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Notable Men of Pittsburgh and Vicinity

 The years between 1860 and 1910 were among the beardiest in recorded history. No one escaped bare-chinned: not Uncle Sam, not Jesus, and certainly not Pittsburgh’s mayors.

On the fifth floor of the City-County Building, Gloria Forouzan, office manager for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, walks a long, central hallway punctuated by the 56 portraits of mayors past. Fourouzan pauses under each one and describes their grooming choices, frozen forever in brass.

Worldwide Magazine Recognizes Pittsburgh Web Studio

Feb 6, 2014

Five years was all it took for Matt Griffin and his team of web developers to step from a leaky basement in Wilkinsburg into the international spotlight.

“A quarter of the ceiling dripped water whenever it rained or snowed, so we couldn’t put any computers over there,” Griffin said, chuckling. “That’s fairly humble beginnings.”