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  1. Mad Mex to open Aug. 8 along lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.


  2. City calendar for July 25-31Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    DOWNTOWN: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will offer free, self-guided tours of the old Allegheny County Jail Museum at 440 Ross St., from 11:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. For more information, [email protected] or 412-471-5808, ext. 527. DOWNTOWN: Citiparks' Cinema in the Parks series will screen the movie, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" at dusk at Mellon Square Park.


  3. 2Do this week, July 24-30: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Post-gazette.com

    Jazz Live 365 presents Stevie Wellons at the Agnes R. Katz Plaza, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, at 5 p.m. It's free. Information: pittsburghjazzlive.com/a jazz-live365 or 412-456-6666.


  4. #BlackLivesMatter Protests Police Brutality in Multiple CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Democracy Now

    Black Lives Matter groups held demonstrations in a number of cities Thursday protesting police brutality. In Oakland, hundreds rallied in front of City Hall.


  5. TRAFFIC: Eastbound Second Ave., Oakland closed from 10th Street Bridge to Birmingham BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The outbound/eastbound lanes are closed along Second Avenue in Oakland , from the 10th Street Bridge to the Birmingham Bridge, while crews continue to repair a water main break that occurred early Thursday morning. All inbound/westbound lanes are open.


  6. TRAFFIC: Second Ave. closed from 10th Street Bridge to Brady; crash slows commute on Route 51 northRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Post-gazette.com

    An early-morning water main break has closed Second Avenue in Oakland from the 10th Street Bridge to Brady Street. Also, traffic along Route 51 northbound is stop-and-go near Bausman Street due to a multi-vehicle crash that was reported around 5:30 a.m. this morning.


  7. Interactive Crime Map July 13 - 19Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Pitt News

    ... and Schenley Drive. Pitt police arrested a male student for driving under the influence. 12:45 a.m. Forbes and Oakland avenues. Pitt police arrested a male non-affiliate for driving under the influence. Spending a summer in Pittsburgh without much ...


  8. 34th Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix zooms through Schenley ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Pitt News

    Usually home to those looking for some peaceful exercise, the air of Schenley Park was split by the sound of revving engines and the smell of racing fuel this weekend. An annual tradition since 1983, the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix brought about 150 drivers to race on repurposed public roads throughout Oakland's lush green park.


  9. Tuition at University of Pittsburgh is going up but by smallest percentage increase in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | PennLive.com

    Tuition at the University of Pittsburgh is rising by 2.3 for in-state undergraduates and by 2.75 percent for out-of-state undergraduates attending its main campus in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh for 2016-17. Students attending the University of Pittsburgh's main campus in Oakland face a higher tuition bill for the coming academic year but if it's any consolation, it's the smallest percentage increase in 41 years.


  10. Downtown law firm establishes medical marijuana practice group;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Post-gazette.com

    Tucker Arensberg has formed a practice group to focus on medical marijuana, the Downtown-based law firm announced Monday. The group chaired by Barry K. Nelson will offer legal support for clients who produce and distribute the therapy, which is expected to become available for adult patients in Pennsylvania within the next two years.


  11. Albany-Schenectady-Troy named a top city for music fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Albany Times Union

    In a new national ranking of 200 metro areas from consumer finance company Value Penguin , Albany-Schenectady-Troy was listed sixth best for music fans - above Portland and Pittsburgh, below Austin and Seattle. Sitting pretty at number one is Nashville.


  12. Arbor Labor Union vs. the GotobedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... speak. Orr: What is your favorite street in Pittsburgh. Kasan: It has always been Craig Street, which is like North Oakland to Shadyside, Bloomfield, it stretches the whole length. When I was 13, I used to take the bus over there to a comic book ...


  13. Pittsburgh organization involves local youth in community artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Pitt News

    In response, one of the many teenagers at the lot on Idlewild Street in Homewood grabbed a brush. The wall was already half filled with swirls and spirals of orange, with an occasional eye staring out at the viewer.


  14. Pokemon Go is getting Pittsburghers off the couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Post-gazette.com

    Pokemon Go, Nintendo's newest smartphone app that was released late last week, has lifted users off their couches and onto their feet to explore sites all over Pittsburgh - as well as places across the nation - as they pursue virtual digital monsters to train and battle each other. The augmented-reality game requires users to navigate their neighborhoods in search of these pocket-sized Pokemons. 12 comments

  15. Pitt receives $4.2 million NIH award for large-scale studyRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Pitt News

    ... Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. The program [] For those hoping for a little more amore in their lives, Oakland will be getting itself a new Italian restaurant. Piada Italian Street Food, a chain of fast casual eateries similar in style to ...


  16. Pittsburgh celebrates bicentennial with sand-sculpting competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Pitt News

    ... the week. Jonathan Visser, a Lawrenceville resident, heard about the competition through his wife, who works at the Oakland library and saw the sand arrive. "I was raised on the beach, so I'm used to this," Visser said. "It kind of feels like home. ...


  17. History of Shuman CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Allegheny County

    ... Pennsylvania was founded in Allegheny County in 1933. In 1936, the Juvenile Court was built on Forbes Avenue in the Oakland District of Pittsburgh. Detention occupied the third and fourth floors of the building and served both delinquent and ...


  18. Dunlap: Pittsburgh Shouldn't Celebrate Cavs TitleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | CBS Local

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  19. Dunlap: Something Has To Give With CutchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | CBS Local

    ... health-wise with Cutch. Does Hurdle go with an abbreviated rest period? Say, something like giving McCutchen the Oakland series off - and telling him beforehand the prescription is exactly that - in an effort to see if he will recharge and be ...


  20. Obituary: Jean Ledeman Fineman / Longtime teacher loved reading, discussing politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When the Sunday edition of The New York Times became available in Pittsburgh, the Finemans were among the first to get a subscription, Mrs. Fineman's son Howard said. On Monday, Mrs. Fineman died of natural causes in her Oakland home, only a few weeks after celebrating her 92nd birthday on June 9. Born in 1924, Mrs. Fineman was a Pittsburgher all her life.


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