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On the street: What’s the most unique spot in Pittsburgh?

By Point Park News Service: As new students to Pittsburgh, Point Park University first-year students went out into the streets of Downtown to receive some advice from Pittsburghers about the best places to go in the city: Tony Atkins, 25, who is originally from Wisconsin but now lives in the North Hills, said a unique place to visit is Falling Water.... Read More

Fort Pitt Museum houses region’s early history

By Joel Anderson, Point Park News Service: Nestled next to the modern on-ramps of the highway, along the reflection pool and portal bridge of Point State Park, the Fort Pitt Museum sits. Behind its brick façade and mural of British red coats and Native Americans lies a world of knowledge about the developing years of the Pittsburgh area. Museum assistant... Read More

Fountain’s return attracts tourists, locals

By Marina Weis, Point Park News Service: Ever since he was a kid, Dan Kerr has visited the fountain at Point State Park. Now 61, he is not playing in it as he used to, but he enjoys the view and its recent renovations about twice a week. “It is the gateway to the west,” said Kerr, who lives in the... Read More