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
When I was growing up in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County’s parks were special places to me. I learned to ski at Boyce Park, and my family had fall picnics at Hartwood Acres. As an adult, I’ve explored them in different ways — mountain biking, rollerblading and going to concerts. And since November, when I became executive…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The new Allegheny County Parks Foundation
The G-​20 Summit provides southwestern Pennsylvania with an unprecedented opportunity to share its compelling story with the world. Ours is the tale of a region dramatically transformed by foresight and innovation, which have led to a remarkable economic and environmental revival.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Allegheny Green
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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