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Walking trail is open; ALL other parts of the Park are closed

The actions we take right now will have a direct impact on the trajectory of this pandemic, and the welfare of the most vulnerable among us.  Now more than ever, the need for Parks and trails is so very clear.   Being in nature reduces stress, and exercising outside...

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Pittsburgh Magazine: Best of Culture this Month in Pittsburgh

Best of Culture This Month in Pittsburgh Check out some of the finest plays, dance performances and exhibits taking place in March in Pittsburgh. February 26, 2020 Sean Collier, Karen Dacko, Lauren Davidson March 19-28 | ‘Proof’ I remember reading “Proof,” a gripping...

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PG: Where you’ll want to #BeSEEN in 2020

Where you'll want to #BeSEEN in 2020 NATALIE BENCIVENGA Pittsburgh Post-Gazette nbencivenga@post-gazette.com DEC 31, 2019 9:00 AM Everyone always wants to know the best events to attend. Give back to your community and have some fun while you are #SEEN having a great...

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PG: From a Kayak A Very Different Perspective

2 MORE #EssentiallyPittsburgh: From a kayak, a very different perspective Patricia Sheridan Pittsburgh Post-Gazette psheridan@post-gazette.com Nov 7, 2019 12:00 AM This is a weekly series shar­ing places and ex­pe­ri­ences that we love. Kayaking on the Allegheny River...

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TribLive: Riverfront Theater Co. gears up for new show

Riverfront Theater Company gears up for ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’  Tawnya Panizzi Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 12:01 AM     Courtesy of Riverfront Theater Company. The cast of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at Riverfront Theater...

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PG: #Essentially Pittsburgh: Learning to Ride a Bike at ARP

Aspinwall Riverfront Park held its grand opening in 2015, the result of a massive fundraising effort to buy the land surrounding the Aspinwall Marina after it was nearly sold to become a parking lot. In the years since, the park has added features such as a million...

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Pittsburgh Magazine: ARP nominated as top wedding venue in PGH

Aspinwall Riverfront Park and its event operator and manager JPC Event Group has been nominated as one of the top 10 wedding venues and caterers in the City!  Winners of Pittsburgh Magazine's Ultimate Wedding 2019 will be selected by popular vote between September 12...

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PG: Filling the gaps in the trail system

Biking enthusiasts, take heart. The plan that eventually will extend the Three Rivers Heritage Trail to join the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail is taking shape. Phase I of the Etna Riverfront Trail and Park, located under the 62nd Street Bridge, is under way now, and at the...

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TribLive: Break out your dictionary for the new show at ARP

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Presented by Stage Right Performing Arts and Education When: 8 p.m. Aug 1-3, 2 p.m. Aug. 4 Admission: $25 plus $2.25 fee, $35 plus $2.75 fee for ‘I’m a Gud Speler VIP package,’ which includes two drink tickets and upscale...

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Trib Live: Rock the River Concert Series Returns

Rock the River concert series returns to Aspinwall TAWNYA PANIZZI   | Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:57 a.m. SUBMITTED The Shiners will perform at Aspinwall Riverfront Park on June 30 as part of the free Rock the River concert series. EMAIL NEWSLETTERS  TribLIVE's Daily and...

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PG: River Rocks Havana Nights

9 MORE River Rocks: Havana Nights Patricia Sheridan Pittsburgh Post-Gazette psheridan@post-gazette.com May 27, 2019 11:00 AM #Viva: The vibe of Castro’s island nation reached all the way to Aspinwall’s Riverfront Park on Friday for The River Rocks: Havana Nights...

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Learn to prevent Lyme Disease 5.20 at Lauri Ann West CC

Residents can hear from experts on a topic that heats up this time of year – ticks and Lyme disease – during a program Monday at Lauri Ann West Community Center. The speaker series will host “Lyme Disease in Our Community” at 7 p.m. at the center, 1220 Powers Run...

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Celebrate Spring at ARP

Aspinwall, PA Aspinwall Riverfront Park is hosting “Spring in the Park” a free event for families on Saturday, April 13th from 1-3 PM. The highlight of the event will be the Egg Hunt, which will begin promptly at 1 PM, and is hosted by the Rygelski family of...

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TribLive: ARP Earns Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award

Aspinwall Riverfront Park will receive a $5,000 prize for its work to restore the area’s lackluster waterfront. The park is a winner of the 2019 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, presented by Dominion Energy and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. It is...

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ARP Working to put trail development on the fast track

Aspinwall, PA - Aspinwall Riverfront Park (ARP) is working to fast track the expansion of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail along the Allegheny River by securing funding to purchase more than 15 acres of land that runs between Sharpsburg and Aspinwall from neighboring...

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Choosing our future

Only a few short years ago, views like this were not available for everyone to enjoy. What is now our Park was private property. This all changed when more than 3,000  people of all ages and walks of life, our City's incredible foundation community, and the wonderful...

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TribLive: Stage Right Finds a New Home at ARP

After alternating venues for the past few years, Stage Right Performing Arts & Education has a new home for the 2019 season. The former O’Hara-based acting company will perform all of its shows this year at Aspinwall Riverfront Park. “Stage Right is an evolving,...

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TribLive: Bill’s Dock One of the Top Stories in 2018

Rough weather, milestone anniversary top 2018 news in Lower Valley TAWNYA PANIZZI | Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, 9:33 a.m. Workers from Marion Hill Associates complete work at the Aspinwall Riverfront new dock that includes a mesh section and swings. It was a year of ups...

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