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Why haven’t Pittsburgh’s Indian celebrations reached critical mass?

Why haven’t Pittsburgh’s Indian celebrations reached critical mass?

Despite being the largest immigrant group in Pittsburgh, the region’s Indian celebrations garner little attention from other demographics


Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Lt. Gov. candidate John Fetterman rally for security officers

The new contract negotiations ask for a wage increase and improved health-care benefits

GOP state Rep. candidate Natalie Mihalek poses as everyday ‘working mom’ in Florida congressional ad

Mihalek is currently running for state House in Upper St. Clair. She also ran as a Republican for state Senate in 2015.

New Dimension Comics thrives as Century III Mall empties out

“We’ve seen some dips, but things have kind of leveled off a little bit."

In Bloomfield, the old Little Italy remembers the past and moves toward the future

The old Little Italy was built for the immigrants who came to America around the same time. The modern Little Italy is based on that history.

Nearly 100 ‘predator priests’ uncovered in Pittsburgh’s Catholic Church, more than 300 statewide

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released report uncovering alleged sexual abuses of children by priests

Pittsburgh rents are rising for the poor, dropping for the rich

Data from Zillow shows 2018 rents have increased 2.8 percent for poorer residents, while rents for wealthier residents have decreased 2.7 percent.

North Side residents concerned a train derailment could ruin their neighborhood

A double-stacked train derailed about a mile from where a community is fighting a double-stacked train proposal.

Are Pittsburgh city planners overestimating how many people drive to the Strip?

The Strip’s business district has 236 metered parking spots, but 1100 people use bus stops and hundreds ride bikes through daily.

How should Pittsburgh celebrate Andy Warhol’s 90th birthday?

Influence of Pittsburgh’s late arts icon still being felt more than 30 years after Andy Warhol’s death

Tradition remains at the heart of EQT Three Rivers Regatta more than 40 years after its first summer

Boating festival anticipate brining up to 800,000 to Pittsburgh’s confluence

LGBTQ wedding expo coming to Pittsburgh for first time

The event will give couples direct access to dozens of LGBTQ-friendly wedding vendors

Interview with a veteran paranormal investigator

Stan Gordon has dedicated almost 60 years to researching Bigfoot, UFOs, cryptids and other unusual phenomena

State Rep. Jake Wheatley to introduce Pennsylvania recreational marijuana bill

Wheatley says legal marijuana could help fill the state budget and reduce criminal-justice costs.

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust pushing forward with Downtown cinema project

Site of old Bally’s Sports Club on Sixth Street could house six-screen multiplex within a few years

Pittsburgh state Sen. Jay Costa says Gov. candidate Scott Wagner should release tax returns

Costa said gubernatorial candidates typically release returns and voters deserve transparency.

Electric scooter share now available in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh-based Scoobi scooter company has 100 scooters available to rent in East End, Downtown, North Shore and South Side.

From the feet up: Sneaker Ball at August Wilson Center raises funds for 1Nation mentoring

Funky Fly Project performs; YNGBLKPGH's Brian Burley will host

Port Authority’s new CEO isn’t chasing robots to improve public transit

Katharine Eagan Kelleman favors “small things that add up to a better agency”

Summer in the City

Instagram collective @SteelCityGrammers takes us on a summer tour of Pittsburgh

Six arrested protesting for redistricting reform at state Speaker Mike Turzai’s home in Marshall

Turzai has the power to move gerrymander reform through the state House, and protesters are demanding he does.

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