Tube City Renaissance

A nonprofit committed to the revitalization of the community of McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

Posted on: March 15, 2021 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

McKeesport Drive-Up Food Distribution Saturday, Mar. 20

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will be hosting a Drive-Up Food Distribution on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at McKeesport Area High School. If you are interested in receiving a share of food or would like to pass on the event details, please use the …

Posted on: October 29, 2020 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Stops in McKeesport to Discuss Opportunity Zones

Here’s recent news on Depart of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson’s visit to McKeesport on October 15, 2020. Carson met with Mayor Cherepko and other community leaders to discuss how the Federal Financial Opportunity Zone Program can be leveraged in McKeesport to incite community development. Source: “In …

Great Allegheny Passage
Posted on: June 8, 2020 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

“How the Great Allegheny Passage Transformed a Region”

Here’s a fantastic article about the history and impact of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) on Southwestern Pennsylvania and Western Maryland from the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of Rails to Trails magazine. With social distancing and CDC guidelines in mind, please consider visiting one of the GAP’s trailheads (one of which …

Health crisis resources
Posted on: April 4, 2020 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

“How to get help in Pittsburgh during the coronavirus crisis”

If you or a loved one is struggling during the current health crisis, the article below from NEXTpittsburgh provides excellent information for those in the City of Pittsburgh as well as Allegheny County as a whole. Check it out for updated resources on everything from food assistance to housing help …

Community Garden Flowers
Posted on: February 4, 2020 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

Winter Weather Got You Feeling Down?

If the gray skies and snowy weather have got you feeling down, here are photos of our thriving McKeesport Community Garden to help remind you of the sunny days ahead! And don’t forget, the McKeesport Community Garden currently has boxes available to rent! For more information, please email or …

Roundhouse rendering
Posted on: January 29, 2020 Posted by: Louise Popko Comments: 0

“Roundhouse renovation is next for Hazelwood Green”

Continuing with our interest in regional development projects aimed at transforming former industrial sites into green space, here’s a look at the renovations being done at the Roundhouse in Hazelwood Green from NEXTpittsburgh. Source: Roundhouse renovation is next for Hazelwood Green