Category: PA Towns
Jul 19

The Great Allegheny Passage helps trail towns thrive

This 150-mile biking and walking route -- which runs between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland -- has proved to be a tremendous boost to adjacent communities, spurring tourism, development and the growth of small businesses. That means more amenities for GAP users as they explore the great outdoors.

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Jun 14

Downtown Tamaqua crafts a brighter future

This Schuylkill County community has seen its share of hard times. But rather than surrender, local organizations have banded together to revive downtown through entrepreneurship, historical preservation and the arts -- and female business owners are leading the way.

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Jul 20

Business is rollin' on the river in Charleroi

This Mon River Valley town is going all out to lure businesses to its historic downtown, offering incentives, support, services and architectural charm. The community is also boosting its existing entrepreneurs via a pop-up resource center.

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Jun 25

Bringing Back Brownsville

This historic town along the Monongahela River is on the comeback trail, and some of its youngest citizens are leading the charge. New parks, exciting development projects and rehabs of iconic buildings are all part of the area's rebirth.

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Apr 30

Rebirth on the Monongahela River

This southwestern PA waterway is dotted with charming towns and exciting recreation opportunities. Now the communities along the river are banding together to lure adventurous tourists and transform the region into a hub for playing and paddling.

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