Pittsburgh boasts beauty and plenty positive rankings, including the most livable city. But it's also one of the unhappiest, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Study names Pittsburgh nation's second most unhappy city

“Unhappy Cities,” published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research ranks Pittsburgh behind only New York City.

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Peter McKay: Too slow for the slow lane

Riding an old bike is a great way to stay in shape -- just don’t plan on making a fast escape.

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 Britain's Prince George walks during a July 2 visit to the "Sensational Butterflies" exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. He turns 1 today.

Royal family stays low-key as the little prince turns 1

Prince George, heir to the British throne after his father and grandfather, celebrates his birthday today.

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 Lavinia Schumann turns 100 on Thursday.

Century Club: Centenarian relies on good breakfast, good living

Lavinia Schumann celebrates her 100th birthday with a surprise party for 125 friends and family.

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The Hot List -- What's going on around town this weekend

Start your engines and head to the Grand Prix events this weekend. Or celebrate the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's 20th birthday.

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 The exterior of the new Frick Orientation Center.

Welcome to The Frick: New Orientation Center opens

New orientation center at The Frick Pittsburgh offers library, reading room, larger store and electronic touch screens

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 Mildred Brown for Century Club.

Century Club: Mildred Weber Brown celebrates 100

Mildred Brown, who was named for the nurse who delivered her at home, turns 100 years old.

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 Ellie Gordon is a self described extreme liberal.

Poles apart: More in U.S. are holding consistent liberal or conservative views

For some, politics also affects choice of friends and neighborhoods.

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 Courtney Czarniak of Bridgeville, in costume as the Ice Princess, dances with children dressed as princesses at a birthday party in Belle Vernon.

Thanks to success of 'Frozen,' princesses are in hot demand

Elsa and Anna impersonators and other similar characters are booked solid for birthday parties for Pittsburgh children.

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Peter McKay: Your college will see you now

Peter McKay‘‍s helpful guide to sending a child off to college -- without being too jealous of how good they’‍ll have it.

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Prices up at Children's Museum

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh raises admission and parking prices effective July 1.

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 Lena Cammarata.

Century Club: She specialized in Italian cooking at early age

Lena Cammarata, who turned 102 on Monday, tucked garlic cloves -- and love -- into her specialty, Sicilian chicken.

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Navy admiral makes history as service's first female four-star officer

Adm. Michelle Howard will take over as the vice chief of naval operations, the No. 2 officer in the service.

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 The city's rising reputation as a travel destination puts everyone from PNC Park vendors and tour guides to cab drivers, like Earl Farrell, on center stage

Meet Pittsburgh's ambassadors who help visitors navigate the city

Find out who these so-called ambassadors are, the ones selling our city and presenting the information that shape the views of visitors.

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2Do this week July 6-13: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Musical events from a free PSO concert to Maxwell at Heinz Hall are among the activities on tap this week.

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Three Rivers Regatta schedule

Plan your trip to the Regatta hour by hour.

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 First-place winners in the anything that floats event will receive $2,500.

Three Rivers Regatta takes over Point State Park

Here are five things to check out at the Three Rivers Regatta that will appeal to the entire family.

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 Redwood Log House owned by Jamie Allen of Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Unique log home highlights Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival

A three-room Redwood Log House created in 1939 is highlight of the 40th Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival.

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 Fitz and the Tantrums.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The Furries hit town, the Swans perform and fireworks are popping off all over.

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 Artist and illustrator Ashley Cecil wears one of the infinity scarves featuring patterns adapted from her paintings in her booth at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival earlier this month. She's surrounded by her paintings and pillows, which also include patterns inspired by her art.

Stylebook Snapshot: Artist adapts nature paintings to fashions, furniture

Painter and illustrator Ashley Cecil of Highland Park has started designing scarves, pillows and more with patterns based on her paintings.

4 weeks ago

 Three Rivers Rowing Club members power their shell on the Allegheny River.

How to enjoy Pittsburgh's three rivers: count the ways

Kayaking, rowing, canoeing, paddleboarding (yoga optional), jet skiing, boating, swimming — even surfing. Each summer, there’‍s more to do.

4 weeks ago

Peter McKay: Diary of a couch potato

Wanna be bored? Try to recover from surgery by watching daytime TV or perusing Facebook.

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