January 31, 2022
Thoughts on Gambling – Borne by Experience
For most of my life, I’ve known that gambling is risky business. That’s why they call it gambling and not investing. I’ve also felt that with […]
January 24, 2022
Condado Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville has gone through some major revitalization over the past decade. Whole city blocks that were once desolate and full of empty store fronts are now […]
January 17, 2022
The Toughest Pittsburgher – Billy Conn
There have been many tough guys in sports in Pittsburgh. No matter how fierce, none of them can match Billy Conn. Tall and handsome with curly […]
December 20, 2021
The Santa Dilemma
When children are young there’s no question about it. Santa is real and he is a fat jolly man that has one hard workday a year. […]
November 22, 2021
Benedum and Trees: Oil Tycoons
If you’ve spent time of the campus of the University of Pittsburgh, the names Trees and Benedum are quite familiar. Joseph C. Trees Hall is located […]
October 25, 2021
History Behind the Holiday: Halloween
People have been celebrating Halloween—or some version of it—for more than 2,000 years. Today, many mistakenly associate this Americanized holiday with Dia de los Muertos (Day […]
October 11, 2021
A Rash of Murders in 1977
This Is Not For The Faint Of Heart In 1977, Southwestern Pennsylvania experienced a series of brutal murders. It left everyone in the area on edge. […]
October 4, 2021
Prominent Civic Associations in Pittsburgh
  Civic Associations have a distinctive and vital role in a democratic society. These organizations work with the goal of improving communities. Many serve the important […]
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