Catapult on Campus

Originally published on October 5, 2018 in The Holcad Student Newspaper. On Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Celebrity Series will host a finalist group from America’s Got Talent: Catapult. The show will last approximately 75 minutes and will include a short 15-minute intermission halfway through. Promotional materials from the Celebrity Series Office on-campus… Continue reading Catapult on Campus

A Semester of Shakespeare

Originally published on September 21, 2018 in The Holcad Student Newspaper.  Theatre Westminster has been hard at work to incorporate its new tagline for the year: “Drama Twist: A Modern Spin on Classic Plays.” The department has already held two beneficial workshops this month to bolster their mission: a musical theatre choreography workshop and a… Continue reading A Semester of Shakespeare

Mellon Square Development

Originally published on May 21, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. Within the last five years, the area surrounding the newly restored Mellon Square Park has undergone a major transformation. Previously, many buildings around the park were vacant. Now, it abounds with new hotels, restaurants, and residential spaces. As a result of these recent additions, Mellon… Continue reading Mellon Square Development

Downtown CDC’s Newest Member: Tyler Mountain Water & Coffee

Originally published on April 16, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. The Downtown CDC would like to welcome our newest member: Tyler Mountain Water & Coffee! Proudly serving the Pittsburgh area since 1981, Tyler Mountain continues to bring only the best quality products to their customers. As the go-to distributor for bottled water, coffee, filtration, and… Continue reading Downtown CDC’s Newest Member: Tyler Mountain Water & Coffee

3 New Businesses and Why They Moved Downtown

Originally published on April 9, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. In last week's newsletter we highlighted three businesses that rooted themselves in our community long ago. This week, we will look at three businesses that are relatively newer to downtown and what attracted them to our community. The first business, and also the newest, is… Continue reading 3 New Businesses and Why They Moved Downtown

Three Long-time Businesses that Helped Build the Downtown Community

Originally published on April 2, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. Downtown Pittsburgh is a thriving community in today's world, but something people may not realize is that the area houses businesses who have been here for over 40 years. These businesses saw potential in Downtown Pittsburgh as far back as 1870, and they continue to… Continue reading Three Long-time Businesses that Helped Build the Downtown Community

DowntownCDC hosts the 2019 Annual Dinner

Originally published on March 26, 2019 in The Downtowner newsletter. Last Thursday, March 21, the we hosted our Annual Downtown Experience Awards Dinner with 500 of our closest friends. The night started out with a few remarks from DowntownCDC board member Robert Fragasso of Fragasso Financial Advisors. Then, Bob Wolfinger was announced as the recipient… Continue reading DowntownCDC hosts the 2019 Annual Dinner

VisitPITTSBURGH’s International Marketing Collaborative

Originally published on March 12, 2019 in The Downtowner Newsletter. Thanks to new international direct flights and a collaboration with the Pittsburgh International Airport, VisitPITTSBURGH is back into international marketing again for the first time in more than ten years. To help raise awareness of Pittsburgh and to drive international visitation in the U.K. and… Continue reading VisitPITTSBURGH’s International Marketing Collaborative