In the wake of the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Mayor Peduto’s office organized “A Prayer for Pittsburgh: A Prayer for Peace” rally in front of the city-county building yesterday. A variety of faith leaders and government-affiliated personnel were featured as speakers.
GALLERY: Anthrocon 2017
Pittsburgh is the annual host of Anthrocon, the world’s largest furry convention. This past weekend, more than 200 vendors and 7,300 attendees took part in the festivities which were held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
GALLERY: Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival 2017
The annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival was held downtown from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 18 and included more than 140 local musicians.
GALLERY: Penguins Stanley Cup Victory Parade 2017
An estimated crowd of 650,000 people gathered downtown on Wednesday morning to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory for the second year in a row. The Penguins secured the cup with a score of 2-0 against the Nashville Predators on Sunday night.
GALLERY: Three Rivers Arts Festival
The annual Three Rivers Arts Festival is a free 10-day arts festival downtown which features a variety of food and art vendors as well as an eclectic selection of musical performers.
GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past
From the Great Fire of 1845 that destroyed all of Pitt’s buildings to the demolition of Forbes Field to the 2017 removal of asbestos in the Hillman Library, Pitt has had a tumultuous past. And as Pitt students, it’s important we know about the university we attend — to know that our school used to […]