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Speculators have been holding onto hundreds of properties in Uptown for years. What does that mean for the neighborhood’s future?

Speculators have been holding onto hundreds of properties in Uptown for years. What does that mean for the neighborhood’s future?

“Unfortunately, you still have bad landlords that still own large swaths of the neighborhood.”


Recognizing dearth of women in elected office, Allegheny County politicians form new PAC

“We have to stop asking the old-boys’ club for money, they’re not giving it to us.”

Pittsburgh ranked No. 30 on list of “Most Sinful Cities in America”

Sorry, sinners. We’ll just have to try harder next time.

Problems at Pittsburgh’s Shuman Juvenile Detention Center reflect larger issues in the integrity of the juvenile-justice system.

“... This facility and every facility has a responsibility to ensure that young people in their care are safe and not subject to violence.”

Holiday Greetings from Pittsburgh

Support local artists this season with these festive cards made in Pittsburgh

While Pittsburgh has seen recent victories on abortion access, activists say a persistent piece of legislation could roll back a woman’s right to choose

“It really feels like opponents of women’s rights and access are feeling galvanized right now.”

These Pennsylvania politicians have received the most money from pharmaceutical companies accused of exacerbating the opioid crisis

In 2016, Beaver County lost 102 people to overdoses and Allegheny County had a record 650 overdose deaths

Inside the weird world of YouTube channels dedicated to reviewing toilets

It’s difficult to understand why these videos exist, what makes up a good or bad toilet, or where the users get their strong opinions

After falling victim to revenge porn, former Pittsburgh news anchor Darieth Chisolm speaks up

“I’ve been through probably one of the most embarrassing and extremely painful experiences anyone can ever experience.”

Picturing Duquesne

City Paper teams up with Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers for a new neighborhood photo essay

Pennsylvania’s black and Latino populations are simultaneously growing and underserved. What can be done to ensure they succeed?

“There is no reason we shouldn’t be in the top 10 in the nation.”

Community activists call on Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials to address police brutality

“It’s not just about rallying, it’s not just about protesting — it’s about voting, it’s about getting these people out of office who are in control.”

Magazine, podcast working to bring Pittsburgh’s African-American community into the craft-beer scene

“It’s always good to see people like yourself doing the same thing.”



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