What’s all the buzz about!? The most livable city or the best new travel destination. Understand why the Pittsburgh region is so deserving of its remarkable rise on the national scene.… Read More >
A conversation on Pittsburgh’s business scene several decades ago would inevitably turn to one topic: steel production. Around the middle of the 20th century, Pittsburgh contributed nearly half of the nation’s steel output. Steel defined its economy and workforce—at least for a while. Then, during the ’70s and ’80s, steel production dwindled, beset by foreign competition, … Read More >
The Steel City’s rebirth as a center of technology and tech-driven manufacturing might still shock those who picture the city as another casualty of deindustrialization. But the fact is, the region’s success in the tech economy has been decades in the making, and strategies continue to expand opportunities now and in the future.
When Google set … Read More >
Greater Pittsburgh’s Four Seasons
There is something both comforting and disquieting in the changing of the seasons. The very certainty of this natural progression — winter to spring, spring to summer, summer to autumn and autumn back to winter again — provides Southwestern Pennsylvanians with a framework for our lives.
We change — our expectations, our … Read More >
Living in Allegheny County
Each week, a new “Top 10” list comes out with our name on it. This is no surprise for those of us who call Allegheny County and Pittsburgh home. Our region has activities and opportunities for everyone. Those things don’t come without work and Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED) is proud to … Read More >