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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,...

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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...

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...

Polio is Zero Fun, and This Pittsburgh Legend Made The Cure.

When you think about it, we’ve come a long way in the field of modern medicine. From the first time bacteria was observed through...

“Christ is Born”: Orthodox Faithful Ring in the New Year with Nativity Celebration

As December 25th came and went and most folks in Pittsburgh began to take down their Christmas lights and tinsel, a church in the...

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...

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...

Dinosaurs, Animation, Activism and More at the Third Annual Pittsburgh Humanities Festival

The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival comes back for its third year, hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University....

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