Articles About Pittsburgh
Arranged by Date
Pittsburgh Business Times: Gallery: 12 reasons Pittsburgh is tops
December 28, 2012: A slideshow of some of the Pittsburgh region's accolades from the national media during 2012.
Sperling's Best Cities to Relocate to in America
November 29, 2012: 1. Pittsburgh, PA.
"Pittsburgh is an affordable city that offers the amenities of a megalopolis with added stability. With an average home price of 116,400 (the national average is $171,700) and a cost of living that is 12.2% below the U.S. average, Pittsburgh is an attractive city for many looking to relocate. The unemployment rate is 7.8%, whereas the national average is currently at 10.2%. Moreover, the low risk of natural disasters and low crime rate make Pittsburgh a safe city for homeowners and families. For entertainment, Pittsburgh is home of the multiple Super Bowl winning team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Sports are an important part of Pittsburgh, and they considerably improve the quality of life." No mention of arts, just sports...
Bloomberg: Pittsburgh Rebound Sparked by Spurned Gas Frackers
August 9, 2012: "Pittsburgh, once known as America’s Steel City, is laying its Rustbelt heritage to rest by fostering growth in education and health services, while drawing strength from the booming natural-gas industry it keeps at a distance."
CNN Money: Pittsburgh reinvents itself as the new Hollywood
August 7, 2012: "Once known for its steel mills and smog, Pittsburgh is fast becoming the Tinseltown of the East. A generous film tax credit, coupled with the region's diverse landscape and skilled labor unions, have made the city a hot destination for recent productions -- and the firms that cater to them."
Washington Post: Escapes: Savoring the many flavors of Pittsburgh’s Strip District
July 20, 2012: Touring the Strip District with Sylvia McCoy of BurghFoodTour.com.
Los Angeles Times: Healthcare jobs fuel revival in Pittsburgh
May 13, 2012: "About 1 in 5 private-sector employees works in health services, which has replaced manufacturing as the region's powerhouse. It's a transformation happening across the U.S., but many worry about long-term side effects."
National Post: Underrated, U.S.A.: Pittsburgh, once industrial, now chic
August 20, 2012: "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was never even on my radar until I went there for a conference and was wowed before I even stepped out of the cab. No other American city bursts into view with such an entrance as Steel City."
New York Post: Springtime for Pittsburgh: Old and new blend perfectly in an ever more interesting Steel City
March 28, 2011: "IN about a million ways, crazy old Pittsburgh is not like other cities in this part of the world, but the first thing people usually notice about it...is that this is a city with a lot going on in the looks department."
New York Times: In Pittsburgh, Trading Pirogi for Farm-to-Table Fare
February 25, 2011: "PITTSBURGH has long had an appetite for hearty Old World fare introduced by Eastern European immigrants: pirogi, cabbage rolls, kielbasa... Recently, however, Pittsburgh’s value-driven food and restaurant culture has been undergoing a transformation, with a new emphasis on what’s fresh and local."
Boston Globe Bruins Blog: Pittsburgh dining report
January 10, 2011: "Hope more people get to visit Pittsburgh. Great town."
CNN Travel: Pittsburgh: From grime to glam
September 24, 2009: "The Pennsylvanian city is not the soot-filled place that many people think it is. Closed mills and clear skies have yielded beautiful neighborhoods that feature great shopping and even better dining."
Last updated Thursday January 03 2013.