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August 25, 2016

Why You Need to Ditch the Car and Ride Amtrak

It was two in the morning when the Amtrak train finally pulled into the station. Truthfully, calling what we have in Cleveland a “station” is incredibly […]
August 8, 2016

The Wonderful Pain of Hiking in the Allegheny National Forest

I woke up feeling stuffy with a bit of a headache. That seems to be the norm for me on the first night on any camping trip. […]
June 28, 2016

Traveling Pittsburgh Shines a Spotlight on the New American Dream

I learned to hate Pittsburgh at a young age. Growing up in exurban Cleveland, not quite far away enough from the city limits to avoid the […]
July 6, 2015

Pittsburgh: The City of Bridges by Bike and Foot in 15 Photos

Jennifer, volunteering to lead our urban bike ride with Venture Outdoors, showed off another “epic” view of the Pittsburgh skyline from Hot Metal Bridge. Share this […]
March 29, 2013

Why I Want to Cycle the Ruins (and Hope) of the Rust Belt

I love the Rust Belt, its frustrations, character and all. I love the people. The innovators and pioneers who are returning home to help rebuild our […]
March 5, 2013

Craft Beer in the Rust Belt

  Originally published at CraftBeer.com. There’s a kind of revitalization brewing (pun intended) across the Rust Belt at the hands of the craft beer economy, and […]