Locals to know

🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Dave Bindewald, consultant on play and divergent thinking

Courtesy of Dave Bindewald Today’s Local to Know helps adults rediscover their imaginations. Meet Dave Bindewald, who helps people find their inner child and improve their creativity. Full disclosure, I worked with Dave in a previous role, and he’s a super nice guy! Without further ado, let’s hear about how Dave works and plays in […]

/ July 12, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Huma Mohiuddin, BNY Mellon wealth expert

Courtesy of Prosek Partners Hi, Huma! Who are you? What do you do?  I am the Market President for BNY Mellon Wealth Management in Pittsburgh, and my team works with wealthy families and impactful nonprofits by employing our Active Wealth approach to wealth and financial planning through investing, managing taxes, protecting established wealth, spending, and borrowing disciplines. […]

/ July 8, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Anthony Gima, glassworker and guitarist

Tell us about your work—your job and/or any volunteer work. I am a flameworker (which is a form of glassblowing) based out of Highland Park. Wax poetic for a second and tell us: what brings you most alive about this city? The people, music, art, and greenery. What’s your favorite Pittsburgh memory? Playing on the […]

/ June 14, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Tara Czekaj and Carol Whaley, Humane Society awardees

Courtesy of Tara Czekaj and Carol Whaley. Tell us about your work—your job and/or any volunteer work.  Tara: I am a Humane Policy Volunteer Leader for the Humane Society of the United States, The Citizen Newspaper’s Pawsitive News blogger, serve on the Animal Friends Board Humane Legislation Committee, am the webmaster for Merlin’s Safe Haven […]

/ May 31, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Heather Sedlacko, the mom helping local seniors live fuller lives

Today’s Locals to Know is sponsored by Familylinks. Serving nearly 9,000 people annually, Familylinks offers a variety of family-centered services in the areas of Behavioral Health, Youth & Family Services, Service Coordination and Senior Services. Learn more at familylinks.org, or follow Familylinks on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Tell us about your work—your job and/or any volunteer work. I work as […]

/ May 24, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Patrick McGinty, the author imagining Pittsburgh in 2030

Courtesy of Patrick McGinty Hi Patrick! Who are you? What do you do? I’m a Morningsider and also an assistant professor in the English Department at Slippery Rock University. My debut novel about Pittsburgh’s driverless car sector, TEST DRIVE, will be published on May 24th by teeny, heroic Propeller Books. Wax poetic for a second […]

/ May 17, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Dr. Kelly Hunt, the Washington County businesswoman helping local entrepreneurs

Courtesy of the SBA Thanks for talking with us! Tell our readers a bit about who you are and what you do with the SBA. I’m the local district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, or SBA, and we help entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners in all phases of growth. I’m personally responsible […]

/ May 3, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet Andrew Fouts, the Chatham Baroque violinist restoring a Manchester home

Today’s Locals to Know is sponsored by Chatham Baroque. New York City-based ensemble East of the River comes to Pittsburgh for two concerts on April 30. Listeners will hear Hebrew, Arabic, and Ladino (Medieval Judaeo-Spanish) in this program consisting of songs and dances from liturgical and folk traditions. For more information, visit www.chathambaroque.org. Hi Andrew! Tell […]

/ April 21, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet George Lange, the Garfield-based photographer with shots of Bruce Springsteen and the Obamas

George Lange Thanks for talking to The Incline! Tell us a bit more about your photography practice. First, I LOVE The Incline. I have been a big fan since it started and I refer to it all the time to figure out what is happening in our community. (Editor’s note: Thanks, George!) My photo practice started […]

/ April 12, 2022


🗣 Locals to Know: Meet the founders of RealTime Interventions interactive theater company

Laura Petrilla Thanks for talking to The Incline! Tell our readers a bit about RealTime Interventions. Thank you for asking! We’re a performance company that creates all-original theater experiences and public events about real people and real places. Most of our work is community-fueled, meaning we craft plays for and with various communities in Pittsburgh […]

/ April 5, 2022