Latest Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Stories

2010-10-05 08:33:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is partnering with Pirates Charities on Wednesday, October 13 to mark the 50(th) anniversary of Bill Mazeroski's home run that made the Pittsburgh Pirates the 1960 World Series Champions.

2010-04-16 08:30:00

City's "Jewel" Demonstrates Transformative Power of Public Realm BOSTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit's Campus Martius Park, a 2.5-acre thriving green space created from a desolate downtown parcel, has received national recognition as the first-ever winner of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Amanda Burden Urban Open Space Award.

2008-09-24 00:00:16

By Matthew Santoni The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded $1 million in grants Monday to improve trails and bridges in Pittsburgh parks and to help complete the bike trail to the nation's capital.

2008-09-23 00:00:18

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded $1 million in grants for restoring trails and bridges in Pittsburgh's four major parks, planting thousands of trees and adding to the bike trail connecting Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C.

2008-09-22 15:00:28

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Michael DiBerardinis today said the state will invest $1 million to enhance parks, plant trees and improve trails in the Pittsburgh region.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.