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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue April 2020

Mar 31, 2020 11:19AM ● By North Hills Monthly Magazine

American Natural

Photo by Dena Koenig Photography

Doing Well by Doing Good: American Natural Combines Convenience with Social Conscience

People rarely associate the words “healthy,” “fresh” or “sustainable” with their local convenience store or gas station. Those people have yet to experience American Natural. Read More » 


Publishing during the Pandemic

Publishing during the Pandemic

We get it. You’re exhausted just seeing that word in the headline. We’re all trying to deal with a new normal, and no one really knows what’s going to happen next. Read More » 


Photo credit Earth Day Organization

50th Anniversary of Earth Day Provides Numerous Opportunities to Preserve the Environment

Fifty years ago, the first Earth Day was held, created to bring awareness to the environmental crisis of 1970. Read More » 


Economy Equity Environment at Heart of Sustainable Pittsburghs Approach

Economy, Equity, Environment at Heart of Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Approach

Sustainable Pittsburgh is a nonprofit helping organizations of all kinds support healthy residents, build thriving communities and employ environmentally responsible practices. Read More » 


Shadyside Nursery

Start the Season Right with Spring Gardening Tips

Who doesn’t want a gorgeous yard and a beautiful garden? You’ve studied the seed catalogs and are dreaming about those wonderful plants growing in your yard. Read More » 


Bradford Woods Couples Club Members Shine on Stage at Firehouse Theater

Bradford Woods Couples Club Members Shine on Stage at Firehouse Theater

The Bradford Woods Couples Club started in 1961 as a potluck where residents could meet their neighbors and share a sense of community. Read More » 


Photo by Luci-Jo DiMaggio

From Primitive Camping to Car Camping, Nature Lovers Have Many Options

Sleeping under the stars, looking for constellations, listening to night sounds. Camping is a wonderful way to connect to nature and each other. Read More » 


North Country Trail Photo by Kelly Williams

Section Hiking One Way to Conquer Longer Trails

The Appalachian Trail (AT) is one of the most well-known trails in the United States. And for good reason: It is estimated that more than 3 million people will hike at least part of the t... Read More » 


Photos courtesy Tracy Brien Photography

Temple Ohav Shalom Celebrates 50 Years

Fifty years ago, a small group of families united for a common purpose: to establish a Jewish community in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh. Read More » 


Jenny with Ayla an African white-back vulture

National Aviary Trip to South Africa Designed to Increase Education, Understanding of Critically Endangered Vultures

The National Aviary, located on Pittsburgh’s North Side, plays a crucial role in saving birds and protecting habitats. Read More » 


Chop Wok  Talk

Cooking Classes Improve Skills, Bring People Together

There are certain activities in life that seem to be more fun when you can do them with other people. Read More » 


Parrot Education Adoption and Rehoming League Works to  Find Homes for Unwanted Birds

Parrot Education, Adoption and Rehoming League Works to Find Homes for Unwanted Birds

Parrots are fascinating birds—beautiful, intelligent and often great company. They can also be very pricey, adding to the status symbol of owning one. Read More »