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Changemakers

He Helps Pittsburgh Children Get a Good Early Start

Fred Brown and the Homewood Children’s Village are creating a pipeline for success for Pittsburgh children, from birth through school and into the workforce.

Living Here in Allentown

The Hilltop community has seen a surge of new businesses thanks to a smart development program.

She's Trailblazing in Pittsburgh, Literally

Landforce and Ilyssa Manspeizer are restoring the people and environment of Pittsburgh.
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Archive » All Roads Lead to Pittsburgh

The Soundtrack to Downtown — by Chico Marx

Rick Sebak breaks down the many connections between the legendary pianist and comedic performer and Downtown Pittsburgh.

Sting’s Secret WQED Gig in Pittsburgh

In the early 1990s, Rick Sebak witnessed an exclusive Oakland performance by Sting, frontman for The Police.

The Comic and the Car Crash

Rick Sebak recounts the troubling tale of legendary comic Lenny Bruce’s near-fatal Pittsburgh car crash.
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Great Minds

Thiel College to Break Ground on New Science Facility

The project will cost $4.5 million and will connect two previously existing structures.

Duquesne University Inaugurates New President with Deep Pittsburgh Roots

Ken Gormley began his new tenure by delivering good news to University employees.

World Famous Singers/Songwriters to Perform at Grove City College

This fall, Grove City College will open its doors to world-renowned hymn singers/songwriters Keith and Kristyn Getty and the annual Area Artists Exhibit.

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Features

Sojourner House: 25 Years of Strength in Pittsburgh

For a quarter-century, the East Liberty-based organization has provided housing and assistance for 1,250 families.

You Should Know: Vernetta Byrd

The Allegheny County Jail chaplain has been volunteering there for more than 30 years, helping to restore a sense of normalcy to inmates’ lives.

The 10 Brands That Built Pittsburgh

From glass and aluminum to ketchup and candy, Pittsburgh has made its mark, thanks in large part to the instantly recognizable brands that remain etched not merely on its buildings — but on its DNA. We look at 10 of those brands and explore how they helped to establish and define the Steel City.

Wheels Up? What's Next for PIT

Under a new CEO, Pittsburgh International Airport heads into its 25th year while attempting to woo flyers and flights and leave its empty, post-hub days behind.

Pittsburgh's Connection to an Out-of-This-World View of Space

Three men at NASA serve pivotal roles in maintaining the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been taking high-resolution photos of deep space for more than 25 years. And they're all from Pittsburgh.

Daytripping: The Town That Sees Spirits

Ghosts, spirits, manifestations ... whatever you call them, their positive vibrations travel with you in Lily Dale.

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40 Under 40: 2015

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The 412

Strip District's Savoy Seeks to Refresh and Renew

The restaurant debuts a new lounge and has plans for refocused menu and more.

Pittburgh’s Daya Dropping New Album, Headline Tour

The teen singing sensation from Mt. Lebanon’s tour concludes in Pittsburgh.

See it Now: Trailer for Filmed-in-Pittsburgh “Fences”

Directed and starring Denzel Washington, the first big screen treatment of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play arrives in theaters on Christmas Day.

2016 Athena Award Winners Announced

Named for the Greek goddess of strength and wisdom, the ATHENA Awards are unique among regional honors for professional women because of the focus on developing the next generation of leaders through mentorship.

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