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Pittsburgh musicians set to celebrate Oakland’s 175th birthday at Oakland Forever festival

Pittsburgh musicians set to celebrate Oakland’s 175th birthday at Oakland Forever festival

By Sam Bojarski / Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Culture, Music

A local paper, called the Harris’ Intelligencer, dubbed a neighborhood just outside of Pittsburgh “Oakland” for the numerous oak trees that lined its hills ­— 175 years ago.Now, that once-rural space is nearly unrecognizable. Much Oakland history has been written since then, and the neighbor...

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