Wilkinsburg / by Justin Merriman

Les X of Natrona sits in the Fireside Caribbean American Restaurant along Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.  He lived in Wilkinsburg for years and still continues to do business in the town. Once a thriving bedroom community, Wilkinsburg, which borders Pittsburgh, has become a poster child for urban decay. To read more about this story visit the Tribune-Review.