Local community groups came together Saturday to hold a march and rally against the recent rash of gun violence in the City of Pittsburgh.
For years, Pittsburgh has worried that many young people were moving away. Now a California company says this is really an attractive city for millennials, those under 30 years of age.
The calendar currently says June and it is hot outside, but at PPG Place, the holiday season was on everyone’s mind Thursday.
Sixty-eight hot dogs in 10 minutes! That’s the world record in Nathan’s Fourth of July competition on Coney Island.
“KidsPlay at Market Square” kicked off another summer of song, hands-on craftsmanship and guest artists Tuesday morning.
A sunny day set the tone for the grand opening of the Thursday Farmers’ Market in Market Square. “We get an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 people pass through this market each and every Thursday,” says Ida D’Errico of Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
President Barack Obama announced his position on same-sex marriage. In an interview Wednesday afternoon, he told ABC News that he supports gay marriage, making him the first president to take that position.
Businesses in Market Square are hoping to get a boost by offering a new parking service. Beginning Tuesday night, $5 valet parking will be available.
Michelle Obama is no stranger to Pittsburgh, a visible presence at the G-20 Summit where she greeted local officials and world leaders at the Phipps Conservatory, along with that obligatory visit to Pamela’s Restaurant in Millvale.
It’s billed as one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the country with close to 200,000 people expected. NCAA tournament basketball play is under way at CONSOL. It means even more people in town and more traffic.
Gasoline prices keep climbing — the national average is now up to $3.81 a gallon — up 30 cents in the past month and 50 cents since the start of the year. So is President Obama to blame for the latest increases and what can he do about it?
Help save trees this year on April 27th with a Shred event in Market Square from 10am-2pm.
Oreo celebrated 100 years on Tuesday. It’s the world’s top-selling cookie brand. People threw a party in Market Square to celebrate!
Another new project for downtown Pittsburgh is expected to begin next summer and should be completed by 2014.
Nothing signals the start of the holidays like Light Up Night in downtown Pittsburgh. From the skaters at PPG place to the marching bands parading down Penn Avenue, the twinkle of each new bulb is a symbol of the season.