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Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh. It's more than just a slogan; it's a growing movement with hundreds of partners in the Pittsburgh region who are doing their best to make this city the best on the planet for kids. To find out what's going on, check out our Focus on Kidsburgh and the website Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh.

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Pittsburgh Carrick High School in Carrick

Is Pittsburgh doing enough for families?

When the clouds clear and the rivers glimmer, Pittsburgh's future looks pretty bright. But one of the most literal indicators of a city's success -- its children -- aren't necessarily reaping the benefits of a shiny new Pittsburgh. Here, Pop City details where the city is missing the mark, and how some leaders are stepping up for local youth.

Meghan Klingenberg greets a young fan during her appearance at a Pittsburgh Riverhounds game on July 15.

Pittsburgh's female sports stars score big with local youth initiatives

Talk about team players. What Meghan Klingenberg, Swin Cash and Brianne McLaughlin are doing to support girls in sports right here in Pittsburgh.

The beautiful renovated Gateway Lodge

PA Wilds: Gateway Lodge is an oasis in the woods

A mother-daughter team have worked tirelessly to transform this historic property into the perfect place for a rustic, gorgeous getaway, complete with fine wines and locavore eats.

Color Run Shine Tour

11 can't-miss family events in Pittsburgh, 2015 edition

When playgrounds and playdates start to feel a little stale, amp up your household calendar with one of the many family-friendly events coming up in the city. From the athletic to the artistic, Pittsburgh abounds with surprising options for entertaining family memories. Here, Pop City's top picks for 2015.

Learning laboratory

Parks conservancy group gives Pittsburgh students a lesson in STEM

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has turned the city's green spaces into a vast outdoor classroom for students exploring STEM subjects at Pittsburgh Public Schools.
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