Just what exactly is at the bottom of the Ohio River? Why do people slow down before entering the Squirrel Hill Tunnel? And really, why do reporters get to ask all the questions? It’s your turn: ask your questions about the Pittsburgh area, and our Neighborhood team will hunt for answers.
IN THE LEAD: HOW THE 2007 RECESSION RESHAPED PITTSBURGH'S ECONOMY
The nation’s greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression slammed Pittsburgh’s economy, but not as hard as it hit other cities that leaned more heavily on the housing and financial services industries.