Community members attended a groundbreaking Dec. 22, 2015, for The Gateway Shops, the first retail building in the Newbury Market development at Route 50 and Interstate 79 in South Fayette Township. Read more >>
On February 28th, 2015, from 2–3pm, shoppers at Ross Park Mall will be getting a special treat. Pittsburgh’s award-winning Yanlai Dance Academy will be giving an hour-long series of performances to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Anyone near the food court at that time as well as on the floor below will be able to see a marvelous spectacle of the talented dancers showcasing both traditional and original Chinese dancing. Read more >>
Position: Managing Director
Industry: Commerce, consulting, international mergers and acquisitions
Employer: Blue Water Growth
Education: Duquesne University, University of Pittsburgh
Current city: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Time in China: 1988-present; lived there for five years 1996-2001 and often going there to travel Read more >>
Like most American Rust Belt towns settled by European immigrant laborers, Pittsburgh in the early 20th century was a deeply religious place, where ornate Romanesque and Gothic chapels, churches and cathedrals rose in nearly every corner of the city. But partly as a result of the steel industry’s collapse, Pittsburgh’s population (now just over 300,000) has been in decline for decades, and congregations have been abandoning their grand old churches in search of smaller, more affordable spaces. Along the way, some of the Steel City’s savviest entrepreneurs have been purchasing many of Pittsburgh’s disused churches and adapting them into clubs, restaurants, theaters and concert venues. Read more >>
Who is he?
John L Zambelli is the President and founder of Zambelli Technology International (ZTI, www.ZambelliTech.com). He has over 40 years of manufacturing experience which included Executive level positions in US Steel with the responsibility to sell US Steel Technology to China and establish Executive Level relationships with the Chinese.
Pittsburgh’s universities are a major draw for foreign students, with college students studying on F-1 visas bringing millions of dollars each year to the city’s economy.
According to a Brookings report released Friday, Pittsburgh ranks 15th out of 118 metros for its share of foreign students studying in the city.
Between 2008 and 2012, 13,326 students studied in Pittsburgh, spending more than $443 million in tuition and $182 million in living costs, according to the report. The top destinations to study are Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, La Roche College, Robert Morris University and University of Pittsburgh.