Pittsburgh Go: Catch Pokémon and get healthy around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Go: Catch Pokémon and get healthy around Pittsburgh

Every true Pokémon trainer knows that the proper mode of transportation is a bicycle

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Pittsburgh breast-milk bank provides aid to mothers in need

“I was thinking every baby should have the best beginning.”
Last spring, the Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank set up shop in an unassuming concrete building on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. There’s no big sign outside touting it, but the 80,000 ounces of donated breast milk that have come through the building’s doors have fed well over 200 babies in Western Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Explore Pittsburgh’s history with eight Olympic games

You’ll want to skip the near-drowning
While Pittsburgh may not be the healthiest city in the world (that’s Copenhagen), or in America (Washington, D.C.), or even just in Pennsylvania (I don’t know, Punxsutawney?), things are starting to turn around here.  

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Pittsburgh offers hundreds of different fitness classes designed to take participants out of their comfort zone

New exercise trends seemingly emerge weekly across the city
Aerial-silk riggings are weight-tested to hold a Volkswagen Beetle. That’s what I tried to focus on as I found myself hanging upside down at my first aerial-yoga class at Verve360 two years ago.

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CMU student developing magnetic malaria treatment

“I knew I wanted to work on something that would help people.”
As a woman in a STEM field, Carnegie Mellon University student Blue Martin says she thinks one of the best ways to foster interest in the sciences is by encouraging hobbies that allow opportunities to build and create things.  “Our souls are only satisfied by what we make with our own hands, whether that’s knitting or building a robot,” Martin says.

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RNC protests didn’t burn so bright in Cleveland last week

“Protesters were just outnumbered.”
While it’s impossible to nail down exact numbers, estimates indicate there were far more police and journalists (20,000!) than delegates and protesters at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week.

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Weird Pittsburgh

Weird Pittsburgh

There are only 138,000 Amish citizens in Pennsylvania and Ohio, but the newly-formed Amish PAC is hoping they’ll swing the states for Donald Trump. The Central Pennsylvania Business Journal reports that the Virginia-based PAC has launched billboard and print-media campaigns in parts of the states with significant horse-and-buggy traffic.

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