Starling Marte is greeted at home by Pedro Alvarez after hitting a two-run home run in the 8th inning Friday against the Brewers at PNC Park.
Peter Diana/Post-Gazette
Starling Marte is greeted at home by Pedro Alvarez after hitting a two-run home run in the 8th inning Friday against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Pirates' offense awakens as Pittsburgh beats Milwaukee, 6-3

Gregory Polanco had three hits and Starling Marte homered after days of no player but Andrew McCutchen reaching second base.


 Even with the change, Verizon's bundle option won't disappear completely.

Want a custom cable package? Verizon will have you covered

Starting Sunday, FiOS Custom TV will allow customers to choose the channels they want and eliminate others.



 The Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist is good, but Steve Downie and the Penguins seem to keep running into goalies they can't put many pucks past.

Gene Collier: Mental approach aside, another failure for Penguins

In the opening game of what could be a short series, the Penguins were punchless once again as they lost to the Rangers, 2-1.



 Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's order, issued Wednesday, calls for a government response by Monday.

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito gives Pittsburgh, Erie dioceses birth control opt-out win

The order follows an appeals court ruling that had ruled the government could enforce the mandates in the Roman Catholic dioceses.



 A gang of turkeys hangs out in February 2013 on Highview Road in Baldwin Township.

Wild turkeys perfectly at home in many Pittsburgh-area neighborhoods

No community here has had to cull its turkey populations. Unlike deer, these big birds in our backyard don’t bother us — or eat our shrubs.



Video »

Loading...
More Videos >>
Advertisement

Getting you ready for Craft Beer Week

Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette 20150407 brew craft food batz -- At the press briefing for Pittsburgh Craft Brew Week, two men in the brewing trade choose different tipples before the 11:00 a.m. start, April 7, 2015. Brandon McCarthy, left, the brewmaster for Rock Bottom Brewery chose a cup of coffee while Andy Kwiatkowski (cq), right, head brewer at Hitchhiker, hoisted a beer.
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, the region's annual showcase of its craft beer industry, is underway. The PG helps get you ready in the latest edition of Beer Me and at Post-Gazette.com.

Beer Me's Mike Pound visits a few locations taking part in the festivities, which run through April 26, and highlights some of the events scheduled for the upcoming days. Bob Batz previews the week and details the collaboration beers made for the event.

• Like Beer Me on Facebook.



Advertisement

Dispatches from Holland


Follow along on the Gardening with Doug blog as the PG's Doug Oster and 26 other travelers take the Tulip River Cruise of Holland and Belgium.


Life »



Gardener: Veggies aren't the only plants you can eat from the garden

Denise Schreiber is educating the public about dining on pansies, lavender and a host of other flowers.



Wilkinsburg moving forward with free park

The park would be designed in phases, the first to include installation of pavers and outdoor furnishing, lawn seeding and electrical work.


 

LOTTERY NUMBERS
Mega Millions - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 15 18 29 41 50 5 2 MB: 5 MP: 2 Mega Millions Est. Annuity for is Processing Mega Millions Est. Cash for is Processing      

Cash 5 - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 2 4 17 25 27 Cash 5 jackpot for 04/18/2015 is $125,000      

PICK 5 - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 2 2 0 2 5      

PICK 4 - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 9 2 2 4      

PICK 3 - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 3 5 4      

PICK 2 - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 5 0      

Treasure Hunt - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 12 13 15 26 27 Treasure Hunt jackpot for 04/18/2015 is $100,000      

PICK 5 (DAY) - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 0 0 5 0 5      

PICK 4 (DAY) - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 1 3 4 4      

PICK 3 (DAY) - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 7 8 2      

PICK 2 (DAY) - 04/17/2015
Winning Numbers: 4 6      

Cash4Life - 04/16/2015
Winning Numbers: 1 6 11 13 23 1 CB: 1 Top Prize is $1,000 A Day For Life      

Match 6 - 04/16/2015
Winning Numbers: 2 3 4 8 14 29 Match 6 jackpot for 04/20/2015 is $850,000      

Cash 5 - 04/16/2015
Winning Numbers: 6 12 24 33 43 Cash 5 jackpot for 04/17/2015 is $450,000      

PICK 5 - 04/16/2015
Winning Numbers: 2 7 5 6 6      


Loading...
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here