Maritza Mosquera with her "Body of Water" inject print at Assemble in Garfield on Friday. "Aqui," the exhibit Ms. Mosquera curated, runs through July at 5125 Penn Ave.

Garfield exhibit showcases 'diverse array' of Latino art

Maritza Mosquera presents “Aqui” with work from 13 Latino artists at Assemble in Bloomfield-Garfield for Cafe Con Leche.

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 Last month was the eighth-wettest June on record, according to the National Weather Service.

Rainy weather could have an impact on Pittsburghers’ wellness

With more showers forecast, the trend might continue; it’s advised for anyone feeling down because of the weather to stay active.

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 The owner of New York’s Casellula Cheese & Wine Cafe is considering opening a restaurant in the former Masonic Hall in conjunction with nonprofit City of Asylum in Central North Side.

N.Y. cafe considering location in North Side

Casellula Cheese & Wine Cafe is looking at the former Masonic Hall in conjunction with nonprofit City of Asylum in Central Northside.

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 Guy Beresteanu, 14, and his sister Maya Beresteanu, 9.

Teenage fencer to represent U.S. at Maccabi games

Guy Beresteanu, 14, has been a fencer for eight years, but he will be a member of the U.S. Juniors male fencing team in Berlin this month.

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Pittsburgh police search for armed robber

The incident occurred shortly before 9 a.m. at the Sheraden Mini-Mart Market on Hillsboro Street.

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Man drowns in Squirrel Hill condo complex

James Cordy, 68, died at 6:18 p.m. Friday at the Imperial House on Munhall Road, where he was a resident.

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 Olivia Anderson, 4, plays in the sand Friday as her brother Elliott Anderson, 5, both of Upper St. Clair, does cartwheels at the Travel to the Beach Kids Korner of the Three Rivers Regatta in Point State Park.

Three Rivers Regatta cancels all water-based activities this weekend

Land-based activities, including musical performances and Saturday’s fireworks display, will go on as scheduled.

about 2 hours ago

 More than 10,000 voters said the Three Sisters Bridges shouldn't change color during rehabilitation.

Voters still want Aztec gold for Pittsburgh’s Three Sisters Bridges

At the end of a two-week online poll, 10,527 voters — nearly 85 percent — said the bridges in Downtown should remain “Aztec Gold.”

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 Playwright August Wilson stands in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in front of his childhood home.

State gives $50,000 to preserve August Wilson's childhood home

The grant from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission will help to preserve the playwright’s childhood home at 1727 Bedford Ave.

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 This vehicle crashed into the porch of a South Side Slopes home Thursday evening after a brief police chase.

Chase ends with car crashing into South Side Slopes home

Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver sped away and minutes later lost control of the vehicle, crashing into the porch.

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 A construction crane tipped over and hit University of Pittsburgh's Langley Hall this morning while workers were repointing a building across the street.

Construction crane breaks loose, damages Pitt's Langley Hall

The building, located between Tennyson and Ruskin avenues at Bigelow Boulevard, had minimal cosmetic damage to its eaves.

about 2 hours ago

Gunshot victim drives himself to hospital after North Side shooting

Police said the driver was stopped at a red light on Beaver Avenue when another vehicle pulled up alongside him and someone shot him.

about 17 hours ago

More than 20 Pittsburgh streets slated for repaving, restoration work

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority contractors will perform the work, which will restrict parking in certain areas.

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Independence Day closings in Pittsburgh

Offices closed today for the Independence Day holiday.

1 day ago

Man, 24, slain in East Liberty

The shooting occurred in Hendon Court off Broad Street, police said.

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 Math teacher Ro Casciato, center, goes over a calculus problem in May with Pittsburgh Allderdice High School juniors Dawill Holc, 17, and Sofia Vidic, 17.

Pittsburgh public school teachers earn higher grades in new ratings

Combined, 97.1 percent of the teachers received distinguished or proficient ratings compared to 96.9 percent the prior year.

