financial

Government shutdown over, fiscal debate looms

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The government shutdown may be over and the fight to raise the debt ceiling got a temporary reprieve, but economic experts said the coming budget battles will be much more significant. Last week, President Barack Obama signed a deal that passed Congress to end the 16-day shutdown, bringing […]

Downtown Pittsburgh continues to develop economically

Downtown Pittsburgh continues to develop economically

By Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor A decade ago, when Tom Murphy was mayor and the Penguins were playing in an Igloo, Serendipity opened its doors as a welcoming fashion boutique in Two PPG Place. It is now 2013, and while Downtown Pittsburgh thrives, the store’s vibe is more positive than ever. “We’ve been […]