Rebound

In “Rebound,” the lead story in h magazine’s special young adults issue, David Golebiewski explains how Pittsburgh’s resurgence is the result of collaboration among different sectors in the region, including philanthropy. ALung Technologies is among the local companies that have helped to reinvigorate the economy and attract young employees such as Scott Morley, 31, ALung’s vice president of marketing, shown here with Sarah Frank, a quality engineer at Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC. (Photography by Joshua Franzos)

Why Pittsburgh?

Why Pittsburgh?” A group of under-40-somethings explain why they consider Pittsburgh to be an attractive place to live. (Illustration by Peter Arkle)

Livable for All?

The promise of Pittsburgh’s economic recovery has not been available to everyone. In “Livable for All?” community magazine writer and editor Malik Vincent talks about his challenges and the accomplishments that haven’t come easily. (Photography by Joshua Franzos)

3 Rivers × 2 Wheels

Sara Cole rides her bicycle to work almost every day, from her house in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood to her job Downtown as an instructor at the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council. In “3 Rivers x 2 Wheels,” read about Cole’s passion for biking and see the view from her handlebars of her route to work. (Photography by Joshua Franzos)

Knowledge Factories

Knowledge Factories” by Ben Schwartz, with reporting by Mona Moraru, tells how new economic opportunities in Pittsburgh have spurred new educational ones, with schools such as Point Park and Robert Morris universities growing in regional prominence.

61 Things

Peter Arkle’s “61 Things” illustration highlights the range of people, places and objects that could be seen by a kayaker on Pittsburgh’s three rivers. Perhaps this perspective offers a new appreciation of the rivers and the view.

Opportunity & Adventure

If you’re young — or young at heart — what can you do for fun in Pittsburgh that reflects the city’s unique character? In “Opportunity & Adventure,” University of Pittsburgh student Kelsey Hughes gives a tour of hip venues around town to add to must-see lists. (Photograph by Emmai Alaquiva)

After Steel: Business Rebirth

After Steel: Business Rebirth” by Michael Oliphant explores how Pittsburgh’s rebound from the collapse of the steel industry is a tale of new beginnings across the business landscape. 4moms, with its robotics-infused baby products, is just one example of how timing, talent and a good idea can lead to local startup success. (Photography by Joshua Franzos)

 

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Rebound

This special young adults issue opens with the story "Rebound," by David Golebiewski, which describes Pittsburgh's resurgence since the collapse of the steel industry 30 years ago. Throughout the magazine, young adults explain factors contributing to the region’s comeback from their perspectives. Photo by Joshua Franzos.





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