The exterior of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City's Meatpacking District.
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The exterior of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City's Meatpacking District.

Stylebook snapshot: New Whitney Museum highlights NYC's trendy Meatpacking District

The neighborhood in lower Manhattan is home to the new Whitney Museum of American Art, designer fashion stores, fine restaurants and more.

 Kate and Nik Stoltzfus, shown in July 2014, are among the hundreds of Pittsburghers who use Airbnb to rent out rooms, apartments or homes. They rent out a mother-in-law apartment in Garfield and screen potential guests carefully.

Many travelers going the Airbnb route

With millions of listings, Airbnb can provide some worthy alternatives to pricey hotels, but like anything, do your homework.

 Popcorn panna cotta at Station restaurant in Bloomfield, created by chef Curtis Gamble.

Station restaurant in Bloomfield makes its panna cotta pop

As the Italian dessert known as “cooked cream” becomes more popular on restaurant menus, cooks are incorporating other ingredients.

 The Statue of Liberty is a National Park site.

National Parks reaching out to kids, families

As the National Parks system celebrates its centennial in 2016, it’s trying to build a new generation of visitors.

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Casa bella: Shadyside beauty melds tastes of Italian & Victorian hospitality

Julie Coletti’s grand house and six others will be open Sunday for the 36th annual Shadyside House Tour.

Retiree followed young people to Lawrenceville for her new digs

Peg Parks has a tried-and-true formula for choosing the hippest Pittsburgh neighborhood in which to live: Follow the young people.



Setting the SEEN pays a visit to Point Breeze

Peg Parks Lawrenceville rowhouse, one of eight houses on the tour. photo taken on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
Food, fun and flowers!

On this week's "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht check out things to do this fall in Point Breeze, including stops at Farmhouse Flower Studio, Pino's Contemporary Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar + Make Your Mark Artspace & Coffeehouse.

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All aboard the leaf-peepers express

Amtrak’s Great Dome Car returns to the Northeast for fall foliage runs.

Travel notes: Got the message? No guns on planes

Dozens of travelers every month are still bringing firearms -- many of them loaded -- on planes 14 years after they were banned.



Black Tie & Tails Gala raises funds for Animal Friends

More than 600 total attendees over two nights raise a record $603,000 for the no-kill shelter.

13th annual Imani Gala held at the Wyndham Grand

More than 300 guests attended the event which raised funds for the Imani Christian Academy in East Hills.



Peter McKay: Oh, say, can’t you see?

A man’s choice of eyeglass frames say only one thing about his personality: He’s really cheap.

Etna's ScareHouse teams with makers of new horror film 'Krampus'

Krampus is a devilish anti-Santa who punishes kids for misdeeds. The film arrives in December, but ScareHouse features him now.