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The Hill District: Still waiting for something great to happen
Susan Jacobs Jablow, Public Source
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A new grocery store just opened and a coffee shop is coming. Here's a look at what else is happening in the Hill District, an important neighborhood in transition and a study in contrasts.
Pop Stars: 3 people making Pittsburgh pop
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
From energy to food to music, here are three people in Pittsburgh making a difference: Randy Francisco, Jamilka Borges and Fawzi Haimor.
Is growth for cities always a good thing?
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Following the Remaking Cities Congress in Pittsburgh, John Rohe of the Colcom Foundation thinks it's a good time to consider whether growth is always a good thing for cities. Pittsburgh has prospered over the years despite a lack of growth. And is growth consistent with principles of sustainability?
The smart alternative called PittMoss
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Mont Handley questioned why we were draining the world's carbon-absorbing peat moss habitats to fill flower pots. He not only came up with a smart alternative that recycles newspaper, but he also created a catchy name for the Pittsburgh-based product. Hail to PittMoss!
Turning trash into treasure: How creative reuse is boosting local economies
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
As part of an ongoing series about what's driving change in our country, we take a look at the creative reuse movement, from the Pittsburgh Creative Reuse Center to centers in other cities, and how it's enriching all of us.
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Lots of Green Bike + Bus Tour now bigger and better and ending in a party
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WindStax opens new plant in the Strip District
Zip line course opens in North Park
Upcoming mayoral forums address design, planning and public policy and greenspace
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Source: USA Today
Pittsburgh seems as though it was built with meetings
Source: Connect your Meetings
Pittsburgh part of Rust Belt Revival, from farm to table
Source: New York Times
How much are Pittsburgh's trees worth? Quite a bit of green says I-Tree.
Source: Next City
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring still igniting controversy after 50 years
Source: THE NEW YORK TIMES
New electric car conversion kit will charge your car (and wallet)
Source: Mother Nature Network
Zero Waste featured in video for their dumpster diving
Source: Keystone Edge
Pittsburgh among 14 cities leading the way on green infrastructure
Source: NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL
And the Heinz Award winners are...a PSU scientist, an Alaskan composer and more
Source: THE WASHINGTON POST
Let them eat (Marcellus Shale) cake. New Castle company's spin on recycling
Source: CANADIAN BUSINESS
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Jim Roddey on Gas Shale Roundtable findings and how it compares to Heinz's CSSD coalition
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Pop Stop Popsicle Company, fresh and fruity treats peddled to your door
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Evive Station takes on the single-use bottling business with kiosks across the region
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Clean Air Dash shows athletes, others how to push for pollution solution
Green Schools Academy wants kids' green projects through November
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Green Workplace Challenge: back and greener than ever
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Paddle Without Pollution: Combining water fun and water cleanup
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