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 Matthew Alexander of Sewickley organizes shelves at the Northside Community Food Pantry where he volunteers.
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Matthew Alexander of Sewickley organizes shelves at the Northside Community Food Pantry where he volunteers.

Hoping to look more like market, North Side food pantry starts crowdfunding drive

Looking to double the outreach, the Northside Community Food Pantry has gone out of its neighborhood and the web seeking donations.


 Country singer Kenny Chesney's fans moor their boats along the North Shore as they await the 2013 concert at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh will close streets, increase police and EMS presence for Chesney concert

Pittsburgh is taking crowd control measures near Heinz Field after excess trash left behind after concerts the past two years.



 “A wide range of ages, backgrounds and experience levels will feel comfortable on these bikes,” said David White, executive director of Pittsburgh Bike Share, about the Healthy Ride bikes being debuted Sunday as part of a new bike-share program in Pittsburgh.

500 bikes ready to hit the Pittsburgh streets on Sunday

The bikes will be available for short-term rentals at $2 per half hour at 50 stations spread throughout 11 neighborhoods in the city.



 Niki Rogers wakes up to hot coffee from Operation Safety Net as she sits in her tent along Second Avenue. She has been on the street for two years and four months.

Pittsburgh’s homeless live in fear of eviction from camps

When a Pittsburgh-led crackdown on homeless camps in 2013 forced residents to move, some settled under an overpass along Second Avenue.


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