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Three Rivers Arts Festival has plenty to do for kids

Although it draws thousands of families every year, most of the events at the Three Rivers Arts Festival aren’t specifically for children — unless your kids happen to love browsing for hand-carved furniture, while listening to introspective, melancholy folk-rock. You can run like crazy across the big lawn, and gobble up deep-fried dough balls (a […]

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A little this, a little that is lifeblood of Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

By Annie Siebert / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Everything at the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse already has served one purpose. Several thousand plastic goat and donkey figurines, all with unsettling red eyes, were used in some sort of psychology experiment at the University of Pittsburgh before being donated to the reuse center in North Point Breeze. Hundreds of […]

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Getting to Know Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Published in ComPost: The Parent Community Organization newsletter of Imagine Environmental Charter School in the May 2012 edition, Interview With: Breen Masciotra, Executive Director General Description: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) promotes resource conservation, creativity, and community engagement through material reuse. Our vision is that all Pittsburghers will have an outlet for purchasing and […]

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Creative Reuse in PA: Three Centers That Make Stuff Come Back to Life

So you recycle regularly, diligently sorting your paper and plastic. You even compost, carting those food scraps to a heap behind your garage or in your backyard garden. But do you engage in creative reuse? Chances are you have, but it’s equally as likely that you haven’t quite taken full advantage of the concept. Creative […]

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A NEW SPACE AND A NEW LEADER FOR PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR CREATIVE REUSE

Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) celebrates a season of change this fall as it welcomes Breen Masciotra as Executive Director and settles into its new 4,000 square foot retail center located at 214 North Lexington Avenue in North Point Breeze.  PCCR is an environmental and arts-focused nonprofit organization that promotes resource […]

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