Meet our inaugural Who's Next class. This month, we looked for under-40 pros in advertising, corporate communications, marketing and public relations who are making Pittsburgh a better place to live and work. One of many such features to come, keep an eye out for your chance to nominate someone to our other Who's Next lists.
A disappointing election night for Emerge Pennsylvania and Democratic women in the commonwealth has had an upside: Emerge Pennsylvania Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi said there’s been a surge in applications for the program, from 30 before the election to 78 in the few days since. Those accepted will go through 70 hours of training over several months, with an emphasis on public speaking, messaging, fundraising and communications.
It's official. Gov. Tom Wolf signed the bill that allows six-packs to be sold at beer distributors. “Pennsylvanians have waited decades to bring their beer and liquor systems into the 21st century,” Wolf said in a KDKA report. The governor added that the law will make the state more inviting to both customers and businesses.
The Incline Likes
When you invite city leaders from across the country to town, you leave your iconic fountain on. Or at least that’s what the city and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have decided to do with the fountain at Point State Park. It's usually turned off for winter by now, but you have a few more days to enjoy it.
We struggled with whether or not this story was something that should go into our "likes" section. On one hand, as Buddy the Elf would say, we have snow angels, ice skating, cookie dough and snuggling to look forward to. But also: We might get up to three inches of snow Sunday. So yeah. Like it or not, winter is coming.