Getting kids outside is prescription-worthy for parks conservancy, UPMC Children’s

By Alana Wenk | November 17, 2022

Maybe you’ve heard of “parks prescriptions” or doctors prescribing time in nature. Maybe you’ve been to City of Pittsburgh parks hundreds of times. What you may not know is that spending time…

THE PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY COMPLETES FIRST PHASE OF FLAGSTAFF HILL RESTORATION WORK

By Julie Jameson | November 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alana Wenk Caroline Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.527.0020 awenk@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   THE PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY COMPLETES FIRST PHASE OF FLAGSTAFF HILL RESTORATION…

THE PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY BEGINS RESTORATION WORK ON HISTORIC NORTHSIDE MONUMENT

By Julie Jameson | November 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alana Wenk Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.527.0020 awenk@pittsburghparks.org Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   THE PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY BEGINS RESTORATION WORK ON HISTORIC NORTHSIDE MONUMENT Nonprofit safeguards…

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY AWARDED GRANT TO PLAN AND DESIGN OUTDOOR SENSORY CLASSROOM AT THE FRICK ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

By Julie Jameson | November 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alana Wenk Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.527.0020 awenk@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY AWARDED GRANT TO PLAN AND DESIGN OUTDOOR SENSORY CLASSROOM…

PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY COMPLETES ACTION PLAN FOR MELLON PARK

By Julie Jameson | November 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alana Wenk Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.527.0020 awenk@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   PITTSBURGH PARKS CONSERVANCY COMPLETES ACTION PLAN FOR MELLON PARK Non-Profit Releases…

COMMONPLACE COFFEE PARTNERSHIP BREWS FINAL BLEND IN PARKS SERIES – EMERALD VIEW PARK

By Julie Jameson | November 9, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alana Wenk Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy 412.527.0020 awenk@pittsburghparks.org   Caroline Constantine Pipitone Group 434.251.7580 cconstantine@pipitonegroup.com   COMMONPLACE COFFEE PARTNERSHIP BREWS FINAL BLEND IN PARKS SERIES – EMERALD VIEW…

Why Smart Cities are About More Than Just Tech

By Julie Jameson | November 7, 2022

“Diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility-that is a thread throughout, it is not an afterthought.” Editor’s note: This is the second article in a series that Route Fifty is publishing ahead of…

How Enslaved Africans in Alabama used Tree Bark as Shoes to Gain Freedom

By Julie Jameson | November 7, 2022

Heroic tales have often been told of the ingenuity and heroic acts of the enslaved and how they gained their freedom from their masters. But, history and research has been silent on…

‘We’re still here’: Pow wow in Oakland honors, celebrates Native American culture through dance

By Julie Jameson | November 6, 2022

The rattle of bells and the pounding of drums jingled and boomed through Pitt’s campus as Native American dancers and artisans converged upon Schenley Plaza for a pow wow on…

Find out what upgrades and restorations are coming to Mellon Park

By Julie Jameson | November 6, 2022

Mellon Park has been a beloved city landmark since 1944, but time has taken its toll. Now the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has a plan to restore some of it history and upgrade its amenities.…