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.
A weedy lot near the Propel Northside charter school will become a classroom when students return.
If you know and love Pittsburgh, you will understand the existence of Haberman Avenue.
End of Anthon’s will be the end of an era -- the old East Liberty.
Black Rock should become a fixture of Pittsburgh, for art and quirkiness.
Family hopes to resurrect cold case of missing man.
Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, the city and fans of the Skinny Building celebrate its facade restoration.
Inspiration and collaboration help Hazelwood woman open a new nursery in her neighborhood.
CMU design students hatch a grand boulevard plan for Smithfield Street Downtown.
A video distribution company has turned the lights back on in one of Spring Hill’s few commercial properties.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Joncaire Street steps project in Panther Hollow makes a bike-friendly link
The 135 steps will be wider and include runnels — flat channels alongside for bikes to be walked up and down. It’s a model for the future.
The Allentown property owner gives away to the neighborhood all the food that’s fit to take from the former diner.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: University of Pittsburgh students see South Side in a different light
Pitt urban studies students have taken on South Side nightlife excesses in research that they will present to city council today.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Bureaucratic inanity blocks garden project for prison’s halfway house
A prison-community garden project on the North Side falls to bureaucratic interpretation of governor’s no-gift order.
Whole Foods and Home Depot made East Liberty a destination, but a real estate strategy made it possible to get to sleep at night.
Calling all architects to stand up for inspired -- and inspiring -- design.
Pittsburgh Project organizes a literacy challenge for children city-wide to advance improvements in spelling and usage.
Taking aim at highways through the city is a game of imagination now, but when the time is right, we can get rid of them.
Relationships between the police and African-American communities need to go beyond conversations and marches.
Fifteen apartment buildings in Allegheny County are upping their recycling efforts with help from the Pennsylvania Resources Council.
A proposed hotel in Oakland enlivens the debate about what we want our city to look like as we grow and change.