Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine visited Pittsburgh on Saturday and were met by hundreds who waited in the on-again-off-again rain for the rally at Taylor Allderdice High School. Inside, Clinton took digs at her opponent and urged attendees to vote. She even asked them to appeal to those they know who might support Trump. But this is what made Pittsburghers cheer the loudest.
MEDIATING MUSICIANS AND MANAGEMENT
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra strike that’s been ongoing since Sept. 30 *could* have an end in sight with the musicians and management sitting down with federal mediators late this week, Elizabeth Bloom of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. (Check out this story for a refresher on the strike.) Also: You can hear the musicians today in a “Brass Spectacular” in East Liberty.
YOU GO, GWEN
What was it like to be the first black female police commander in Pittsburgh? “[Officers] were annoyed they had to work alongside a woman. A black woman. They tried to make her job miserable. They’d leave stuffed monkeys or black baby dolls in her locker,” J. Dale Shoemaker writes for PublicSource.
Support Woodland Hills youth football at its first playoffs game at home and kneel with them as they stand against police brutality, after the 12U (12 and under) team was booed for doing so in Bethel Park.
Where: The Wolvarena at Lynn Avenue, Turtle Creek, Pa. 15145
When: October 23, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
THE INCLINE LIKES
We scanned seven city neighborhoods for the spookiest, most intricate and coolest Halloween displays. These are the ones we turned up. Send us others we might have missed by tagging us on Instagram at #theinclinepgh to be featured in this newsletter.
WE ARE … THE MOST EDUCATED CITY IN PA.
In Boulder, Colo., 60.6 percent of adults have at least a bachelor’s degree, the highest in the nation, while in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Ariz., that number falls to a rock-bottom 11.9 percent. Which city ranks most educated in Pennsylvania? Pittsburgh Stats and 24/7 Wall St. dove into data recently released from the U.S. Census Bureau on educational attainment to find out more.