In the Press

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

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…

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Why Smart Cities are About More Than Just Tech

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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Find out what upgrades and restorations are coming to Mellon Park

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.…

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Rotating sushi, a week of coffee, and more Pittsburgh food news

November 6, 2022

  Condado Tacos Multiple locations. condadotacos.com Condado declared October National Taco Month with a list of new food and drink items. The winner of Best Taco and Best Gluten-Free Menu in Pittsburgh…

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Mellon Park plan calls for better connections and traffic calming

September 22, 2022

https://triblive.com/local/mellon-park-plan-calls-for-better-connections-and-traffic-calming/A public park in Pittsburgh’s East End is looking for some upgrades and a new plan details the desire to better connect the park’s two halves and to slow drivers…

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One of Pittsburgh’s few monuments honoring a woman will be restored

July 22, 2022

On the corner of Federal Street and North Commons in Allegheny Commons Park sits a modest testament to Annie Hartzell, a woman who was part of the effort to form…

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Flagstaff Hill’s Restoration Will Continue to Keep Schenley Park Beautiful

July 14, 2022

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is working to restore the iconic and historical site for Pittsburghers to enjoy. From sledding after a snowstorm and picnicking in the summertime to taking naps…

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Walking the healing path

June 15, 2022

Walking the Healing Path is part of our effort to create diverse opportunities for people to compassionately work through their difficult emotions and trauma journeys. “It’s so wonderful to get…

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