Smithfield Street between Fifth and Forbes avenues could be the bleakest block in the Golden Triangle.
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Smithfield Street between Fifth and Forbes avenues could be the bleakest block in the Golden Triangle.

Smithfield Street eyes future without Macy’s, other departed stores

While all the empty buildings hold the promise of redevelopment, officials say it might take at a year or more before that happens.

 UPMC has said a definitive source has not been found for the mold that infected the patients between October 2014 and September.

UPMC fungal infections caused by inhaled mold spores, investigators believe

Investigators from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded on-site reviews of the infection “cluster” this week.

 In 2013, Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey crafted legislation that would have expanded background checks in order to prevent gun purchases by criminals and the mentally ill.

Senate Democrats plan push for gun control legislation

In their latest gun control push, Democrats are leaving out Pat Toomey, the Republican who forged the last bipartisan effort.

 The Pirates will have to decide if they want to bring back mercurial first baseman Pedro Alvarez, among several others.

Walker, Alvarez among decisions Pirates face entering offseason earlier than planned

The Pirates have several decisions to make on free agents and arbitration-eligible players after the playoffs end.

 The Porch at Schenley opened in Oakland four years ago, and Eat’n Park, the parent company, is planning to open a new location in Upper St. Clair.

Eat’n Park is ready to invest in new dining options

The Homestead restaurant company is flush with cash after selling it’s hospitality division and has new venues planned.

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North Shore developer gets one-month extension

The city’s stadium authority board agreed to give Continental Real Estate Companies until Nov. 30 to purchase the land  for the complex.

Ohio voters support use of medical marijuana

A proposed constitutional amendment would legalize marijuana for recreational and medical purposes.




Kennywood in the 1950s.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Check out our most recent entry looking back at some of the sights and sounds of Kennywood in the 1950s.


Setting the SEEN pays a visit to Point Breeze

Peg Parks Lawrenceville rowhouse, one of eight houses on the tour. photo taken on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
Food, fun and flowers!

On this week's "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht check out things to do this fall in Point Breeze, including stops at Farmhouse Flower Studio, Pino's Contemporary Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar + Make Your Mark Artspace & Coffeehouse.

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Movie review: 'Pan'

“Pan” spins the clock back and introduces Peter Pan before Neverland, Captain Hook and the boy’s magical ability to fly.

Movie review: 'He Named Me Malala'

“He Named Me Malala” is the inspirational documentary chronicle of a teenage Nobel Prize winner.


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Gail Collins: Besieged by Bushes

Jeb may be his own man, but the family is weighing in.

Responsible budget: Fitzgerald would keep county spending in check

The 2016 preliminary budget that Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald presented to council this week looks largely routine.


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