Sunday, June 7, 2020

Automobile Innovation In Pittsburgh

If you ask most Americans about the history of automobiles in the US, most people would make the connection to Detroit, and the longevity...

Pittsburgh’s Golf Scene is Still on Par After 100 Years

With the coming of Spring and warmer weather approaching, it’s that time to shake the dust off of the clubs and get back into...

Bridging The Point

Talking about "The Point Bridge" in old Pittsburgh is imprecise -- there actually were two of them, and at one time they simultaneously were...

A Family Serves Pittsburgh, Generation after Generation

At the start of the 1900’s millions of immigrants bid farewell to their countries to find opportunities in America. Make no mistake, though: then,...

Alloy Pgh at Carrie Furnace

Every few years, the Carrie Furnace becomes a playground for artists where they produce temporary, site-based installations.  This residency program, called Alloy Pgh, is...

2017’s Festival of Combustion to Forge Art and History at the Carrie Furnace

Pittsburghers will have the chance to kick off the Labor Day weekend by literally playing with fire. River of Steel’s annual Festival of Combustion...

Books and Bekezela: The Black Unicorn

Nestled in a storefront in Allentown along Warrington Avenue resides the Black Unicorn Project.  The first time I entered before I even ran my...

Meet Me at the Station Rolls into Wilkinsburg this Weekend

Written by Marlee Ann Gallagher If you’re like most people who have been in Wilkinsburg recently, you may be wondering what’s up with the Wilkinsburg...

THE AMERICAN DREAM Joe Chahine & the Family Business: Issue #18 re-cap

Written by: Beth Taylor                                                                                Photography by: Hayden Rose Joe Chahine, Leader of Pitaland Workers arrive at 5:00 a.m. six days a week to bake billowy...

Breaking Barriers: Chuck Cooper

Most people know the story of Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. If you ask...

Soup is good food, and my rainy day, cold weather obsession

When it gets cold, I think soup! It becomes a bit of an obsession. When roving around the city and suburbs I start to...

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