Pittsburgh Pennsy...
Follow
Find
4.7K views | +2 today
 
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
All about the Burgh - Pittsburgh PA
Curated by Nick
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

'Slide The City' 1000 ft Slip & Slide coming to Pittsburgh area

'Slide The City' 1000 ft Slip & Slide coming to Pittsburgh area | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
"Slide the City" is a family-friendly event with a giant, 1,000-foot water slide that will be set up in South Park.
Nick's insight:

Hmm... Sunny Slopes in the winter time is an extreme sled riding legend. It is pretty steep with not much of a run-out at the bottom. Putting a big slip & slide on it is going to be... AWESOME! And it is in my neighborhood! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app

Phipps simplifies grocery shopping with Green Light Foods app | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Phipps and Let's Move Pittsburgh launch Green Light Foods app to encourage healthy eating.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Pitt Releases Racial Disparity Report

The University of Pittsburgh, in concert with the Heinz Endowment, has released, “Pittsburgh’s Racial demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities.”

The report is not encouraging...


http://patricknightingale.com/pitt-releases-racial-disparity-report/

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school...

Video: Massive brawl during Pittsburgh high school... | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Three local high school football players have been disciplined for their roles in a fight during Friday night’s Perry vs. Westinghouse football game.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking

Now Arriving at Pittsburgh International: Fracking | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Pittsburgh’s airport is struggling financially and mired in debt.


For salvation, airport officials are looking down — about 6,000 feet. The quiet runways, it turns out, are sitting on enough natural gas to run the whole state of Pennsylvania for a year and a half.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Search Could Begin Again For Missing B-25 Bomber In Mon River

Search Could Begin Again For Missing B-25 Bomber In Mon River | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – On the last day of January in 1956, a B-25 bomber crashed into the Monongahela River near what is now the Homestead Grays Bridge. Ever since, it has been one of the great mysteries of Pittsburgh.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act

Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Western Pa. implores US House to pass Fighting Hunger Incentive Act
Tribune-Review
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank CEO Lisa Scales gives Sen. Bob Casey Jr. a tour of the facility's warehouse during his visit there in January.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Children’s Museum offers theme days, discounts

Children’s Museum offers theme days, discounts | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will be celebrating summer every day with “summer sale” activities. The “Play Is On Sale” promotion, from July 19 to Aug. ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes

Firefighters return to scene of blaze that destroyed 13 Mt Oliver Homes | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Firefighters returned Monday morning to the scene of a fire that quickly spread in Mount Oliver in Pittsburgh Sunday, destroying 13 homes and leaving at least 50 people displaced.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production

Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Blockbuster movie could make 2014 Pittsburgh's best year for film, TV production
Jake Gyllenhaal poses at the premiere of his film 'Prisoners' at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

The medical residency racket

The medical residency racket | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The medical residency racket Pittsburgh Post Gazette This complete lack of an efficient labor market is why (despite a recognition of the limits of collective bargaining) we want to explore an option that mandates we have a larger say in the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony

Mayor of Pittsburgh to marry 20 same-sex couples in mass ceremony | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Mayor of Pittsburgh has announced he plans to marry up to 20 same-sex couples at Pride next month, to celebrate marriage equality in Pennsylvania.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Steelworkers Rally in Pittsburgh in Support of Protecting Steel

Steelworkers Rally in Pittsburgh in Support of Protecting Steel | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

On Monday, May 19th hundreds of Steelworkers, labor leaders, elected officials, and steel industry leaders rallied in Pittsburgh to support of good steel jobs which are threatened by illegal dumping of steel pipe ...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

19 Ways Pittsburgh IS “Quirky”

19 Ways Pittsburgh IS “Quirky” | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Stand proud, Pittsburgh: Our brand of quirky is a good thing — positive, uplifting, fun, colorful, imaginative.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

The Big Guide to Coworking Spaces in Pittsburgh

Striking out on your own this year? Coworking is growing in Pittsburgh. Here’s a list of places where you can set up camp—for cooks, coders and every kind of entrepreneur.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary? | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Hey Pittsburgh! Did you know "jagoff" is not in the dictionary?

It's true. All sorts of silly words are regularly added to Webster's dictionary, usually when they become more commonly used. "Jagoff", however, is not...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside

Man rescued after car ends up on Mount Washington hillside | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Emergency responders save a driver whose car went off Grandview Avenue, through a metal fence and down the side of Mount Washington.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Vintage Cars On Parade In Pittsburgh Grand Prix

Vintage Cars On Parade In Pittsburgh Grand Prix | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Classic car buffs were treated to a celebration of the automobile in four places around Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Before they got there, the cars paraded through Downtown as part of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

You're still paying a lot of money to save the Pittsburgh Penguins

You're still paying a lot of money to save the Pittsburgh Penguins | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
The Penguins threatened Pennsylvania with relocation so they'd get free money for their new arena. 15 years earlier, the Flyers kindly turned down out-of-state money and built their arena without public funds.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Hip Loft Apartments Attracting More & More People To The Strip District

Hip Loft Apartments Attracting More & More People To The Strip District | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s a place in the City of Pittsburgh where the population is exploding.
The Strip District has tripled in population in the past 15 years, and it’s expected to double in the next couple of years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill

UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Elected officials in Harrisburg reached a deal with health care giants UPMC and Highmark Inc., but it wasn't what the insurer and thousands of its members in the Pittsburgh region were hoping for....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Rebuilding the Steel City

Rebuilding the Steel City | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh thrives now after hitting rock bottom when the steel industry collapsed (Video: Pittsburgh now thrives after hitting rock bottom when the steel industry collapsed http://t.co/nNuWJwi5D9)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Point Breeze artist shows another side of least-livable town

Point Breeze artist shows another side of least-livable town | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh has earned the title of “America’s Most Livable City” several times. But artist Hyla Willis of Point Breeze wants you to be aware of ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Ker Communications in Pittsburgh is now a Certified Google Partner

Ker Communications in Pittsburgh is now a Certified Google Partner | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it

Whether you are looking for a trustworthy search engine marketing advisor, or truly talented PPC ad campaign management, it can be difficult to find an online marketing provider you can trust.



"Google Partners are online marketing companies, trusted by Google. Their businesses are healthy, their clients are happy, and they use Google best practices."


Ker Communications, a Pittsburgh based inbound marketing company which already has a reputation for effective, legitimate search engine optimization and other online marketing services, has recently been certified as a Google Partner...


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nick
Scoop.it!

Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years

Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years | Pittsburgh Pennsylvania | Scoop.it


Marijuana-growing operation called largest in Pittsburgh in 25 years
The Drug Enforcement Administration has joined Pittsburgh police and the Allegheny County Crime Lab in processing the scene.

more...
No comment yet.