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A runner dressed as the Pirates mascot participates in the fifth annual Pittsburgh Pirates 5K Home Run on the North Side this morning. In 2014, over 5,000 participants took part in the event and raised nearly $137,000 to help support Pirates Charities and other community and charitable initiatives.

 The tug and barge 64 Express working at Norfolk International Terminals on the Elizabeth River in Virginia.

Shippers look to the rivers to move more freight

Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.



 Gene Collier suggests Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin should be on the same line.

Gene Colllier: When all else fails, put Crosby and Malkin together

With so little offense, perhaps the Penguins need to use Crosby and Malkin together more often if not always.



 This home for sale in Cheswick is four apartments and a small boutique. The home was once the borough building.

Buying here: A landlord’s dream in Cheswick

The Highland Avenue house was built in 1896 by Jesse C. H. Groomes, owner of Groomes Construction Co.



 Wilkinsburg High students are dismissed on Friday.

Penn Hills, Woodland Hills won’t take Wilkinsburg students

The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.



 Michelle Bond, executive director of HOPE Center in Tarentum, shares her office with Logan, a Maine coon cat she rescued. HOPE Center is one of only three shelters for victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania that allow women to bring their pets. Logan is up for adoption.

Pet Tales: Battered women can bring their pets to Tarentum shelter

Domestic violence emergency shelter lets families bring their dogs and cats with them.



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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.

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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.

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Shippers look to the rivers to move more freight

Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.



Penn Hills, Woodland Hills won’t take Wilkinsburg students

The Wilkinsburg district is set to meet officials of Pittsburgh Public Schools, also a bordering district, later this month.


 



Peduto says 'good enough' no longer acceptable standard for Pittsburgh development

He wants neighborhoods to be more involved. At the ex-LTV site, “stop calling it Almono and start calling it Hazelwood,” the mayor said.



Endeka Entertainment seeks more time for Lawrence Downs racetrack casino plan

The racetrack casino proposal for Lawrence County is on life support, but its developers still want a few more months to find new investors.


 



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Gervasi Winery in Canton nurtures an elegant retreat

Gervasi Vineyard and Winery, a bit of Italian luxury in northeastern Ohio — just a little more than a two-hour drive from Pittsburgh.



Renovation Inspiration Contest: A leap of faith in Bloomfield

A real estate agent trusted his designer to create a rustic, open space on the second floor of a row house in Bloomfield.


 



Concert review: A Honeck flavored program

Manfred Honeck was joined by his brother, Rainer, concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic, for Friday night’s Pittsburgh Symphony concert.



That's a wrap for weatherman Dennis Bowman

April showers usher out KDKA-TV retiring meteorologist Dennis Bowman.


 

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Dueling neighbors: It’s time for mediation in a Shadyside bed-and-breakfast dispute

Former Steelers lineman Chukky Okobi has a large tent on the property that he would like to continue offering for social events.



Celebrity meltdown: ESPN’s Britt McHenry got only a slap for vile behavior

She got a one-week suspension for an offense -- hurling insults at a towing company clerk -- that demands stiffer punishment.


 

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