"I want transportation in this city to encourage us to explore neighborhoods we never thought of, or knew about."
Samantha Black shares her passion for working with local artists, her ideal date night in Pittsburgh and more.
What would the Square Café owner serve at a dinner party, and where can you find her on Sunday mornings?
"I hope that we are able to preserve the unique and quirky things that give Pittsburgh its authenticity."
"I want Pittsburgh to be seen by the entertainment industry as a comedy city where they can come and find new talent ready for the road or television."
From hiking in Nepal to those honest conversations on the bright green sofa, the intrepid and creative Cindy Donohoe is making a difference in just a short time in Pittsburgh.
"There are times when all of us might feel like an immigrant — or an outsider trying to 'fit in.'"
"Every day I get to help make my community a better place."
"Working within a city that understands the importance of addressing community needs really helps guide what we do and how we do it."
NEXT Up: Talking sustainable development — from Hazelwood Green to the Adirondacks — with Rebecca Flora
"I love how Pittsburgh is a laboratory for advancing 'old urbanism' through the reuse of neighborhoods and buildings to revitalize places that are genuine, and occupied by people with roots who care."