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Changemakers

Wheels of Change: Meet the Man Behind Bike Pittsburgh

Scott Bricker and Bike Pittsburgh are on a mission to make city streets convenient for humans — not just cars.

Green Shoots in Hazelwood

Hazelwood is poised for resurgence — but can longtime residents grow with it?

Dream On

Carnegie Mellon University’s UDream program is a magnet that draws young minority architects and urban planners from around the country to settle and work in Pittsburgh.
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Archive » All Roads Lead to Pittsburgh

Lance Armstrong's Climbs (and Decline)

Long before the accomplished cyclist’s cheating was exposed, he triumphed in Pittsburgh — but, as Rick Sebak explains, Armstrong’s local achievements aren’t without controversy.

A Masterpiece: W. Eugene Smith's Photos of Pittsburgh

Smith documented subjects around the world, but, as Rick Sebak explains, he considered his photos of Pittsburgh to be a crowning achievement.

Gertrude Stein: Firmly Born in Allegheny

She may have been a North Sider only briefly, but Rick Sebak still counts the novelist, poet and playwright as part of the former Allegheny City’s legacy.
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Great Minds

Summer Robotics Camp Offered to High-School Students

The camp is a collaboration between two area universities and is open to students entering grades 9-12.

Bigger and Better Than Ever: Eden Hall's Summer Series

The third annual series features a variety of performances, festivals and gatherings.

Slippery Rock Aims to Change Gym Class

The revised physical education program aims to focus on health, wellness and living well.
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Features

Daytripping: Rating the Roller Coasters at Cedar Point

One day, 18 roller coasters, four queasy stomachs, two cheeseburgers, one fried dough … whew.

You Should Know: Jeremy M. Raymer

This Pittsburgh artist has painted some of the city’s most recognizable murals.

Daytripping: Canonsburg is a City of Antiques

Nearby Canonsburg is a rare find for antiques collectors.

Brent Povis Believes in Board Games and Says So Should You

He’s the mind behind the internationally sold Morels and Agility, two board games he designed from the ground up and self-published from his home in Squirrel Hill.

Why Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay is Cornered

Can McLay reshape the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police in his polite, communication-heavy, community-friendly, racially sensitive, 21st-century image?

The Eaglets Have Landed

The bald eagles nesting in Hays once again have given birth to a new generation. We take you into the nest to see how quickly the two chicks are growing.

Watch This

40 Under 40: 2015

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The 412

Our JazzLive International Festival Cheat-Sheet

We break down each day of the festival so you don’t have to improv your way through it.

Avatar-inspired Cirque Du Soleil Show Takes Off in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Magazine has a backstage view of “Toruk: The First Flight,” which runs this week at Consol Energy Center.

Mellon Square Restoration Wins Docomomo US Design of Excellence Award

The Pittsburgh Park Conservancy and City of Pittsburgh, in partnership with Heritage Landscapes, are recognized with the distinguished national design award for their restoration of Mellon Square, Downtown.

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