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FEBU: "Homewood Nation Presents"

Posted by Elwin Green on March 6, 2014 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (4)

In the quest to enable more empowering and delightful conversations in and about Homewood, Homewood Nation is launching a series of events under the title, "Homewood Nation Presents."

 

Homewood Nation Presents will include both real-life and online events offering conversations with smart people on fascinating topics.

 

The real-life events will take place in a variety of venues. The online events will use Google Plus as a platform for broad...

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BUSINESS: Grant Competition Announces Awardees

Posted by Elwin Green on July 19, 2013 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (2)


Neil Dorsey, owner of Dorsey's Records, which has been at the same location for 67 years, speaks at the Urban Innovations21 awards ceremony last night, as Dan Taylor, of PNCBank, listens.


Urban Innovation21, a public-private partnership created to help disadvantaged communities in Pittsburgh participate in the city's economic resurgence, announced $70,000 in grants to Homewood-based busine...

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REAL ESTATE: An alternative path to a moratorium

Posted by Elwin Green on May 23, 2013 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (5)

The demolition of houses in Homewood is a complicated story, with multiple facets, so expect a number of follow-ups to yesterday's news.

 

Like this one.

 

This is about Race Street, and me, and different ways of doing things.

 

For those who don't know already, I am chair of the Save Race Street Committee, a resident group formed in November 2008 to make our street safer and more beautiful. Early in our work, we began experiencing the value ...

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Homewood Business Grant Competition Update

Posted by Elwin Green on April 13, 2013 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (2)

The grant competition launched earlier this year by Urban Innovation21 marked another milestone today. Noon was the deadline for business owners to submit their applications for the grants, after going through four training sessions, the last of which was last week.


I haven't spoken yet with any of my classmates to learn what this proce...

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