Next Pittsburgh: 10 Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love

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Photo courtesy of Sweetwater Center for the Arts. 30 Pittsburgh summer camps your kids will love Sally Quinn April 20, 2021 Features, Guides to PGH, Kid Friendly Businesses, Kid Friendly Events, Kidsburgh Pittsburgh This article first appeared in Kidsburgh.org, which is published by NEXTpittsburgh.  After last year’s disappointing summer, kids and their grownups are thrilled to […]

Pittsburgh Business Times: Aspinwall Riverfront Park spurring campaign to buy railroad line for trail extension

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By Tim Schooley  –  Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Apr 6, 2021, 11:21am EDT The nonprofit that oversees the Aspinwall Riverfront Park reported on its Facebook page that Allegheny Valley Railroad has agreed to sell the organization the 3.6-mile Brilliant Line that extends over the Allegheny River and is campaigning for support to buy and turn […]

Pgh City Paper: Campaign started to convert old rail corridor to bike trail from Aspinwall to Homewood

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By Ryan Deto CP photo: Abbie Adams View of Brilliant Branch Railroad Bridge from Aspinwall Riverfront Park There is a four-mile abandoned rail corridor that connects Pittsburgh’s East End to Aspinwall across the Allegheny River. Pittsburghers have probably spotted it while driving down Washington Boulevard, where the elevated tracks can be viewed from the road. […]

TribLive: Support sought for purchase of Brilliant Line rail corridor

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by Tawnya Panizzi Residents from Sharpsburg to Pittsburgh’s East End could be connected by a four-mile bike/pedestrian corridor that would provide access to fitness, recreation, shopping and dining in a project that’s expected to cost nearly $14 million. Allegheny Valley Railroad has agreed to sell the Brilliant Line to Aspinwall Riverfront Park. The Brilliant Line […]