Tag Archive | "Economy"

College Kids Boost Pittsburgh Economy

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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College Kids Boost Pittsburgh Economy

I don't think it's any surprise, that the local store owners are incredibly happy to have the college kids back in town for the year. Especially the beer distributors throughout the city, who more than drool at the opportunity to sell large quantities of beer to kids looking to have a great time on any given night....

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2010 Looking Good For Pittsburgh Business

Thursday, August 19, 2010

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2010 Looking Good For Pittsburgh Business

There's at least one thing we can talk about in a positive light(when dealing with this economy). Pittsburgh has looked like it's shielded itself a slowish economy, and actually been a positive year for small business, and large company start ups.

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$35 Million Success for Pittsburgh During G20

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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$35 Million Success for Pittsburgh During G20

It was announced yesterday, that it is to be believed that Pittsburgh received a $35 million increase in profits during the G-20 Summit held here last week.

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G20: Pittsburgh In International Spotlight

Thursday, September 24, 2009

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G20: Pittsburgh In International Spotlight

Well, it's here everyone. A day that possible Pitstburghers have dreaded, dignitaries have anticipated, and protesters have planned ahead for. The G-20 Summit is in town and ready to get started, well in the afternoon anyways. However, it really is an amazing time I guess for the city as a...

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Hill District Tent City Grows

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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Hill District Tent City Grows

Over in the Hill District, while the city was preparing for the G-20 Summit, erecting fences, and boarding up businesses, a small tent community filled with protesters was camping and preparing for their protests in order to be organized for the two day summit meetings. On Wylie Avenue in the Hill District...

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Pittsburgh Preparing For Worst During G-20

Monday, September 21, 2009

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Pittsburgh Preparing For Worst During G-20

The Pittsburgh council is preparing for the worst during the G-20 summit this week and has called in more police and federal agents to help deal with the mass amounts of protesters flooding the city. Protesters plan...

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‘Mass March’ planned to Disrupt G-20 Summit

Thursday, September 17, 2009

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‘Mass March’ planned to Disrupt G-20 Summit

Well, word broke last night that a resistance group is planning to march from Lawerenceville to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on the first day of the meeting. This alone has a high probability...

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Jobs Tour Will Stop In Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 17, 2009

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Jobs Tour Will Stop In Pittsburgh

On Sept. 23, a month long tour will stop in Pittsburgh, the day before the G-20 begins. This will be it's last stop and will end with a rally and close with a concert in Point State Park....

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G-20 Road Closures Posted.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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G-20 Road Closures Posted.

Well, we finally have the information about the G-20 road closures that will take place next week during the meetings. This information was taken from...

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G-20 Protesters looking for vacancies in Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 10, 2009

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G-20 Protesters looking for vacancies in Pittsburgh

In another G-20 Summit news release, Pittsburgh officials have said that thousands of people are bringing tents and sleeping bags in hopes of having a place to stay when they get to Pittsburgh. Unfortunately, the G-20 summit is a week away, and Pittsburgh officials, are STILL scratching their heads...

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