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35th annual Vintage Grand Prix continues Oakland tradition

Several cars race down the Serpentine turn in Schenley Park Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Kirsten Wong | Senior Staff Writer

July 18, 2017

Speeding around the 90-degree turn at 60 mph, the bustling race track swarmed with bright-colored vintage sports cars rushing to the finish line. Sitting on the edge of Flagstaff Hill, crowds cheered on their favorite vintage car racers for the 35th annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as the ca...

Savoring Schenley Park: the story of a green space

Bikers ride along a path in Schenley Park. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

Whether you’re headed over the bridge from Schenley Plaza to go for a run, play some frisbee or relax in the grass, the first thing you’ll see when you cross looks like an imposing glass castle. The building is Phipps Conservatory — a vast greenhouse filled with local and tropical plants. The conse...

Schenley apartments to open in July

Tenants can begin to move into Schenley Apartments in July, occupying Schenley High School's former classrooms. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

By John Hamilton and James Evan Bowen-Gaddy / Assistant News Editor

April 7, 2017

The doors of Schenley High School will reopen soon, but to the distaste of some former students, it won’t be for class. Tenants will occupy the former classrooms, which are now converted to luxury apartments. PMC Property Group is now leasing 180 units in the building with move-in dates starting as soon as Ju...

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