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 Tic Toc customers enjoy lunch at the restaurant in Macy's on Tuesday. Janice McCready, left, from Murrysville, had fried chicken, while Loralee Babjack from Pittsburgh had the chicken chili.
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Tic Toc customers enjoy lunch at the restaurant in Macy's on Tuesday. Janice McCready, left, from Murrysville, had fried chicken, while Loralee Babjack from Pittsburgh had the chicken chili.

Dine: The clock runs out on Tic Toc

Time flies in the final hours for iconic Tic Toc restaurant Downtown, which closed on Friday.


 An eggplant flea beetle on a potato plant.

How to identify the eggplant flea beetle

Eggplant flea beetles are causing problems in vegetable gardens.



 Passers-by examine clothing on mannequins in a store window on Boston's Newbury Street.

Stylebook snapshot: How to shop your way through Boston (in 24 hours or less)

Good news, fashion enthusiasts! You don’t need long to do some serious shopping in Bean Town.



 The iconic Galata Tower stands tall, right, in Istanbul's skyline. The former seat of the opulent Byzantine and Ottoman empires is divided into European and Asian sides by the Bosphorus Strait, offering a wealth of history and stunning scenery.

Istanbul tantalizes with its mix of cultures

Ten hours in Istanbul to sample the cultures of Europe and Asia and a mix of ancient culture and modern rhythms.0



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Style & Fashion


Stylebook: ModCloth launches in-house label and opens a store

Plus, bridal trunk show, custom shirt month at Larrimor’s and the latest on Pittsburgh-based Terry Jolo Brand fashion line.



Bloomfield center volunteers create cards made with art & soul

“It is an expression of your emotions about well-being to the person it is going to,” said art therapist Brant Meehan.


 

Seen


Dancing is still possible if you need to be 'In Bed by Ten'

Matt Buchholz and Kelly Beall host an early dance party, and also make a positive difference with dance-filled fundraisers.



21+ Night! @TechShop PGH

The TechShop in Bakery Square hosted more than 300 guests at its 21-plus night on Thursday.


 

Lifestyle


Falling (and riding) in love with Kennywood

Five Post-Gazette interns — including four out-of-towners — look for love in Kennywood and end up with a thrilling top 10.



Ancient Greeks were wary of zombies, Pitt archaeologist finds

University researcher Carrie Weaver found that ancient Greek society believed that some individuals were destined to come back to life.