A Passion for Fashion

This week, The City Scene had the opportunity to interview a sensational woman that has a true passion for fashion. Elisabeth Leach is feminine, classy, and dressed to the nines. Leach has recently taken her passion and turned it into a successful business. With the one year anniversary of Elisabeth Leach Styling this month, she puts her expertise to work as an image consultant and [...]

Get Hitched In The Burgh

As a lifestyle and dating coach, Dina Brenci has often been referred to as “the female version of Hitch.” More than that, though, she is also an inspirational speaker, networking guru, yogini, and the host of The Sweet Life: a podcast on dating, healthy relationships, positive energy, mindfulness, and affirmation. Upon meeting her, her energy is immediately contagious; she doesn’t shake hands – she hugs. [...]

Local Charity is Making Christmas Merry and Bright for Thousands

For most of us, the holiday season means joy, gifts, and fun times spent with loved ones. But for thousands of disadvantaged members of our community, the holidays bring on anxiety. Their lack of money can make it impossible to purchase gifts for their loved ones; making the Holiday seem bleak! The LeMoyne Community Center, located in Washington, PA, is a children’s enrichment and community [...]


I first met Joey DiSalvo in the year 2000. At that time, he was a young, effervescent restauranteur with a philosophy and a message about how to embrace food, cooking, wine, cigars, and all of the other shades and flavors of living the good life, no matter your budget. As for myself, I was a not so young producer working at a fledgling internet television [...]

Pittsburgh Icon and Entertainer Set to Release Her First Single

For most Pittsburghers, the name “Natalie Shugars” rings a bell. Maybe you know her from her hit online show “N’at Around Town,” her award-winning Steelers fight song “I Love Black n’ Gold,” on TV in various commercials, or gracing the Pittsburgh Dental Spa billboard on the Parkway West. Surpassing a “triple-threat,” Natalie Shugars truly does it all. But beyond her countless projects and appearances, [...]

Lash New York

Who was it that first said “the eyes are the windows to the soul” Well, “The proverb has been traced back in English to 'Regiment of Life' . But the proverb was known much earlier. Cicero (106-43 B.C.) is quoted as saying, 'Ut imago est animi voltus sic indices oculi' (The face is a picture of the mind as the eyes are its interpreter). With that [...]

The Business of Digital Fitness

When it comes to achieving an athletic, powerful, and yet feminine physique, while remaining confident and healthy, women have an array of mental and physical obstacles to overcome. Say hello to Paige Michael, also known as Peanut Physique. A fitness coach, but more of a lifestyle coach with a focus on fitness. In the female-focused fitness world, you will generally hear words like diet, carb [...]

Family First Business Second

From the upscale urban shift in Lawrenceville’s changing landscape to veritable institutions aligning the way along Carson Street, the Pittsburgh nightlife scene is rich with entertainment options. Then again, an eclectic assemblage of entertaining options has always been a norm in this town. Sure some of the names of the hotspots have changed over time, as have the names of the trendy neighborhoods, but the [...]

The Business of Beauty

Her first professional work took her from a small hometown girl to appearing on one of the biggest billboards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Since then she has been featured in glamorous photo spreads and has modeled for some of the most prestigious brands in the world. She has also stepped into the ring. Not just any ring, but the rings of Madison [...]