In the Press

Carousel in Oakland’s Schenley Plaza Opens for the Season

April 12, 2022

Emilia, 3, entered the gate for the PNC Carousel in Schenley Plaza in Oakland.She slowly walked around, considering riding several of the animals.Then she ran towards the teacup.”Do you want…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy hosts ton of free activities for Earth Month

March 29, 2022

With Earth Day fast approaching, many may choose to celebrate with outdoor activities and reflect on how we can be kinder to our planet. The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has announced Earth Month with…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy launches restoration project for Flagstaff Hill

March 11, 2022

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy launches restoration project for Flagstaff Hill  Justin Vellucci  March 10, 2022 Phil Gruszka is too young to remember the tiers of azaleas that lined Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill…

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March 7, 2022

PITTSBURGH – March 3, 2022 – The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy today announced it will soon break ground on its latest restoration project on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park with an…

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Personalities of Pittsburgh: Catherine Qureshi

October 11, 2021

Catherine Qureshi, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s president and CEO at the Patricia Rooney Memorial Fountain in Allegheny Commons Park. JIM HARRIS/PBT By Richard Cerilli  –  Associate Editor, Pittsburgh Business Times Catherine Qureshi just took over as…

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6 Pittsburgh parks to shine during Parks Conservancy celebration

October 1, 2021

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been in the spotlight since the pandemic sparked people’s renewed interest in outdoor recreation. Now the parks are literally going to shine on Friday, Oct.…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy celebrates 25 years with Making Your Parks Shine

September 28, 2021


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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s 25th anniversary shines a light on green spaces

September 20, 2021

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is hosting “Making Your Parks Shine,” an event Oct. 1-2 in six parks with lighting installations such as this created by LUXE Creative, a Pittsburgh event and…

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Teachable Moments: Painting with Nature

September 15, 2021

You can make a beautiful painting – with just the materials you find at hand outside! Naturalist educators Amber Stacey and Lydia Konecky from the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy show us…

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Will Celebrate 25 Years By Illuminating City Parks

September 9, 2021

The Conservancy is partnering with LUXE Creative to bring dynamic light installations and block parties to six public parks during the first weekend in October.

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