In the Press

Pittsburgh invests $800,000 in public art, seeks proposals for 18 projects

March 3, 2021

CP photo: Amanda WaltzPublic art bug sculpture in Wightman Park, Squirrel Hill  The pandemic has highlighted the importance of public art, as the format gives artists and patrons a way…

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Mellon Park nears designation as historic site by Pittsburgh officials

February 18, 2021
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Submit your special park story to Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s new monthly series

February 11, 2021
Quintin and Jeff smiling at one another in Schenley Park

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy turns 25 this year, and to celebrate, the nonprofit organization is collecting stories about memorable experiences visitors have had in the many green spaces throughout the city.

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An appreciation: Steelers Nation’s matriarch, Patricia Rooney, remembered as ‘generous’ and ‘wonderful’

February 8, 2021

Brian BatkoBrian Batko’s Steelers chat transcript: 02.01.21Gerry DulacPatricia Rooney, wife of late Steelers chairman, dies at age 88

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Ways to honor Black History Month in the Pittsburgh area

February 6, 2021

_____________Also, year-round the Smithsonian-affiliated History Center interprets and preserves African American history and culture through a variety of events and exhibitions curated by the museum’s African American Program.The Carnegie Library…

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Arconic donates more than $80K to local nonprofits for sustainability and social equity

January 22, 2021
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Pittsburgh’s longtime Parks and Public Works employee Mike Gable reflects on a half-century city career

January 6, 2021

First Published January 4, 2021, 6:00amhttps://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2021/01/04/Pittsburgh-s-longtime-Parks-and-Public-Works-employee-Mike-Gable-reflects-on-a-half-century-city-career/stories/202012310165

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Editorial: Parks are needed. So is funding.

January 6, 2021

Pittsburgh City Council voted 6-3 on Monday to start collecting a new property tax in the coming year.It isn’t a tax that will be a surprise. Pittsburghers voted for the…

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Pittsburgh-area nonprofits surprised by the success of some of their virtual innovations

December 17, 2020

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteBusiness of Pittsburgh: A generous community and giving in 2020Joyce GannonWhen the social justice conversation changed, area foundations took a hard look at where the money goes First Published…

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How to survive a COVID winter? Parks are open year-round. Get out and enjoy nature

November 18, 2020

 Michael Machosky November 18, 2020 City Design Snowy path at the Allegheny Observatory in Riverview Park. Photo by Melissa McMasters. Though the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy doesn’t have concrete numbers, the parks are…

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