Posts from March 2017

The Foundry

Six Restaurants with Fierce Talent

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Ridiculously good eats, carefully prepared creations, and fresh, modern menus full of flavor: that’s what these six restaurants have in common. These delectable eateries serve up dishes that reflect the best ingredients available for the season and menus consistently refreshed with new and exciting options, presenting some of the best…

Whitewater Rafting Ohiopyle State Park Youghiogheny River

10 Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

It’s that dreaded time of year again. You’ve been filling out your taxes, crunching numbers, collecting all of your receipts, squinting at screens, and figuring out deductibles. But if you’re like most taxpayers, you’ll get a nice chunk back this spring. Start planning how you’ll blow your tax return extravagantly…

Latrobe Art Center

In honor of International Women’s Day, we would like to take a look back and honor two of recipients of the Laurel Highlands Tourism Trailblazer of the Year – Olga Herbert and Gabi Nastuck! These ladies are just two of many, many women in our region who function outside of the box, never hesitating to try something new or venture into…

In Harmony: Art & Nature The Wright Way Blog

In Harmony: Art & Nature The Wright Way

Friday, March 3, 2017 2:00 PM by Stacey Magda

A 3-Day, 2-Night Trip There is much to be said of the genius American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, but little can prepare you for experiencing his masterpieces first-hand. Explore three famed homes as they exist in harmony with nature: the iconic Fallingwater, the Usonian Kentuck Knob and the revived Duncan House at Frank Lloyd Wright at Polymath…


Chef Jeremy Critchfield of the Stone House Restaurant & Country Inn, a local legend and grill-master, has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Chef is famous for his delicious menu and is constantly developing new recipes and ways to serve his delicious food to the masses. If you missed it, check out our recent blog interview with…

Chef Jeremy Critchfield

Nothing beats good beer and BBQ, something Chef Jeremy Critchfield of The Stone House Restaurant and Country Inn understands and has mastered. A local legend and grill-master, Chef Critchfield, the Hunt Chef, has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, working at pizza shops, luxury resorts, and currently as head chef at the Stone House.…