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 Downtown Pittsburgh stores

While all the empty buildings hold the promise of redevelopment, officials say it might take 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, CDC believes

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

 A Columbus, Ohio, developer will get another month — not a year — to start a proposed 250-unit apartment building on the North Shore near PNC Park.

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.

 A poll released Thursday shows that more than half of Ohio voters believe that adults’ personal use of small amounts of marijuana should be legal.

Ohio voters support use of medical marijuana

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



Murder victim’s family sues East Allegheny bar

Donald Lowry, 46, of Sheraden died a short time after being shot at 1 a.m. on Oct. 18, 2013, at JR’s Bar.

Dispute flares over senior housing atop Polish Hill

Catholic organizations are at odds over control of a Polish Hill apartment building, and the diocese can’t make peace.


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