Documentary a Call to Action for Dormont, Brookline, Dormont-Brookline Patch

May 8, 2011

"Citizens, council members and community advocates put their heads together Wednesday night at The Hollywood Theater in Dormont.

Following a screening of the award-winning documentary, “The New Metropolis,” by Andrea Torrice, panelists from throughout the Pittsburgh area discussed the challenges and opportunities facing so-called first-ring suburbs—areas such as Dormont and Brookline which came into existence as city populations boomed.

The two-part documentary focused on how such communities were once symbolic of the American dream, but are now in crisis. They face a dwindling tax base and decaying infrastructure." For the complete article, please click here.