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Honoring the boys lost in World War I - The marching band played and flags flew at the rededication of Peabody
Memorial to Soldiers of World War I. The memorial, which is along East Liberty Boulevard at the Barack Obama Academy of International Studies, underwent a complete restoration and was rededicated on May 30, the 100th anniversary of its first dedication. Find out more about what's happening in the East End by picking up Print at one of our retailers. Never miss another issue by subscribing to Print today.

From the June issue...

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Zoning board to decide future of Hunt Armory

After a three-year trial period, the Pittsburgh Penguins want to make skating inside the Hun Armory in Shadyside a permanent city amenity. Shadysiders like the idea of the skating rink, but in a densely populated neighborhood, they also want the team to add parking to the facility, which the team says is too expensive to be feasible. The Penguins said skaters can park at Calvary Episcopal Church nearby and in the East Side Bond garage.

Now it is up to the Zoning Board of Adjustment to decide if parking is too tight to allow the facility to operate without providing its own spaces.


Read more in the June 13 edition.

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SHUC considers a Blue Zone designation

The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is looking into becoming a Blue Zone -- a designation created by Dan Buettner of National Geographic when he realized that people live longer and healthier lives in certain areas that he called Blue Zones, but not others. The coalition is considering working with his organization to bring those healthy habits of the long-lived to Squirrel Hill residents. 

Read more about the East End by checking out Print on the newsstands. 

Baxter, Mellon parks are the subjects of improvement plans 


Five years after the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy determined Baxter Park in Homewood to be the most neglected in the city, the park has a new playground. Now the conservancy is looking to improve other areas, such as the lawn, repairing the long broken spray fountain and adding a basketball court. In Mellon Park the conservancy is proposing to repair the Terraced Garden.


Read about more about park plans in the June issue of Print.

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