Next 3 Days, a festival by the city, the URA and NEXTPittsburgh, puts investment spotlight on neighborhood in need of stabilization.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Marcellus Shale documentary brings photographers together at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts exhibit shows effects of the shale gas industry on people, animals and the environment.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Reuse of Deutschtown church stymied by historic standards, homeowners association
Historic standards that inhibit repurposing of old buildings need leeway for elegant exceptions.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Partial restoration of war monument brings attention to other worn memorials
Sculptor Wayne Ferree recasting and installing heads of statue Fame and eagle eight years after they were struck by lightning.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: North Side's Sandwich Week brings attention to its eateries, dining strength
Pittsburgh’s East End-centric foodie buzz hasn’t exactly crossed the Allegheny River yet, but North Side’s annual event has become a draw.
Freshman art major at CMU engages homeless men by creating ceramics project to benefit North Side shelter.
Just a year after historic designation, 1860s Lawrenceville rowhouses in jeopardy by owner who wants to build new townhouses.
Creative, “fantastic” designs sought to spark interest in redevelopment of almost five acres in the Boggs-Bailey corridor
Bible Center Church teams with Pitt’s Building for Humanity to provide energy independent food source for Homewood.
Future architect’s visionary subway network a tantalizing idea for a well-connected Pittsburgh metro area.
City excites the public with its intention to use City Accelerator support for hillside steps, if chosen among several finalists.
A developer sees Beechview shedding Bernardo Katz’s legacy of neglect and commits his company to making that happen.
Environmental outreach coordinator Mary Kate Ranii made Lent a mindful exercise in waste reduction.
Reports reveal the grim reality of a doomed neighborhood whose Victorian-era beauty was ravaged by time.
East End Book Exchange in Bloomfield has a line-up of interested buyers, and City Books moves to the North Side.
These Pittsburgh properties are assets-in-waiting to contribute to neighborhood stability, job training and the city’s coffers.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: New Allentown incubator to launch makers, artists and craftsmen with half-off rents
Grants help Hilltop Alliance expand its business support beyond East Warrington Avenue.
Organizers of “Meet your Muslim neighbors” events hope to build non-Muslim alliance against Islamophobes.
America, and Pittsburgh, are hitting targets that defy the peddlers of doom.
For some business owners, the good thing about working in Greenfield is living in Greenfield.
A more-expensive-than-expected prototype raises the question: Can the tiny house concept pay off?
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy teams up with Downtown groups to de-ice sidewalks more safely for trees and pets.
Our Way in Uptown should be His Way since there’s just one guy living there.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Documentarian hopes to capture transitions of Pittsburgh places through time
Neglected history project hopes to pair memories of places in transition.
Thoughts on Pittsburgh’s future as elation and deep concern share the corner stools at a neighborhood pub.
A new park being planned at East Liberty border with Larimer brings much-needed greenspace to much-needed affordable housing development.
At Wingfield Pines Conservation Area, cleaner water has helped attract a vibrant bird life. Some fascinated humans are there to watch.
A therapy group in Northview Heights has found healing through self-expression in weekly writing sessions.
In light of stalled progress in Garden Theater block, the Alphabet City project in the former Masonic Hall offers a ray of hope.
Homewood’s cluster plan for future development brings together the visions of 10 segments of the neighborhood.
The “East of Liberty” filmmaker expands documentary to address youth culture and violence with youth at Shuman Detention Center.
A museum of hours, not of years, represents the fleeting transit of personal history that leaves the stage when we do.
Hill District Shop ’n Save is a good option for those in the city.
It was a long process to get a real supermarket in this food desert. Residents are grateful, but neighbors should check it out, too.
Young Preservationists Association’s Top 10 list gives another nod to pedestrians.
Another stab at sprucing up East Ohio Street for business coincides with recent and pending investments.
First shovel in the ground gets the Dairy District, planned for over two years, moooving.
Dogs and their people enjoy Enright Park, which has zoning changes pending.
Attention commuters: Fold your kickstands, stop your engines and take the “Make My Trip Count” survey today.
A riverfront trail scene is enlivening the little-known North Side neighborhood of Chateau.
Huge crowds turn out for grand opening of Aspinwall Riverfront Park, a concept that became a reality in five years.
A group photography exhibit opening this week at Pittsburgh Filmmakers raises our consciousness about our bad air quality.
Garfield is more alive every day, but especially one Friday night a month.
Diana Nelson Jones’ Walkabout: Bayardstown Social Club in Strip makes a quick success of socializing
Born on a vacant lot on Penn Avenue, Bayardstown is a bring-your-own party to which everyone’s invited, including kids and dogs.
Tree plan to be hatched in Manchester and Chateau is the type of public policy needed in all our under-treed neighborhoods.
A Westinghouse monument and pond restoration will give Pittsburgh a grand amenity in Schenley Park.
A team of Carnegie Mellon University professors and students this summer grew a community development niche in Friendship.
412 Build gives 24 teenagers each summer entrepreneurial training and networking with tech and community nonprofits.
The Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center is enriching the neighborhood with bold art on vacant lots. Then a letter from the city arrrived ...
Like with people, massage for cats is catching on to ease stiffness and improve circulation and well-being.