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Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Piece by Sarah Ozurumba Welcome to part 3 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist, Sarah Ozurumba! Your pieces always make me smile. The only problem I have is deciding which one to buy because they’re all so cool. Which of your pieces are most popular? Jellyfish sell fast, owls were all the rage over the summer, yellow birds are popul [...]

Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Sarah selling her art Welcome to part 2 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist and art teacher, Sarah Ozurumba! (Here is Part 1.) Where were you born? How long have you been doing art? What/who are your inspirations? I was born in Park Falls, Wisconsin.  Its a tiny town way up north on the Flambeau River in the middle of nowhere. I la [...]

Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawin...



Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Self portrait To really understand and appreciate someone’s art, I feel it helps to get to know who they are as a person. Of course, the more you know about them, the more their personality shines through the pieces they create, and into your home. Here, I’ve asked Milwaukee artist and children’s art teacher, our very own, S [...]

Interview with a Ninja: Anders Johnso...



Interview with a Ninja: Anders Johnson, a Brew City Bruisers Mascot! Left to right: Eamon (to be named) and Anders (aka Bruise Lee) Here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we’re proud of our all-girl flat track roller derby league, the Brew City Bruisers, which is composed of four home teams: the Crazy 8′s, the Maiden Milwaukee, the Shevil Knevils, and the Rushin’ Rollettes! This league is been kicking [...]

Hidden Gems of Pittsburgh: Dependable...



Hidden Gems of Pittsburgh: Dependable Drive-In It isn’t often nowadays that you come across a drive-in movie theater. Here in Pittsburgh, we are blessed to still have two drive-in’s open and in business all year long. The more well-known drive-in theater in the city of Pittsburgh is The Dependable Drive-In, located in Moon Township, about 20 minutes outside of the city and minutes from th [...]

Hidden Gems of Pittsburgh: Decade



Hidden Gems of Pittsburgh: Decade Decade is a boutique located in the South Side of Pittsburgh that features and sells many designer and name brands with a vintage feel and style. The owners of Decade are out to find items and clothing brands that allow both men and women in their young adult years to express themselves in a more unique and trendy way. The items in the boutiq [...]

Fashionista’s Guide to Pittsbur...



Fashionista’s Guide to Pittsburgh If a Pittsburgh fashionista and looking for some of the best places to find unique items to add to your closet while in Pittsburgh, look no further. Below are some of the most unique shops and boutiques to stop in while strolling through the ‘burgh. Mid-Atlantic Mercantile is a recently new storefront that just short of a year ago. The trend [...]

Pittsburgh’s Best Pizza Pies



Pittsburgh’s Best Pizza Pies Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? No one that I know of, at least. In Pittsburgh, there are plenty of family owned pizza shops that are known to have “the best pizza in town”, but who really has the best pizza in Pittsburgh? Below are a few contenders – you can decide on your own who the winner is! Sir Pizza: Sir Pizza, with two locati [...]

Best of Pittsburgh: Outdoor Dining



Best of Pittsburgh: Outdoor Dining Come springtime when the birds start chirping and the sun starts shining, what better way to enjoy an evening out on the town than by dining at a restaurant with both great cuisine and relaxing outdoor seating. Below is a list of some of the hottest spots in Pittsburgh to grab drinks, munchies and enjoy the warm weather, all at the same time. [...]

Quote of the Day

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy

Odd Fact of the Day

Steve Jobs had a high school GPA of 2.65.