Braddock http://wesa.fm en The Top Stories of 2013 for Pittsburgh Magazine http://wesa.fm/post/top-stories-2013-pittsburgh-magazine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Billed as everything that makes Pittsburgh awesome, </span><a href="http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">Pittsburgh Magazine</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">’s 412 Blog is a combined effort by the publication’s staffers covering up to the minute trends and stories. While it’s a new year, we’ve invited Sean </span>Conboy<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, online editor to tell us about three of the most popular stories on that appeared on the </span><a href="http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/" style="line-height: 1.5;">412 blog</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2013.</span> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:46:01 +0000 Nick Frost 22540 at http://wesa.fm The Top Stories of 2013 for Pittsburgh Magazine Kevin Sousa’s New Restaurant Could be a Community-Driver for Braddock http://wesa.fm/post/kevin-sousa-s-new-restaurant-could-be-community-driver-braddock <p>Kevin Sousa, award-winning chef and owner of <a href="http://www.saltpgh.com/">Salt of the Earth</a> restaurant in East Liberty, has an ambitious plan to bring a community-driven restaurant to Braddock, PA.</p><p><a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/379429428/superior-motors-community-restaurant-and-farm-ecos">And he’s appealing to the Pittsburgh community for help. </a></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="432" scrolling="no" src="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/379429428/superior-motors-community-restaurant-and-farm-ecos/widget/video.html" width="575"></iframe></p><p>Sousa is working with community groups such as the <a href="http://braddockyouth.org/">Braddock Youth Project </a>and <a href="http://www.growpittsburgh.org/what-we-do/we-grow-food/braddock-farms/">Grow Pittsburgh</a> to create a community-based, world class restaurant, which would include housing. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:51:18 +0000 Heather McClain 21551 at http://wesa.fm Ground Broken on Braddock Urgent Care Clinic http://wesa.fm/post/ground-broken-braddock-urgent-care-clinic <p>After more than three years without a hospital, Braddock is set to get another medical facility.</p><p>On Friday, ground was broken on a new commercial development that will include a Highmark and Allegheny Health Network full service urgent care center, to serve the more than 2,100 people who live in the borough.</p><p>“They’ll have access to health care services as well as good, positive development on the main drag of Braddock,” said Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.</p><p>UPMC Braddock closed its doors in early 2010.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:24:15 +0000 Deanna Garcia 20964 at http://wesa.fm Braddock Carnegie Library to Lend Artwork as Part of Carnegie International http://wesa.fm/post/braddock-carnegie-library-lend-artwork-part-carnegie-international <p>Starting Sunday, the <a href="http://www.braddockcarnegielibrary.org/">Braddock Carnegie Library</a> will expand its lending offerings to something a bit more visual thanks to a partnership with the 2013 Carnegie International.</p><p>Patrons will now be able to check out original artwork along with traditional library offerings.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:33:17 +0000 Deanna Garcia 17442 at http://wesa.fm 2 Braddock Cops Suspending for Fighting http://wesa.fm/post/2-braddock-cops-suspending-fighting <p>Two Braddock police officers have been suspended after getting into a fight at their police station.</p><p>Braddock Mayor John Fetterman said the fight started around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The officers weren't injured in the "very short" altercation according to the mayor.</p><p>The unidentified officers have been suspended without pay.</p><p>Authorities say the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office will investigate.</p><p>Fetterman said the fight ended when the men realized they were behaving inappropriately and when another officer in the room broke up the fight.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:50:03 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 2261 at http://wesa.fm