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  • Pittsburgh-based Wigle Whiskey to start distributing in Maryland

    Pittsburgh-based Wigle Whiskey to start distributing in Maryland
    When I moved away from Pittsburgh last year, one of the things I was saddest about leaving behind was Wigle Whiskey. The Pittsburgh-based craft distillery—named for Phillip Wigle, one of the instigators of the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794—is the only whiskey distillery in western Pennsylvania and, man, does it know how to make some delicious liquor. It specializes in organic wheat and rye whiskeys, including white whiskeys (its organic white rye whiskey won a bronze award in the 2012 Washington Cup National Spirits Competition). In addition to whiskeys, Wigle makes botanical-infused bitters, "rum" made from Pennsylvania buckwheat honey, and my personal favorite, Ginever, a extraordinarily flavorful Dutch-style gin made from a mix of grains and botanicals.
  • We Don't Need No Stinkin' Audits!

    Here's a surprise: The IRS audits fewer financial-services companies than any other type of big company--even though it finds nearly double the tax cheating at financial companies when it does audit them. These are the findings released today by TRAC,...

    Mistaking the Transmission for an Engine

    The Times' David Leonhardt had a long and thoughtful take on financial re-regulation Sunday, focusing mainly on the details and their larger implications. But he brushed past the real issue in a couple of places. Here's the closest he gets: What may be...

    The really weird and delicious world of the Natural Products Expo East

    If you're headed to Camden Yards this weekend, make sure you take a walk by the Convention Center and avail yourself of a few free samples of natural snack, brought to you by vendors in town for Natural Products Expo East, the largest gathering of natural...


    Beartown State Park. Near Hillsboro, W. Va., (304) 653-4254, Known for its unusual rock formations rather than any actual bears, Beartown is over 100 acres and rich with trails and beautiful sites. Free to visit and open from...