconic areas of Pittsburgh is its Northside, home to 18 neighborhoods, two stadiums, numerous museums and hundreds of small businesses. Read More » 


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Small Businesses Pivot to Open During Pandemic

A group of Pittsburgh entrepreneurs knew that they would encounter unforeseen challenges when opening their new businesses—but they didn’t expect to contend with a global pandemic. Read More » 


Small Businesses Benefit from Getting Social

Small Businesses Benefit from Getting Social

Love it or hate it, social media is here to stay. Read More » 


HEARTHs food pantry

New CEO Takes the Helm at HEARTH

HEARTH has been serving homeless women and children in the Pittsburgh region for the past 25 years. Read More » 


Prioritizing Mental Health Extremely Important during Pandemic

Prioritizing Mental Health Extremely Important during Pandemic

The fallout from coronavirus has resulted in a nation of overstressed and overanxious citizens. Read More » 


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Options Abound When Considering CBD Products

Tincture, balm or edible? Full or broad spectrum, or isolate? Read More » 


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From Jimmy Stewart to Holiday Shopping: Great Escapes Close to Home

Let’s face it: 2020 has upended life as we know it. With many of us working remotely, parents doubling as teachers and uncertainty around every bend, the need to escape has never been gre... Read More »