In The Towns

What you order speaks volumes

PART FOUR: If you joined our entrepreneurial summer series during week three (we hit the rafts, bikes, canoes, kayaks), you may still be hungry. This week, we’ll share a booth with some of the most innovative restaurateurs in the region, where they’ll try to read the minds of the dining public – an exercise which might go better with a … Continue reading

It crawled from the Yough

PART THREE: Whether you joined our entrepreneurial summer series at a bed & breakfast (week one) or a distillery (week two), you know that change is a constant in small business. As a result, adaptation is a key phase in the entrepreneurial life cycle. Nowhere is that more true than along the trails and rivers, where consumer tastes shift almost … Continue reading

Kick it up a notch

PART ONE: Summer is make-or-break time for many of the small businesses in our towns, along the trails, and in the city’s most festive neighborhoods. This summer, many entrepreneurs are thinking big. We’re hearing business pioneers talk about being “booked through the fall,” hitting “a nice, aggressive number” or even “picking up a whole new population” of customers. So for … Continue reading

2017 Emlenton Summer Festival

Save the date for the 2017 Emlenton Summer Festival on July 7-9! The festival will be held on Prospect Street in trail town Emlenton, PA. Join them for their Summer Festival, held annually the second weekend in July. The town-wide yard sale kicks off the weekend on Friday at 8am, followed by the Jr. Fishing Derby. On Saturday, you’ll find … Continue reading

Coraopolis Train Station Project

The Coraopolis Train Station was built in 189 by Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad. This station serviced passengers between Beaver County and Pittsburgh. Now the station is currently undergoing renovations to restore the station for new use. The station was purchased by the Coraopolis Community Development Foundation in 2006. The goal for the project is to restore the historic landmark … Continue reading