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Special exhibits, events and more.
The AFS Intercultural Program, an international youth exchange organization, each year sends about 13,000 students abroad.
As consumers get caught up in the holiday season of giving and goodwill, their defenses go down, according to some experts.
An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to travel away from home over the holiday, the most travelers since 2007, AAA says.
The 28th annual display at the Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum in Richland includes 350 locomotives and 6,500 feet of track.
Here’s a roundup of some holiday programs around the North.
From how to thaw the bird to cooking instructions, operators at the hotline answer 10,000-plus questions every year.
“Creed,” “Good Dinosaur,” “Brooklyn,” “Trumbo” and “Victor Frankenstein” arrive in theaters just in time for the holiday.
About 5 million people from the Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey region are expected to take to the highway for Thanksgiving.
A new hotel in Robinson, the first TMI Hospitality property here, becomes the first to take part in the company’s Room in the Inn program.
The youths who lived at the Pittsburgh Newsboys Home had to sing — or rather speak — for their Thanksgiving dinners 100 years ago.
Today’s holiday shoppers use technology to shop, buy and deliver their gifts — but they still like going to the mall on Black Friday.
The ruby red berries, which have long been part of America’s food scene, bring color and flavor to the holiday table.
Highwoods, owner of the PPG Place complex, said that ice conditions "are not favorable for skating" because of the warm weather this week.
December is packed with holiday house tours.
Other events at the plaza are expected to continue as scheduled.
The Peters Creek Trail Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation donated about 90 turkeys this year for Thanksgiving dinners.
With Thanksgiving looming, the food options are plenty.
From roasted turkey to sides to desserts, takeout holiday dinners are available at the eleventh hour.
Holiday spirit and wintry fun for the whole family will fill Downtown for the 55th annual event on Friday.
Food, family and gratitude are what Thanksgiving is all about. Pull up a chair and join the holiday feast by tasting their favorite recipes.
On average, it takes seven to 10 seconds to pay with a chip card vs. two to three seconds using a traditional swipe-style card.
Credit cards offer more protections and services that consumers may find helpful as they head into the holidays.
There are tips to follow to handle your Thanksgiving bird correctly through cooking and storage.
Thanksgiving diners will find plenty to gobble despite worry about turkey and pumpkin supplies.
These pies, cakes and puddings give the holiday tradition a paradigm shift.
VegFeast will host a buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 21.
All you need for the dessert is a boxed cake mix, canned fruit filling and minimum effort.
From cornbread stuffing to cheesecake, those with wheat sensitivities can indulge in a mega meal.
The number of hogs slaughtered this year is above 2014’s pace by 7.9 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Thanksgiving turkey prices at the supermarket are expected to be about 15 percent to 20 percent higher than last year, according to experts.
A snow field in the Arizona desert, ice slides and a Dickens Christmas in Tennessee and Tacky Lights Tours in Richmond, Va., woo travelers.
A blue spruce purchased as a Christmas tree and planted in a yard in Brighton Heights in 1989 will be Pittsburgh’s holiday tree this year.
Aspinwall offers mom-and-pop boutiques and restaurants, exemplifying the charm of small-town life just 7½ miles from Downtown.
Nine windows will be decorated at the former Macy's/Kaufmann's department store during the holiday season.
Sweets and savories are exchanged as gifts during the festival of lights.
From side to side, vegetables deserve their moment in the spotlight on the holiday table.
This way you don’t have to fuss over the bird, and please those in the dark-meat and white-meat camps.
Along with holiday cheer, the holiday season also is the time of year when people are most vulnerable to overspending.
Haunted houses, horror movies and the like trigger “feel good” neurotransmitters and hormones, such as endorphins and adrenaline.
The historic mansion in North Huntingdon can be toured through Sunday and is the topic of documentary that will air Saturday on WQED-TV.
Scary musician adds to the mood of Kennywood’s Fright Nights and Ghostwood Estate.
A roundup of trick-or-treat hours and other holiday happenings around Pittsburgh for communities that haven’t celebrated the occasion.
Lots of Halloween events, music from Craig Finn and Chubby Checker and Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible” hit town.
The Post-Gazette will publish special Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve print editions, and offer free, online-only versions of the paper.