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Peduto helping Wholey's fish sign find a new home
Pittsburgh Business Times
Published Monday, December 23, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill Peduto is helping the Wholey's smiling fish sign find a new home. At a news conference Monday at Wholey's Fish Market, Peduto and Wholey's announced a campaign to help save the Wholey's sign that has been on the Sampson Morris building a block away from Wholey's 17th Street store... Read Full Story

Campaign will find Wholey's 'Smiling Fish' sign new home
Pittsburgh Tribune
Published Monday, December 23, 2013

Pittsburgh has a fish to save. A big one.
Mayor-elect Bill Peduto and Jim Wholey, president of Robert Wholey & Co., announced Monday they would collect suggestions until Jan. 31 on where to put the Wholey's “Smiling Fish” sign, a 100-by-60-foot Strip District icon made of light bulbs.
People can put their ideas in red boxes marked with smiling fish stickers at Wholey's in the Strip or make suggestions via the Twitter hashtag #smilingfish or e-mail address smilingfishsign@gmail.com. Read Full Story

Wholey's celebrates 100 years of serving community
New Pittsburgh Courier
Published Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Coming to work every day, doing better each day than the day before, hiring good staff and providing good customer service is how Daniel M. Wholey explained his 40-year career with the family business. As a kid, he was not interested in working in the business. Today, serving as ecommerce director, he and his brothers Bob, Matt, Sam and Jim are carrying on the family tradition....Read Full Story

Wholey's Celebrates 100 Years This Weekend
KDKA Channel 2
Aired Thursday, September 20, 2012

Wholey's Fish Market in the Strip District is celebrating a century of success this weekend. KDKA's Rick Dayton reports.
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Three generations have helped Wholey's thrive as it turns 100
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Published Thursday, September 20, 2012

What's it take for a family business to survive and even prosper for 100 years?
Jim Wholey, who heads the Pittsburgh staple Wholey's, says it's "the Pittsburgh work ethic."
The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend with a festival at its Strip District store. Modern-day Pittsburghers typically associate Wholey's with fish -- especially the famed "Wholey Whiting" -- but that's not where the company got its beginnings...Read Full Story

Wholey's Celebrating 100 Years!
WTAE Channel 4
Aired Wednesday, September 19, 2012


3-day celebration will mark 100 years for Wholey's
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Published Wednesday, September 19, 2012

There’s nothing fishy about the success of Wholey’s in the Strip District. Getting and keeping customers is a rather simple matter, says Jim Wholey, president of the store that handles a full run of groceries but is best-known for its seafood. “The mission is: Give people the best quality at the best prices in a family-friendly atmosphere."...Read Full Story


Pittsburgh All-Star Spangled Banner Feb 15, 2012
The Heinz History Center, in partnership with PCTV, present the "Pittsburgh All-Star Spangled Banner," a fun (and patriotic) video featuring local celebrities singing the national anthem.

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Where we go fish: Wholey's draws hungry crowds, a century after it started as a cart February 23, 2012
Read More:http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12054/1211879-34.stm

Salesman ingrained in fabric of Strip District seafood market December 25, 2011
Read More:http://www.pittsburghlive.com:8007/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_773643.html

Random Acts of Kindness Thursday, May 19, 2011 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Read more:http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11139/1147632-294-0.stm#ixzz1ODVp4uYV

Wholey's High-End Fast Food
A Pittsburgh Staple Article by Deborah Deasy, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Wednesday, June 23, 2010
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Wholey's Feast of the Seven Fishes a Pittsburgh City Paper Article by Charlie Deitch, December 23, 2010
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