State bridges better, but still need work
Although Pennsylvania continues to lead the nation in structurally deficient bridges, the number of state-maintained bridges in that category has fallen from 5,600 in August 2010 to fewer than 4,500 in the most recent count.
Sat May 18, 2013
One Big Idea for Pittsburgh's next mayor
The Post-Gazette asked people from various walks of life to offer the next mayor of Pittsburgh one big suggestion... Congratulations, Mr.
Fri May 17, 2013
Last segment of Great Allegheny Passage bike trail complete
When Charles Lofstream heard last year that the final section of trail needed to complete the Great Allegheny Passage would be finished this year, he was so overjoyed that he bought himself a new bike, a sweet Cannondale Synapse made of carbon steel, to celebrate.
Thu May 16, 2013
Couple Recalls Romantic Meeting To Mark Kaufmann's Clock Centennial
Pittsburghers have been saying that for 100 years. On Friday morning, Macy's department store in Downtown Pitsburgh will celebrate the clock's centennial.
Tue May 14, 2013
PA: Downtown Pittsburgh Building Boom Shows No Signs of Letting Up
Whether it's in urban living, where three-quarters of the residents are relative newcomers, or light-rail transit usage, which saw an increase last year thanks to the new North Shore Connector, or reports of yet another hotel in the works, Downtown's... Whether it's in urban living, where three-quarters of the residents are relative newcomers, or ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
One nest is best: Consolidating 401(k) and IRA accounts recommended
Companies usually allow employees to leave their money in the plans even after they leave the company, although non-employees are not allowed to make contributions.
Sat May 11, 2013
Dateline Pittsburgh for the week of 05/12/13
Cyril H. Wecht, M.D. and J.D. , was appointed as both a member of the board of governors, and as professor of pathology, forensic medicine, healthcare management, and health law in the recently established American University of Sovereign Nations School of Medicine in Scottsdale, Ariz.
August Wilson Center laying off staff
The financially troubled August Wilson Center for African American Culture laid off about half its staff on Friday and is searching for a way to continue operating.
Fri May 10, 2013
Summer Times: Stage
May 10--Joey Fatone returns to Pittsburgh CLO to help open the 2013 season in the classic musical "42nd Street." The former 'N Sync band member played Franz Liebkind in the 2010 production of "The Producers" and now plays the role of a producer of a Broadway-bound musical.
Thu May 09, 2013
Protesters deliver handmade flowers to Corbett's office in Downtown Pittsburgh
A bouquet of flowers was delivered to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's office in downtown Pittsburgh today -- but this gift wasn't accepted with open arms.
Wed May 08, 2013
Locals Loving "Pittsburgh The Movie"
There is something about Pittsburgh roots that run deep and through them flow a pride that can rival any city or region in the world.
Callaway, McGovern set for Cabaret shows [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA)]
The Trust Cabaret Series will return for a second season with another lineup of five nationally and internationally known performers.
Tue May 07, 2013
Negative campaigning a hot topic during debate hosted at WPXI
The two leading Democratic candidates for Pittsburgh mayor continued sniping at each other on Monday during a forum at the Channel 11 News studio.
Mon May 06, 2013
Pittsburgh summit explores health effects of air pollution
Travelers flying into Pittsburgh can see the dirty brown blanket that is the region's air quality problem, even if those who live under it cannot.
Dinner to benefit Catholic Charities
Bishop David Zubik will host the 31st Annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Charities on Friday, May 10, at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Dance Council season to feature four company debuts [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA)]
Pittsburgh Dance Council will present six companies in its 2013- 14 season, four making their Pittsburgh debuts.
Wed May 01, 2013
PA: City's BRT Lines Ranked Among Best in Country
A New York transit policy group ranks Port Authority of Allegheny County's East, West and South busways among the nation's top bus rapid transit lines.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Downtown called safe despite recent shootings
On Saturday, after a chill had lifted and ushered in a sparkling spring afternoon, Point State Park was bustling with activity.
Pittsburgh's doing all right
So I was visiting with an old friend who moved to the Midwest about six years ago but still reads the Post-Gazette online most days.