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Carnegie's lovely tree-lined East Main Street has reemerged in all its glory, one specialty shop and café at a time. At the same time, one of the region's most treasured and historic gems, the Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, is moving forward on what may prove to be one of the region's most awesome undertakings, the $8.6 M restoration of this acoustically exquisite performing and education space.

From its beautiful Ukranian and Russian Orthodox churches to its gregarious main street, Carnegie is a town with a lot going for it.

Carnegie is just about six miles outside of the city and accessible by the G2, G31, 28X, 38 and 31 bus lines.


Pennwriters Conference's intensive workshop

Writing the future: How Pittsburgh authors nurture the local creative community

Pittsburgh boasts a crop of talented authors devoted to perfecting their craft and dedicated to nurturing a creative community of emerging and experienced writers.

Main Street, Carnegie, PA by Lee Paxton

Carnegie: Borough on the brink

As small businesses flock to Carnegie's idyllic Main Street, ten years after Hurricane Ivan flooded their streets, the borough just six miles ouside of Pittsburgh is starting to bounce back.


5 Pittsburgh theater troupes that continue to surprise

Want to get turned on to eccentric, cutting-edge theater where you'll see something you’ve never seen before? Here are five Pittsburgh theater groups that are hard to categorize but well worth watching.


How to get connected to Pittsburgh

Want to meet more people and get better connected in your city? Here's an informal guide to get you started, from finding events you'll enjoy to networking to help your career and helpful tips along the way.


What makes a teacher great? Ask the students.

These Pittsburgh kids provide some valuable lessons for teachers, from showing you really care to making learning more fun. Yo, Mrs. Jacquay, Mrs. Barsico and Ms. Saunders, we're talking to you!
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