36 Hours in Pittsburgh

36 Hours in Pittsburgh A great New York Times profile of the city..

Pennsylvania State Police seized four times as much heroin in the second quarter of the year as they did the first, according to numbers released Tuesday. They seized more than 80 pounds of heroin worth more than $27 million between April and June, compared to just over 21 pounds between January and March.

Pennsylvania State Police seized four times as much heroin in the second quarter of the year as they did the first, according to numbers released Tuesday. They seized more than 80 pounds of heroin worth more than $27 million between April and June, compared to just over 21 pounds between January and March. It’s also … Read morePennsylvania State Police seized four times as much heroin in the second quarter of the year as they did the first, according to numbers released Tuesday. They seized more than 80 pounds of heroin worth more than $27 million between April and June, compared to just over 21 pounds between January and March.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uy90EmDIpPM?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=250&h=141] An amazing drone video of Centralia PA.. the town that was.And now the immense graffiti highway that is. By the way, the PA state police have warned that drawing male genitalia and other TUMBLR-ish comments on a former highway is still illegal. Warnings obviously haven’t stopped the visitors from adding their art, evidence … Read more

Powerful storms that thundered through eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut downed trees and power lines, leaving nearly 400,000 customers without electricity and disrupting mass transit service Wednesday. In Pennsylvania, PECO says more than 165,000 homes and businesses were without power. Chester and Delaware counties were hardest hit, and officials said full service might not be restored until the weekend

Powerful storms that thundered through eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut downed trees and power lines, leaving nearly 400,000 customers without electricity and disrupting mass transit service Wednesday. In Pennsylvania, PECO says more than 165,000 homes and businesses were without power. Chester and Delaware counties were hardest hit, and officials said full service might not … Read morePowerful storms that thundered through eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut downed trees and power lines, leaving nearly 400,000 customers without electricity and disrupting mass transit service Wednesday. In Pennsylvania, PECO says more than 165,000 homes and businesses were without power. Chester and Delaware counties were hardest hit, and officials said full service might not be restored until the weekend

The Mall at Steamtown in Scranton PA hit the auction block on Monday

The Mall at Steamtown in Scranton PA hit the auction block on Monday The mall is 22 years old and has dozens of empty store fronts… it’s a dead mall but doesn’t have to be .. perhaps the right buyer will bring life instead of forcing this into the dead mall category .. from the … Read moreThe Mall at Steamtown in Scranton PA hit the auction block on Monday