36 nonprofits get a boost from new Small and Mighty grants: Can one of them help you?

These Small and Mighty grants will help dozens of nonprofits do more for the Pittsburgh region. Check out the full list.

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Shepherd’s Heart Fellowship in Uptown responds to homeless crisis with new women’s shelter

This new homeless shelter in Pittsburgh has 24 beds for women and space to handle overflow when needed.

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Sala Udin, Pittsburgh Public Schools’ new board president, wants to focus on healing and search for a superintendent

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board is ready to move on after facing the challenges of the pandemic and the resignation of Anthony Hamlet as superintendent.

10 top events for Pittsburgh kids in January (plus one just for moms)

It’s time to enjoy family free time with fresh air excitement outdoors, along with diverting indoor activities.

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6 new parks in Pittsburgh will span 300-plus acres and 11 neighborhoods

Is there a new park coming to your neighborhood? We’ve got the details here.

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For the second time, this Pittsburgh high school teacher helped decorate the White House for Christmas

What’s it like to help decorate the White House for Christmas? We have all the details.

Peyton Klein and her lookalike doll Photo courtesy of American Girl

Global Minds founder Peyton Klein honored by American Girl with new doll

“Youth are standing up in their communities all across the country,” says Peyton Klein. “All it takes is seeing an issue and having the courage and confidence to act.”

Westinghouse Castle photo by Mike Machosky

Can the Westinghouse Castle find a new purpose as an arts center and school?

Westinghouse Castle’s next chapter is beginning. Check out the details.

The Carnegie Elementary School Chill Room

Chill Project opens first space for elementary students in Carnegie

Each Chill Room comes with an AHN-licensed counselor or social worker who is there full-time to help students.

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6 gorgeous miniature railroads in Pittsburgh to visit during the holidays

Your guide to the miniature railroads in Pittsburgh!

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11 best places for donuts in Pittsburgh (because it’s Doughvember!)

The Pittsburgh area may not have many independent donut shops, but some local bakeries made amazing donuts. Check out our guide.

The Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit game uses a camera to capture an image of the room the game is being played in. Photo courtesy of PennPIRG.

PennPIRG’s Trouble in Toyland report exposes risks of counterfeit and other dangerous toys

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 13 toys this year but some could still find their way into your home.

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7 reasons to catch the explosive ‘Pompeii: The Exhibition’ at Carnegie Science Center

Visit the Pompeii exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center to explore this city, rediscovered just 250 years ago.

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4 free things to do this weekend with kids

From fantastic beasts to fuzzy farm animals, we’ve got you covered for weekend events.

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8 fun (and free!) events for families this weekend, from outdoor adventures to indoor neuroscience

Looking for cool stuff to do this weekend with kids? Kidsburgh has you covered.

Grilled Cheese at Bier's Pub. Photo by Sally Quinn.

9 best places for grilled cheese sandwiches (the ultimate kid-friendly food!) in Pittsburgh

Hungry for grilled cheese, the ultimate kid-friendly food? Our friends at NEXT tracked down the top choices in Pittsburgh!

Moonshot Museum rendering courtesy of Astrobotic

The Moonshot Museum is coming to the North Side and it looks incredibly cool

“Because the Moonshot Museum is co-located at Astrobotic, visitors will have access to all the contributors who make space exploration happen.”

Is your kid the next George Romero? Find out during this filmmaking contest.

The George Romero Foundation competition is open to local students ages 9 to 16 who want to write, film and edit their own Halloween-themed movie.

13 can’t-miss October events for kids in Pittsburgh

From free events to the hottest tickets in Pittsburgh, here’s what’s happening in October.

Danielle Obisie-Orlu. Photo courtesy of City of Asylum.

Meet Danielle Obisie-Orlu, the new Youth Poet Laureate of Allegheny County

“I think there’s a pool of compassion we have within ourselves and the more and more time you spend outside of your own little bubble, the deeper that well of compassion becomes.”


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