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New Pittsburgh coalition aims to boost jobs for military families

A new collaboration among major employers in the region including Highmark, PNC Financial Services and the city of Pittsburgh will use hard data to better track recruitment and retention of military veterans and match their

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'Breathing life into Braddock': Crazy Mocha founder still has plans for vacant Cuda Building

Among the vacant structures along Braddock’s main drag is the Cuda Building. At various times, it has had life as an Italian market, a five-and-dime store and even a tea room during the decades when

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Alisha Wormsley's 'Black People in Future' project announces awardees

Pittsburgh artist Alisha Wormsley and the Downtown-based Office of Public Art have announced an eclectic roster of awardees to participate in the latest iteration of her ongoing “There Are Black People in the Future” public art

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Walkabout: Youth orchard activates long-awaited Hilltop Urban Farm

Two hundred young fruit trees were planted Saturday on a site that, after embodying a half-century of public housing, is making the transition back to agriculture.

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Hazelwood Initiative buying 63 properties to preserve affordability

An agreement between a neighborhood nonprofit and a local landlord aims to keep 63 homes in redeveloping Hazelwood permanently affordable.

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Steely resolve: Carnegie Mellon University fuels Pittsburgh's post-industrial reinvention

This year, the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) turned over the keys for two floors of the first building at Mill 19 to Carnegie Mellon University, which is subleasing 94,000 sf for

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