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Q&A: Pitt alum opens Haus of Vain thrift store

Models sport clothing and accessories from thrift store Haus of Vain, located in Oakland on Centre Avenue and owned by 2015 Pitt graduate Jerome Roberts. (Photo Courtesy of Jerome Roberts)

By Charlie Garcia-Weger | For The Pitt News

January 25, 2018

Thrifting in Pittsburgh is an underappreciated subject. When I discuss my excitement with people about finding a really interesting or rare find while thrifting in Pittsburgh, they look at me funny — maybe because I’m from Brooklyn. I grew up in what some consider “hipster central,” where it...

35th annual Vintage Grand Prix continues Oakland tradition

Several cars race down the Serpentine turn in Schenley Park Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Kirsten Wong | Senior Staff Writer

July 18, 2017

Speeding around the 90-degree turn at 60 mph, the bustling race track swarmed with bright-colored vintage sports cars rushing to the finish line. Sitting on the edge of Flagstaff Hill, crowds cheered on their favorite vintage car racers for the 35th annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as the ca...

‘Mad Men’ advertised vintage appeal to 2015

‘Mad Men’ advertised vintage appeal to 2015

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

The story of the seemingly picture-perfect life of advertising executive and anti-hero Don Draper came to an end this past Sunday with the airing of the series finale of “Mad Men”on AMC.The show is set in the 1960s at a Manhattan advertising agency and stars Jon Hamm as Don Draper, an advertising executive wh...

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