Month: September 2009

On the Trains in the Southside

Why did Mike Madison write in his Revitalization of Pittsburgh Part III that, “Major railroad rights of way still impede public access, especially across much of the South Side.” I live on the South Side, and the only reason they bother me is that they keep people who stay at…

Of Champions and Pirates

I won’t be in Pittsburgh on Thursday, and that’s probably a good thing. While I enjoy the start of the NFL season as much as the next guy, it will also be the first (and far from last day) where the Pirates game summary won’t show up until page C-3…