Essential Pittsburgh
2:21 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

A Weekend in Cleveland

Credit Dustin Jamison / Flickr

It seems Cleveland’s efforts to shed the image of “the mistake on the lake” are paying off. LeBron James has returned to the Cavaliers, the latest Captain America adventure was filmed in the city and the GOP has selected it for the next Republican convention. With the Steelers set to play the Browns, travel contributor Elaine Labalme takes another look at Cleveland.

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Essential Pittsburgh
7:24 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Rapid Transit Tips from Cleveland

Local government officials recently traveled to Cleveland to observe the city’s HealthLine rapid bus service.
Credit Center for Neighborhood Technology / Flickr

Last Thursday, Pittsburgh government and business officials took a trip to Cleveland to tour the Healthline—Cleveland’s rapid transit system—with the hopes of bringing back ideas for Pittsburgh’s own Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

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Essential Pittsburgh
5:53 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Cleveland Abduction Case: Returning to Normalcy

This image comes from the Find Amanda Facebook Page, devoted to Amanda Berry, one of three women abducted and held hostage for 10 years in Cleveland.
Credit Find Amanda Berry Facebook Page / Facebook

Three Ohio women who went missing ten years ago were found Monday, after one of them broke away from their captor and a neighbor spotted her. Police say Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23 and Michelle Knight, 32 were held inside the home of Ariel Castro since they were in their teens and early 20's.

Castro and two of his brothers are in police custody. The three women were taken to a local hospital and have been reunited with their families.

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