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Let It Rain

In the midst of its 20th anniversary, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is diving into the city’s neighborhoods.

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.
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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

Point Park University to Partner with Area High Schools

A new program aims to increase opportunities for at-risk students.

Christopher Howard Inaugurated As New President for Robert Morris University

Howard’s long-term goal is to have RMU considered one of Pittsburgh’s “national universities.”

“Let It Go” at Disney Sing-Along Event

Local children and families are invited to attend a Disney sing-along with Waynesburg University choir.



Something big is going on with small companies in our region –– to the tune of $1.7 billion worth of additional investment in Western Pennsylvania. The heroes of this story are the men and women behind these companies. Click here for their stories.

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40 Under 40: 2016

Meet our 2016 class of 40 Pittsburghers Under 40 who are changing our region – and the world – for the better.

Tales from The Old Silt: Life On the River in Pittsburgh

At 84, Vince Hammill still serves as the captain of the Katie H, a sternwheeler he refurbished in the 1980s and has been piloting up and down Pittsburgh's rivers ever since.

Latrobe and The Arnold Palmer Name

As Palmer’s fame rose throughout the 20th century, Latrobe and the region’s profile climbed with it.

Daytripping: Flight 93's Field of Sorrows

The national memorial in Shanksville is a place for somber reflection and remembrance.

Why You Should Know: William Phoennik

The WWII veteran has donated his memorabilia, including a wide collection of hand-drawn envelopes from his war correspondence, to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.

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.

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40 Under 40: 2016

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The 412

How Do I Find My Polling Place in the Pittsburgh Area?

In 60 seconds or less, you can easily confirm where you'll go to cast your vote in ballot on Election Day.

Pittsburgh Chefs Prepare for a Gala Tribute to Jacques Pepin

The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden will celebrate the legendary chef with a gala on November 19.

8 Things You Might Not Know About The Original Hot Dog Shop

For Pittsburghers, “O” is much more than the 15th letter of the alphabet; it also represents one of Pittsburgh’s most iconic eateries.

Pittsburgh-Area High Schools That Earn the Best Test Scores

An analysis of data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education reveals which high schools are making the grade.

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