A semi-portable Varidesk Soho standing desk, $175 at
A semi-portable Varidesk Soho standing desk, $175 at

Shop Holiday 2015: Gifts for young professionals

Let them know they’re at the top of your shopping list with these ideas.

 Thomas Rouser has Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the banquet at Light of Life Rescue Mission on the North Side.

Light of Life shines on Thanksgiving

About 1,000 people received a warm Thanksgiving meal Thursday as part of the annual tradition.

 Retailers, like those at The Mall at Robinson, above, are offering discounts to attract holiday shoppers to their stores during Black Friday weekend.

Pittsburghers search for deals during Black Friday frenzy

The National Retail Federation estimates that about 135.8 million consumers will be shopping during the four-day weekend.

 Early holiday shoppers make their way into the Toys 'R' Us in Cranberry.

Retailers ask: Will shoppers feast on Black Friday?

Big chains like Macy's, J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart and Target opened their doors on the holiday for those hoping to get their post-turkey shop


Your fall 2015 guide to Pittsburgh dining

Rob Nungesser, Jenn Bree, and Lauren Davis at the bar in Poros in Market Square.
What's the best place for a birthday meal? Which restaurant offers a classic red sauce?

Post-Gazette dining critic Melissa McCart answers those questions and more as part of our fall 2015 Dining Guide.

Plate: Cooking tips, recipes, reviews and more

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On the Table: Poros offers an interesting menu

With an expensive location, design and concept, Poros is the most ambitious restaurant of the moment.

County health department closes Hot Spot Cyber Cafe in North Versailles

Inspection reports for food facilities in the county are available online via the health department’s website.


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Into the WILD event raises funds for Allegheny Land Trust

The Allegheny Land Trust welcomed guests to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on Saturday night to celebrate the work of its volunteers.

War on Women Art Show benefits Planned Parenthood

Hundreds turn out to support Planned Parenthood and the work it does to support women’s causes.