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Luxury housing places Oakland gentrification on the horizon

Luxury housing places Oakland gentrification on the horizon

By Jon Moss, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

With the construction of several new luxurious living apartments, there have been talks about gentrification rising in Oakland. Some students are already beginning to feel this rise in rent, but they could see an even greater rise in the future.

Editorial: Peduto demands non-profit conscience — Pitt included

Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 15, 2017

Pennsylvania’s lawmakers may have struggled with a budget crisis this year, but Pittsburgh feels a little more confident of its financial competency. In his annual budget address Monday, Mayor Bill Peduto asked the state to remove Pittsburgh’s Act 47 status, an inhibitory financial oversight status meant to aid financially distressed municipalities placed on Pittsburgh in 2003. Now, he claims, the city doesn’t need the oversight. Recognizing the im...

Q&A: the scoop on Pittsburgh’s food culture

Garret Jones

By Eric Acosta / for The Pitt News

October 1, 2015

David Bernabo is a tough man to label as anything but an “artist,” but even that doesn’t do him justice. Bernabo has made visual art installations, owns a lengthy discography, dances, choreographs and is now releasing his second film project — an introspective three-part documentary on Pitts...

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