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  1. Council approves new South Side parking permit area over concerns from businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Pittsburgh City Council on Monday approved a new residential permit parking area in the South Side Flats over the objection of a local business that will lose parking for employees and with the acknowledgement that the city's program needs to be updated. Councilman Dan Gilman and Councilwoman Deb Gross, who both voted for the resolution, said rapidly developing mixed-use neighborhoods have created a different Pittsburgh than in 1981, when the city's residential permit parking program legislation was drafted.

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  2. Obituary: Richard Wolk / Innovative pioneer in advertisingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Some 40 years ago, fortunate passers-by were treated to a spectacle of a television interview without cameras in front of KDKA's studio Downtown. Richard Wolk and Craig Marshall, who would "grow up" to reshape Pittsburgh's media landscape, were in their 20s back then, working in television sales.

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  3. Gateway Towers condominium plans to inspect windows after pair of incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The Gateway Towers condominium building Downtown advertises operable windows as one of its selling points. But lately, residents haven't been able to use them - by order of management.

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  4. Tractor Supply Co. sneaking up on urban areas like PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    There's a Tractor Supply Co. store in Oakdale now, sort of back behind the Shop 'n Save grocery along Steubenville Pike.

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  5. Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Haberman link seems like the right path for HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When people unfamiliar with Pittsburgh ask me why I love it so much, I struggle with words because it is such a visceral feeling. Words that apply to any number of places apply to Pittsburgh: fun, quirky, beautiful at times and in places, authentic, culturally rich and historically and geographically interesting.

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  6. OpenStreetsPGH draws crowd despite cool, wet weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    A Lawrenceville tea shop added cookies to its menu for children, a bazaar brought bicyclists into Altar Bar and $1 slices of watermelon welcomed walkers at Wholey's. These were just some of the ways Pittsburgh vendors adapted Sunday to OpenStreetsPGH, which closed a 3.5-mile stretch of Butler Street and Penn Avenue and more than 25 city intersections to cars from 8 a.m. to noon.

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  7. Experts say shared space, transportation free-for-all makes sense for PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Removing all signs, traffic signals, curbs, lane markings and crosswalks from a city block to make it safer and more inviting both to vehicles and foot traffic? The concept, called shared space, has worked in several cities, mostly in Europe, and will be considered for the section of Liberty Avenue that forms the entrance to Downtown Pittsburgh. Adherents say doing away with the rules forces drivers and pedestrians to interact and cooperate with one another by creating an atmosphere where ownership of the entire street vests with everyone.

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  8. Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Pittsburgh missing the boat on immigrants, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    If you look up the definition of "irony" in Webster's dictionary, you just might find a description of Mayor Bill Peduto's "Welcoming Pittsburgh" immigration initiative. Many Americans in other parts of the country, particularly Republicans in the ongoing presidential nomination process, discuss immigration in the context of "How the heck do we keep these people from coming and taking our jobs?" Expansion of physical barriers along the 1,951-mile border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants is a favorite topic.

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  9. Two-vehicle accident causes lane closure on Saw Mill Run BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    A two-vehicle accident closed one lane along Saw Mill Run Boulevard Sunday evening, an Allegheny County emergency dispatch supervisor said. The wreck happened around 7 p.m. near the entrance to the West End Bridge, he said.

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  10. Artists' purchasing initiative shows difficulty of finding companies with black ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    When Paulette Still left a career in banking to open Posy Flower Design and Event Decor, she expected to sacrifice a steady and hefty paycheck for the chance to be her own boss. She didn't expected the number of people who would challenge her entrepreneurship based strictly on her race.

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  11. Almost kidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Post-Gazette launcha eda Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Archivea s, powered by newspapers.com, in March. This new subscription service provides digitized and searchable microfilm of the Post-Gazette back to 1786 and is building its collection of articles from the Pittsburgh Post and Pittsburgh Press .

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  12. Allentown firm aims to rethink, rewire Internet access in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Post-gazette.com

    A hyper-local solution for connecting to the Internet could soon give low-income Pittsburghers and those lost in dead zones the tools they need to connect to cyberspace. Meta Mesh LLC, an Allentown-based wireless firm founded two years ago, has taken off since founder Adam Longwill first conceived the idea to boost the strength of Wi-Fi signals in his home.

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  13. North/West Xtra: North Catholic assistant named Hopewell coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Not long ago, Tim Gaertner was with his basketball team as it was breaking a huddle during a summer league basketball game. "I had to catch myself," said Gaertner, who last month was named the boys basketball coach at Hopewell High School.

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  14. Grandma had numbers on her side, albeit illicitlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Post-gazette.com

    Some of my happiest childhood summer days were spent at the home of my dear grandparents, Julia and John Kowach, who had some interesting facets to their lifestyle you'd never find in more genteel Pittsburgh households. They owned a two-story house on Sunday Street on Pittsburgh's North Side.

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  15. Gary Rotstein's Morning File: Here's the story on that Earl-girl filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It's always exciting when a movie opens here that's not only filmed in Pittsburgh but based on real-life Pittsburgh, unlike occasions when we're just standing in for another city like a stunt double. So it's great that "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," written by Point Breeze native Jesse Andrews and already highly praised, arrives in area theaters today.

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  16. Coyotes are everywhere, but they pose little threat to humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In the distance, eyes are watching. Unseen, unheard, leaving no trace, southwestern Pennsylvania's most successful predator virtually is everywhere, encroaching close to, and even within, human population centers.

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  17. Random Acts of Kindness: Lots of help volunteered during a cemetery visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post-gazette.com

    I read this column each week and look forward to it. It reinforces my belief in the goodness of people.

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  18. Traffic triangle: Can Downtown tie-ups be solved without rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post-gazette.com

    The late Hans Monderman, a renowned Dutch civil engineer, believed that signs and signals make traffic worse, not better. His solution to a congested road or complicated intersection was to take all directions away and trust drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to make good decisions that ensure each other's safety.

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  19. The Hot List of events for the coming weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post-gazette.com

    National Theatre Live's broadcast of the London production of "The Audience" returns to Pittsburgh at the SouthSide Works Cinema, with Dame Helen Mirren now a Tony winner in the role of Queen Elizabeth II. She won the Olivier Award, the West End's Tony equivalent, for the role before the Peter Morgan play transferred to Broadway last season.

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  20. Nitro coffee -- dubbed 'morning beer' -- debuts in Pittsburgh regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post-gazette.com

    A small Beaver County business recently put up a sign advertising that it is the "first in Western PA to have nitro coffee on tap!" - and even though it isn't the first, it's drawing in lots of people. At the Blue Canary Coffeehouse in Harmony, on Duss Avenue between Ambridge and Baden, they're asking, What's nitro coffee on tap? On tap, like draft beer? "It's the same concept.

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