Pittsburgh’s Vintage Grand Prix is celebrating its 33rd year, making it the longest-​continually-​running vintage road race in America. The 10-​day event attracts some 250,000 visitors to Schenley Park, and, since it began in 1983, the Grand Prix has donated more than $3.5 million to the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny Valley…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Up close at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
In the last Ice Age — 10,000 to 110,000 years ago — what is now the Monongahela River flowed north across Pennsylvania into the St. Lawrence watershed. At some point, an ice dam gave rise to Lake Monongahela, which was 200 miles long, 100 miles wide and hundreds of feet deep. Now, a series of locks and…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Capturing a year on Pittsburgh’s changing river
Whether they’re crossing chasms, spanning rivers or connecting communities, bridges have always been the metaphoric heart of Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
On May 21, 1975, a small train rolled out of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station in Pittsburgh. At the head was a yellow, red and blue Chessie System locomotive, #6600 with asleeping kitten on the side. It was followed by a gleaming stainless steel Amtrak Silver Dome, #9401, and a vintage blue,…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Turning a dream into the nation’s greatest bike trail
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