Today’s preservation month post is inspired by the Millvale Musical Festival, which is happening on Saturday, May 13. Millvale continues to gain popularity as a destination for breweries, music, community projects and some impressive community events. If you are headed to Millvale then you need to know about the Maxo Vanka murals, which might be one of the best kept secrets in Pittsburgh.
If you are headed to Millvale for the music festival, you might want to take a little break to check these unique works of art. Even if you are not headed to the music festivals, the Maxo… Read the rest
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I think that one of the things that keeps Pittsburgh from being competitive with other cities is transit. Both transit to and from the city and transit within the city limits.
Can New Apps/Services Address the Cab Problem in Pittsburgh?
If you go to most major US cities – you can hail a cab. It is no secret that, unless you are standing at a downtown… Read the rest
Null Space, Chris Briem’s blog with lots of interesting info – often about Pittsburgh, links to this blog post from Otherstream – a blog from a North Carolina resident who has just purchased a 2nd home here in Pittsburgh – mostly just because he loves Pittsburgh. I wanted to share an excerpt of his post Why Pittsburgh…
So now on to the bigger and more interesting question of why I would consider a place like Pittsburgh, and how I could assume I might like it better there than, say, San Francisco, given all the relief I felt upon living that… Read the rest