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Dinosaurs still dig up new visitors

Sometimes the city's older attractions -- its dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes -- are still its best attractions. Read the National Geographic Traveller take here.

Chicago thinks we're cool

The second city has great things to say about travelling here, including our "healthy dash of Old World, working-class charm." Who has the big shoulders now? 

CMU driverless cars in CES driver's seat

With the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, CMU's work on driverless vehicles is one of things the Consumer Electronics Association is highlighting here.

Drop that 'Rust Belt'

"Post-recession changes around the country have now made the term 'Rust Belt' pretty useless," biogs the Atlantic Cities, about Pittsburgh and elsewhere.


Pittsburgh is next big food city, says Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit names Pittsburgh as next big food city ?in 2014!  Read the tasty details here.

Mark Cuban likes something in stripes: Alpha Labs-bred Zebra

How a start-up named Zebra, developed at local Alpha Labs, gained an investment from native-son Mark Cuban; read about it here.

Cleveland likes something about us

Yes, they like the Holiday Market in Market Square, and for good reasons too. Read their take here.

80th place? At least we made the list

Eightieth place is not something to brag about, we guess, but at least we made the latest livability list, from the website of the same name. Read why. Maybe you can convince them to move us up.

Luis von Ahn's Duolingo is Apple's App of the Year

CMU prof and ReCaptcha founder Luis von Ahn has done it again with a smartphone app that is teaching the world to speak and write foreign languages. Apple named it the Apple's App of the Year. Perhaps it was the 10 million downloads that convinced them.

Read about it here.


Think we're not getting our young people back?

Think again. Here's one who came back, and her tribute to all the good reasons.

More pizza joints equals more bars -- and we're a top example

Pittsburgh is now among the top ranking cities with the most per-capita pizza places and bars -- which go hand in hand, they also found.

We think this is something to celebrate...

A love letter to the Burgh

"Oh Pittsburgh, I love you," begins Allison Bustin's aptly titled "Love Letter to Pittsburgh" in The Huffington Post. "The Paris of Appalachia. The Steel City. Not Philadelphia. The Most Livable City. The City of Champions. The Burgh. The 412."

And she was born in Baltimore.

Read the rest here.

Pittsburgh's fracking dilemma

The headline reads "‘Saudi America’ fracking boom a dilemma for environmentalists" but the article, from McClatchy, begins with Pittsburgh's effort to deal with the possibility of fracking in the Marcellus Shale locally.

Read the article here.

Top 10 best places to retire includes Pittsburgh

"Baby Boomers, people born between 1946 and 1964, currently make up the largest part of the U.S. population. While some already have retired, a recent Gallup report shows the average expected retirement age for Americans has increased to age 61, partly due to this generation of retirees choosing and being healthy enough to work longer than any generation before them.

So for at least the next decade, Boomers' lifestyle habits will continue to impact communities, particularly as they redefine traditional ideas of what retirement means."

Citing our safe neighborhoods, low cost of living, and abudance of fitness centers, Pittsburgh made #5 on the best places to reture list.

To see the complete list, click here.
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