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Outdoor yoga draws enthusiasts to Market Square

By Alexa Yanyanin, Point Park News Service: When Jason Fait, 37, of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, decided to make a major lifestyle change, yoga was not among his first considerations. But after exploring Downtown Pittsburgh one weekend, he discovered an outdoor yoga class in Market Square and gave it a try. He was hooked after that one class. “I didn’t know... Read More

Naked City: Journalists take a fresh look at Downtown

Point Park News Service: Challenged to take a fresh look at Pittsburgh, first-year students in Prof. Maria Kakay’s Journalism 151 class headed out to identify the news that lurks on Downtown streets. Students Alex Papke, Ashley Kolumban, Christine Cestra, Dana Bohince, Harrison Buzzatto, Jessica Ferek, Joseph Giel, TreVaughn Scott-Layne, Tyler Trainor, Vincent Mediate and Monique Parham contributed to this report.... Read More

New City Church kicks off weekly services Downtown

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service Worshipers at the New City Church proclaimed a collective “Amen” during its first weekly service on Sunday, Sept. 9, after over a year of planning, meeting and praying. The church aims to fulfill the spiritual needs of students, young adults and empty nesters in downtown Pittsburgh. “We’d like to create this sense of community because... Read More