2 days ago

 Their actions are hurting the city and I won’t stand for it any more," Mayor Bill Peduto said in a statement.

Pittsburgh files suit to force release of $11.4 million in gaming funds

Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration claims the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority is violating state law by withholding the money.

1 day ago

 Joe Divack, assistant executive director of Allegheny CleanWays, stands in a dump site in Hazelwood.

Nonprofit, task force targeting Hazelwood litter

Volunteers have collected nearly 50 tons of trash alone this year.

2 days ago

Man, 19, wounded in Perry South shooting

Pittsburgh police said the man was shot in the abdomen and is in stable condition at AGH.

1 day ago

West Carson Street to close for several hours tonight

The inbound closure extends from Stanhope to Corliss streets while crews test electrical systems.

1 day ago

 The Ferris wheel located at Point State Park as part of Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Regatta will open to the public tonight at 7 for $5 a ride. Media members were invited for a preview ride of the attraction.

Wheel of Lights set to roll tonight at the Point

The 90-foot tall Ferris wheel will spin up to 96 people high above the Point for about 10 minutes each ride.

1 day ago

Historic Review panel schedules vote on Oakland hotel

The Historic Review Commission on Wednesday tabled a vote on the construction of a hotel in Oakland.

2 days ago

 Officer Souroth Chatterji joins community members in prayer before the start of a weekly gathering at Kingdom Life Fellowship in Knoxville in which Pittsburgh police officers volunteered to serve meals.

Pittsburgh police thank community members in Knoxville for help in deadly incident

On Wednesday evening, Pittsburgh police officers served food and drinks to more than 150 community members at the Knoxville United Church.

2 days ago

Pittsburgh teacher named top biology teacher in the state

Edwina Kinchington of Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy 6-12 won the award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.

2 days ago

 "The application is an early step in the bidding process," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement.

Steelers exploring bid to host 2023 Super Bowl

President Art Rooney met with Mayor Bill Peduto Wednesday morning to talk about the team’s bid to host Super Bowl LVII.

2 days ago

Chevron to continue sponsoring STEM program at Carnegie Science Center

Chevron Corp. and Carnegie Science Center announced the company will donate $900,000 over the next three years for the STEM center.

2 days ago

 One person was killed when this vehicle crashed on Bates Street in Oakland shortly before 2:30 this morning.

1 killed, 4 injured in parkway police chase, car crash

The two-vehicle crash was reported at 2:33 a.m. after one vehicle fled from a stop by state police on the Parkway East.

2 days ago

Several injured, one critically, in multi-vehicle crash in Carrick

The incident occurred shortly after 9 a.m. in the 500 block of Spencer Avenue, police said.

2 days ago

 Mario Grisom.

Homestead man indicted on sex-trafficking charges

The case apparently stems from the arrests of adult prostitutes at Station Square in May.

2 days ago

 Pittsburgh police are looking for this suspect who they said robbed a McDonald's Downtown.

Police search for man who robbed Downtown McDonald's

The robber walked into the McDonald's in the 600 block of Wood Street shortly after 7 p.m., police said.

2 days ago

PennDOT announces, postpones paving on Lincoln Way in White Oak

PennDOT reversed itself after announcing the paving would begin today.

2 days ago

 This circa 1775 Chinese porcelain 'tobacco leaf' saucer dish, was one of the many items up for auction at Christie's. Its estimated value is $4,000 to 6,000.

Christie's auction of Scaife's estate nets nearly $4 million

The top sellers included $347,000 for a large inlaid cabinet and $102,500 for an 18th-century bookcase.

2 days ago

Downtown drivers license center reopens after water main break

The water main break on Seventh Street, Downtown, between Smithfield Avenue and William Penn Place closed the license center for the day.

2 days ago

 The Gateway Towers association board is looking for solutions after the incidents in April and May when window panes crashed to the ground during severe weather with high winds.

Gateway Towers condominium plans to inspect windows after pair of incidents

Residents have been ordered not to use their windows after two dislodged, forcing management to block off sidewalks.

