Deer hang in a freezer in line for the butcher’s block at Rome’s Meat and Deli in Butler, PA. Rome’s is one of a handful of processors across the state that are processing sites for the organization Hunters Sharing the Harvest, which delivers an average of 100,000 pounds of venison to Pennsylvania food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries to feed insecure people and families. Read more here.

Erika Strasburg, lounging in Jenna’s new chair before heading to play rehearsal


Dashawn Brown (left), 11, and Kuayshaun Matthews (center), 12, both of Beechview, hang out with Ricky May (right), 11, of Mount Washington in front of a vacant property along Broadway Avenue in Beechview owned by the city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority. Some Beechview residents want to see more development activity along Broadway Avenue.

A number of businesses opened along Broadway Avenue in recent years, particularly in and around the 1600 block. Those include Market on Broadway IGA grocery store, Crested Duck Charcuterie artisan butcher shop, market and deli, and Brew on Broadway, a nonprofit coffee shop and gathering place.

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Barber Maurice Henderson perfects the sharp hairline of a client at his barbershop on the South Side.  Maurice started his Pittsburgh shop a year and a half ago after moving back from Miami.

Asher Reny-Toledo, visiting from New York City, walks through a door from artist Yayoi Kusama’s “Repetitive Vision” installation into her “Infinity Dots Mirrored Room” installation at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, PA on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.  The room sized works, assembled in 1996, have walls and ceilings made of mirrors and Formica floors with polka dot decals that reflect in the mirrors around the viewer.