With the presidential primary just a week away, Pittsburgh has recieved a tremendous amount of national press and blog coverage, both good and bad.

We are partnering with the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce in a cross-blogging experiment to highlight and tell some of the stories that we know that make Pittsburgh great.   This website is a collection of blog posts that tell their own primary story about Pittsbrugh.  Our goal is to collect your stories about Pittsburgh and share across many local blogs.  We hope you will reference other bloggers posts about the project and add your comments.

This is an opportunity to connect blogs from all genre’s around an event – the Presidential Primary.

Who can share their stories?

You can.  Have a blog? Post your Pittbsurgh story and we will share it here.  Don’t have a blog? Then send us your story and we will publish it for you.

How do I participate?

Write up your story on your blog and share it with us by leaving a comment here.  Don’t have a blog?  not a problem – Just leave your story right here in the comments and we will publish it here.

Thanks for your help, and we look forward to reading your Primary Pittsburgh story!
Matt & Lindsay

Lindsay Patross lives in Point Breeze and is a Partner at MPP Group LLC.  She is a contributing writer at I Heart Pgh, Metroblogging Pittsburgh, Progress Pittsburgh, Spreadshirt.

Matt Merriman-Preston lives in Lawrenceville and is a Partner at MPP Group LLC.  His is a contributing writer at Progress Pittsburgh and Walking Pittsburgh.

5 Responses to “About”


  1. 1 askcherlock April 20, 2008 at 11:08 pm

    We happily support our city and think you may be interested in some of the posts on our blog. Take a look at “April in Pittsburgh” at askcherlock.com

  2. 2 Cynthia Closkey April 21, 2008 at 2:50 am

    I wrote a little post from the perspective of a native of the Pittsburgh region who moved away, came back, and decided to stay.

    I’m enjoying all the posts and perspectives. Thanks for bringing it together!

  3. 3 Chachi April 22, 2008 at 1:17 pm

    My blog about being from somewhere else and coming to the city is up at
    http://www.chachisays.com.

    Thanks for a great project! It’s been fun to read.

  4. 4 Danielle Nicol April 22, 2008 at 9:49 pm

    Sorry I’m late. I’m really loving reading everyone’s stories. Thanks for this project.

  5. 5 Jason April 29, 2008 at 5:14 pm

    Well who knew, so many people love PGH as much as me? I have been away from Pittsburgh for around 15 years and have spent the last 3 trying to move back with my family. If I never make it back, I will have one regret in life, that my kids did not get to grow up in Pittsburgh. Thanks for sharing the stories, it keeps hope alive.


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