Talk loud, say something

Talk loud, say something

Do you read Public Source? It surprises me when I ask this question and get perplexed looks in return. Public Source is an independent, investigative news outlet that covers critically important issues for Pittsburgh and beyond. Their stories are everything local...

It’s a Housing Night in Pittsburgh

Housing is transit-related.  And hunger-related.  Housing is a health care issue and an environmental issue.  It affects LGBTQ communities and realtor associations.  It’s a human right and an exclusive privilege.  It’s out of reach for refugees and American-born...
Dispatch #1

Dispatch #1

Pretending to be a writer is hard work, and I’ve been at it for a long six months.  Or somewhere between six months and five years, to be precise.  Perhaps you too have considered a mid-career change.  Is it time to chart a new course?  Is the razzle-dazzle life of a...
Half of A Good House

Half of A Good House

[Houses completed by residents.  Photo: Christobal Palma]   The 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to Chilean architect, Alejandro Aravena. Though the Pritzker celebrates a living architect’s entire body of work, particular attention has been paid...