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to repeat, east allegheny is called deutschtown

And what’s more German than bier and Bach? Advertisements

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mural in st. clair village

Found on the wall of a defunct rec-center. Assuming the names on the tombstones represent victims of violence, and assuming those victims were from St. Clair Village, it’s frightening to think how pervasive violence was in this community. The 2000 … Continue reading

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public art in bluff

Central to many urban revitalization projects is an abundance of public art. Bluff is full of examples. This mural may be the best I’ve seen in the city: A painting and sculpture outside James Simon’s studio. Simon is one of … Continue reading

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lowrie street

Lowrie Street acts as Troy Hill’s main street. Troy Hill has a small-town feel to it; sans the wild views of dahntahn pgh, you’d never think you were in the city. I never would have thought of this myself, but … Continue reading

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awesome beer store

Six and Slice has beer and pizza in a great old building adorned with a mural of Highland Park. Many good things.

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nice mini-mural

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signs of life

Larimer isn’t uniformly bleak; there are several community gardens.

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