4 days ago

 The steelworkers sand sculpture is now on display at the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta in Point State Park. The regatta starts Friday.

EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta sand sculpture pays homage to 'Steel City’ past

Weighing 150 tons, the sand sculpture depicts eight steel workers at a mill.

3 days ago

 "They put this in without us knowing anything about it. ... It’s sort of a mess," said Fred Aheimer, president and owner of Raff Printing on St. Mary Street on the South Side.

City Council, businesses at odds over South Side parking permit area

The parking district between 16th and 25th streets lets non-residents park for two hours between noon and midnight.

4 days ago

 “They don’t know what’s going to happen,” said Rev. Saranto Serviou of Franklin Park, shown here on the right in 1950.

Greeks in Pittsburgh worry about economic situation back home

Banks in Greece stayed closed Monday, announcing they would limit people to withdrawals of just 60 Euro -- $67.40 -- per day from ATMs.

4 days ago

Auditor general reforms include management of pensions by Pennsylvania

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale delivered a series of “realistic and responsible reforms” to the governor Tuesday.

3 days ago

Greenfield man held for trial for child pornography

Nicholas Lancos, 32, who formerly worked at Kennywood Park, faces 15 child pornography counts filed by the state attorney general’s office.

3 days ago

North Side man sentenced to prison in fatal Fineview stabbing

Michael Monroe, 44, was sentenced to at least six years in jail for fatally stabbing his girlfriend’s son, Dereck Frye, 22, last July.

3 days ago

 "I not only oppose the $5 ConnectCard fee, I believe we should be getting a discount for using them," said Edward Wagner of Brighton Heights.

$5 Port Authority ConnectCard fee runs into opposition

About 350,000 ConnectCards have been issued for free since the authority launched the system in 2012.

3 days ago

Downtown drivers license center closed today

A water main break has resulted in the closing of the center at 708 Smithfield St.

3 days ago

 Ashley Smith and Sophia Swinderski roller skating down Butler Street in Lawrenceville on Sunday during OpenStreetsPGH, a free public event that make streets pedestrian-only.

OpenStreetsPGH draws crowd despite cool, wet weather

Many businesses tried creative ways to attract new customers with cars off the streets.

5 days ago

 Father Dan Walsh blesses Duquesne University's new organ Sunday during its dedication in the chapel.

Duquesne University completes $500,000 renovation of chapel pipe organ

The original 24-stop, 1,290-pipe organ was installed in 1896 and was last refurbished in 1964.

5 days ago

 A "shared space" concept will be considered for the section of Liberty Avenue that forms the entrance to Downtown Pittsburgh.

Experts say shared space, transportation free-for-all makes sense for Pittsburgh

The idea to make Liberty Avenue a shared space from Commonwealth Place to Stanwix grew out of a symposium held last week.

5 days ago

Pittsburgh Public Works supervisor suspended over racial comment

The supervisor was given a five-day suspension and will be fired if there is another incident, a spokesman for Mayor Bill Peduto said.

4 days ago

 Crews begin construction work on the eastbound ramp of the Bloomfield Bridge this morning.

North Oakland road project expected to cause major traffic disruptions

The $13.4 million project will reconstruct or resurface parts of Bigelow Boulevard, North Craig Street and Baum Boulevard.

5 days ago

 Pittsburgh police block off a section of Penn Avenue after an SUV crashed into a building overnight, injuring five teens.

Police: Five teens injured in East Liberty crash were riding in stolen car

The vehicle crashed shortly after 4 a.m. near East Liberty Boulevard and Penn Avenue.

4 days ago

 Richard Mellon Scaife

Use of Scaife trust for newspapers, charity was not a waste, attorneys assert

Attorneys for Scaife trustee Yale Gutnick today answered objections filed by Richard Mellon Scaife’s daughter and son early this month.

4 days ago

UPMC Montefiore, Kaufmann buildings in Oakland deal with water problem

The water line problem caused low pressure in both buildings, which are on either side of Darragh Street in Oakland.   //

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