Tressa chats with local author Annette Hostoffer about her delightful book, Pittsburgh Dog & Frog and also talks with Leah Pileggi from the ever-awesome Kate’s Kid Book Bash about their upcoming Bash and other programming.
Kate's Kid Book Bash
In honor of Veterans Day, Tressa talks with two local veterans, Donald Nemchick (Vietnam) and Adam (Iraq & Afghanistan) and Alexandra Zaffuto, about their journeys and how they're helping others navigate theirs. Tressa also shares a 1945 newspa
Tressa chats with The Merry Widows, a group of women who were brought together through the loss of their husbands, but have stayed together, becoming good friends, helping each other through the tough times and laughing a whole lot along the wa
Halloween is fast-approaching, and Tressa chats with Ryan O’Rourke, who decorates his family’s North Hills home in epic fashion every Halloween - this year he’s added a fabulous fundraising element…
DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIAT
October is Homeless Children's Awareness Month. In honor of this, Tressa chats with Ardana “AJ” Jefferson, Executive Director of Homeless Children's Education Fund, an incredible organization working to help thousands of children in the Greater
The Founder of Hope Haven Farm Sanctuary, Karen Phillips, VMD, gives Tressa a tour of their beautiful grounds and introduces her to their fabulous animals. Cami Teacoach, Founder of VolunTOTS, returns to update us on all they have planned for t
Tressa chats with Marian Geisler and Lea Ann Rattigan from Pink Pamper a fabulous non-profit that helps, supports, and encourages women with cancer. Also, Tressa shares an exciting announcement and Don returns for another NTN round.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. September 17th is Physician Suicide Awareness Day.
In recognition, Tressa talks with some folks who are doing their part to help prevent suicide
Tressa has an inspiring conversation with Don Alexander, Co-Founder of Freestore 15106 & Free Fridge 15106, LIGHT Education Initiative Ambassador and 2nd grade teacher (and self-described big fan of the show). Also, Don (the other one) tries an
Tressa visits The Strip District to chat with Kelly Sanders and Monica Yope, Founders of love, Pittsburgh, an awesome gift shop that curates gifts made by Pittsburgh-based artists and makers. We also hear more from Tressa's tour of Victory Farm
Tressa takes a (literal) field trip to Victory Farms, a CSA program and beautiful regenerative farm, to chat with Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Lindsey Disler. Also, an update from our friends at THRIVE and Don returns for another round of N
Vinnie Borrelli, a Bloomfield native, is helping people find their passion and teaching them how to make that passion light up their life. And Tressa got to chat all about that - and his book - with him. And she also talked with Emily Eichner f
Tressa takes a trek to the awesome Color Park in South Side to chat with folks there, shares some Notes of Gratitude, and Don returns for Name That Neighborhood: South Side or Uptown?
THE COLOR PARK
Tressa chats with Dr. Helen Egger, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer of Little Otter, an incredible virtual mental health help org for children and their adults, now available in PA! And she also meets an awesome family at the Swissvale Mark
Tressa has a delightful chat with Ash Andrews, Executive Director of the fantastic non-profit, Pittsburgh Center For Creative Reuse. And how will Don do on this week's Name That Neighborhood..?
Pittsburgh Center For Creative Reuse
Learn about Pittsburgh's connection to Civic Season and the awesome organization, Made By Us, when Tressa chats with their Social Media Manager, Kate Doak-Keszler. Also, a patriotic twist to Name That Neighborhood.
Made By Us
Find out what's new with WEST VIEW HUB, NORTHSIDE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, THRIVE PITTSBURGH, and BEVERLY'S BIRTHDAYS. And how will Don do on Name That Neighborhood this week..?
West View HUB
Northside Leadership Confer
Want to know more about the history of Juneteenth? Tressa does too and she reaches out to actor/historian/friend Wali Jamal to tell us all about it. Also, she shares a powerful and hopeful conversation with Jasiri X, CEO & Co-Founder of 1Hood a
Tressa sits down for a chat with Nina Barbuto, Founder & Executive Director of Assemble, a non-profit org and community space for arts and technology for learners of all ages. Also, a listener shares his gratitude. And…Don is back for another r
Live from the Wrap-Up Event for Listen, Lucy - an incredible organization dedicated to ending the stigma of mental illness. Tressa has a lively, fabulous chat with founder, Jordan Corcoran, followed by a live round of Name That Neighborhood.
Melanie Salvatore-August is an author, teacher, Founder of Fierce Kindness, a mom…the list goes on and on. She’s helping so many folks through her work, her classes, and her books, including Yoga To Support Immunity, which is currently a Forewo
Based in Pittsburgh, Global Links is a non-profit dedicated to improving health in communities with need both domestically and in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Tressa chats with Executive Director, Angela Garcia, about all they do
The 1st annual Greater Pgh Festival of Books is coming up on May 14th and co-founders Marshall Cohen and Laurie Moser, along with author Dr. Rachel Kallem Whitman, join Tressa to chat all about it! Also... Don returns after a 2-week Name That N
Featuring an insightful and engrossing conversation with Kit Monkman, creator/curator of People We Love, a digital installation making its North American debut right here in Pittsburgh.