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GBA Escapes the City to Find Community

GBA Escapes the City to Find Community

July 17th, 2018

Last Thursday, a group of GBA members momentarily departed the world. Tucked between train tracks, an asphalt plant, and the Highland Park Bridge, we spent 3 hours with nothing but good food, a local indie band, and each other’s life experiences. And we couldn’t be more thankful. The Choder family [...]

The Punch List - 7/13/18

The Punch List - 7/13/18

July 16th, 2018

Let’s get swinging along the riverfront. Izzy Rudolph of McKnight Realty Partners says his company’s renovation project of the Terminal Building (where GBA’s office lives!) is a potential spot for covered public riverfront swings. KDKA’s Ken Rice has been advocating to have these tranquil swings[...]

Neighborhood & Nature Converge at the Frick Environmental Center

Neighborhood & Nature Converge at the Frick Environmental Center

July 9th, 2018

When I moved to Pittsburgh last year from the mountains of northern Vermont, Frick Park was a space of connection during the transition to my new urban life. The park is just four blocks from my apartment, and I begin most days there, walking in its expansive woods. What at first felt like a simple [...]

The Punch List - 7/6/18

The Punch List - 7/6/18

July 6th, 2018

Hyped about faster, cleaner transportation. The first Hyperloop transit route in the U.S. will span from Pittsburgh to Chicago, and its development is quickly progressing. Consultants will soon begin environmental impact and feasibility studies, following this past year of testing in Las Vegas. [...]

The Punch List - 6/29/18

The Punch List - 6/29/18

July 3rd, 2018

Good news for the environment and the economy. Pennsylvania employs 86,000 clean energy workers, with clean energy jobs becoming more plentiful in all areas of the state. Allegheny County is topping the state with nearly 12,000 of those jobs. The majority of the clean energy jobs in PA are in en[...]

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