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Changemakers

She's Trailblazing in Pittsburgh, Literally

Landforce and Ilyssa Manspeizer are restoring the people and environment of Pittsburgh.

Making Pittsburgh Greener: Aurora Sharrard

The executive director of Green Building Alliance, Sharrard works behind the scenes to make Pittsburgh more sustainable.

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.
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Archive » All Roads Lead to Pittsburgh

The Comic and the Car Crash

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

Pryor Conviction: A Famous Comic's Pittsburgh Jail Stay

Rick Sebak revisits the troubling story that landed famed comedian Richard Pryor in the Allegheny County Jail.

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.
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Great Minds

Two Local Universities Sign Joint Admission Agreement

The agreement will ensure students who wish to transfer will be able to do so seamlessly.

New Gym Features for Slippery Rock Students

The recreation center at Slippery Rock University is upgrading machines and opening a new changing room.

Open-House Events at La Roche College

From August to November, La Roche College will host open-house events for graduate, adult and transfer students.

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Features

Daytripping: From Lincoln Highway to Indy's Automobile Museum

A giant Jersey cow in the sky and other adventures riding west on Lincoln Highway to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum.

You Should Know: Siobhan Vivian

The young-adult author has optioned one book to MTV, sold one to Simon & Schuster for release next year and wrote another that hit the shelves this spring and already has garnered heaps of praise.

Deep In The Heart of Downtown

Downtown Pittsburgh is booming. The Golden Triangle has grown in ways that previous generations may never have envisioned, and the perception of the neighborhood at the heart of Pittsburgh is changing rapidly –– for the better.

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.

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40 Under 40: 2015

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The 412

Chris Jamison Releases His First EP

The Ross native finished third on NBC's “The Voice” in December of 2014.

Up Close Photo Gallery: 10 New Perspectives of Pittsburgh

Zoom in on the places that make our region so fascinating and diverse.

You Now Can Purchase Wine at a Pennsylvania Grocery Store

The Giant Eagle Market District in Robinson becomes the first store in the state to offer direct-to-consumer wine sales.

Pittsburghers Will be First to Experience Driverless Uber Service

The ride-sharing company plans to put 100 Volvo SUVs equipped to drive themselves on the road in Pittsburgh by the end of the month.

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