Abby Mendelson is a veteran Pittsburgh writer and reporter. A novelist and short-story writer, he is also the author of numerous Pittsburgh-related books, including Arena: Remembering the Igloo, Pittsburgh: A Place in Time, Pittsburgh Prays: Thirty-Six Houses of Worship, Pittsburgh Born, Pittsburgh Bred, and The Pittsburgh Steelers Official History. As a journalist, he has written on countless subjects in a wide variety of publications, local and national, print as well as electronic.
"Our riverfronts capitalize on what is truly unique about Pittsburgh," says Riverlife's Lisa Schroeder. "I love the fact that that Pittsburgh is being discovered for its beauty and unique topography. We are finally bringing the city down to the riverfront."