Even cash-strapped cities have money for climate action. They just need to spend it better.
With a great convergence on both sides of the Atlantic around the urgent need to diminish geographic economic disparities and opportunity gaps — particularly those between thriving global city regions and struggling communities in industrial heartlands – there are growing efforts to learn from each other.
Friday, Aug. 12, an assailant rushed the stage at the Chautauqua Institution. He stabbed Salman Rushdie in the neck and abdomen. Rushdie was not the only victim in this attack.
As we've traveled around the country with our American Futures and Our Towns projects since 2013, my husband, Jim, and I have evolved from being skeptics to evangelists about the impact of public arts on communities.
New Year's Notes from Around the Country
Exiled writers use words as art and inspire a community.
Most people in the U.S. believe their country is going to hell. But they’re wrong. What a three-year journey by single-engine plane reveals about reinvention and renewal.
Pittsburgh's success provides important and surprising clues.
The role of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, founded by a wealthy band of visionaries 30 years ago, is centralâ€”but hard to replicate.
Pittsburgh's Mayor Bill Peduto shows what political will and determination can do.
'Land of Opportunity' has real meaning here.
Three 21st-century words that are driving the nation's most dynamic municipalities
The City of Bridges revives the rivers that helped make it an economic powerhouse.
Teaching technology and life lessons in an urban elementary school
A Pittsburgh woman managed to build a successful bag company from a failed effort to make a dress.
A startup in Pittsburgh has designed a smartphone case and app to deter assault and help catch the attackers.