Highland Park http://wesa.fm en Heth's Run Valley Slated for Major Facelift http://wesa.fm/post/heths-run-valley-slated-major-facelift <p>Heth’s Run Valley hasn’t been much of a valley for a while. The area underneath Heth’s Run bridge—a portion of Butler Street between Morningside and Highland Park—had long been a dumping site for industrial waste. City Councilwoman Deb Gross, whose district includes the area, said many of her constituents didn’t even know a bridge was there.</p><p>But that area is slated to get a major facelift, which Gross said has been a long time coming.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:10:16 +0000 Liz Reid 32333 at http://wesa.fm Heth's Run Valley Slated for Major Facelift Photos: At Highland Park Track, Cyclists Are Put Through Their Paces http://wesa.fm/post/photos-highland-park-track-cyclists-are-put-through-their-paces <p>Fifteen years ago, the <a href="http://www.acaracing.com/home.html">Allegheny Cycling Association</a> was hosting their summer cycling races in the parking lot of the Pittsburgh Zoo.</p><p>Today, racers have found a more fitting home at the Bud Harris Cycling Track in Highland Park. <span>Formerly a driver training course, according to the </span><span>Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy,</span><span> the track</span> is a half-mile concrete oval featuring banked walls and a slight hill.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:21:40 +0000 Haldan Kirsch 14379 at http://wesa.fm Photos: At Highland Park Track, Cyclists Are Put Through Their Paces