The CSM Likes What It Sees In Pittsburgh

The Christian Science Monitor is out with a long feature on culture and the arts in Pittsburgh, and the newspaper likes what it sees:
By adding a hip overlay, Pittsburgh hopes to put to rest forever the lingering negative image of Steeltown USA - a rusty, postindustrial city eviscerated by job losses. The city has cleaned up its notoriously sooty skies and rivers and now wants to rebrand itself as a happening place for culture.

The writer did a lot of homework, talking to a who's who of arts and culture institutions in Pittsburgh:


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