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While Oakland might be well known for its universities, it has more than just academics to offer, including museums, parks, shops and most notably — food, with a variety of chain and small-business restaurants on Forbes Avenue.

‘Melting pot’: Oakland restaurant scene evolves in recent years

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer September 28, 2021
Looking down Forbes Avenue, Pitt students might be overwhelmed by the vast variety of dining options — but with an estimated $72 million in dining sales annually, it’s no surprise that these restaurants would want to come to Oakland.
Students walk across Forbes Avenue. (TPN File photo)

Milling, paving operations to affect Oakland traffic

By Janine Faust , Editor-in-chief June 20, 2019
PennDOT District 11 announced in a press release Thursday that milling and paving operations on Forbes will reduce the length of the avenue running between Craft Avenue and South Craig Street to a single lane of traffic.
Duquesne Light Company trucks work at the corner of Forbes and Atwood after midnight during a power outage that carried over into early Tuesday morning.

Power outage affects multiple buildings on Forbes Ave

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor November 6, 2018
A power outage on Monday left multiple buildings on Forbes Ave. vacant for the night. The cause of the outage is still unknown.
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