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

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

By Charlie Garcia-Weger | For The Pitt News

January 25, 2018


Filed under Culture

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

35th annual Vintage Grand Prix continues Oakland tradition

By Kirsten Wong | Senior Staff Writer

July 18, 2017


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Culture, Television

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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