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Lady Mary’s beaded spider web gown, Lady Sybil’s harem pants and Lady Edith’s wedding gown are included in a “Downton Abbey” exhibit.
Over the past decade, wording on menus has gone from seducing diners through flowery descriptions to the stern aloof listing of ingredients.
Pittsburgh native Tereneh Mosley works with a group of Maasai women artisans to create a fashion line of clothes, shoes and accessories.
Buildings that housed du Pont employees have been transformed into The Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa.
Owl Cafe knows how to serve up a green chili cheeseburger on Old Route 66.
A long-dwindling practice has nearly bottomed out in 2014, as most major American airlines have done away with breaks for grieving fliers.
If more passengers are having meltdowns over airline service, federal statistics do not show it.
New fall lectures on the “Downton Abbey” exhibit are offered at Winterthur.
It lifts the veil off the mystique of California’s first prison, opened 162 years ago and looking every day its age.
Winterthur in Delaware combines the magic of color and fairy tales, showing off Henry du Pont’s life’s work a century after he began.
How to save cannas to plant next year and prepare asparagus beds for winter.
If iPhone 6 is a plot to sell smartphones with bigger, more breakable screens, it’ll shatter Apple’s sales projections.
Historic Deutschtown House Tour set for Oct. 5.; antiques appraisal day on Oct. 7 in Greensburg.
The Frick Pittsburgh receives $3 million state grant for new education center
Caring.com finds 46 percent of its visitors surveyed spend more than $5,000 on caregiving expenses.
Indian, Russian, Turkish and Syrian are among the flavors blending within a few blocks of Smithfield.
There are more local farmers planting more fields of these special organic grains and selling all they can produce
Tomatillos are what’s going on in my garden right now.
Penn's Colony Festival in Saxonburg plays host to Yankee Volunteers Fife & Drum Corps.
ScareHouse opens new haunt The Summoning this weekend.
A favorite custom is to dip slices of apples into honey, celebrating the fruits of the season and ensuring that the new year will be sweet.
Roman flair of San Lorenzo a fine find in Lawrenceville.
Highland Games, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and ’Dixie’ around town this weekend.
A century ago, Allegheny City was Pennsylvania’s third largest municipality, behind Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Never disassemble appliances such as TVs, monitors or anything from your kitchen, but many small everyday items are safe to explore.
Parkway Theater holds “Spaghetti Westerns” (movie and spaghetti) and “Sunday Morning Movie Services” (coffee/doughnuts with classic movies).
A bird’s feathers must be replaced in order to continue providing insulation and helping a bird to fly.
Hectic days call for something quick and easy for dinner.
Richard Pell’s disturbing photos on display at Pittsburgh Filmmakers of animals involved in biologic testing show mix of biology and art.
Distancing yourself from a negative friend is OK.
Helen Marie Chelko Fieo and Georgia Crawford turn 100. The secrets to their longevity? Family, a healthy lifestyle and the Pirates.
The sold-out party grossed roughly $1.1 million for the symphony.
Pastels, pleats and nature-inspired prints were among the top trends spotted on runways at New York Fashion Week.
Plus: a fashion industry networking night, trunk shows, fall bonus shopping days at Fifth Avenue Place and other Pittsburgh fashion news.
Roughly 100 patrons came out to Maggie’s Farm in support of Hopital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti, raising more than $5,000.
More than 300 guests attended the fundraising auction held at Perlora on the South Side.
Legendary dancer Carmen De Lavallade lights up Shadyside before “As I Remember It.”
History buffs gathered Downtown to celebrate the Fort Pitt Block House’s 250th anniversary Thursday at the nearby Wyndham Grand Hotel.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is in the process of redesigning the road through Schenley Park, part of a program to reduce storm runoff.
Like-minded people gathered to watch “The Big Lebowski,” drink White Russians, wear bathrobes in public and celebrate all things “Dude.”
Roughly 130 guests gathered (and bucked the black tie) by showing up in their last-gasp-for-summer garden attire.
Nearly 400 women came out to support the cause, enjoying golf, tennis, paddle tennis, bridge and a luncheon at the Pittsburgh Field Club.
Before this lunar cycle draws to an end with a new moon Sept. 24, a thin waning crescent will sink past Jupiter in the morning sky.
A look at the events coming up for the week ahead.
The fashion truck by Samantha Lugo of Robinson is the city’s first to transition to a permanent storefront. It’s now open in Lawrenceville.
Enjoying the fall colors and waterfalls at Ricketts Glen State Park in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Chef Dan Barber, author of “The Third Plate,” lures travelers with produce and policy to Blue Hill at Stone Barns outside New York City.
The Village at Shirlington has experienced a renaissance since the mid-2000s, including the award-winning Signature Theatre.
Blue Hill at Stone Barns’ star chef Dan Barber reflects on changing how we cook and eat.
Having an very close view of bears pursuing salmon is among the wonders of a trip to Katmai National Park in Alaska.