CBS Pittsburgh: Venture Outdoors Set To Open New Kayaking Station In Aspinwall

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June 21st, 2016 By Heather Abraham / CBS Pittsburgh “There’s a new recreation opportunity for people who prefer to paddle their way through Pittsburgh. People loaded into kayaks on the North Shore Tuesday afternoon, enjoying the sites of Downtown Pittsburgh and The Point. Soon, Venture Outdoors will offer another location for paddlers to launch from. […]

NEXT Pittsburgh: Kayak Pittsburgh opening at Aspinwall Riverfront Park

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Photo: Venture Outdoors June 20, 2016 By Maya Henry / NEXT Pittsburgh “Starting Friday you can put-in at Kayak Pittsburgh’s newest location at Aspinwall Riverfront Park on the Allegheny River near the Highland Park Bridge. This will be the third location for Kayak Pittsburgh, a project of Venture Outdoors, and will be open Thursdays through […]

Trib Live: Plan calls for transforming marina into Aspinwall Riverfront Park welcome center

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Photo by Jan Pakler / Tribune-Review June 7, 2016 By Tawnya Panizzi / Trib Live “The Aspinwall Marina soon could be converted to a welcome center to greet Aspinwall Riverfront Park visitors and direct them to kayak, fishing and camping spots at the 10-acre recreation site. Aspinwall Council could vote Wednesday on a conditional use […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: James Bond-themed Party Raises Funds for Aspinwall Riverfront Park

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Alex Caprara/Post-Gazette May 30, 2016 By By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Rendezvous point: A dangerously good time was had by all at the Fox Chapel Golf Club on Friday night. For Your Eyes Only: Bond girls? Check. Aston Martins on the front lawn? Check. Martinis, shaken not stirred? Check, check. Who doesn’t love a […]

Riverfront Park in The News!

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Check out the following links for news stories profiling the park’s opening this month: For Trib Live, Liz Hayes profiles the opening of Aspinwall Riverfront Park: Aspinwall Riverfront Park Officially Opens For the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mary Thomas profiles “Sculpture”: ‘Playground’ Sculpture Invites Kids to Clamber at Aspinwall Riverfront Park For Trib Live, Bobby Cherry reports […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Diana Nelson Jones’ Walkabout: Aspinwall Riverfront Park a testament to tenacity

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Photo: Diana Nelson Jones/Post-Gazette September 22, 2015 By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette In just five years, 10 acres of land between the Allegheny River and Freeport Road in Aspinwall have gone from a concept to an extraordinary amenity for the borough. That’s an amazingly quick turnaround and can be explained in large part […]