While the Trump administration has been working to remove environmental protections and even swapping out the term “climate change” for “resilient,” Pittsburgh is addressing this global issue head-on. The Steel City, along with numerous U.S. cities and now 14 States have committed to the Climate Paris Agreement, which the U.S. federal government withdrew from earlier this year. In September the City of Pittsburgh released a draft of its Climate Action Plan 3.0. The Plan calls for 100% renewable energy use and a dramatic reduction in emissions. The City Council is currently reviewing the Plan and may hold hearings or sessions… Read the rest
I just learned about this event from a friend who were kind enough to spread the word. I love event posters. I love printed things. Screen printing, digital printing, woodcut printing. I have long been wanting to start a series of blog posts about events with beautiful posters.
Paul’s Print Store is having a grand opening in Lawrenceville on Friday. The Paul of Paul’s Print Store is Paul Roden, one half of the duo that founded Tugboat Printshop. Tugboat Printshop makes hand carved woodcut prints. You may have seen their work hanging around Pittsburgh, or some of the posters they… Read the rest
This is a friendly reminder to all who live in Pittsburgh to check your voter registration status! You can check your voter registration status online at VotesPA.
TODAY October 10, 2017 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the November General Election. If you plan to vote in Pennsylvania on Tuesday November 7, 2017 you MUST submit your voter registration by October 10.
Register to Vote or Update Your Voter Registration in Pennsylvania
Online Voter Registration
This is the first presidential election that you can register to vote online in Pennsylvania. You can register to vote online here: … Read the rest
The authors of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, will be in Pittsburgh for a free lecture at the Carnegie Library Lecture hall on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Tickets for the lecture are free and the event will be followed by a book signing with White Whale Bookstore at 8pm.
Visit the PublicSource Facebook event for more details.
Follow: @PublicSourcePA @JonAllenDC @AmieParnes
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This Beaver Falls mansion was built by the family who owned the Moltrup Steel manufacturing plant in 1914. When I first profiled this building for historic preservation month in May, 2017. The house was listed for $80,500. (You can see all of the posts that I wrote for historic preservation month here.)
The post on the Moltrup Steel Mansion that is for sale in Beaver Falls has continued to be popular and I went to see if the house had sold. The 5 bedroom, 4 bath house is still available and the price has been reduced to $62,500. Looking at… Read the rest