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Look What’s Happening in Cleveland

by Vicky A. Clark

With the opening of the Carnegie International less than a month away, I drove to Cleveland to see their inaugural international exhibition. Under the umbrella of “Front International: Cleveland Triennial for …

Regional News

New Jobs Trickle into Pittsburgh

by Julia Fraser

Pittsburgh area employers continued to add jobs in August, but at a much slower pace than what is seen across other Pittsburgh Today benchmark regions.

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Profiles

Ageless Wisdom: Thaddeus Mosley, 92

by John Beale

Thaddeus Mosley, 92, talks about his work as a sculptor and living a life of contentment.

Regional News

Up in Smoke

by Julia Fraser

Dan Ward is 27 and lives in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood. He is mostly vegan, rides his bike to work and walks in the park as often as he can. He also ...



Profiles

Ageless Wisdom: Cyril Wecht, 87

by John Beale

In part five of this video series, Cyril Wecht, age 87, shares his path to forensic pathology and discusses what is important in life.

Opinion

The Last At-​Bat

by Douglas Heuck

Early one morning this summer, I was fishing with my friend in northern Michigan. The fog was thick, and Dave asked if I could tell where I was going. I know …

Opinion

On a Pedestal: Magee-​Womens Research Institute

by PQ Staff

Many Pittsburghers have a somewhat vague idea that the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC successfully attract federal dollars to support their varied research activities. But the extent of that success in …

Nature

Saving Bats and Great Fishing Along Spruce Creek

by Thomas Saunders

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has recently acquired a unique property in northern Huntingdon County that does two unusual things — provides public access for world-​class trout fishing on Spruce Creek and helps save …

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Between the Issues

My Eureka Moment

by Greg Curtis

So there I was in early 2015, six months after my heart attack and open heart surgery, taking 12 meds and being urged to add another two to the regime. Instead …

Between the Issues

Diamond Horseshoe Ball Kicks Off Pittsburgh Opera’s 80th Anniversary Season

by PQ Staff

Diamond Heist,” the 64th annual Diamond Horseshoe Ball, officially kicked off Pittsburgh Opera’s 80th Anniversary season Saturday night at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.

Between the Issues

A Sunset Gala at Soergel’s Hollow

by Kate Benz

The sun was just about to bow out; an open sky brushed with fiery oranges and hot pinks. A few cars pulling out of the fields but most of them staying …

Between the Issues

Millennials Speak Out

by Alayna Jones

Millennials are the face of the future. Born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, their ranks include doctors, teachers, students, CEOs, astronauts, mothers, fathers and future presidents. What are …

Between the Issues

PSO’s “Voyage at Sea” Takes Guests on a Musical Journey

by PQ Staff

On Saturday, September 15, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra hosted its annual gala at Heinz Hall. This year’s theme, Voyage at Sea: A Passage to the Mediterranean, took attendees on a musical …

Between the Issues

Why We Don’t Take Our Meds (Again)

by Greg Curtis

Recently, two journalists (Tim Harford and Simon Kuper) working for the Financial Times of London attended the FT Weekend Festival. The topic of their onstage conversation was “the nightmare of writing …

Regional News

Unemployment Down, Workforce Shrinks

by Julia Fraser

The temperature may be up, but the unemployment rate in the Pittsburgh region keeps dropping, closing the gap separating it from national rate, which it has long hovered above.

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