Preserving The 'Real' Pittsburgh

Grace Dobush urges the city of Pittsburgh to preserve its old-world charm.
June 29, 2006, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"I'm reminded of an old joke: In Pittsburgh, ritz is just a cracker... [A study] found that non-Pittsburghers were more likely to have a positive feeling about the city than locals were...That probably explains why Census data show suburban flight and brain drain as Pittsburghers' two favorite activities...If we're not careful, the current gentrification could eradicate the last of your old-world charm."

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Published on Thursday, June 29, 2006 in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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