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Wilkinsburg bounces back with development plans on the horizon
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
With beautification projects, a possible reversal of a centuries-old liquor ban, and new life for the historic Wilkinsburg Train Station in its sights, this East End borough is primed for investment and development.
Bus meets bike: How the next wave of commuters is changing the urban landscape
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In Pittsburgh and across the state, the humble bicycle is mobilizing efforts to usher in a new era of public transportation. In Part Three of our three-story series on transportation, Pop City navigates the connection between buses, bikes and the commuters who depend on them.
Pop Filter Hot Pick: "We Built This City: How the Allegheny Conference Remade Pittsburgh"
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Robert Morris University, with support from the R.K. Mellon Foundation, will screen the documentary "We Built This City: How the Allegheny Conference Remade Pittsburgh."
Mind the gap: Finding ways to boost Pittsburgh's middle-skills workforce
Douglas J. Guth
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
In order for Pennsylvania's economy to grow, the state needs to increase the number of middle-skills workers, according to many proponents of local economic revitalization. Middle-skill jobs, which require education beyond high school but not a four-year university degree, make up the largest part of the labor market in the United States.
10 little things that will pack a big Pittsburgh punch in 2015
Melanie Cox McCluskey
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
From its tiniest residents to its biggest ideas, Pittsburgh made some strategic moves in 2014 that have the potential to reap big rewards in 2015 and beyond. Pop City Media predicts the people, projects and places to watch.
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Mockup unveiled of anticipated Tower at PNC Plaza
PGH Bike Share picking up speed this month
New Downtown hotels breathe life into historic buildings
Support The Pop Stop's new 'Sweet Truck' with a crowdfunding campaign
Pitt names Rebecca Bagley vice chancellor for economic partnerships
Marty's Market to open bottle shop and launch new bar program
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport lauds local flavor with farm-to-table restaurant
Pennsylvania's only 'buch bar,' Red Star Kombucha, resides in the Public Market
Eat'n Park opens Delicious Raw Juice Bar Downtown
New Squirrel Hill condominium development underway
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Councilman Gilman tapped for National League of Cities committee
Source: National League of Cities
Modcloth is the first clothing company to sign the Heroes of Advertising Pledge
Pittsburgh gets high-tech water meters
Source: Government Technology
'Why Adelaide should be more like Pittsburgh - a phoenix city that has reinvented itself'
Source: The Herald Sun
The Wall Street Journal takes on Pittsburgh's public steps debate
Source: The Wall Street Journal
'Pittsburgh basks in refurbished image'
Source: Merced Sun-Star
The importance of BRT
Source: The Atlantic Cities
American Eagle's April Fools' prank becomes a reality
Where are the heroes for the August Wilson Center
Peduto to encourage immigration to Pittsburgh
Source: Fast Company
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Pittsburgh 2030 District is two years ahead of schedule for energy reductions in Downtown Pittsburgh
c-leveled opens a new startup incubator in Bloomfield for serious entrepreneurs
GTECH's ReEnergize Pittsburgh is reducing the region's carbon footprint one house at a time
The Livehoods Project: Take me to your coffee shop
Rethinking Cities in the 21st Century: What Eindhoven has that Pittsburgh has too
SiX news: Sprout issues RFPs for $10,000 grant. Apply now!
Forms+Surfaces in Etna, bringing beauty to trash cans, benches, Apple stores, the world
Allegheny Conference launches new blog at annual meeting
ParkPGH best urban parking app in the country
PricewaterhouseCoopers expanding and hiring 125
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Rent-free Wilkinsburg storefront up for grabs for interested arts nonprofit
Pittsburgh is now a Trail Town
Take over to make over: new South Side vacant lot rehab program
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