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From Slavery To Freedom Garden: Growing Now At The Frick Environmental Center

August 30, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

During the antebellum period of the 19th century, people journeyed to Pittsburgh to be free.

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Now's The Perfect Time To Support A Special Park Place

August 18, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Around the block from August Wilson's childhood home, you can find a community park named in his honor. Many times with his Hill District...

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Announcement: Allegheny Commons Phase III and Fountain Construction Call For Bids

July 28, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, is accepting bids for the Allegheny Phase III and Fountain...

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Action Alert: Make Parks A Priority In The City's 2018 Capital Budget

June 9, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

How would you use $50,000 to improve your favorite park places?

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Advisory: Removal Of Dead, Invasive Trees Happening At McKinley Park's Chicken Hill

June 1, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

PROJECT ADVISORY: Ecological restoration work in McKinley Park specifically in the “Chicken Hill” area includes removal of dead, invasive and...

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2017 Cinema in the Park Schedule

May 26, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

All summer long, our friends at Citiparks bring the silver screen to your favorite parks! Catch great movies under the stars at these free,...

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A Legacy Made: Celebrating Parks Conservancy Founding President, CEO Meg Cheever

March 31, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

After 20 years of restoring and improving Pittsburgh's greenspaces, Parks Conservancy Founding President & CEO Meg Cheever has announced that she...

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Action Alert: Speak Up For Pittsburgh's Oldest Park

March 10, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Dedicated as public parkland in 1867, Allegheny Commons Park is Pittsburgh's oldest park. Steeped in history, Allegheny Commons serves as a...

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Recommended Reading For Nature Nerds: A List

February 24, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Whether you're the curl-up-with-a-good-book-on-a-rainy-day type or the kick-off-your-shoes-and-read-in-the-park type, we have some great reads for...

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PWSA's Precautionary Water Advisory Is Part Of A Bigger Water Story

February 1, 2017 by Pittsburgh Parks

Tuesday evening, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) issued a precautionary water advisory to tens of thousands of city ratepayers,...

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