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Penguins' Blake Comeau gathers a loose puck in front of Colorado Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard during Thursday night's game at the Consol Energy Center. The Pens won, 1-0. READ MORE PENS COVERAGE HERE

 Paul Busang, president of Gulliver's Travel, at his Shadyside office.

Cuba watchers in Pittsburgh cheer opening of trade relations, easing of travel restrictions

The easing of some restrictions will be “one of the best things to ever happen in the travel industry,” says one travel agent.

 Former University of Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson, left, and former Pitt football coach Paul Chryst talk about the team's inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football schedule at a news conference at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh last year.

Coach or AD? Which Pitt football post will be filled first?

With two top jobs open, the University of Pittsburgh’s athletic department may be looking to reinvent itself.

 Looking east from the 16th Street Bridge in the Strip District, this is a view of the land that the Buncher Co. is developing as part of its $450 million Riverfront Landing project that will stretch from 11th to 21st streets.

Housing plans unveiled for $450 million Strip District development

A Cleveland developer is teaming with Buncher to build the complex, which will feature townhouses and penthouse lofts, among other spaces.

 Frederick Harris III, 47, who is accused of killing and dismembering his mother and stepfather.

New details emerge in slayings of Penn Hills couple

Westmoreland County authorities had been seeking Frederick Harris III, 47, for nine months.

 Cheswick vendor Denise Gasper of Uncommon Recyclables sells unique, unisex belts made from recycled materials.

Shop Holiday: fair-trade, eco-friendly and organic gifts

A belt made from recycled materials or a reusable lunch bag are a couple of suggestions.

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    "Bellevue Library" by Ron Thurston, who will teach a watercolor class at Sweetwater Center for the Arts in the winter 2015.
    Looking for a gift that keeps giving after the holidays are finished?

    Consider a class or two at one of the Pittsburgh region's many arts centers. Visual arts, music and culinary classes are just a few of the options.

    More stories from our weekly suburban edition

    Additional holiday coverage.



    PG Interactive: A Wide View

    The Smithfield Street Bridge, opened in 1883, is a National Historic Landmark. On its northern end, the bridge connects with Fort Pitt Boulevard.
    The Golden Triangle is truly a sight to see, especially under the nighttime sky.

    Follow along here as the Post-Gazette's Steve Mellon captures wide view images of people, landmarks, bridges and more in Downtown Pittsburgh throughout the holiday season.

    Sports »

    Pine-Richland's Kasperowicz gets his team to the top in a hurry

    In just his second season as at Pine-Richland, Eric Kasperowicz won a WPIAL title and is the Post-Gazette’s choice as coach of the year..

    Central Valley's Whitehead delivers in oh-so many ways

    Post-Gazette Player of the Year Jordan Whitehead had a sensational senior season, leading his team to a WPIAL title in grand style.


    Life »

    U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts

    Spending strongest in consumer electronics and home improvement retailers.

    The Food Column: While you're at the mall, check out 'Culinary Traditions'

    Pittsburgh Technical Institute culinary photo exhibit gives a taste of foods from many nations.


    Opinion »

    Meet the Taliban killer of schoolchildren

    That would be Maulana Fazlullah, radical broadcaster turned military chieftain.

    Cuban overthrow: Obama’s bold move buries a relic of the Cold War

    President Barack Obama put an end Wednesday to five decades of failed American policy toward Cuba.


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