Kidsburgh: 11 Pittsburgh playgrounds that kids – and parents – love

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11 Pittsburgh playgrounds that kids—and parents—love Emily Stimmel July20/ 2017 Play is serious business for kids. As Fred Rogers once famously remarked, “Play is really the work of childhood.” And there’s no better place for kids to carry out this important work than in spaces where they can run, climb, explore and imagine. These 11 Pittsburgh […]

PG: It’s time to play outside

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It’s time to play outside with activities offered throughout Pittsburgh CATHERINE CRAY Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   JUL 8, 2017   Summer weather leaves no excuse to shirk on your workout. Tired of the daily treadmill-weights rotation in the stuffy gym?More and more Pittsburgh organizations have scheduled dances, Spinning classes, yoga, unusual bike events and more in […]

NextPittsburgh: Aspinwall Riverfront Park continues expansion with new welcome center and event space

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From NextPittsburgh, written by Brian Comey, June 12, 2017 The transformation of the former Aspinwall Marina into a marquee riverfront park continues with the opening of a new welcome center and event space. “It’s a game changer for us,” says Susan Crookston, founder of Aspinwall Riverfront Park. The three-story building, formerly a boat storage area and […]

PG: Renovated Aspinwall Park Center Proves Less Can Be More

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2 Walkabout: Renovated Aspinwall park center proves that less can be more DIANA NELSON JONES Pittsburgh Post-Gazette djones@post-gazette.com 12:00 AM MAY 22, 2017 The building once used for boat repairs at the former Aspinwall Marina obstructed views of the Allegheny River. Now it is the open-air welcome center in Aspinwall Riverfront Park. From the parking […]

TribLive: Aspinwall Riverfront Park opens new welcome center

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TRIBUNE-REVIEW | Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 1:24 p.m. The former Aspinwall Marina reopened May 17 as an ADA-accessible welcome center for the Aspinwall Riverfront Park. Nearly $600,000 in renovations were paid through a donation from the Richard King Mellon Foundation and others. Work brings restrooms and event space to the community park for the first time. […]

Statement by Trish Klatt, Board President Aspinwall Riverfront Park

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On behalf of the Aspinwall Riverfront Park Board, I want to thank Councilman Mark Ellermyer for encouraging The Mosites Company and our Board to consider an alternative to the highly-debated Eastern Avenue access point through the park to connect pedestrians and motorists to the R47 riverfront development. We appreciate his advocating for community partnership as […]

Plan changes for access to proposed Aspinwall development

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Plan changes for access to proposed Aspinwall development JANICE CROMPTON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette jcrompton@post-gazette.com 6:01 PM APR 12, 2017 Controversial plans for a new intersection at Freeport Road and Eastern Avenue in Aspinwall to accommodate a riverfront development have apparently been scrapped in favor of a new plan to gain access to the site via the […]