A Day’s Work: PBMF students interview former NFL player — and new bakery owner

By Amaris Smith

Amber Green and Wesley Lyons opened a new business, a bakery called Cakery Square, in Homestead at the Waterfront. Green and Lyons recently held a press conference to talk about the new venture for Pittsburgh Black Media Federation students Michael Booker, Rodrick Wilson, Mekka Lloyd and Kennedy Ellis.

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A new business has opened called “Cakery Square.” Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Customers line up early on a Saturday morning to get the goods at Cakery Square. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Freshly baked cupcakes and a cake in a display case in Cakery Square. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
Cakery owner Wesley Lyons prepares a box of doughnuts for a customer.
Cakery owner Wesley Lyons prepares a box of doughnuts for a customer. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Wesley Lyons socializes with a happy customer on a Saturday morning in the Cakery Square shop. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Cindy Marehand with a tray of hot, freshly glazed donuts. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Cakery Square employee Mondale King prepares fresh dessert for customers. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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The owner of Cakery Square readies up some glazed donuts for a customer. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Amber Green’s “Special Tea Blend” tea line consisting of mugs, gift packs and boxes of tea. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Journalist Chris Moore, co-director of Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s Frank Bolden Urban Multimedia Workshop introduces Cakery Square owner, Wesley Lyons. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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Wesley Lyons, owner of Cakery Square, speaks to PBMF workshop students about his new business. Photo credit: Amaris Smith
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PBMF workshop students interview a young worker, Mondale King, 15, of Braddock, on his experience working at Cakery Square. Photo credit: Amaris Smith

 

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