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Groups are the only good thing left on Facebook

Groups are the only good thing left on Facebook

While we’re all here in a hell of our own making, there are still ways to find community, or at least some spicy memes


A new update of RUSafe app seeks to help victims of domestic violence

“I think our ability to use technology and mobile app capabilities is a real way to impact this problem.”

Southwestern Pa. United Way wants to help disadvantaged kids ride their first bike

The event encourages a healthy lifestyle and the importance of teamwork

Local psychiatrist Dr. Gary Swanson discusses rising suicide rates and how to help

"If a patient is depressed or a suicide risk, we are trying to reduce their access to firearms because that has been shown to be particularly helpful in reducing completed suicide."

Libraries take a hit from Amazon not collecting extra sales tax

CP analysis shows Allegheny County libraries likely out $1.49 million a year because of Amazon

What does Pride mean to you? Pittsburghers share their thoughts

City Paper has been covering the LGBTQ community since the paper's inception, but CP doesn’t speak for LGBTQ Pittsburghers.

Drag Queen Story Hour at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh promotes literacy and self-expression

"It gives you an outlet of expressing just a different portion of your soul which you feel as if you wouldn't have that opportunity to do as yourself"

The Three Rivers Arts Festival’s Emerging Artist Program provides mentorship and assistance to new artists

“For a young artist or someone new trying to break in, the Emerging Artist program wipes out that financial risk”

Does anybody outside of Pittsburgh care about the Three Rivers Arts Festival?

The festival has been growing in attendance, including more people from outside the region

Rising costs of dying has led Americans to turn to crowdfunding campaigns for funerals. How is that affecting Pittsburghers?

“Most families don’t shop around … that’s a mistake. Every time we do surveys of price, we find a huge variation for the same service, all within the same city.”

Can Community Land Trusts slow gentrification in Pittsburgh?

A new study from Texas A&M University shows CLTs significantly decrease the likelihood of gentrification in neighborhoods.

Sara Innamorato and Summer Lee say their victories can open doors for non-traditional and minority candidates in Pittsburgh

“It's not true that a black candidate can only win in a majority black district.”

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