Priory in the Media
You Don't Have to Check In to Check Out the Best Hotel Bars in Western PA
July 27, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Tribune-Review writer Sarah Sudar recognizes the Priory Hotel's Monks' Bar as one of the five best hotel bars in Western Pennsylvania, giving a special shout out to the house specialty the Monktini!  

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New Owner to Turn Westinghouse Castle into Hotel, Event Facility
June 18, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review

The Tribune-Review details Priory Hotel owner John Graf's efforts to acquire and transform the historic Westinghouse Castle into a boutique hotel and event space.  

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Sale of Westinghouse Castle Sparks Optimism in Wilmerding
June 17, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This story recounts the excitement of the residents of Wilmerding, PA, located about 15 miles to the east of Pittsburgh, about the prospect of Priory Hotel owner John Graf transforming the historic Westinghouse Castle into a boutique hotel.  The Castle, originally built in the 1890's, served as George Westinghouse's headqurters for his air brake company.  

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Priory Owner John Graf Acquires Historic Westinghouse Castle
June 06, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Priory Hotel owner John Graf acquired the historic Westinghouse Castle in Wilmerding through sheriff's sale on June 6, 2016.  Graf plans to turn the stunning building, located about 15 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, into a boutique hotel, event space and restaurant.  Built in the early 1890's and added on to in the late 1020's, the landmark once served as George Westinghouse's headquraters for his air brake business.  

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Priory Hospitality Group Named Family Owned Business of the Year
May 13, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

The Graf family and the Priory Hospitality Group was named Family Owned Business of the Year by the Pittsburgh Business Times in the 51-75 employee category.  Both Priory founder Ed Graf and current President and CEO John Graf were in attendance at the gala luncheon on May 12, 2016 at the Fairmont Pittsburgh.  

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Pittsburgh Hotels Offer Valentine's Getaways Close to Home
February 05, 2016
Media Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Writer JoAnne Harrop discusses Valentine's Day in-town getaway options with a variety of city hoteliers, inclduing Priory Hospitality Group's John Graf.  

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Holy Hotels: Stunning Former Churches You Can Actually Spend the Night Inn
February 05, 2016
Media Source: CNN

The Priory Hotel was one of a handful of hotels around the world featured in this Cable News Network feature on churches and religious buildings which have been transformed into hotels.  

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Priory Hotel Offers One-Of-A-Kind Experience
February 01, 2016
Media Source: North Side Chronicle

Author Neil Strebig profiles the Priory Hotel and the business philosophy of its ownership and management team, including recently installed Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association chairman John Graf and PRLA statewide Employee of the Year winner Adam Frye.  

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