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Alexis & Catcher

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Alexis Pierce of Green Tree sits with her two-and-a-half year old Airedale dog named Catcher at North Park Saturday, April 12, 2014. “He’s named after “Catcher in the Rye,” explained Pierce.

Flint Farmer

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Stephen Arellano, 42 of Flint, Mich., uses the eggs laid by his chickens to make pasta to sell at the Flint Farmer’s Market. Arellano is a central figure in Flint’s growing urban agriculture movement, which is reclaiming abandoned lots by planting crops.

Relaxing afternoon

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Chris Khalil, 76 of Uptown relaxes outside of his home as his wife prepares dinner Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

Mickey & Brody

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Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children student Brody Zeigler, 4 of Kittanning feels Mickey’s face during a meet and greet with characters from Disney on Ice at CONSOL Energy Center, Uptown. Zeigler and his classmates had an opportunity to touch the ice and feel some of the costumes and set of the ice show.

Olde Towne Laundry

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Kevin Garcia of the North Side watches as his daughter Giovanna Garcia, 4 paints her nails as they wait for their laundry to finish at the Olde Towne Laundry on the North Side Monday, February 17, 2014.

Father & son

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Ray Montel walks up Arlington Avenue carrying his son Raymere, 4 after picking him up from school.

George Gist (phone)

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The shell of a public phone is visible in the urban landscape of the east busway in Wilkinsburg.  Artist George Gist painted the mural along the busway.

Uptown phone

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The shell of a public phone outside of Schwartz Market on Fifth Avenue, Uptown.

Arlington Heights (chair)

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A parking chair reserves a space on Patterson Street in Pittsburgh’s Arlington Heights neighborhood.

Polar vortex

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Catherine Nearhoof of Greenfield crosses Smithfield Street as she talks to her mother on the phone through her scarf during her lunch break from BNY Mellon in Downtown Pittsburgh.

McConnells Mill State Park

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McConnells Mill State Park environmental education specialist Natalie Simon points out Hemlocks as she walks through the park. Simon provides outdoor educational programs in an effort to suppress Hemlock Woolly Adelgid by educating the public about the invasive pest that is threatening Pennsylvania’s state tree.

54th Street

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A parking chair reserves a spot on 54th Street in Lawrenceville.

500 Smithfield Street

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PNC Bank’s new location at 500 Smithfield Street Downtown features old pieces from the 1924 bank building repurposed art. Fluted bronze columns (above) and old doors from the 1924 building (below) are examples.

Garden of the Titans

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Pittsburgh artist Matt Clifford of Polish Hill created this holiday art tree titled, “Garden of the Titans” Holiday Art & Indus-Tree” on display at The Fairmont Hotel’s lobby, Downtown.

Steel Plaza (phone)

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One phone is still operational at the Steel Plaza train station in Pittsburgh.

Lady at CVS

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A woman walks into the CVS Pharmacy along Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh.

Your honor

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A child tires during a nationalization ceremony in Pittsburgh administered by United States Chief Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

Landline

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Wires are visible where a public pay phone once stood along Smithfield Street in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Target is Punk

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A cyclist makes his way up Penn Avenue with a Target bag on a chilly October day in Pittsburgh.

Noon on Craig Street

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A young woman relaxes on a bench listening to her ear buds.