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Located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers and highlighted by a beautiful skyline and countless bridges, Pittsburgh has earned its reputation as one of America's “most livable” cities. Known a history of steel, iron, and glass, production, today's Pittsburgh  is driven by medicine, technology, education, finance, and tourism.

One of the safest American cities, downtown Pittsburgh is easily accessible on foot, bike, bus, or by the “T,”our underground rail system. Stunning views of the city can be taken in from atop Mt. Washington or the West End-Elliot Overlook.

Pittsburgh's strong, close-knit neighborhoods are as charming as they are ethnically diverse, offering a sampling of foods, traditions, festivals, and celebrations inspired and influenced by the city's rich history and cultural heritage. The region features hundreds of acres of public parks and recreational facilities, miles of bike lanes, and an ever-growing focus on active lifestyles.

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Sushi doughnuts in the shadow of Pitt Public Health 

Sushi doughnuts in the shadow of Pitt Public Health

POST-GAZETTE - We have two words for you — sushi doughnut. That’s as fair a place to start as any in the discussion of Mount Everest Sushi, a tiny little takeout shop with a few dine-in tables in the shadow of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health building in Oakland. Rest as... (05/25/2017)
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One city in Pennsylvania is poised to crush the 21st century… but it’s not Philadelphia. How Pittsburgh positioned itself as a tech and innovation power player.  

One city in Pennsylvania is poised to crush the 21st century… but it’s not Philadelphia. How Pittsburgh positioned itself as a tech and innovation power player.

PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE -  As a brave new world of technologies like robotics, autonomous vehicles and genomics begins to take shape, Pittsburgh is one of a few scrappy, first-mover cities poised to lead it. Beyond the robots, rivers, and restaurants, Pittsburgh has community, livability and a distin... (05/01/2017)
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Pittsburgh leads "The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017" 

Pittsburgh leads "The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017"

HARPERS BAZAAR - Pittsburgh is the top-ranked city in this list of "The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017"  -- ranking #4 overall worldwide after New Zealand, Canada, and Finland. "It's not the first thing you think of when dreaming of a weekend getaway, innovative food scene or art hub, but it deliv... (04/06/2017)
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Find out about "Cool Pittsburgh"  

Find out about "Cool Pittsburgh"

Take a look at what makes Pittsburgh great, through the eyes of Pitt grad students. (02/02/2017)


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