Why 1.4 million people are following Ali Spagnola

“I am cultivating a meaningful relationship with millions of people,” says Ali Spagnola with a laugh. Artist, musician, Internet personality, nerd—she's all that and more. Famous for her Power Hour concerts, she's now got an app under her belt and is working on an album. Oh, and keeping up with all those Twitter followers.

Free home-buying workshop: making housing work

A free workshop from the non-profit Pittsburgh Housing Development Association (PHDA) will be held in Wilkinsburg on Monday, Nov. 3 to offer a roadmap for converting rent payments to mortgage payments.