Rivers. Yellow bridges. The inclines. These elements are ubiquitous in cliche shots of Pittsburgh.
It’s not a secret: Our city is photogenic.
Yet we Pittsburghers know that our strength is in people, our neighbors and stories we share with one another.
We, at PublicSource, try to capture these voices in our reporting. Our readers know that our stories are about people and challenges they face. And we want to tell more of these stories, in different formats, on platforms people use.
So, that’s the reason we at PublicSource are thrilled to share our mini-project PublicStreets. We launched in the summer of 2017 and haven't stopped since.
It’s an effort to bring authentic voices from Pittsburgh’s streets to you: citizens’ ideas for a better Pittsburgh, challenges, adventures and passions — you will find all of it in PublicStreets.
This project is an occasional series focusing on stories from the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. Usually, we’re simply exploring a neighborhood at random, but sometimes we will have special themes.
Follow this series on our Facebook and Instagram with hashtag #PublicStreetsPGH and share these stories. If you have suggestions or ideas, we’d love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Krithika Saraswathy Pennathur
Angelique Grimm and Melissa Mitchell
Dick and Kay Jennings
Pete Pross and Kenneth Hairston
Javon and Ricky Williams
Mary Kate Ranii
Paige and Beatrice
Girl Scout Troop 52910
Pete McQuillin and Nancy Chubb
Jay Walker and Bridget McCoy
Romana King Bruneri